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Continuing classical Latin

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Continuing classical Latin

This free course, Continuing classical Latin, gives you the opportunity to hear a discussion of the development of the Latin language.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an awareness of the general differences between spoken and written languages
  • demonstrate an awareness of how spoken Latin developed into the later Romance languages
  • demonstrate an awareness of some early Latin forms of words, as found in Plautus and archaic Latin
  • demonstrate an awareness of Latin’s place within the wider Indo-European tradition of languages.

First Published: 09/08/2012

Updated: 09/02/2018

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