Basics of Latin Grammar

LGLOR1142  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Basics of Latin Grammar
5.0 credits
30.0 h + 15.0 h
2q

Teacher(s)
Language
Français
Prerequisites

LFIAL 1760 or a course deemed equivalent by the lecturer.

Main themes

A systematic study of classical Latin grammar .

This course, to be taken in parallel with LGLOR 1143, deals with the following themes:

1. The nominal morphology (nouns, adjectives and pronouns);
2. The verbal morphology (tenses, moods and voices of the five conjugations, deponent and irregular verbs);
3. A core vocabulary of 1000 words, from Latin into French and from French into Latin (with at least two levels of translation);
4. An initiation into the techniques of literary translation.

Aims

  • 1

    At the end of this course, the student will have mastered nominal and verbal morphology of classical Latin.

    In order to achieve this goal, he will have acquired a core vocabulary and the main rules of Latin phonology. He will be able to apply his skills to the translation of Latin texts of elementary or average difficulty.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.

Bibliography

Les manuels de référence sont :

  • A. Cart - P. Grimal, Grammaire latine, 2007 (manuel de référence pour le cours)
  • A.-M. Boxus – M. Lavency, Clauis. Grammaire latine pour la lectu­re des auteurs, Paris-Louvain-la-Neuve, 2015 (Nouvelle collection Lavency).
  • J. Michel, Grammaire de base du latin, Anvers, 1978.
  • Chr. Meyerson-Dethoor-G. Schouppe, Index. Vocabulaire de base et dictionnaire latin, Paris-Louvain-la-Neuve, 1997, 235 p. (Nouvelle collection Lavency).
  • F. Gaffiot, Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Paris, 2000 (multi­ples rééditions).

 


 

Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Minor in Antiquity: Egypt, Eastern World, Greece, Rome
5
-

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics
5
-

Bachelor in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures
5
-

Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : General
5
-

Certificat universitaire en langue, littérature et civilisation latines
5
-