Latin 401 Advanced Level

Latin Summer School

15 – 26 August 2022

Enrol for both weeks: 15 – 26 August 2022 (week days only)
OR non residential participants may enrol for both weeks or for only the first week: 15 – 19 August 2022.

Instructor: Daniel Vowles

Students will encounter Latin literature written by many authors from every age. During this course students will learn and develop a facility with the following elements of the Latin language:

  • The accusative with the infinitive used in indirect discourse and object sentences,
  • The gerund and gerundive and the participle of passive necessity,
  • Conditional sentences: if … , then … ,
  • The 3% use of the sequence of tenses and modal attraction,
  • Verbs of doubting, fearing and prohibiting,
  • Oblique complements of verbs and their passive construction,
  • Specific usages of the dative, genitive, ablative,
  • Overviews of:
    • 14 ways to express purpose,
    • 10 usages of the relative pronoun,
    • Positive and negative commands,

We use the teaching method of Reginald Foster OCD from his book Ossa Latinitatis Sola, and its forthcoming companion volume Ossa Ostensa Book 3 by Laura Pooley. This course covers most of the Fourth Experience in ten weekdays.

The material presumed for this course is listed above for the First (Beginners) and Third Experiences (Intermediate).

Students wishing more instruction are encouraged to enrol also in Reading Cicero’s Letters, LA811.              A discount is offered when enrolling with us in both courses.

Location: Benedictine Institute,
74 Castlebar Road, Ealing W5 2DD

0208 194 2320

Enrol for both weeks: 15 – 26 August, weekdays.

Hours of instruction: Summer courses 2022 are intended to be held in person, but we hope accessible online as well. Our Daily sessions last 3 hours with a break. Hours of instruction will be determined by 4 July to accommodate the location of on-line participants.

Enrol directly with us for the full not-for-credit course. Fee: £320.

A fuller description of the course is available here.
Contact Clare, the Registrar at this linked email address.