Learn Classical Languages at City Lit in London and Online

Explore the legacy of our past through a range of ancient and classical languages including LatinClassical and New Testament GreekBiblical Hebrew and Sanskrit. Our courses range from beginners to advanced levels. You can work towards joining a reading group where you will tackle some of the more advanced texts in the original language.

Want to study a Classical language at City Lit, but unsure where to begin? Read more information on the levels available to determine the right course for you.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

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  1. Classical Greek 3: module 3
    Course Date: Fri 16 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Gain a greater knowledge of Greek grammar and improve your fluency in reading and translating. Based on Reading Greek (2nd edition, 2007).

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £103.00
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  2. Latin 5
    Course Date: Mon 19 Apr 2021 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date: Online

    Improve your fluency in reading and translating Latin texts, and gain a greater knowledge of their historical contexts and literary features. This course will suit those who have reached a high level of fluency but still need help with complex grammatical features and idioms, as well as those who enjoy group discussions on the texts. .

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £103.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  3. Latin 5 lower: module 3
    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 19 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Consolidate your knowledge of Latin grammar through close reading of original Latin texts, grammar review, and composition.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £103.00
  4. Latin 4 lower: module 3
    Course Date: Tue 20 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Conclude your journey through Sallust’s “Catilinae Coniuratio” while you complete the study of advanced Latin grammar.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £103.00
  5. Latin 3: module 3
    Course Date: Tue 20 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Continue to study Latin grammar and improve your fluency in reading and translating.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £103.00
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  6. Classical Greek 5
    Course Date: Tue 20 Apr 2021 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date: Online

    Discover some of the texts of the Classical Greek literature that have become the models for writers around the world.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £103.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  7. Biblical Hebrew 4: module 3
    Last Few Places
    Course Date: Tue 20 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Deepen your knowledge of Hebrew grammar and further develop your ability to translate from the Bible.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £103.00
  8. New Testament Greek beginners: module 3
    Course Date: Tue 20 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Delve deeper into New Testament Greek grammar while you continue unadapted passages from the New Testament.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £103.00
  9. Biblical Hebrew 1: module 3
    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 20 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Continue learning to translate the Bible from Hebrew with confidence, understanding what translations are unable to convey. Suitable for those who have completed Biblical Hebrew level 1, modules 1&2 or have an equivalent knowledge.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £109.00
  10. Latin 5 advanced: poetry group
    Course Date: Tue 20 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Improve your knowledge and appreciation of Latin poetry. We shall be looking at meaning, metre and features of poetic language, in order to increase your enjoyment and deepen your understanding of the set texts.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £103.00
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  11. Sanskrit Level 1: module 2
    Course Date: Tue 20 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    In this second module you will expand your vocabulary and continue to learn the basics of Sanskrit grammar.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £103.00
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  12. Latin 2: module 3
    Course Date: Wed 21 Apr 2021 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date: Online

    Improve your knowledge of Latin grammar and your ability to read and write Latin, as well as exploring Roman culture and history. Suitable if you have completed Latin 2: module 2 at City Lit or have an equivalent knowledge.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £179.00 Concession £109.00
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  13. Latin 4 upper: module 3
    Course Date: Wed 21 Apr 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date: Online

    Follow Caesar’s account of the end of the civil war and the battle of Pharsalus (as told in his “De bello civili”) and enjoy the distinctive voices of four Roman poets – Lucretius, Virgil, Horace and Ovid!

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £103.00
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    100% of 100
  14. Medieval Latin: module 3
    Course Date: Wed 21 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Improve your fluency in reading Medieval Latin by translating original literary, religious, historical, and philosophical

    passages. Knowledge of classical Latin grammar is required.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £79.00
  15. Biblical Hebrew 3: module 3
    Course Date: Thu 22 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    This course will enable you to improve your skills in translating the Bible.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £103.00

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