Course: Fundamentals of Latin 1 - History of Art

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Course title Fundamentals of Latin 1 - History of Art
Course code DVU/ZLZ1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Zapletalová Jana, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Introduction into Latin alphabet, pronunciation and grammar. The basic structure of Latin grammar: declensions of nouns and adjectives. Verbal conjugation. Adverbs formation. Comparative forms of adjectives and adverbs. Participium praesentis, ablativus temporalis. Imperfectum. Futurum. The verb "esse" and its compounds.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
  • Homework for Teaching - 26 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Knowledge of basic Latin grammar, morphology and syntax, basic vocabulary. Ability to translate simple Latin sentences from art history sources.
Basic knowledge of Latin
There are no prerequisites or special requirements.

Assessment methods and criteria
Didactic Test

Final test and active participation in class.
Recommended literature
  • Franitšek Novotný a kol. (1957). Základní latinská mluvnice. Praha.
  • Jana Nechutová. (2002). Středověká latina. Praha.
  • J.Pražák, F.Novotný,J.Sedláček. (1935). Latinsko-český slovník. Praha.
  • Július Špaňár-Emanuel Kettner. (1966). Latina. Praha.

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