Centre for Continuing Education

Latin Course 201 (Level 5)

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If you want to learn Latin our Latin classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience while you learn. Learn Latin the smart way with Latin courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Suitable for those who have completed all levels up to 104 or who have completed 95 hours of recent face to face tuition.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Nouns and adjectives: further uses of the ablative case
  • Verbs: future participles; tenses of the subjunctive; subjunctive forms of irregular verbs; semi-deponent verbs
  • Syntax and other: ablative absolute; uses of the subjunctive in subordinate clauses; sequence of tenses


This course is delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Students should read the upcoming material before each meeting and complete the set exercises for homework. This is an essential part of learning and revising.

Prescribed text

Oxford Latin Course Part III – Student Book by Maurice Balme and James Morwood (Oxford University Press Second Edition) ISBN 9780199122288

Based on Chapters 34–41 of the above text. The text is used for activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice.

Textbooks should only be purchased after confirmation is received from us. This usually occurs up to 5 days prior to commencement.

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Please Note

Selected Language and Culture courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.


Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.

What others say.

  • I really appreciate the work of our tutor. A very gracious and helpful teacher who went above and beyond, providing us with supplementary materials and suggesting tips and exercises to help reinforce the material. I'm really looking forward to attending the next course!
  • I learnt so much in this course. It was interesting and inpiring.