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Scholae Latinae Salernitanae

The IISC has just opened a new didactic location/structure in Salerno, which will be a second lung of our institute so that those who can not come to Rome can breathe the air of the Classics! The lessons are entirely held in Latin and are opened to everyone. Guided step by step by the teacher, the students will actively learn the grammar, the vocabulary and the phraseological expressions/idiomatic expressions of the Latin literature.

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EDUCATIONAL OFFER

This course covers the study of the language (morphology, syntax, phraseology, etc.) using the inductive-contextual method. As is common practice at the IISC, students are continuously involved in the learning of the notions in an active way. Student learn to understand a Latin text by simply reading the classical text in the original language.

SYLLABUS

This course consists of three levels. Students may attend just one level. The lessons cover the study of all the Latin grammar and students also learn the 2,000 most frequent words of Classical literature. This course aims at providing, both to philologists and non-specialists, a direct access key to the immense cultural heritage of the classics.

ADMISSION

To attend the Basic level course, enrolment is sufficient. There are no specific entrance requirements.

To attend the Intermediate Level course, an entrance examination is required.

To attend the Advanced Level course, it is necessary to have attended the Intermediate level.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION (ON THE 2019/20 COURSES):

SCHOLAE LATINAE SALERNITANAE
Hours:
Saturdays from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Duration:
from 22 February to 30 May 2020 (30 hours)
Course structure:
30 hours
Limited admission quotas
Price:
€ 300 (€ 10 per hour)

SYLLABUS

BASIC LEVEL

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INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

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ADVANCED LEVEL

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30 hours 30 hours 38 hours
Pre-Requisites No background knowledge is required. Certain knowledge of the basic features of Latin grammar and the most common 650 words of the language. Ability to understand a non-complex (spoken and written) Latin text. Solid and comprehensive knowledge of Latin morphology and syntax, including the most common 1,300 words in literature (it is necessary to have attended the Intermediate level course).
Objectives The students will learn the basic elements of Latin grammar. They will be able to translate texts of medium difficulty without using a dictionary. The students will understand all the morphology and most of the Latin syntax. They will learn to understand a Latin text of medium-high difficulty simply by reading it. The students will learn how to quickly and easily translate even complex Latin texts.

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Payment may be made by wire transfer (Account holder: Associazione culturale Istituto Italiano di Studi Classici; IBAN: IT 80 W 02008 05013 000103893909; BIC/SWIFT: UNCRITM1006; Description: Salerno for *Name Surname of the student*).


BIBLIOGRAPHY

It is of the utmost importance that students are in possession of the textbook from the very beginning of the course.

1. H. H. Ørberg, Lingua Latina per se illustrata – Pars I: Familia Romana
2. H. H. Ørberg – L. Miraglia – T. F. Borri, Lingua Latina per se illustrata – Latine disco

DATES AND TIMES

CLASS SCHEDULE 2019/20

Saturdays from 16:00 to 18:30.

COURSE CALENDAR
First class february 22, 2020
Last class may 30, 2020
Holidays (No class) march 28, 2020
april 11, 2020