Latin: The Language, The History, The Future

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Course code: PL2355F

A fascinating short course that will help you learn some basics of the Latin language as well as investigating the history and use of the language and what the future may hold for it.



From 01 Jun 2024
Sat 10:00-14:00

One day

01 Jun 2024

10:00 to 14:00


Bridport Youth and Community Centre 

Bridport Youth and Community Centre (BYCC), Gundry Lane



Fees and concessions

total  fee  for  this  course: £26.00.

the full tuition fee for this course: £26.00 ,the concession fee  £13.00.


Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

01202 123444

What the course is about

<p>This course will be of interest to anyone wanting to learn more about Latin at a basic level in a fun and friendly group. Topics may include:</p>

<li>An introduction to reading, writing and speaking in Latin</li>
<li>Investigating and discussing the long and fascinating history of Latin and how it has played such an important part in world language development, politics, culture and the sciences.</li>
<li>Discover how Latin is used now and how important it is to every one of us.</li>
<li>Discuss what the future may hold for Latin and how it is portrayed in modern day media and culture.</li>

<p>Some of the skills you gain on this course could help increase your opportunities for employment or working within the community. Learning takes place in a friendly classroom setting, which is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people.</p>

<p>Practice at home and completion of homework is advisable to enhance your learning experience.</p>

<p>This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course. </p>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>There are no pre-course admission sessions or interviews in order to enrol on this course.</p>

<p>Please ensure you have read and understood our STEPS guidance in order to accurately enrol upon the correct level course for you.</p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>Your tutor will work with you to develop a Personal Development Plan (PDP) which will help you review your progress towards achieving your goals during the course. </p>

<p>There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.</p>

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>This is a Beginners course and anyone is welcome. You will be expected to have no experience in the subject or very basic knowledge of the subject, including some memory of the subject from school.</p>

Materials and costs

<p>You will need a notebook, pen and A4 folder. </p>

<p>During the first session your tutor may discuss additional materials to bring if possible.</p>