Conversational Latin and Greek

Telepaideia classes are taught online in small groups. The Fall 2016 semester runs for ten weeks and begins the week of September 25th. To enroll, please fill out the form linked at the bottom of the page and pay by credit card. Information about Google Hangout technology and instructions on how to join the classes will be emailed one week before the start of the class.

Continuing Education Units (CEU's) are available for Telepaideia courses. Students interested in taking the course for CEU credit should indicate this on their application and will be asked to submit a short (1/2-page) written reflection at the end of the course.

Conversational Latin and Greek

Conversational Latin for Beginners

Course Description: This Latin conversation class is designed to allow participants to practice speaking Latin as an active language.  
Level: This course is intended for beginning Latin speakers who know the basics of Latin grammar.
Textbook: Instructor will provide materials. 
Schedule: Section 1: Mondays at 7pm EST. Section 2: Mondays at 8pm EST. Section 3: Sundays at 3pm EST. Section 4 (FULL): Tuesdays at 9pm EST. NB: Section 3 will begin the week of October 9th.
InstructorSusan Rasmussen (Sections 1 and 2), Jonathan Arrington (Section 3), and David Hewett (Section 4).
Tuition: $200
Sections capped at: 5 students

Intermediate Conversational Latin: Petronius' Cena Trimalchionis (FULL)

Course Description: Students in this course will read Petroius' Cena Trimalchionis. This text will serve as material and as inspiration for practicing extemporaneous conversation in Latin.
Level: This course is intended for intermediate Latin speakers.
Textbook: Hans Orberg's edition, available here and here.
Schedule: Mondays at 8pm EST
InstructorMarcello Lippiello
Tuition: $200
Sections capped at: 5 students

Advanced Conversational Latin: Suetonius' De vita Caesarum

Course Description: This Latin conversation class is designed to allow participants to practice speaking Latin as an active language. Students will read and discuss the text in Latin.
Level: This course is intended for experienced Latin speakers.
Textbook: Instructor will provide materials.
Schedule: Fridays at 2pm EST
InstructorZoltán Tomkó
Tuition: $200
Sections capped at: 5 students

Advanced Conversational Latin: Plautus

Course Description: This Latin conversation class is designed to allow participants to practice speaking Latin as an active language. Students will read and discuss the text in Latin.
Level: This course is intended for experienced Latin speakers.
Textbook: Instructor will provide materials.
Schedule: Thursdays at 8pm EST
InstructorMarcello Lippiello
Tuition: $200
Sections capped at: 5 students

Conversational Greek for Beginners (FULL)

Course Description: This Ancient Greek conversation class is designed to allow participants to practice speaking Greek as an active language.  
Level: This course is intended for beginner Greek speakers who know the basics of Greek grammar.
Textbook: Instructor will provide materials. 
Schedule: Sundays at 2pm EST
InstructorZoltán Tomkó
Tuition: $200
Sections capped at: 5 students

Intermediate-Advanced Conversational Greek

Course Description: This Ancient Greek conversation class is designed to allow participants with an advanced working knowledge to practice speaking Greek as an active language. The discussions will include a number of subjects like the importance of myths and cultural memory in ancient societies based on the example of Roman mythology; but also different aspects of religion, history, politics and philosophy will be discussed. Thus, the students will practice the active use of the language and increase their vocabulary in these topics. 
Level: This course is intended for those with experience speaking Ancient Greek.
Textbook: Instructor will provide materials. 
Schedule: Sundays at 12pm EST
InstructorZoltán Tomkó
Tuition: $200
Sections capped at: 5 students

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To register for a Telepaideia course, please fill out this enrollment form and pay by credit card. Enrollment fees are non-refundable. If you have any questions, please email info@paideia-institute.org. 

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