Latin Elementary 2 - F2F WEA Sydney

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This continuation course from Latin Elementary 1 is for any student wishing to consolidate the verbal system and other minor grammatical features, for the purposes of reading and understanding the literature of an ancient culture with at least approximately 80 hours of prior knowledge needed. In addition, students may begin to tackle simple extracts from original Latin literature, both from prose and poetry. Apart from linguistic work, students will explore in greater depth, how a knowledge of Latin can help their understanding of modern institutions, including political, religious, social and philosophical thought.


  • Face-to-Face


  • Oxford Latin Course: Part II (2nd ed.), Oxford University Press, 2006.


By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Read and understand a Latin text of the appropriate level.
  2. Demonstrate the skills, vocabulary and attitudes required for further study of Latin.


Abbey's Language Book Centre, 131 York Street Sydney, Ph: 9267 1397 |

Please note that textbook cost is not included in the course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. We therefore suggest you purchase your textbooks closer to the time of the course commencing.


If you are a new WEA Student and enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.

John Coombs

BA (Hons)
John Coombs gained his BA (Hons) from the University of Wales in Welsh Language and Classical studies. He has since supplemented this with a BA in Classics from the University of New England. John...