SRJC Course Outlines

5/28/2024 8:17:48 PMLATIN 4 Course Outline as of Summer 2011

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  LATIN 4Title:  INTERMED LATIN-2  
Full Title:  Intermediate Latin-Part 2
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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Research compositions, analytical essays, readings and critical discussions of modern and classical foreign language literature and culture.

Latin 3 or equivalent or 4 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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Continuation of Latin 3; Research compositions, analytical essays, readings & critical discussions of modern & classical foreign language literature & culture.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Latin 3 or equivalent or 4 years of high school Latin.
Recommended:Completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1988Summer 2011
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 1981Summer 2011
 6ALanguage Other Than English  
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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LISTENING - The students will:
1.  Understand virtually all face to face conversation in standard
   dialect delivered with normal clarity and speed.
2.  Demonstrate familiarity with many idiomatic expressions and phrasal
3.  Respond appropriately, verbally and non-verbally, to various levels
   of politeness, formality and register, especially academic.
4.  Identify main ideas and most supporting details in lectures and
5.  Recognize verbal and nonverbal signals of organization and importance
   in lectures.
6.  Understand new vocabulary in context using guessing strategies.
SPEAKING - The students will:
1.  Use Latin for a variety of purposes: describing, narrating, arguing
   and persuading.
2.  Self-monitor and peer evaluate for effective speech in formal as
   well as informal interactions.
3.  Use nonverbal communication appropriately: posture, gestures, facial
   expressions, and eye contact.
4.  Speak fluently on general topics of current interest in Latin
5.  Maintain a conversation and use many idiomatic expressions.
6.  Demonstrate awareness of levels of politeness, formality and
   register, including inappropriate language such as racist or sexist
7.  Use discussion and conversational strategies effectively.
8.  Use intonation, pitch and pause to enhance or emphasize the message.
READING - The students will:
1.  Skim for main idea, scan for information, differentiate between main
   idea and supporting points.
2.  Take notes, summarize and paraphrase for various purposes, read
   between the lines for inference, assumption and presupposition.
3.  Read critically, identify author's point of view, tone and purpose.
4.  Recognize bias when it exists.
5.  Demonstrate significant library research skills.
6.  Analyze rhetorical patterns, discourse cues and structural pointers
   to follow the development of the author's ideas.
7.  Increase reading speed, vary speed and methods according to type
   of material and purpose for reading.
8.  Use Latin college level dictionary effectively, guess word meanings
   by analyzing prefixes, suffixes and roots.
9.  Infer meaning of unknown vocabulary by using contextual clues.
10. Evaluate the relevance of textual material to particular research
   goals and identify sources that support particular arguments.
11. Understand the organization of books, journals, newspapers and
COMPOSITION - The students will:
1.  Revise for organization, style and content.
2.  Master the five-paragraph essay to include thesis statement and
   adequate paragraph development.
3.  Develop and logically support a main idea in an expository essay.
4.  Consider audience and intention.
5.  Support a focus statement with original ideas and information from
   text, synthesize.
6.  Employ essay examination skills by: synthesizing relevant information
   from reading and lectures and writing under time pressure.
7.  Write a short research paper summarizing journal articles and other
   sources, paraphrasing, synthesizing information from a minimum of
   three sources, avoiding plagiarism, documenting sources, and using
   a variety of clause patterns and subordination.
8.  Exhibt a sense of literary style.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Survey of Latin literature.
     A. The early period.
     B. The golden age.
     C. The silver age.
     D. The late latin period.
     E. The medieval period.
     F. The modern perod.
2.  Pronunciations in Latin.
3.  How the Romans expressed time.
4.  Building word power.
5.  Latin forms.
6.  Summary of rules of syntax.
7.  Glossary of literary terms.
8.  Glossary of proper names.
9.  Vocabulary: Latin-English, English-Latin.

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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.  Spent 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 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.
3.  Listened 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, 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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