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LT1001   Elementary Latin 1

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 3.00 pm

This module provides a systematic introduction to the Latin language, concentrating on morphology, vocabulary, and basic syntax, and will enable students to read simplified Latin texts and translate sentences from Latin into English and vice versa. It is complemented by LT1002, and will thus give access to Latin at higher levels, but it may also be taken by students whose main interests lie in other areas, such as histories, foreign languages and English. It is also suitable for students who have taken some Latin previously, but not to Higher or A-Level, or who have taken Higher or A-Level Latin on reduced time.

Relationship to other modules

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take LT1003

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Normally 4 classes.

Scheduled learning hours: 43

Guided independent study hours: 157

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50% (4 class tests)

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 0%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Team taught