United Kingdom, London

Latin (Intensive) Beginners

when 26 June 2017 - 14 July 2017
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee GBP 1500

This beginner-level intensive module gives you the opportunity to reach a point where you are able to translate basic English into Latin and to read very simple texts in Latin. It replaces one semester of Beginners and Intermediate Latin and is ideal if you intend to study for a Masters or Doctoral degree thus acquiring an essential skill for future research. It is also appropriate if you are an undergraduate students who would not otherwise have the chance to learn Latin from scratch, a mature student and for anyone with an interest in the Roman world.

This module will consist of a minimum of 45 contact hours with teaching taking place between 9 am and 5 pm from Monday to Friday.

Course leader

King's Classics Department

Course aim

Learning outcomes and objectives
By the end of the module, you should have:
• gained the ability to recognise, explain and use for themselves the basic principles of Latin grammar, to translate simple sentences from Latin to English, and to translate adapted Roman authors into English.
• learnt how to analyse basic sentence structure logically and will begin to develop an understanding of the nuances of the language.

Credits info

Many of our students get credit for the summer modules taken at King’s. You should approach your home university before applying as it is up to them to apply the credit to your degree programme. We would recommend a three week module would be equivalent to 3-4 US credits or 7.5 ECTS.

Fee info

GBP 1500: Tuition Fee

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