Latin: An Intensive Introduction

Summer
Summer 2018 (Full Session)
Olympia
Olympia
Daytime
Day
Freshman-Senior
Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
48
Credits per quarter

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Taught by

Andrew Reece
classical art and literature

This class provides an introduction to classical Latin, the language of the Roman Republic and Empire, as represented by authors including Cicero, Horace, Virgil, and Tacitus. It also prepares students to read Medieval, Renaissance, or Ecclesiastical Latin texts.  Knowledge of Latin improves one’s grasp of the vocabulary and grammar of Spanish, French, and Italian, as well as English, especially the specialized vocabularies of law, medicine, and natural science.  At the program’s completion, students should enjoy a solid grounding in basic vocabulary, forms, and syntax and will need little additional study before reading primary Latin works in the original.

Students may enroll for 4  credits first session, 4 credits second session, or 8 credits full session. If you wish to join in second session, please contact the faculty to make sure you are prepared.

48

Credits per quarter

Fields of study: 
Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Freshman-Senior
Class Standing: Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
Daytime

Scheduled for: Day

Final schedule and room assignments:

Advertised schedule:

Mon-Thu 10am-12pm

Located in: Olympia