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Course overview

Stage 5

The Stage 5 Year 9 and 10 courses in Latin are based on the Oxford Latin Course, a course particularly suited for Distance Education. Students study 32 modules of work for Year 9 and 32 modules of work in Year 10 to be completed on a weekly basis. In Year 9, Students will access the course via the NSW School of Languages e-learning site Canvas. Year 10 will access the course via Canvas from 2020. Students study intensively both the language and the culture of Roman Civilization.

Students are encouraged to contact their teacher regularly for phone lessons and for pronunciation practice and to discuss any issues they might have regarding the course. Work is submitted via a Google Doc issued by the teacher. The same Google Doc is also used by the Latin teacher as a virtual whiteboard when conducting lessons in real-time.

Stage 6

Latin Continuers

The Preliminry Latin Continuers course weekly assignments are comprised in all of 24 modules of work to be completed on a weekly basis. In the HSC course students study 32 modules of work to be completed weekly, which includes excerpts from the prescribed texts, one of poetry and one of prose.

Prescribed text Study Assignments accompanies each of the prescribed texts to develop students' skills in translation and interpretation.

Regular phone contact with their teacher allows students to develop their pronunciation skills as well as give students immediate feedback and support in their learning.

Syllabuses (from NESA)

Go to the NESA syllabus downloads page for more information on the syllabus:

Stage 5 Latin Syllabus

Stage 6 Latin Syllabus