A Level Latin, Greek and Classics Private Tuition
“Nescire autem quid antequam natus sis acciderit, id est semper esse puerum. (To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.)” – Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman Orator
As well as a fascinating subject matter, A Level Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation are rigorous, challenging topics that are highly regarded both by top universities and by employers. The Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation A Levels encourage students to develop their analytic thought, their argumentative reasoning, and their skill in handling rhetoric. The study of A Level Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation develops enquiring minds and cosmopolitan attitudes, qualities which are at a premium in the modern workplace.
Private tuition at LCC Learning is carried out by strong Classicists who possess a thorough, scholarly knowledge both of the Greek and Latin languages and of Greco-Roman civilisation in general. They are enthusiastic about all aspects of Classical studies, including Greco-Roman history and Greek and Latin literature. Having extensive experience of teaching in top London schools, they are also well versed in the curricula for A Level Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation and have a strong track record of guiding students to examination success.
Through private tuition at LCC Learning students develop a strong grasp of Latin and Greek grammar and are taught various techniques to broaden their vocabulary. Students are introduced to key aspects of Greek civilisation and the Roman Empire covered on the A Level curricula, including its social issues, philosophy, politics, warfare and everyday life. Private tuition at LCC Learning also pays close attention to Greek and Latin literature, both poetry and prose. In their private tuition sessions, students learn how to understand works of literature in their literary, historical, and cultural context, as well as how to recognise their themes and the literary techniques that authors employ in order to convey meaning and to strengthen the emotional impact of their work. Our students are encouraged to pursue wider reading in the subject, in preparation for the independent learning they will undertake during their university careers. They are also taught appropriate exam technique in order that they achieve their full potential in their A Level Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation examinations.
Topics and areas of study in the A Level Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation courses at LCC Learning
- Prose Comprehension
- Prose Composition
- Greek and Latin Literature in Verse
- Greek and Latin Literature in Prose
- Unseen Translation
- Everyday Life
- Greek Drama
- Roman Society and Thought
LCC Learning tutors can be seen for private tuition on a regular or occasional basis . They are able either to supplement normal classroom teaching or to provide the sole private tuition in A Level Latin. LCC Learning offers private tuition in those key subjects most respected by leading schools and universities. Our private tuition covers all the A Level examination boards (OCR, AQA, Edexcel and WJEC).