Introduction to Latin, Part III

Term Spring Semester 2022
Code LAT84
Ages 9-15
Instructor Dr. Frances R. Spielhagen
Price $450

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This course is an extension of Fabulae Caeciliae, Parts I and II. The 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: Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, from the week of January 10th to the week of May 9th. There will not be a live class every week. The live classes will be supplemented by independent study weeks.

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.

Feedback/Assessment: Feedback will be provided on weekly assignments and projects. Grade recommendations are optional.

Prerequisites: Students should have completed Fabulae Caeciliae, Part II or have a basic understanding of the language taught in the first half of a traditional Latin 1 course.

Materials/Supplies: Students enrolled in the course will receive the book Caecilia et Verus et Urbs Vastata.

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