2023-2024 / LCLA0066-1

Latin language I


60h Th, 30h Pr

Number of credits

 Bachelor in ancient and modern languages and literatures10 crédits 
 Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : classics10 crédits 
 Bachelor in information and communication10 crédits 
 Bachelor in modern languages and literatures : German, Dutch and English10 crédits 
 Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : general10 crédits 
 Bachelor in history10 crédits 
 Bachelor in modern languages and literatures : general10 crédits 
 Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : musicology10 crédits 
 Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (Registrations are closed)10 crédits 
 Bachelor in philosophy10 crédits 
 Bachelor in French and Romance languages and literatures : general10 crédits 


Etienne Famerie

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

All year long, with partial in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Systematic review of the Latin language structures (morphology, syntax, vocabulary) :

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

In the end of the course, the students must have acquired :
- an ability to use the acquired knowledge on the occasion of morphological and syntactic exercises, translation and understanding of Latin texts (in order to take the most of the following courses) ;
- a knowledge of the broad outline of the history of the Latin language as well as of the main phologic phenomena and of some basic techniques of linguistic description (mainly in syntax).

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Duration : 30h th. + 60h pr
Learning methods : ...

Recommended or required readings

A.-M. BOXUS et M. LAVENCY, Clauis, Grammaire latine pour la lecture des auteurs, Nouvelle édition, avec la collaboration de D. LONGREE et G. SCHOUPPE, Louvain-la-Neuve, 2014.
G. ETIENNE, Cahier de vocabulaire latin, Liège, 20e édition, 2011.
G. FRANCOIS, Grammaire latine, Liège, 2e édition, 1976.
M. LAVENCY, Vsus. Grammaire latine. Description du latin classique en vue de la lecture des auteurs, 2e éd., Louvain-la-Neuve, 1997.
E. FAMERIE - A. BODSON - M. DUBUISSON, Méthode de langue latine, 2e éd., Paris, 2019.
E. FAMERIE, La mâitrise du latin par la pratique, Paris, 2020.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions ) AND oral exam

Additional information:


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Teacher in charge of the course
Etienne FAMERIE, Professeur Département des Sciences de l'Antiquité
7, Place du 20-Août - Bât. A1 - 3e ét.
Tel. : 04/366.55.73.
Valérie ELIAS
Tel. : 04/366.55.44.

Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

Online Notes
Notes available on eCampus.