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No Latin or Very Little Latin 10
Latin 20 Latin 30

Note: If students have previous experience with Latin, please make an appointment with the Latin teacher at the beginning of the school year before classes commence to determine which class is most appropriate.

Latin 10 Language and Culture – 5 Credits

This course introduces students to the Latin language and develops reading, understanding, listening and translating Latin literature. By examining the influence of Latin, students will also gain an appreciation of language structure, scientific and legal terminology and Roman history.

Latin 20 Language and Culture – 5 Credits

Prerequisite: Latin 10
Students enrolled in Latin 20 will continue their study of the Latin language. A more detailed emphasis will be placed upon Latin vocabulary, grammar, and syntax, with a greater range of linguistic, political, and historical understanding of Ancient Rome.

Latin 30 Language and Culture – 5 Credits

Prerequisite: Latin 20
Latin 30 is an intense course involving an enriched study and appreciation for the structure of the language and the translation of excerpts of classical texts into colloquial English. In addition, students will acquire an appreciation of life during the Roman Empire.

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