LJ602 Latin for the Non-Latinists II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s) (plus 1 credit for an exam). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Karel Dobiáš (lecturer)
Mgr. Zuzana Lukšová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Markéta Macura (lecturer)
Mgr. Jana Mikulová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petra Poláková (lecturer)
Mgr. Lenka Valasová (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Tomáš Weissar (lecturer)
Mgr. Klára Modlíková (seminar tutor)
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
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( LJ601 Latin for Non-Latinists I ) && (! LJ102 Latin Grammar II ) && (! LJ103 Latin Grammar III ) && ! OBOR ( LJ ) && (! AR1A16 Latin I ) && (! PV1A15 Latin I ) && ! NOWANY ( LJ102 Latin Grammar II , ROMIB004 Latin for Rom. II , ROMIB007 Latin for Rom. IV , AR1B55 Latin II , PV1B54 Latin II , CJV10 Latin II. ) && (! CJV10 Latin II. ) && (! ROMIB004 Latin for Rom. II ) && (! ROMIB007 Latin for Rom. IV ) && (! AR1B55 Latin II ) && (! PV1B54 Latin II )
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: 0/150, only registered: 0/150, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/150
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Latin for the Non-latinists II follows the course Latin for the Non-latinists I and is aimed to continue learning basic Latin grammar.
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;
- translate elementary Latin texts using a dictionary;
- explain the functions of selected syntactic structures;
- use synonymous expressive means to express selected grammatical phenomena;
- demonstrate relations between roots of selected Latin words and Czech loan words.
  • Adverbs of 3rd declension adjectives, personal pronouns, possessive pronouns, demonstrative prononus.
  • Double accusative construction, accusative with infinitive.
  • 4th and 5th declension, demonstrative pronouns.
  • Interrogative and relative pronouns, relative clauses; negative pronouns; pronominal adjectives.
  • Comparison of adjectives and adverbs.
  • Present and imperfect subjunctive mood (active and passive voices) of all conjugations and the verb esse. Their use in simple sentences.
  • Use of present and imperfect subjunctive mood in subordinate clauses (UT clauses, cum historicum).
  • Perfect indicative tense (active and passive voices) and perfect infinitive (active and passive voices).
  • Numerals.
    recommended literature
  • KÁBRT, Jan. Latinsko-český slovník. V nakl. Leda 1. vyd. Praha: Leda, 2000. 575 s. ISBN 8085927829. info
  • PECH, Jiří. Latina pro gymnázia. Vyd. 1. Praha: Leda, 1996. 471 s. ISBN 808592711X. info
  • PECH, Jiří. Latina pro gymnázia. 4. vyd. Praha: Leda, 1998. 404 s. ISBN 8085927470. info
  • PRAŽÁK, Josef, Josef [Dr.] SEDLÁČEK and František [PhDr.] NOVOTNÝ. Latinsko-český slovník., A - K [SNP, 1980]. Vyd. 19., v SPN 3. 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
  • NOVOTNÝ, František. Základní latinská mluvnice. 2. vyd., 1. vyd. v H & H. Praha: H & H, 1992. 297 s. ISBN 80-85467-91-7. info
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  • MIKULOVÁ, Jana. Základní kurz latiny. 2. díl. (Basic Course of Latin. Volume 2.). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. 190 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6499-7. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • ØRBERG, Hans H. Lingua Latina per se illustrata. Montella: Accademia Vivarium Novum, 2003. 176 s. ISBN 8887637288. info
  • ØRBERG, Hans H. Lingua Latina per se illustrata. Montella: Accademia Vivarium Novum, 2003. 328 s. ISBN 8887637369. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, practice (translation, grammar exercises). Regular class attendance and homework are required.
Assessment methods
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.
Class attendance is obligatory, every student can miss two lectures during the semester without leave.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
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).
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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