Cambridge University Latin Taster Day for Beginners

The full programme for the Cambridge Latin Taster Day for beginners is now out. All students of secondary school age are welcome. There are small group Latin Lessons to provide an introduction to the language, and taster lectures to give you a sense of what the study of the Ancient World is all about.

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A limited number of hardship travel bursaries are available to help those who would otherwise be unable to attend. You can apply for a bursary during the booking process. The day will take place in the Classics Faculty, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA.

Latin Taster Day Programme : Saturday 22 April 2017

10.15–10.45:   Registration and coffee (Room G.21)

10.45–11.40:   Learning Latin I

11.45–12.00:   Break (Room G.21)

12.00–12.45:   Lecture: ‘May the bear strike him’: Ancient Curses
(Dr Nick Zair, Room G.21)

12.45–1.45:     Lunch

1.45–2.45:       Learning Latin II

2.45–3.00:       Break

3.00–3.45:       Lecture: Finding Ordinary Romans
(Dr Jerry Toner, Room G.21)