NJII_68 Latin Language

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2010
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Soňa Hudíková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lenka Valasová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Anna Žáková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Katarina Petrovićová, Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Blanka Vacková
Mon 18:20–19:55 A31 stara
The course is offered to the beginners, no previous knowledge of Latin is expected.
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:
reproduce nominal and verbal paradigms studied within the course (vide syllabus of the course);
explain grammatical rules studied within the course;
use basic Latin grammatical terminology associated with the grammar studied within the course;
recognize grammatical categories of the morphological forms studied within the course;
translate easy Latin sentences into Czech;
describe the grammatical structure of a clause.
  • 1. Latin and its evolution, periods, pronunciation, alphabet. Grammatical categories of noun, basic terminology. 1st declension.
  • 2. Introduction to conjugation, grammatical categories of verb. Verbs of the 1st conjugation: present, imperfect and future indicative.
  • 3. Nouns of the 2nd declension. Adjectives of the 1st and 2nd declencions and their adverbs. Verb esse and its compounds.
  • 4. Verbs of the 2nd conjugation: present, imperfect and future indicative.
  • 5. Nouns of the 3rd declension.
  • 6. Verbs of the 3rd and 4th conjugation: present, imperfect and future indicative. Deponent verbs. TEST.
  • 7. Adjectives of the 3rd declension. Adverbs. Present participle.
  • 8. Personal pronouns, selected demonstrative pronouns.
  • 9. Construction of double accusative and nominative. Accusative-with-infinitive construction.
  • 10. Interrogative and relative pronouns. TEST.
  • 11. Nouns of the 4th and 5th declension.
  • 12. Numerals.
  • 13. Revision.
  • Final test. 10. Future tense.
  • 11. Deponent verbs.
  • 12. Direct questions.
  • 13. Relative clauses.
  • BARTONĚK, Antonín. Latina pro posluchače filozofické fakulty. Vyd. 10. přeprac. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2003. 336 s. ISBN 9788021032170. info
  • Novotný, F. (ed.). Základní latinská mluvnice. 2. vyd., v H & H 1. Jinočany : H & H, 1992. 297 s. ISBN 80-85467-91-7.
  • Pražák, J. M. - Sedláček, J. - Novotný, F. Latinsko-český slovník., A-K. Praha : Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1955. viii, 743.
  • Pražák, J. M. - Sedláček, J. - Novotný, F. Latinsko-český slovník., L-Z. 1. vyd. Praha : Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1955. 684 s.
  • Pech, J. Latina pro gymnázia I. 4. vyd. Praha : Leda, 1998. 404 s. ISBN 8085927470.
  • Pech, J. Latina pro gymnázia II. 2. vyd. Praha : Leda, 1999. 471 s. ISBN 8085927527.
Teaching methods
Lectures, practice (translating, grammar exercises). Regular class attendance and homework are required.
Assessment methods
Requirements for successful completion of the course: regular class attendance (75%); two tests during the course and a final test (all in written form; passing limit 65%).
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 1999, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009.
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