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GCSE Latin, Greek and Classics Private Tuition

“Assiduus usus uni rei deditus et ingenium et artem saepe vincit. [Constant practice devoted to one subject often outdoes both intelligence and skill.] – Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman orator

The study of GCSE Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation develops enquiring minds and cosmopolitan attitudes, qualities which are at a premium in the modern workplace.  GCSE Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation encourage students to develop their analytic thought, their argumentative reasoning, and their skill in handling rhetoric. As well as being a fascinating subject matters, Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation are rigorous, challenging GCSEs that are highly regarded both by top universities and by employers.

Private tuition at LCC Learning is carried out by tutors who have extensive experience of teaching Latin and Greek in top London academic institutions. They are well versed in the GCSE Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation curricula and have a strong track record of guiding students to examination success.  They 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. They aim to ignite in their students a fascination with the past and to instil in them a spirit of independent learning which will guide them through their university careers and beyond.

Students are introduced to key aspects of Greek civilisation and the Roman Empire covered on the GCSE curricula, including their social issues, politics, slavery, religion, mythology, entertainment and everyday life. Private tuition at LCC Learning also provides students with support in reading Greek and Latin literature, both poetry and prose. In their private tuition sessions, student learn how to understand works of literature in their 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. Through private tuition at LCC Learning students develop a strong grasp of Greek and Latin grammar and are taught various techniques to broaden their vocabulary. Our students also taught appropriate exam technique in order that they achieve their full potential in their GCSE Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation examinations.

Topics and areas of study in the LCC Learning GCSE Latin and Greek Classical Civilisation Course

  • Greek and Roman contexts
    • Social life and entertainment
    • Mythology
    • Roman historical writing
    • Greek and Latin literature in verse
    • Greek and Latin literature in prose
    • Interpretation of historical sources
  • Language
    • Greek and Latin vocabulary
    • Grammar
    • Syntax

LCC Learning tutors can be seen for private tuition on a regular or occasional basis. Our private tuition covers all the GCSE examination boards (OCR, AQA, Edexcel and WJEC).

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