LJ601 Latin for the Non-Latinists I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s) (plus 1 for the colloquium). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Other types of completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
JUDr. Mgr. Radek Černoch, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Zuzana Lukšová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Markéta Macura (lecturer)
Mgr. Jana Mikulová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Andrea Salayová (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jana Mikulová, Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
LJ601/02: Mon 8:00–9:40 B2.52, M. Macura
LJ601/08: Mon 14:00–15:40 B2.22, A. Salayová
LJ601/05: Tue 8:00–9:40 D33, R. Černoch
LJ601/03: Tue 10:00–11:40 A24, R. Černoch
LJ601/01: Tue 12:00–13:40 B2.24, A. Salayová
LJ601/07: Thu 8:00–9:40 A21, M. Macura
LJ601/06: Thu 10:00–11:40 B2.41, M. Macura
Prerequisites
(! LJ101 Latin Grammar I ) && (! ROMIB001 Latin for Rom. I ) && (! CJV09 Latin I. ) && (! AR1A16 Latin I ) && (! PV1A15 Latin I ) && ! NOWANY ( LJ101 Latin Grammar I , ROMIB001 Latin for Rom. I , CJV09 Latin I. , AR1A16 Latin I , PV1A15 Latin I , KRBcA07 Latin I ) && ! KRBcA07 Latin I
The course is offered to 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.
The capacity limit for the course is 150 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 135/150, only registered: 0/150, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/150
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Latin for the Non-latinists I is a course intended for students who do not study Latin as their programme but need Latin for their study programme or are interested in this language. Latin for the Non-latinists is taught in four semesters (Latin for the Non-latinists I-IV), students complete number of semesters prescribed by their study plan. The goal of the course is to acquire knowledge of Latin on a level sufficient for understanding Latin texts, if dictionary and other tools are used, and to be aware of Latin grammatical system.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students will be able to:
- reproduce nominal and verbal paradigms studied within the course (see 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 simple Latin sentences into Czech;
- describe grammatical structure of a clause.
Syllabus
  • Introduction to Latin language, alphabet, pronunciation, and accent. Latin grammatical categories in comparison with Czech. Introduction to declension and conjugation systems.
  • 1st declension nouns, basic prepositions.
  • 1st conjugation (present, imperfect and future indicative, imperative, present infinitive); translation of passive forms, expressing the agent.
  • 2nd declension nouns, 1st and 2nd declension adjectives.
  • Verb esse and its compounds. Adverbs derived from the 1st and 2nd declension adjectives.
  • 2nd conjugation (present, imperfect and future indicative, imperative, present infinitive).
  • 3rd declension nouns.
  • 3rd and 4th conjugation - present, imperfect and future indicative, imperative, present infinitive.
  • Deponent verbs.
  • 3rd declension adjectives, present participle and its use.
  • Adverbs of 3rd declension adjectives, personal pronouns, possessive pronouns, demonstrative prononus.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • BILÍKOVÁ, Eva. Přehled latinské mluvnice : [pomůcka při výuce latiny]. Brno: MC nakladatelství, 1999. 63 s. info
  • PECH, Jiří. Latina pro gymnázia. Vyd. 1. Praha: LEDA, 1994. 406 s. ISBN 8090166466. 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
  • PRAŽÁK, Josef Miroslav and Josef SEDLÁČEK. Latinsko-český slovník. Edited by František Novotný. Vyd. 20. (reprint šestnáct. Praha: KLP - Koniasch Latin Press, 1999. ix, 1425. ISBN 8085917513. info
  • NOVOTNÝ, František, Josef SEDLÁČEK and Josef M. PRAŽÁK. Latinsko-český slovník : A - K. 19. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1980. VIII, 743. info
  • NOVOTNÝ, František, Josef SEDLÁČEK and Josef M. PRAŽÁK. Latinsko-český slovník : L - Z. 19. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1980. 684 s. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, practice (translation, grammar exercises). Regular class attendance and homework are required.
Assessment methods
Class attendance is obligatory, every student can miss two lectures during the semester without leave.
Requirements for successful completion of the course: passing the final written test (passing score: 70%).
The success rate of the final test can be lowered by 10% by filling in questionnaires available in the IS (minimum passing score: 70%) before the end of the semester.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on completion of the course: Studenti v nových studijních programech volí ukončení kolokviem, studenti starých oborů se mohou rozhodnout, zda chtějí snazší nebo obtížnější ukončení.
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Nelze získávat kredity za další latiny pro nelatináře, jejichž "obsah je totožný nebo se podstatně překrývá" (studijní řád, čl. 6 odst. 6).
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