Start date: 15th Jan 2020
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Duration: 10 weeks
Tutor: Jim Carter
Course code: 20SP132
This course is for:
• Anyone who would like to review and develop their recent learning to understand more
• Anyone who wants to progress their learning, beginning to read Latin authors for pleasure
• Anyone who wants to exercise their brain with a little more challenge.
• Anyone who has studied the Cambridge Latin course, books 2 - 3, or similar development
(The areas these books cover is immediately accessible for reference, and can be
reviewed and practised, online)
For the first session students will need:
• Something to write with and on; paper and pencil are fine
• None, however, learners may choose to buy a physical copy of the free, online, in-browser
version of the course used. We use the third and fourth book in the Cambridge Latin course
(Stages 21 - 34), albeit with regular recap of the grammar, structures and vocabulary from
the preceding books. At an appropriate stage we may incorporate, by agreement, other
sources suitable to the direction and pace of the group.
This course aims to:
• Build on a confident basic level of Latin via a well-structured coursebook that invites further,
The course will cover:
• A recap, in stages, of the grammar features encountered in the earlier chapters of the
• The more advanced language features, constructions and vocabulary to enable a
moderated introduction to selected texts from original Latin authors.
By the end of the course:
• Learners will be able to read extended narratives and make guided steps into classical
authors’ original works.