LATIN 201

Intermediate Latin

Comparative Arts and Letters College of Humanities

Course Description

Readings from Caesar, with a review and continuation of grammar.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

4

Fixed

4

Fixed

4

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

or departmental approval.

Title

Locating Literary Accomplishments

Learning Outcome

Successful students should be able to locate the literary accomplishments of the chosen author (such as Julius Caesar) in the context of Roman literature generally and of his own literary context specifically.

Title

Translating Classical Latin into English

Learning Outcome

Successful students should be able to translate a representative Classical Latin text into good English.

Title

Latin Morphology

Learning Outcome

Successful students will master Latin morphology. All of the forms introduced in Latin 101/102 or Latin 111 should be mastered in Latin 201. Students should be able to identify fully the forms of nouns, adjectives, verbs (finite and infinitive forms), adverbs, gerunds, gerundives, etc.

Title

Grammar and Syntax

Learning Outcome

Successful students should master Latin grammar and syntax. They should be able to recognize and identify grammatical and syntactical constructions. In other words, students should be able not only to identify the form of a Latin word, but also the function of that word. For example, a student should be able to identify a verb form as "third person singular present active subjunctive," and then explain why the subjunctive mood is being used.