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Latin 1&2 *subject to availability

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Latin is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. The Latin alphabet is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets, and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet. Latin was originally spoken in the area around Rome, known as Latium. Students may study Units 1 and 2 in Year 10 and Units 3 and 4 in Year 11. Latin is not available to students in Year 12.

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Unit focus areas

Latin Unit 1 – Reading Latin

Latin Unit 2 – Reading original Latin, including poetry

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Students wishing to undertake Units 1 and 2 must have successfully completed Year 9 or 10 Latin (or equivalent).


For Units 1 and 2 students complete a range of outcomes and classwork throughout each semester. There will also be an examination at the end of the academic year.

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