Introductory Course of Latin for Philosophers (konwersatorium) - 2018/2019

Course description
General information
Lecturer:dr hab. Monika Komsta
Organising unit:Faculty of Philosophy - Instytut Filozofii
Number of hours (week/semester): 2/30
Language of instruction:English
Course objective
1. knowledge of the Latin philosophical vocabulary,
2. knowledge of Latin grammar structure,
3.knowledge of Roman history and culture
Prerequisites
1.general knowledge of history of Europe and Rome
2. general knowledge about structure of sentence, parts of speech
Learning outcomes
K_K01 understands the need for lifelong learning, is able to inspire and organize the process of education for others
K_K02 is able to cooperate and work in a group, playing different roles in it
K_K03 is able to determine adequately priorities which would help to complete a task determined by him/her or the others
K_U08 possesses an advanced skill of translating from Latin texts in one of the philosophical subdisciplines: (E), (H), (L), M)
K_U09 possesses linguistic skills in the domains and disciplines of science corresponding to his/her discipline of studies
K_W07 knows and understands advanced methods of analyzing and interpreting various forms of philosophical statements
K_W08 knows and understands basic principles of intellectual property management
K_W09 possesses basic knowledge on institutions of culture and is up to date with contemporary cultural life
Teaching method
work on texts, translation
Course content description
The Latin Course contains knowledge on history and culture of ancient Rome. Student gets to know grammatical structures, Latin vocabulary and original classical texts
Forms of assessment
2 unsatisfactory (fail): student has no knowledge on Latin grammar and vocabulary, cannot analyze and translate the Latin text, student does not take part in classes.
Satisfactory (3): student has some general knowledge on Latin vocabulary and basic grammar, student can translate some simple Latin texts, student is not active in classes.
Good (4): student has knowledge on Latin vocabulary and grammar, student can translate Latin texts, student is active in the classes.
Very good (5): student has knowledge bout Latin vocabulary, grammar and culture of ancient Rome, student can translate Latin texts and analyze the grammar, student is active in the
classes and wants to develop his knowledge and skills.
Required reading list
W.B. Gunnison, W.S. Harley, \"The First Year of Latin\" , New York, Boston, Chicago 1902.
Field of study: Philosophy
Course listing in the Schedule of Courses:
Year/semester:Year I - Semester 1
Number of ECTS credits: 4
Form of assessment: Grade