Learn Classical Languages at City Lit in London and Online

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.

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. Latin 5 lower: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 18 Jan 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: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  2. Sanskrit level 3: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 18 Jan 2021
    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 ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  3. Biblical Hebrew 1: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 19 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Increasing your knowledge of Biblical Hebrew grammar and vocabulary. Suitable for those who have completed Biblical Hebrew 1 module 1 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: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  4. Latin 4 lower: module 2

    Course Date: Tue 19 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Become more confident in handling Latin grammatical structures and learn how to translate unadapted Latin 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

  5. Latin 5 advanced: poetry group

    Course Date: Tue 19 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    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: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  6. Classical Greek 4 upper: module 2

    Course Date: Tue 19 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve your fluency in reading Greek and gain a greater knowledge of the structures of Greek grammar. This course continues from 'Classical Greek 4 lower: module 1'.

    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

  7. Sanskrit level 1: module 2

    Course Date: Tue 19 Jan 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: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  8. Latin 3: module 2

    Course Date: Tue 19 Jan 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

  9. Latin 2: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 20 Jan 2021 (and 3 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 1 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

  10. Medieval Latin: module 2

    Course Date: Wed 20 Jan 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

  11. New Testament Greek intermediate: module 2

    Course Date: Thu 21 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Gain fluency in reading New Testament Greek by translating the Gospel of Luke and improve your knowledge of Koine Greek.

    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

  12. Classical Greek 1: module 2

    Course Date: Fri 22 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed Classical Greek 1: module 1 or have an equivalent knowledge. Continue to learn the basic grammatical structures and vocabulary so that you can read straightforward Classical Greek prose. Suitable also if you have some basic or rusty knowledge of the language.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  13. Classical Greek 3: module 2

    Course Date: Fri 22 Jan 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

  14. Old English level 1

    Course Date: Thu 4 Feb 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    What was the English language like before the Norman Conquest? How easy is it to translate their diverse literature? Can we write our own Old English? Come along and see.

    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

  15. Old English level 2

    Course Date: Thu 4 Feb 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    This course follows on the level 1 class. Continue to learn the Old English grammar and become familiar with more of its features.

    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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