Fabulae Caeciliae: A Beginner’s Course in Latin
This course will introduce the basics of the Latin language through the Royal Fireworks series Fabulae Caeciliae. In this course, students will gain a basic understanding of Latin through reading simple narratives. This will enable them to build a scaffold for further study in Latin. Students will encounter ancient Roman culture and history through the narratives, photos, and illustrations. As a bonus, they will enhance their English vocabulary through the Latin vocabulary they learn.
Live Classes: Wednesdays, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, from June 5th to July 31st
Student Expectations: Students will engage in reading and discussing the narratives contained in the text. They will have weekly assignments related to those readings. They will also be expected to respond verbally and in writing to questions from the instructor.
Student Support: The instructor is available by email. Office hours will be posted each week.
Feedback/Assessment: Feedback will be provided on weekly assignments and projects. Grade recommendations are optional.
Materials/Supplies: Students will need to purchase the book Ecce Caecilia et Verus OR Casus Fabulae Romanae I. You do not need to purchase both books, as the text of Ecce Caecilia et Verus is contained within Casus Fabulae Romanae I.