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Objectives for Advanced Students of Latin

Students at the advanced level of Latin study are expected to meet all the objectives described above, but with the following advancements:

  • advanced competency in grammar
  • increased range of vocabulary (including poetic and technical terms)
  • ability to read and understand original Latin texts (both in prose and verse)
  • expertise in a variety of Latin authors and genres
  • overview of history of Roman literature
  • knowledge of common metrical patterns
  • fundamental knowledge of Latin stylistics
  • ability to compose simple texts in Latin