LATN 200/300/400-1 Directed Readings:
The general aim of this course is to improve your Latin reading and comprehension skills and to expose you to a variety of texts in Latin. The specific goal of the course this semester is to read selections from Hobbitus, the Latin translation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit.
Class will meet about 50 minutes per week. During this time we will translate, discuss
and interpret the assigned readings. You are expected to come prepared to every class.
Preparation means review of the reading from last class and work on the reading for the
Your course grade will be based upon your daily class performance and upon an ORAL final examination. You can request a verbal evaluation of your performance at any time during the term. In general, you will be graded in this course based upon the "3 P's" of PREPARATION, PARTICIPATION, and PROGRESS.
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