Latin for Beginners

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode LQX028P10
Vaknaam Latin for Beginners
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I

Uitgebreide vaknaam Latin for Beginners
Leerdoelen - The student is familiar with the basics of Latin grammar and syntax, and has built a basic vocabulary
- The student can translate simple Latin texts from different periods
- The student can use dictionaries and grammars effectively to aid his/her understanding of Latin texts
- The student can relate a difficult Latin text to a published translation and critically assess the nature of this translation
- The student has some familiarity with a range of original Latin sources and some experience of translating them
Omschrijving The course aims to introduce students quickly to the basics of the Latin language, and to familiarise them with the tools needed for tackling original sources. Study of grammar and vocabulary will be combined from the start with engagement with original Latin sources. Students will not only get to know the basics of the language but also experience the excitement and the depth of cultural understanding which the study of a text in the original can offer.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm werkcollege
(2x2 uur werkcollege)
Toetsvorm schriftelijk tentamen
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. A.J.L. van der Velden
Docent(en) N. Bettegazzi, MA. ,dr. A.J.L. van der Velden
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Introduction to Latin (2nd edition) Susan C. Shelmerdine 9781585103904 ca. €  38,00
Collins Latin Dictionary & Grammar (2016, 2nd edition) Collins 9780008167677 ca. €  15,00
Entreevoorwaarden geen
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Ba Open colleges Letteren - semester I keuze
Ba Vrije keuzeruimte / Bijvakken overig  (Grieks en Latijn) - semester I keuze
Facultaire Minor Oudheidstudies  (Taal en Cultuur van de Oudheid) 3 semester I keuzegroep
Facultaire Minor Oudheidstudies  (Taal en Archeologie van de Oudheid) 3 semester I keuzegroep
Facultaire Minor Oudheidstudies  (Taal en de receptie van de oudheid) 3 semester I keuzegroep