An Introduction to their language and culture
What do we do?
The course offers a full immersion experience of Roman life, in a mix of grammar, history, literature, poetry, music and drama.
Who is it open to?
Lessons are for beginners and intermediate level, all ages from teenagers to seniors.
How do we study?
The course will be interactive, with a part of lectures (Aesop’s tales, Aeneid..) and group discussions on politics and society (Republic vs Empire, slavery, war tactics…) movies and videos (by Mel Brooks, Marlon Brando, Asterix and Obelix…).
We will recite Shakespeare, Catullus and Julius Caesar and listen to classical and modern music and admire art masterpieces inspired by Roman history. Our teacher, Dale Wang (graduated at the Canterbury University), will conduct us through 3 or 4 focus points in each lesson, following a historical progression.
Where and when we meet?
The venue is to be confirmed, in the City Centre, near Victoria Street. The meetings will be held in the afternoon, day to be agreed with the students (from 5.15 to 6.15/6.30pm).
Cost: $80 per term of 8 lessons
Starting: end of February
For more information and any question, please email Silvia Maggioni.
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