To introduce students to the rudiments of Latin grammar, syntax and vocabulary, with a view to enabling them to read and comprehend texts in the ancient language.
1. Introduction: Alphabet, pronunciation, grammar. 2. Cases. 3. Nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs. 4. Verbs tenses. 5. Active and passive voices. 6. Sentence structure. 7. Reading Latin texts. Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students are expected to: Read and understand Latin at a basic level; see how Latin roots have been adopted in English and other modern languages; use their knowledge for praying the Latin text of the Ordinary of the Mass.
Oerberg, Hans. 2006. Lingua latina per se illustrata: Pars I: Familia Romana. Roma: Ac-cademia Vivarium Novum; Oerberg, Hans, et al. 2008. Quaderno di esercizi per lingua lati-na per se illustrata: Pars I: Familia Romana. Roma: Accademia Vivarium Novum.