This course aims at presenting the Latin language as an important element for the development of the Western civilization.
The Latin declensions and conjugations, proverbs and vocabulary will be part of the drilling exercise, in order to experience the Roman mentality and logic.
Students are expected to broaden their cultural horizon and obtain a deeper understanding of the mechanism of human expression through speech.
Lesson 1 (Sept 08, 2009): General Introduction; Latin phonology
Lesson 2 (Sept 15, 2009): Morphology, nouns, cases and declensions 1-2
Lesson 5 (Oct 06, 2009): Pronouns
Lesson 6 (Oct 13, 2009): Adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, particles, numerals
Lesson 7 (Oct 20, 2009): mid-term test, Latin Syntax, Tenses, deponens, "esse", Conjugations 1-2
Lesson 9 (Nov 03, 2009): Irregular, defective and impersonal verbs
Lesson 10 (Nov 10, 2009): Verbal nouns and adjectives, Sentences
Lesson 11 (Nov 17, 2009): Speeches, subjunctive tenses, sequence of tenses
Lesson 13 (Dec 01, 2009): Presentation and Final test
Latin Exercise Online (LEO)
Latin Exercise Online - 2 (LEO 2)
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Due date for PHI 2400 Assignment
Dec. 01 - Written report (3,000 words)
Guidelines on proper use of source material
Proper use of online resources
Declaration to be included in assignments