Latin: A Course for Beginners

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Latin: A Course for Beginners:

Whether you want to read historical or legal documents, decipher memorials or the Latin mass, or simply want to learn something new and different, this course enables you to start reading Latin texts from day one, even if you have no previous knowledge of Latin.

Topics include:
Additional background reading: Italy and the Romans
Verbs: Infinitive and base
Second conjunction
Present indicative active and position of 'esse'
'Vir' and 'homo'
Sentences and clauses
Future indicative active
Adverbial clauses
Special case usages: the ablative of manner
Sequence of tenses
Independent uses of the subjunctive: deliberate subjunctive
Revision and working on Latin extracts

Exams and assessment:
NEC's tutor-marked assignments:
1 introductory assignment
12 assignments
No exams.

Additional entry requirements

No previous knowledge is required for this course.

Course reference: L517 (use this when contacting provider)

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Study Hours:

Variable - to suit the learner



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No attendance for this course

Course type:

This is a distance learning course

Total time for completion:

No time limit

per course

More info on price: Payment by instalments available.

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