This course aims at presenting the Latin language as an important element for the development of the Western civilization.
The Latin declensions and conjugations, proverbs and vocabulary will be part of the drilling exercise, in order to experience the Roman mentality and logic.
Students are expected to broaden their cultural horizon and obtain a deeper understanding of the mechanism of human expression through speech.
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Lesson 1 (10 Jan.): General Introduction; Latin phonology
Lesson 2 (17 Jan.): Morphology, nouns, cases and declensions 1-2
Lesson 5 (14 Feb.): Pronouns
Lesson 6 (21 Feb.): Adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, particles, numerals
Lesson 9 (14 Mar.): Irregular, defective and impersonal verbs
Lesson 10 (21 Mar.): Verbal nouns and adjectives, Sentences
Lesson 11 (28 Mar.): Speeches, subjunctive tenses, sequence of tenses
Lesson 13 (11 Apr.): Presentation: within 4 minutes for each student*****
Latin Exercise Online (LEO)
Latin Exercise Online - 2 (LEO 2)
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Due date for PHIL 2400 Assignment
11 April, 2011 - Written report (3,000 words)
Guidelines on proper use of source material
Proper use of online resources
Declaration to be included in assignments