Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
L-FIL-LET/04 - LATIN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Language of instruction
1 A dal Sep 27, 2021 al Nov 6, 2021.
The course aims to provide a methodological frame and practical tools for the teaching of Latin language and culture in high school; it also intends to increase the knowledge of Latin texts, with reference to their historical, literary and cultural contexts, as well as to strengthen the linguistic skills essential for an effective teaching of Latin language and culture. Prerequisites: advanced knowledge of Latin language and literature. Expected learning outcomes: at the end of the course students will - know methods and tools for teaching Latin language and culture; - understand and translate the Latin texts as indicated in the syllabus, with regard to their grammatical structures, literary forms, cultural contexts; - critically approach Latin texts in order to plan didactic activities and strategies.
Through the reading of Plautus' Amphitruo, methods and tools for teaching Latin language, literature and culture will be studied.
1. Reading and translation of a sample of Plautus' Amphitruo.
Plauto, Anfitrione. Introduzione, testo, traduzione a cura di A. Traina, Bologna 2012; Tito Maccio Plauto Anfitrione, a cura di R. Oniga. Introduzione di Maurizio Bettini, Venezia, 1991; Plautus Amphitruo, edited by D.M. Christenson, Cambridge 2000.
2. Further readings:
Further documents will be made available during the lessons.
A.Balbo, Insegnare latino. Sentieri di ricerca per una didattica ragionevole, Novara 2007
A.Giordano Rampioni, Manuale per l’insegnamento del latino, Bologna 2010
M.-P. Pieri, La didattica del Latino. Perché e come studiare lingua e civiltà dei Romani, Roma 2007
F.Waquet, Latino. L’impero di un segno (XVI-XX secolo), trad. it. Milano 2004.
Lectures, exercises and, where possible, seminar activities.
Visualizza la bibliografia con Leganto, strumento che il Sistema Bibliotecario mette a disposizione per recuperare i testi in programma d'esame in modo semplice e innovativo.
The exam consists of an oral test aiming to assess the following skills:
-to read, understand, translate and analyze the Latin texts listed in the syllabus;
-to contextualize the texts in their historical, literary and cultural frame;
-to discuss the essays included among the recommended readings, with special reference to their didactic contents.
N.B. Non-attending students are requested to contact the teacher in due advance so as to define a specific program.