LJ156 Test in Latin Normative Grammar

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 2 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
prof. PhDr. Daniela Urbanová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Daniela Urbanová, Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies – Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies – Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites (in Czech)
PROGRAM ( N - LJ_ ) || PROGRAM ( N - LJU_ ) || PROGRAM ( N - LLS_ ) || LJBcSZk Bachelor's State Exam
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The main objective of the exam is to prove the knowledge of Latin morphology, syntax and stylistics, and capability to understand Latin text and to translate it into Czech.
Learning outcomes
The students will be able to prove the knowledge of Latin nominal and verbal morphology (exceptions and irregular verbs included), as well as the knowledge of Latin syntax. The student will be able to distinguish the types of Latin subordinate clauses and put correctly the subjunctives. They will be familiar with Latin stylistics, idiomatic, verbal phrases and grammatical case syntax. Students will be able to understand Latin text and to translate it into Czech.
  • The exam consists of a written test from the Latin grammar (vol. I and II from F. Novotný, Zakladní latinská mluvnice, Praha 1957), Latin stylistics corrsponding to the course of Latin stylistics, and Latin syntax corresponding with Mikulová, Jana, Syntax latinských vedlejších vět, Brno 2014 a Kamínková, E., B. Mouchová a A. Bartoněk, Cvičebnice latinské syntaxe, 1973. Written examination consists of exercises aimed at testing advanced language skills. Minimum passing level is 70 %. Part of the exam is also translation of a Latin classical author from Latin into Czech with dictionary.
    required literature
  • MIKULOVÁ, Jana. Syntax latinských vedlejších vět (Syntax of Latin subordinate clauses). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014, 498 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7207-7. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • NOVOTNÝ, František. Základní latinská mluvnice. 2. vyd., 1. vyd. v H & H. Praha: H & H, 1992, 297 s. ISBN 80-85467-91-7. info
  • BARTONĚK, Antonín, Eva KAMÍNKOVÁ and Bohumila MOUCHOVÁ. Cvičebnice latinské syntaxe. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1973, 80 s. info
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  • WOODCOCK, E. C. A new Latin syntax. Repr. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2002, xxiv, 267. ISBN 0862920426. info
  • MENGE, Hermann. Lehrbuch der lateinischen Syntax und Semantik. Edited by Friedrich Maier - Thorsten Burkard - Markus Schauer. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2000, xxxviii, 1. ISBN 3-534-13661-6. info
  • TRAINA, Alfonso and Giorgio BERNARDI PERINI. Propedeutica al latino universitario. Edited by Claudio Marangoni. 6. ed., riv. e aggiornata. Bologna: Pàtron, 1998, 538 s. ISBN 8855524542. info
  • TRAINA, Alfonso and Tullio BERTOTTI. Sintassi normativa della lingua latina :teoria. 2. ed. Bologna: Cappelli Editore, 1993, 519 s. ISBN 88-379-0717-6. info
  • NOVOTNÝ, František. Latinská mluvnice pro střední školy. D. 3, Doplňky. Sv. 1, Hláskosloví a nauka o slově. Praha: Jednota českých filologů, 1946, 227 s. info
Teaching methods
Individual learning and consultation.
Assessment methods
Written exam which is a prerequisite to the Master's State Examination.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022, Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Autumn 2024, Spring 2025.
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