Authors suitable for students taking their initial steps in reading original Latin are chosen. Texts are selected by the teacher in consultation with the class. In the past some authors studied have been Caesar, Cicero, Virgil, Ovid and Horace.
Ars gratia artis! Read and discuss the great works of Latin literature and their influence on our world. Catullus, Virgil, Cicero, and more.
By the end of this course students will:
• have the ability to read and understand original Latin prose and/or poetry with some facility.
• develop knowledge of the rhetorical and linguistic features of Latin in the original.
• extend their knowledge and understanding of advanced features of Latin grammar.
• understand some of the themes and/or historical background of Latin literature.
It is recommended that students have approximately 400-hours of previous language study or have equivalent language knowledge (four to five years of prior Latin study).
IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE PREVIOUS LEVEL AT CAE, YOU NEED TO CONTACT CAE FOR A SKILL ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO ENROLLING.
N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.
Text materials for this course will be supplied in class.
***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing any other class materials***