Learn Latin at City Lit in London

Learn Latin on our foundation programme, short courses and improve your fluency in reading and translating Latin.

Our courses range from complete beginner to advanced level.

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. Brush up your intermediate Latin

    Course Date: Wed 24 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Refresh your forgotten intermediate Latin and enhance your pleasure in understanding the language.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £30.00

  2. Brush up your advanced Latin

    Course Date: Wed 24 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Brush up your advanced Latin by translating selected satires by Horace.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £30.00

  3. Introduction to Medieval Latin

    Course Date: Thu 25 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to medieval Latin and its main linguistic features through the reading and translation of selected texts. Knowledge of classical Latin grammar is required.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £30.00

  4. Latin: an introduction for absolute beginners at the British Museum

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 2 Aug 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: The British Museum
    This four week course, presented in partnership between the British Museum and City Lit, uses British Museum objects such as Latin inscriptions on Roman architectural fragments, to provide a foundation in the ancient language of Latin. The class will be held in the Studio of the Clore Education Centre, at the British Museum.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  5. Get ready for Latin 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A one-week course ideal for those who are planning to attend Latin 2:Module1. You will be able to revise and consolidate your knowledge of Latin grammar and vocabulary covered the previous year.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  6. Latin 4 upper: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue to study Latin grammar and improve your fluency in reading and translating Latin. Based on the first edition

    of Reading Latin (Cambridge University Press, 1986; 2 vols).
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  7. Latin 3: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Improve your knowledge of Latin grammar and your ability to read and write Latin.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  8. Latin 5 lower: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your fluency in reading Latin by translating a great variety of passages in verse from classical authors’ works.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  9. Latin 5 advanced: poetry and prose

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Read, translate and discuss original Latin texts from a selection of Ovid’s Heroides, and of the Letters of Pliny.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  10. Latin 2: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: International House
    Get started in the study Latin of grammar and improve your fluency in reading and translating Latin. Based on the new edition of Reading Latin (Cambridge University Press: 2016, 2 vols).
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  11. Latin 5

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 17 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your fluency in reading and translating Latin and gain a greater knowledge of complex grammatical structures. This course will suit those who have reached a good level of fluency but still need help with Latin grammar and idioms.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

  12. Neo-Latin module 1

    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and discover the literature in Latin from the fourteenth century through to the eighteenth.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  13. Latin 1: module 3

    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the basic grammatical structures for reading and translating Latin. Also suitable for those who have a rusty knowledge of the language.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  14. Latin 4 lower: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue to study Latin grammar and improve your fluency in reading and translating Latin. Based on the second

    edition of Reading Latin (Cambridge University Press, 2016; 2 vols).
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  15. Latin 5 advanced: poetry group

    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your knowledge and appreciation of Latin poetry. We'll be looking at meaning, metre and features of poetic

    language in order to increase your enjoyment and deepen your understanding of the poetry of Ovid.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

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