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. Latin 1 for complete beginners: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course continues from "Latin 1 for complete beginners: module 2". Improve your fluency in reading Latin and gain a greater knowledge of its grammatical structures.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  2. Classical Greek 1: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Continue to study the elementary structures of Ancient Greek. Based on the second edition of the Reading Greek

    (2007).
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  3. Sanskrit level 2: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  4. Biblical Hebrew 2: module 3

    Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  5. Biblical Hebrew 1: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  6. Sanskrit Vedic chanting intermediate: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £66.00

  7. Old English language

    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £175.00
    Concession: £134.00

  8. New Testament Greek intermediate: module 3

    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  9. Reading and interpreting Latin inscriptions

    Reading and interpreting Latin inscriptions

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 23 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  10. Sanskrit: an introduction for beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 13 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about one of the most ancient Indo-European languages in the world. Get a taste of its grammar and begin to access the Bhagavad Gita, epics and yoga texts in the original language of their composition.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  11. Classical Greek: an introduction for absolute beginners

    Classical Greek: an introduction for absolute beginners

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn basic Classical Greek from scratch. Suitable if you are considering the Classical Greek level 1 course in September. Based on the tutor's own material.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  12. Latin: an introduction for absolute beginners

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn Latin from scratch. Suitable if you are considering joining the Latin 1: module 1 in September.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  13. Herodotus translation for advanced learners

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enhance your understanding of the Greek language by translating passages taken from the Histories by Herodotus. Suitable for advanced students.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  14. Brush up your elementary Classical Greek

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Refresh your elementary Greek and enhance your pleasure in understanding the language.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  15. Stories from the Bible

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you thinking of learning Biblical Hebrew? Would you like to find out more about some of the Bible's famous stories? Come and join us.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

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