SRJC Course Outlines

10/31/2020 1:08:44 PMLATIN 3 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

New Course (First Version)

Discipline and Nbr:  LATIN 3Title:  INTERMED LATIN-1  
Full Title:  Intermediate Latin-Part 1
Last Reviewed:8/1/1981

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Review of first-year linguistic and cultural principles. Speaking, reading, and writing with discussion and analytical essays and term papers for idiomatic use of language to show review of control of linguistic principles.

Latin 2 or equivalent or three years of high school Latin.

Recommended Preparation:
Completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Review of first year linguistic & cultural principles. Speaking, reading & writing with discussion & analytical essays & term papers for idiomatic use of language to show review of control of linguistic principles.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Latin 2 or equivalent or three years of high school Latin.
Recommended:Completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Inactive:Summer 2011
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1990Summer 2011
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 1981Summer 2011
 6ALanguage Other Than English  
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Summer 2011
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Summer 2011

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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SPEAKING - The students will:
1.  Be able to sustain a logical dialogue with one another or with a
   native speaker for 2-5 minutes or more on general subjects, and be
   able to narrate or describe thought in present, past and future
2.  Be clearly understood by a native speaker or be able to convey in
   general terms critical thinking skills, such as: use simple
   argument and persuasion; give instructions and informal reports;
   use language for warning, refusing, complaining, complimenting,
   agreeing disagreeing, advising and requesting assistance; express
   feelings such as humor, happiness, sadness, anger, gratitude and
   affection; use discussion strategies: getting and holding the floor,
   changing and returning to the topic, and reaching consensus;
   pronunciation: produce most common reduced forms and inflectional
   endings, correctly use most intonation patterns and word stress,
   self-monitor for pronunciation and oral grammar, and demonstrate
   an understanding of register.
LISTENING - The students will:
This skill should be further developed at this level so that the student
can understand topics of general interest.
1.  Have had sufficient experience with interrogative expressions to
   be able to ask for clarifications of statements with ease.
2.  Be able to understand most of the materials read aloud at normal
   speed from such things as newspaper articles, magazine articles
   and letters.
3.  Understand majority of conversational speech including many idioms
   and phrasal verbs.
4.  Distinguish between the main ideas and supporting details relating
   to everyday topics.
5.  Understand some abstract topics when presented in a familiar context.
6.  Understand descriptions and narrations of factual material and
   non-technical prose.
7.  Discuss cultural and contemporary issues.
8.  Understand the use of register.
9.  Infer meaning from context, acquire new vocabulary from context.
10. Pronunciation, understand most common reduced forms, inflectional
   endings, and stress and intonation patterns in statements and
READING - The students will:
1.  Be able to interpret, summarize and appraise with some ease;
   newspapers, general articles of non-technical nature, and short
   pieces of annotated imaginative prose, verse and dialogue with
   only occasional reference to a dictionary.
2.  Demonstrate prereading skills such as prediction, previewing,
   questions and anticipation.
3.  Use thought units rather than individual lexical units.
4.  Recognize common organizational patterns and signal words in
5.  Begin to read critically, distinguishing fact from opinion, and
   reading skills of summarizing, paraphrasing and evaluating.
6.  Write outlines that reflect author's main idea and supporting
7.  Use a Latin learner's dictionary efficiently, be able to choose the
   appropriate definition, use context to guess the meaning of unfamiliar
   words and reduce dependence on dictionary.
8.  Demonstrate knowledge of word families, prefixes, suffixes, stems.
9.  Begin to recognize rhetorical forms for essays and papers.
WRITING - The students will:
1.  Be able to produce short imaginative pieces to controlled term
   paper, and write accurately such things as letters, biographical
   sketches, descriptive paragraphs and the like.
2.  A native speaker should have little difficulty in discerning the
   meaning of the written piece.
3.  Produce written communication appropriate to audience and purpose.
4.  Write a focused thesis with a controlling idea.
5.  Support with details and specifics, organize logically into
   introduction, body and conclusion.
6.  Recognize and avoid sentence fragments and run-ons, use basic
   coordination and subordination in sentences.
7.  Build cohesion with links between sentences such as synonyms,
   pronouns, transitions and paragraph transitions such as repetition
   of ideas, introductory adverbs and key words.
8.  Recognize and eliminate irrelevant ideas, paraphrase.
9.  Show awareness of the verb aspect system.
10. Begin to use sentence and word variety, view writing as a process
   that involves thinking, revising, editing and evaluation.
11. Begin independent and peer revision, edit spelling and punctuation
   errors, edit word choice, sentence structure.
12. Write social and formal letters, write accurate, cohesive summaries.
13. Use library resources in written assignments.
14. Incorporte dialogue in composition.
15. Begin to use stylistic devices such as simile, imagery and metaphor.
MINIMUM MATERIAL TO BE STUDIED: Since the three level is the last third
of the presentation of all the major components of Latin grammar,
particular attention is given to assuring that the student is thoroughly
grounded in all aspects of the grammatical structures and major
idiomatic expressions. Students are also introduced to all genres in
their original form: prose, verse and dialogue.
GRAMMAR - Specific points to be covered thoroughly in Latin 3:
1.  Past/imperfect.
2.  Future tense.
3.  Conditional tense (relate to imperfect conditional clauses.
4.  Perfect tenses.
5.  Subjunctive/indicative in clauses.
6.  Use of past and imperfect subjunctive in reading texts.

Topics and Scope
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SCOPE: Scope of what is covered in Latin 3 is at a significantly
accelerated pace to a course teaching the same materials in a high
school. This third semester course covers in a semester what is
covered in the third year at the high school level. The range of this
class can benefit and challenge students who have completed as much as
three years of high school Latin.
1.  Nominative and genitive cases: first and second declension nouns,
   third declension nouns, fourth and fifth declension nouns.
2.  Accusative case: prepositions with accusative, first and second
   declension adjectives, adjectives of special declension, third
   declension adjectives, numerals, comparison, of adjectives, summary
   of all adjective patterns.
3.  Ablative case: expressions of place without a preposition, adverbs,
   adverbs of irregular formation, comparison of adverbs, conjunctions.
4.  Dative case: horizontal comparison of case indicators, personal
   pronouns, reflexive pronouns, summary of personal pronouns and
   possessive adjectives, demonstrative pronouns and adjectives, the
   intensive pronoun ipse.
5.  Relative pronouns: interrogative pronouns and adjectives, indefinite
   pronouns and adjectives, review of all pronoun patterns, questions.
6.  Regular verbs of all conjunctions: regular verbs, indicative
   active, regular verbs, indicative passive, deponent and semideponent
   verbs, irregular verbs.
7.  Imperative mood: negative commands, vocative case, formation of
   infinitives, uses of the infinitive.
8.  Participles: use of the present participle, use of the future active
   participle, use of the perfect passive participle, ablative absolute.
9.  Subjunctive mood: formation of the present subjunctive, subjunctive
   used in the main verb.
10. Formation of the imperfect subjunctive: clauses expressing purpose,
   clauses expressing result, sequence of tenses.
11. Formation of the perfect subjunctive active: formation of the
   pluperfect subjunctive active, indirect questions, optative
12. Causal clauses: special datives; purpose, reference; double dative.
13. Concessive clauses: dative of possession, summary of uses of cum
   with the indicative and the subjunctive.
14. Formation of gerund: uses of the gerund, formation of the gerundive,
   uses of the gerundive.
15. Gerundive with sum; dative of agent: supine.
16. Volo, nolo, malo: substantive clauses of purpose, ablative with
   certain deponent verbs, summary of purpose constructions.
17. Substantive clauses of result: the ablative with adjectives.
18. Temporal clauses: dum meaning while, temporal clauses: dum meaning
   until, temporal clauses: antequam and priusquam.
19. Substantive clauses as objects of verbs of fearing: substantive
   clauses as objects of verbs of hindering, perventing, etc, substantive
   clauses with expressions of doubt.
20. Conditional sentences: impersonal passive.
21. Relative characteristic clauses: subordinate clauses in indirect
   discourse, defective verbs.
22. Julius Caesar.
23. The gallic war.
24. The civil war.

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In preparation for the 50 minute lecture class, students are expected
to have:
1.  Studied, prepared and reviewed 10-20 pages from class text.
2.  Completed 10-20 pages from required readings.
3.  Listened to and reacted to about 30-50 minutes of language lab
4.  Spend 15-50 minutes practicing and memorizing vocabulary, phrases
   and cultural material.
5.  Prepared 1-5 pages of assigned essay or term paper.
In preparation for the 50 minute lecture class, students are recommended
to have:
1.  Worked 10-50 minutes cooperatively with a fellow Latin student or
   another Latin speaking person.
2.  Worked as a Latin tutor for the SRJC Tutorial Service or to work
   with a community Latin speaking agency.
3.  Listen to or view 10-50 minutes of Latin media other than that
   provided by the SRJC Language lab.
4.  Established a pattern of reading Latin language newspapers,
   magazines and books as available at the SRJC Library, or within
   the Santa Rosa community.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
40 - 60%
Written homework, Reading reports, Lab reports, Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 10%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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OUR LATIN HERITAGE by Harcourt Brace.

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