Twenty-Sixth Annual Summer Language Program

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May 24 – July 15, 2021

For information and inquiries, please contact the Instructor:
Dr. Ben DeSmidt
E: ddesmidt@carthage.edu  Tel: (608) 354-7761
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Prepare for the
 Language Proficiency Exams
Emphasis on Reading and Translating Classical Latin
For all Graduate Students in the Arts & Sciences, or for any motivated college or high school student or
other adult desiring to read in the language 
Online course in “real time.” Students fully participate by listening & speaking, translating and posing questions. Take
from any location or from home. One year of college Classical Latin in 8 weeks. Access to the Internet required. 
Intensive Course; No previous language knowledge required 
Time commitment – approximately 30 hrs/week. Objective: To reach an intermediate level of
reading Latin prose and be prepared to enroll in a second year college course in Latin. 
 Meetings: Mondays & Thursdays, 6:15pm –9:15pm EST
8 Weeks: May 24 – July 15, 2021
(48 hours of instruction approximate 4 semester hours). Grammar presentations.
Vocabulary study. Translating. Sight Reading. 
High success rate. The Instructor, Dr. Ben DeSmidt, teaches at Carthage College, Wisconsin. Ph.D. graduate from Columbia University (’06) in Classics, where he taught various levels of Latin and Greek.  
 Limited Space Available. Admission on first-come, first-serve basis. Applications accepted
November 1, 2020– May 1, 2021
Course Fee: $1250
Application Deadline: May 1, 2021

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