Course overview

Are you enthralled by the Ancient world? This advanced Latin course is ideal for language and history enthusiasts alike. Develop advanced language skills in Latin as well as a deep understanding of the historical context in which it was written. Latin has hundreds of applications in contemporary contexts. If you are interested in language learning, literature, law, medicine, or botany, this course will fascinate you. This Latin course aims to help you find greater joy in modern literature by understanding its Latin underpinnings. Develop critical thinking and consider the impact of Latin literature on modern society and debates.

Course description

This online Latin course will challenge your knowledge of grammar and syntax. Develop your language skills to be able to tackle complicated texts in Latin. Continue to improve your translation skills as you rework them into English.

Learning Latin gives you transferable knowledge to apply to any language learning. This fascinating language is considered the blueprint for modern languages.

By learning Latin for advanced levels, you’ll gain deep insight into the etymology of various European languages, including French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian.

This course is for advanced-level learners. You should have completed an intermediate Latin course to do this course. If you’re not sure whether advanced Latin is right for you, feel free to check with our staff who will be happy to advise you.

To study this online Latin course you’ll need an internet connection. This is so you can access our digital learning platform, Canvas.

The WEA specialises in teaching adults. We want you to enjoy your studies so we take great care to create a positive learning environment, both online and in person.

The WEA is committed to accessible adult education for all. If you have any accessibility requirements, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Most of our courses are free for most of our learners. Please note that you need to get to the end of the enrolment process to see the discounts.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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