Teaching beginners Latin with text and translation

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Funded by the Subject Centre for History, Classics & Archaeology through the JISC Distributed e-Learning Programme Phase I, the Leeds Latin Project is developing a distinctive approach to Latin teaching via its use of original texts and promotion of pro-active and independent learning.

The course in its entirety is designed to cover enough of the basic principles of the language to facilitate progression to a standard where students are able to read authors in second- and third-year options of their degree courses in the original language. A final stage of the project is currently under construction which will be an interactive on-line version of the course, which, once fully developed and trialled at Leeds, is to be freely available on the internet.