Centre for Continuing Education

Latin Course: Reading for Pleasure

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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.

For advanced students wishing to maintain or improve their knowledge through an intensive study of classical texts. Active class participation is encouraged.


Reading selections from the prescribed text.


To read at the required level with fluency and enjoyment.

Suitable for

Assumes an advanced knowledge.


The class will be reading selections from Ovid’s Metamorphoses.

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.


  • Expert trainer
  • Small class size (~20 max)
  • Central location

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

What others say.

  • This Latin reading group began twenty years ago and this is only the second teacher we have had. Our tutor facilitates lively interaction and encourages our participation. The Monday morning class has become part of our lives. Long may it continue.