LJBcA04 Latin Grammar V

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/2/0. 5 credit(s) (plus 1 credit for an exam). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
prof. PhDr. Daniela Urbanová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jana Mikulová, 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
Mon 10:00–11:40 A22, Wed 12:00–13:40 L21
Prerequisites (in Czech)
LJBcA03 Latin Grammar IV
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to:
paraphrase the basic rules of Latin normative syntactic phenomena studied within the course (vide the syllabus of the course);
translate clauses into Czech and Latin;
analyze complex Latin sentences;
explain the use of concrete grammatical features in Latin sentences;
use synonymic constructions and explain differences in their meaning;
sketch the system of Latin subordinate clauses and non-finite verb constructions.
  • Adverbial clauses - final, consecutive, causal, conditional and concessive clauses: conjunctions in different types of clauses and use of indicative or subjunctive, other means of expression (predicative participle, ablative absolute, relative subjunctive clauses).
  • Comparative clauses (types, use of tenses and moods).
  • Oratio obliqua with special attention paid to conditional clauses (general rules or tendencies, conditional clauses in reported speech).
  • Introduction to semantic and syntactic functions of Latin cases (basic functions of Latin cases, comparison to Czech case system).
    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
  • BARTONĚK, Antonín. Latinská syntaktická cvičení. 3. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 2004. 253 s. ISBN 8024608448. info
  • PANHUIS, Dirk. Gramatika latiny. Translated by Lucie Pultrová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2014. 281 s. ISBN 9788020023353. 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
    not specified
  • PRAŽÁK, Josef M., František NOVOTNÝ and Josef SEDLÁČEK. Latinsko-český slovník. 1, A-K. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1955. 743 s. info
  • PRAŽÁK, Josef M., František NOVOTNÝ and Josef SEDLÁČEK. Latinsko-český slovník. 2, L-Z. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1955. 684 s. info
  • Oxford English dictionary (Variant.) : The shorter Oxford English dictionary on historical principles. Vol. 1, A-M : The shorter Oxford English dictionary on historical principles. Vol. 2, N-Z. 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
  • 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
  • GHISELLI, Alfredo and Gabriela CONCIALINI. Il nuovo libro di latino - vol. I. Teoria. V ristampa. Bari: Laterza, 2002. 550 s. ISBN 88-421-0322-5. info
  • RUBENBAUER, Hans and J. B. HOFMANN. Lateinische Grammatik. Edited by R. Heine. 12. korr. Aufl. / neubearbei. Bamberg: C.C. Buchners Verlag, 1995. xii, 375 s. ISBN 3-7661-5627-6. info
  • BOTTIN, L., M. M. GIGLIOTTI and A. MARCHIORI. Lingua latina :teoria. 1. ed. Milano: Minerva Italica, 1997. 606 s. ISBN 88-298-1297-8. info
  • WOODCOCK, E. C. A new Latin syntax. Repr. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2002. xxiv, 267. ISBN 0862920426. info
  • LEUMANN, M. and J. B. HOFFMANN. Lateinische Grammatik 1-3. München, 1965. info
  • GREPL, Miroslav and Petr KARLÍK. Skladba spisovné češtiny [Grepl, 1986] a. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1986. 474 p. ; 2. info
Teaching methods
The course has a form of regular lectures and practice (translation into Czech and Latin, analysis and explanation of the grammatical rules). Regular work outside classroom is required. Attendance at least 75%.
Assessment methods
Several written tests consisting of translation from Latin and into Latin take place during the semester. Attendance to the tests is obligatory. To proceed to the final exam, students must pass all the partial tests. If students fail the tests, they have to pass a final comprehensive test (they have two attempts).
Exam is a written test that includes all the grammar studied so far. Students must be able to translate sentences into Latin and from Latin into Czech, analyze sentences, distinguish between different types of sentences, translate short Latin text into Czech. Students must also prove knowledge of Latin morphology.
Student's work during the semester and results of tests written during the semester are part of the final evaluation.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on completion of the course: Ukončení kolokviem je určeno pouze pro neoborové studenty latiny.
The course is taught annually.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Faculty of Arts as Centre of Excellence in Education: Complex Innovation of Study Programmes and Fields at FF MU with Regard to the Requirements of the Knowledge Economy“ – Reg. No. CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0228, which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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