Whether you want to read historical or legal documents, decipher memorials or the Latin mass, or simply want to learn something new and different, this course enables you to start reading Latin texts from day one, even if you have no previous knowledge of Latin.
Additional background reading: Italy and the Romans
Verbs: Infinitive and base
Present indicative active and position of 'esse'
'Vir' and 'homo'
Sentences and clauses
Future indicative active
Special case usages: the ablative of manner
Sequence of tenses
Independent uses of the subjunctive: deliberate subjunctive
Revision and working on Latin extracts
Exams and assessment:
NEC's tutor-marked assignments:
1 introductory assignment
No previous knowledge is required for this course.
Certificate of Attendance/Completion/Achievement (no assessment element)
Variable - to suit the learner
No time limit
Payment by instalments available.
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