Classical Latin OpenCourseWare: The Open University's Free Undergraduate Course on Classical Latin

Published Feb 15, 2009

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The Open University offers its 'Getting Started on Classical Latin' course as free OpenCourseWare (OCW). The course is an introductory course in classical Latin. The original course was designed for Humanities, Classical Studies and Linguistics students.

Getting Started on Classical Latin: Course Specifics

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Getting Started on Classical Latin: Course Description

This course introduces classical, or ancient, Latin to students who have had little to no Latin training. The course looks at basic Latin grammar and pronunciation and the connections between classical Latin and modern English. Specific topics include inflexion, Latin and English links, pronunciation, cases and parts of speech among other topics. The original course was designed for Humanities, Classical Studies and Linguistics students. This course was given in a lecture format.

This OpenCourseWare includes lecture notes and activity questions. If you're interested in taking this free course, visit the learning a classical language - Latin! course page.