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LT1003   World of Latin 1

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 7

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 3.00 pm

The aims of this module, like LT1004, are to enhance understanding of Latin grammar and syntax, to increase vocabulary, to give a basic understanding of style, and to develop skills in translating and interpreting literary texts. A selection of classical Latin texts are studied, and student are encouraged and assisted to practice reading independently and in extenso. There will be tutorials to support this work and to help with the translation and appreciation of these and other Latin prose and verse authors.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Students must have higher or A-Level latin or equivalent

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take LT1001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 - 4 classes.

Scheduled learning hours: 34

Guided independent study hours: 166

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40% (2 literary criticisms, 20%, 2 class tests, 20%)

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 80%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 20%

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

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr G Pezzini
Module teaching staff: Team taught