Find Classes
Log In
World Languages

Latin for Beginners | Ages 12-16 | Fall Semester Class

Join this 8-week, introductory Latin class to read, speak and write Latin using So You Really Want to Learn Latin written by NRR Oulton
Janella A.
37 total reviews for this teacher
New class
30 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 8 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Tue Sep 6

Sep 6 - Oct 25 (8 weeks)
9:30pm - 10pm
Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

Your child will learn:

> how to translate from Latin to English and from English to Latin

> how to construct a Latin sentence

> first conjugation verbs in the present and future tense 

> first declension nouns in the nominative, accusative and dative cases
I am passionate about the role of Latin in developing a child's intellect.  Studying Latin builds your child's vocabulary: teaching them words like spectare (to gaze) from which we get the noun spectacles and spectator as well as the verb to spectate.  Latin  also 'sensitises' your child's mind, making them aware of how sentences are constructed and how to use verb tenses and prepositions correctly.  This helps your child to understand complex texts and to write well.  

Before joining Outschool, I was the headmistress of a primary school (elementary school principal) and I have been a fully qualified classroom teacher for twenty years.  I have a postgraduate qualification in education leadership and a bachelor’s degree in primary education.  I originally trained in the United States but I qualified in the United Kingdom and I work in London.  I have studied Latin for over five years and my teaching experience means that I understand how to explain concepts in English and Latin grammar simply and structure lessons well.

I have worked with wide range of learners including gifted children; children with special educational needs or disabilities as well as children with a wide range of personalities and levels of motivation.  If you have any questions or worries about your learner - please send me a message as I am happy to listen, discuss or advise.
You must learn the set vocabulary by heart by testing yourself, for about 10 minutes, three or four times per week.  You can also ask for extra homework which is usually in the form of short passages to be translated into Latin.
 1 file available upon enrollment
Lined paper or exercise book Pencils or a pen with black or blue ink (for writing) A pen with green ink (for corrections) A highlighter A ruler Index cards A small glue stick
A short report is sent at the end of the course.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
A book list is sent after enrollment.


Janella A.
Lives in the United Kingdom
Janella A. BA (hons) Writing Composition & Latin
37 total reviews
64 completed classes

About Me

My name is Janella and I teach lessons that help your child to write well.  These classes include English grammar, Latin grammar and writing composition.  

Reading is one of my favourite things to do and I love visiting libraries, museums and... 
© 2022 Outschool, Inc.