Learn Classical Languages at City Lit in London

Explore the legacy of our past through a range of classical language including Latin, Classical and New Testament Greek, Biblical 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.
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  1. Classical Greek 1: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    An introduction to the basics of Classical Greek. Based on 'Reading Greek' (2nd edition, 2 vols, Cambridge University Press).

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  2. Sanskrit level 3: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Using material from ancient Sanskrit this course focuses on intermediate grammar, enabling the student to read and construct fairly complex prose.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  3. Classical Greek 3: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Delve into the intricacies of Greek syntax while you read adapted passages from Aristophanes’ comedies.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  4. Latin 2: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Build on the grammatical structures for reading and translating Latin, which have been acquired in Latin 2 Module 2. The course is based on Reading Latin (Cambridge University Press, 2016 Edition).

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  5. Sanskrit Level 1: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Using material from ancient Sanskrit this course focuses on intermediate grammar, enabling the student to read and construct fairly complex prose.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  6. Classical Greek 5

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    This term we shall be continuing our study of Sophocles’ famous ‘Oedipus the King’ in the original, and then go on to translate a selection of passages from Plato and Aristotle. We shall also be continuing to develop our understanding of Greek grammar using material provided by the tutor.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  7. Latin 5

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

  8. Classical Greek 2: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Further your knowledge of the grammatical structures for reading and translating Greek, which have been acquired in Greek 1 Module 2. The course is based on Reading Greek (Cambridge University Press 2007 edition).

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  9. Classical Greek 4 lower: module 3

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This course aims to improve your fluency in reading and translating Classical Greek, and helping you to gain a greater knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  10. Latin 2: module 2

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  11. Biblical Hebrew 3: module 3

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  12. Classical Greek 5 advanced

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve your fluency in reading Ancient Greek by translating Sophocles’ play Oedipus at Colonus.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

  13. Classical Greek 4 upper: module 3

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue the transition into reading unadapted Greek, improving grammar and syntax skills with selected exercises.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  14. Latin 3: module 3

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Complete your journey through Cicero’s speech In Verrem while you improve your understanding of Latin grammar.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  15. New Testament Greek beginners: module 3

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Delve deeper into New Testament Greek grammar while you start reading longer passages from the Gospels.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

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