Department of Latin

Methodical work




Methodical manual

The list of questions to the Final control


The Latin Language Department prepares students of the 1st year of all specialties in the field of knowledge “Health care”. Specialists of Department developed and  prepared  exemplary, educational, work programs of the disciplines “Latin Language and medical terminology” and ‘Latin Language” taking into account the specifics of  training in the specialties:222.Medicine, 221.Stomatology, 225.Medical psychology, 226.Pharmacy, Industrial pharmacy, 227.Physical therapy, ergotherapy, 228.Pediatrics. The programs consist of 1 module, including semantic modules. According to the curriculum the types of training are practical classes, self-work, individual work of students.

Practical classes contain  learning the basics of the normative Latin grammar and basic terminological vocabulary, which is necessary component of the professional activity of  Health care field.  The programs include basic aspects of studying international Latin terminology with elements of grammar and syntax of Latin, taking into account Greek substrate. The greatest emphases is made on the main aspects of terminological and nomenclature word formations, as well as on the practical skills of the filling the special medical documents in Latin (prescription, medical history). The terminological material provides an opportunity to understand relevant educational and scientific literature in the different fields of medicine, the formation of terminological competence required for professional work, as well as for communications with colleagues, expanding the range of special medical vocabulary usage.

The form of final control is Total control. The discipline grade is defined as the sum of scores for current educational activity, scores for individual tasks and scores for the total control. The number of practical classes of  discipline is determined in work program and also provides the separate class for the final total control. The maximum amount the student can get for current training is 80 scores. The student is permitted to the total control with the amount of scores accumulated during the current educational activity.  Permission to the Total control is 75% attendance of  training current classes. The maximum amount the student can get for Total control is 120 scores. The form of final total control includes the control of theoretical and practical knowledge and skills.

The results of discipline are evaluated on a 200-point scale, the traditional four-point scale of ‘excellent’, ‘good’, ‘satisfactory’, ‘unsatisfactory’ as well as on ECTS scale (A,B,C,D,E,F,FX).

The Department developed the manuals and textbooks, such as “Latin Language and medical terminology”, “Latin Language and medical terminology: study guide”, “Latin Language and medical terminology (workbook)”, «Medical Latin terminology workbook: study guide», “Lexicon”, “Lexical minimum of medical terminology” etc.