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.
  1. Classical Greek 2: module 3

    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course continues from the Classical Greek 2: module 2, aiming to improve your fluency in reading and translating Classical Greek, and helping you to gain a greater knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  2. New Testament Greek intermediate: module 3

    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gain fluency in reading New Testament Greek by translating the Gospel of Luke and improve your knowledge of Koine Greek.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  3. Latin 2: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 6 May 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
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    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  4. 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 and get a taste of its grammar!
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  5. 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

  6. 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 have never studied a Classical or an inflected language before.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  7. Latin 2: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 12 Feb 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    This course aims to build on the grammatical structures for reading and translating Latin, which have been acquired in Latin 2 Module 1. The course is based on Reading Latin (Cambridge University Press).
    Full fee: £165.00
    Senior fee: £165.00
    Concession: £101.00

  8. Medieval Latin

    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your fluency in reading Medieval Latin by translating original literary, religious, historical, and philosophical passages. Knowledge of classical Latin grammar is required.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

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