Course overview

Did you know that learning Latin can enrich your knowledge in all sorts of other areas? Far from being “dead”, Latin is all around us. This intermediate Latin course can give you essential background knowledge to understand terminology in law, medicine, family history, and many other subjects. Latin has hundreds of applications in contemporary contexts. This course is ideal for you if you’re interested in learning Latin, or gaining general knowledge to help you learn modern languages or other disciplines.

Course description

n this online Latin course, you’ll develop your knowledge of grammar and syntax. Start to tackle more complicated texts in Latin. Learn to read, interpret, and understand original texts. Gain awareness of the historical situation surrounding them. Improve your translation skills from Latin into English.

Continue to study the historical context in which Latin was written. Learn about the Roman Empire and the political and social situation of the time.

Gain transferable knowledge to apply to any language learning. This fascinating language is considered the blueprint for modern languages. Learning Latin can help you understand the etymology of various European languages, including French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian.

This course is for intermediate-level learners. You should have a foundational knowledge of Latin to do this course. It is ideal for you if you have previously completed a beginner’s Latin course.

When you complete this intermediate Latin course, you can progress to advanced Latin.

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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