CLLA 201(F) Intermediate Latin I: The Late Republic

Reading of selections from Latin prose and poetry, normally from a speech or letters by Cicero and from the poetry of Catullus. This course includes a comprehensive review of Latin grammar and aims primarily at developing fluency in reading Latin. At the same time it acquaints students with one of the most turbulent and important periods in Roman history and attends to the development of their interpretative and analytic skills. Format: recitation/discussion. Evaluation will be based on classroom performance, quizzes, a midterm, and a final exam. Occasional oral presentations or short essays may be required as well. Prerequisites: Latin 101-102 or 3-4 years of Latin in secondary school: consult the department. Enrollment limit: 12 (expected: 6-10).