Classical Latin Course: Beginners Taster Workshop - Short Courses Sydney

Classical Latin Course: Beginners Taster Workshop

What you'll learn

Learn to read Classical Latin with our Latin language short courses online!

Salve! Ready to unlock and explore the language of Virgil, Caesar, Cicero, and Horace? Join our FREE online Classical Latin Course: Beginners Taster Workshop! You'll learn key phrases, develop knowledge and understanding of Ancient Roman culture, and meet your engaging tutor. Plus, at the end of the workshop, you’ll receive a 10% discount code for our full-length course, Introduction to Classical Latin.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Classical Latin Course: Beginners Taster Workshop, you should be able to:

  • Understand basic phrases
  • Demonstrate insight into the fascinating world of Ancient Rome
  • Recognise the importance of Latin in the history of the English and Romance languages
  • Be familiar with your tutor and online learning environment for future Latin courses

After finishing this course, you might like to enrol in Introduction to Classical Latin.

Course content

What will be covered in this Classical Latin Beginners Taster Workshop course?

  • Basic Latin words and phrases (including some which survive in English parlance)
  • Key aspects of Ancient Roman culture
  • The influence of Latin on modern languages and major aspects of Western society (including literature, law, religion, and medicine)

Intended audience

Who is this Classical Latin Course: Beginners Taster Workshop for?

This workshop is designed for absolute beginners who have little to no prior knowledge of Classical Latin. It’s ideal if you’re curious about the language and want to see if our full-length Introduction to Classical Latin will be a good fit for you!

Course venue

Online via Zoom

  • Zoom details will be emailed to you with your enrolment confirmation
  • You will require a device with a stable internet connection

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • A laptop, PC, or tablet to join the Zoom meeting
  • A notebook and pen

Additional information

Please note the following:

This Taster Workshop is part of our Languages Open Week. It will allow you to try learning Classical Latin with us in a short, taster session before deciding if the full-length course is right for you! Enrolment is completely FREE with the option to make a voluntary donation. After the workshop, you’ll be sent a 10% discount code redeemable on the full-length Introduction to Classical Latin, valid for 24 hours.

Course tutors

Chris is an Adjunct Lecturer in Theology at St Mark’s National Theological Centre and holds a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Sydney. He has extensive experience with both ancient and...

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