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Lesley Dean-Jones, Chair 2210 Speedway, Mail Code C3400, Austin, TX 78712-1738 • 512-471-5742

Fall 2003

LAT 311 • Second-Year Latin I: Selected Roman Writers

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
29240 TTh
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
WAG 112
Dean-Jones

Course Description

This course has two aims: to increase the students' fluency in Latin through reading and close examination of connected passages of prose and poetry and to introduce the students to Roman life and culture through the reading. Selections from Roman prose and poetry will be read.

Grading Policy

There will be 7 scheduled quizzes. The worst will be dropped and the average of the other 6 will account for 90% of the course grade. There will be 3 'pop' quizzes. The worst will be dropped and the average of the other 2 will account for 10% of the course grade. There will be no final. Each 3 unexcused absences will result in a 5% penalty from the final grade.

Texts

Hammond & Amory, Aeneas to Augustus, 2nd edition Cassell's Latin-English/English-Latin Dictionary, or equivalent paperback dictionary Bennett, New Latin Grammar (optional)

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