What is the course about?
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).
What will we cover?
The course will continue following the Reading Latin edition, following from section 1. Reading will be combined with grammar instruction and exercises on grammatical points.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- demonstrate further knowledge of declensions of nouns and adjectives
- demonstrate further knowledge of conjugations of verbs
- read and write simple Latin sentences
- have some insight into the derivation of English word.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is apt for beginners who have already studied one term of Latin. It can also help students who may want to refresh their grasp of the language.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Whole class work and group work; translation and grammar exercises; tutor posing questions and answering questions raised by the students. About 1-2 hours homework per week.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
The new edition of Reading Latin (2 vols) ed. By Peter Jones and Keith Sidwell (Cambridge University Press, 2016).
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Students who finish this level can progress to Latin 1: module 3.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details