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Latin Course for Teens

Want to learn Latin? Latin is not a dead language – and, with a little effort, you can learn to read it. For ages 13-18.


About the Course

This is a rigorous course in classical Latin for committed teens taught by Dr. Gregory Rowe (UVic).

By year’s end you will be able to read poems by Catullus, the medieval Bayeux Tapestry, and the Latin translations of Dr. Seuss and Harry Potter.

The course runs from September to April, and you have to start at the beginning, in September!


Course Supplies

The course is free but a text book is required.

Wheelock’s Latin, 7th edition.by Frederic M. Wheelock

Purchasing: New and used copies are available for purchase at the University of Victoria Bookstore.

Borrowing: Some copies are available for loan from GVPL.  Please email teens@gvpl.ca to request a copy. First come, first serve. One copy is always available for reference use at the Nellie McClung Branch.


Course Dates and Location

Nellie McClung Branch
Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
September 15 – December 8 (13 weeks)

Registration begins September 6, 2016.

Questions? Contact teens@gvpl.ca