Latin Improvers | Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Latin Improvers at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Latin Improvers at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Price: £166.00 Starts: 03/10/2019 Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Tutor: Richard Marsden Ends: 09/01/2020 Location: Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: THU Duration: 11 weeks

About this course

Main focus of the course is on translating selected texts at appropriate levels from Latin into English. The course will will use the Cambridge Latin Course Books III and IV as its basis, with other texts taken from classical mythology or literature. In addition to translation students will study Latin grammar as used in the texts, and will also study relevant episodes from Roman history and aspects of cultural life relating to the text materials.

How will I be taught?

Students will translate and discuss prepared texts in class combining some individual work with pair and proup work. Students should be prepared spend some time on homework, consolidating learning from the course book and preparing texts for translation. Grammar information is presented on slides which are available for students to download from the Moodel website.

What do I need to bring with me?

Handouts will be provided; students should be prepared to buy a course book, but it is not necessary to do this beforehand; we will discuss this during the first class. Bring writing materials.

What can I do next?

After this course you can attend our Latin Advanced course. Please ask at an Adult Education Centre or have a discussion with your tutor or visit our website:

What do I need to join the course

Students with 2-3 years of recent Latin to a standard equivalent of the Cambridge Latin Course Book III. If you are unsure please contact the curriculum leader on 03000419870

About the Tutor: Richard Marsden

Richard has taught for Kent Adult Education for a number of years. He has an MA (Cantab) and a BA (Hons) in Modern and Medieval Languages. His mother is French and he has family connections in France and he also knows Latin. He is a keen amateur local historian with a particular interest in the traditional buildings of Kent.

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Getting there

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
TN13 3QN

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code SEV/78389/H/LC.
Course Code: SEV/78389/H/LC Book Now

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