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. Biblical Hebrew advanced

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Deepen your knowledge of Hebrew grammar and further develop your ability to translate from the Bible. Please note that there will be no class on 30th September, 14th and 21st October as they are Jewish Holidays.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  2. Biblical Hebrew 3: module 1

    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Further your knowledge of Hebrew grammar and develop your ability to translate from the Bible. Please note that there will be no class on 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd October as they are Jewish Holidays.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  3. Weekend Latin level 1

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 5 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Did you study Latin years ago at school or elsewhere years ago? Would you like to brush up your knowledge in a fast-paced intensive class and move quickly to level 2? Come and join this lively course and get a full immersion into beginners Latin.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  4. Latin 1: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 15 Oct 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: International House
    An introduction to Latin, or a reminder of what you have forgotten if you are rusty. 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

  5. Classical Greek 1: module 1

    Course Date: Thu 17 Oct 2019 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to the basics of Classical Greek. Based on 'Reading Greek' (2nd edition, 2 vols, Cambridge University Press).
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  6. Introduction to the Old English language

    Course Date: Thu 31 Oct 2019
    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: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  7. Latin 1: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 4 Feb 2020 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: International House
    Build on the grammatical structures for reading and translating Latin, which have been acquired in Latin 1 Module 1.

    Based on Reading Latin (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

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    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  8. Classical Greek 1: module 2

    Course Date: Thu 6 Feb 2020 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue to study the elementary structures of Ancient Greek. Based on Reading Greek (2nd edition, 2 vols, Cambridge University Press.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  9. 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

  10. Medieval Latin: 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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  11. Latin 2: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 6 May 2020 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  12. Latin 1: module 3

    Course Date: Wed 13 May 2020 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Build on the grammatical structures for reading and translating Latin, which have been acquired in Latin 1 Module 2.

    The course is based on Reading Latin (Cambridge University Press, 2016).
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £0.00

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