Latin Classical Level 1, Part 1
Not for credit
Available course dates:
From: 11 October 2023 To: 13 December 2023
From: 23 January 2024 To: 26 March 2024
The course gives students with little or no prior knowledge an introduction to the Latin language. Students will acquire basic knowledge of the key grammatical structures and core vocabulary of Latin in order to read, translate and analyse very simple or adapted Latin texts.
By studying Latin Classical Level 1, you will be able to translate and manipulate basic Latin sentences, have an understanding of key points of Latin grammar and knowledge of essential Latin vocabulary, be able to read simple, adapted Latin texts, and have developed an insight into Roman culture and society.
What does this course cover?
- present active indicative of irregular verbs sum, eo
- present active indicative and imperative of regular verbs, all conjugations
- 1st, 2nd and 3rd declension nouns
- 1st/2nd declension adjectives
- agreement, number and gender
- use of cases
You will learn high-frequency Latin words belonging to the conjugations and declensions studied, and key vocabulary related to the topics of the texts you read.
What will I achieve?
After completing all three parts of this course, students should be ready to join a Latin Level 2 course at the King's Language Centre.
*The above is an indication of content that may be covered over the duration of the course but it could vary depending on the level and progress of students in the class.