Professors Herrman, Orttung
Allegheny College offers a minor in Latin and instruction in the Latin language through the department of Modern and Classical Languages. See also the minor in “Classical Studies.”
Latin Learning Outcomes
Latin 110 and 120
- Learn the morphological and syntactical structure of the language;
- Acquire a basic vocabulary geared toward the texts commonly taught at the intermediate and advanced level.
- Begin reading extensive selections of authentic Latin literature;
- Practice parsing increasingly complex syntax;
- Learn to use reference grammars and dictionaries;
- Expand their vocabulary.
- Consolidate and develop reading skills through exposure to a variety of different authors and genres;
- Learn to analyze ancient writing as sophisticated literature;
- Gain speed and experience in reading;
- Produce their own written analysis of the primary material they are reading in the original.
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