Latin Language III

lglor1341  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Latin Language III
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h + 22.5 h
Q1 and Q2
Isebaert Lambert;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
In-depth study of classical Latin Grammar.
This course deals with the following themes:
1. Morphology (advanced level);
2. The fundamental structures of Latin syntax (description of syntactic functions assumed by the Latin noun; study of the semantics and use of cases);
3. The use of tenses and moods, the function and uses of pronouns;
4. Personal analysis and translation of a Latin prose text (cursory reading).
The exercises are devoted to syntax, prose composition and translation from Latin. There are also special exercises intended to morphological and lexical training.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 By the end of this course the student will have a thorough mastering of the fundamental rules of the nominal syntax of classical Latin, and will have improved his knowledge of morphology. He will also be capable of translating and analysing Latin prose texts (from the Classical and Imperial periods), and of translating from French into Latin (advanced level).

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics

Certificat universitaire en langue, littérature et civilisation latines

Bachelor in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Minor in Antiquity: Egypt, Eastern World, Greece, Rome