Latin: The Language, The History, The Future

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Course code:†PL1662F

A fascinating short course that will help you learn some basics of the Latin language as well as investigating the history and use of the language and what the future may hold for it.

When and where

Dates

From 22 Jun 2024
Sat 10:00-15:00

One day

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22 Jun 2024

10:00 to 15:00

Location

Dorchester Library and Learning Centre†

Charles Street

Dorchester
DT1 1EE


Cost

Fees and concessions

The fee for this course is £33.00.

The full (undiscounted) tuition fee for this course is £33.00, the concession rate is £16.00.

Who

Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

enquiries@salbcp.com

01202 123444

What the course is about

<p>This course will be of interest to anyone wanting to learn more about Latin at a basic level in a fun and friendly group. Topics may include:</p>

<ul>
<li>An introduction to reading, writing and speaking in Latin</li>
<li>Investigating and discussing the long and fascinating history of Latin and how it has played such an important part in world language development, politics, culture and the sciences.</li>
<li>Discover how Latin is used now and how important it is to every one of us.</li>
<li>Discuss what the future may hold for Latin and how it is portrayed in modern day media and culture.</li>
</ul>

<p>Some of the skills you gain on this course could help increase your opportunities for employment or working within the community. Learning takes place in a friendly classroom setting, which is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people.</p>

<p>Practice at home and completion of homework is advisable to enhance your learning experience.</p>

<p>This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course.†</p>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>There are no pre-course admission sessions or interviews in order to enrol on this course.</p>

<p>Please ensure you have read and understood our STEPS guidance in order to accurately enrol upon the correct level course for you.</p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>Your tutor will work with you to develop a Personal Development Plan (PDP) which will help you review your progress towards achieving your goals during the course.†</p>

<p>There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.</p>

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>This is a Beginners course and anyone is welcome. You will be expected to have no experience in the subject or very basic knowledge of the subject, including some memory of the subject from school.</p>

Materials and costs

<p>You will need a notebook, pen and A4 folder.†</p>

<p>During the first session your tutor may discuss additional materials to bring if possible.</p>

Next Step

<p>Following the successful completion of this course you may want to look at other language or history courses with Skills & Learning.†</p>

<p>Other courses at the next levels may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.</p>

Additional information

<p><strong>English, maths and computing skills:</strong> all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.<br />
<strong>Refunds:</strong> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions</a> or in our brochure.<br />
<strong>Attendance:</strong> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible.<br />
<strong>Places on courses:</strong> many of our courses are in high demand. If you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner; you will not be eligible for a refund it it is outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.<br />
<strong>Fully funded learners:</strong> if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.<br />
<strong>Home study:</strong> you will be required to do significant†study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.<br />
<strong>Proof of identity:</strong> please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.<br />
<strong>Off-site activities:</strong> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.<br />
<strong>Parking at centres:</strong> parking at centres may be limited; please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Refreshments:</strong> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Unspent Criminal Convictions</strong> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions</a>.<br />
If you have any <strong>accessibility or disability issues</strong> that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course, please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail <a href="mailto:enquiries@salbcp.com">enquiries@salbcp.com</a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.</p>