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Latin (Level 2) - January 2018

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Latin (Level 2):

Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00 for 10 weeks

This course will take place every Tuesday for 10 weeks. Class will begin at 4.00pm and end at 6.00pm.

Tuesday 16, 23, 30 January; 6, 13, 20, 27 February; 6, 13, 20 March 2018


Learning Objectives:

The module continues with the study of the language and elements of the culture and literature of ancient Rome, covered in the beginners 1 course. Students will deepen their awareness of the workings of grammar and syntax, and develop the ability to manipulate the language fluently. The module will also continue to develop knowledge and application of grammatical usage and the work on derivations from Latin in English and/or Romance languages.


Learning outcomes:

On completing the course, students should be able to demonstrate:

  • an ability to manipulate Latin grammar and syntax, including a variety of tenses, relative clauses, the passive, the ablative absolute, indirect questions

  • an ability to read and understand intermediate level texts in Latin

  • an ability to translate from Latin into English and English into Latin

  • an ability to understand words in English and/or Romance languages which are derived from Latin



Please note: In order to receive a certificate of completion, you must attend a minimum of 7 out of 10 classes.



FAQs

What are the course fees?

There are different fees depending on registration type. All course fees are payable on enrolment.
--Student fee: £20.00
--Staff fee: £20.00
--General Public: £88.00

Are these courses accredited?

A Queen's Certificate will be awarded to all students who attend regularly. A minimum of 70% attendance is required for certification. Note QUB Students, all Language classes (Languages for Non-Specialist courses) now count towards the University's Degree Plus Award (Route B). Degree Plus Award is a new award for Queen’s students designed to provide official recognition of extra-curricular activities including Language Centre language courses which are open to all students whatever their degree subject. Employers are looking for graduates who can demonstrate that they have the skills needed for workplace success – the Degree Plus Award will help you do this!

How often do I attend?

Classes, which usually last two hours, are held weekly, as far as possible outside normal university teaching hours (e.g. late afternoon, early evening, some are scheduled for Wednesday afternoon) and run for 10 weeks starting in October and again in February.

Is my registration fee transferrable?

Yes, if you feel after your first class that the level of language is too high/low, you can transfer to another class, provided that there is available space.

What's the refund policy?

All refunds must be requested in writing and accompanied by your payment receipt before the start of the course. For all registered students, refunds are not normally paid after the beginning of classes. Any such request must be made in writing to the Language Centre Manager and must be related to reasons beyond your control and supported by written evidence. These refunds will be at the Language Centre Manager’s discretion. All refunds, where agreed, will be subject to an administrative fee of £10.00 for QUB staff and students and £40 for members of the public.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can email any queries you have to language@qub.ac.uk

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