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Language Course

Rome - Ancient languages and methodology courses - Summer 2023

Overview

For 2024: the courses will take place from July 8, 2024 till July 26, 2024. The details of the courses and the registration form will be made available by end of February 2024. 

Since 2010 the summer intensive courses in Rome have brought to the Eternal City hundreds of students who look for a perfect environment for the study of Latin, Ancient Greek, and Biblical Hebrew (3 weeks in duration).

In addition to Classical Languages, Polis Institute and the Holy Cross University opened a methodology course in order to train teachers according to the Polis method.

The language courses last for three weeks, while the methodology course lasts for two weeks. Students of the Holy Cross University can submit a request to their dean for the credits received to be recognized.

Enrollment

Closed

Program Dates

Jul 3 – 21, 2023

Program Length

3 Weeks

Location

Rome

Courses

Latin

Level I

Total Hours

70 Academic Hours

Schedule

Monday - Friday, 9:00-13:00

Tuition

ILS 2,750

Requirements: No prior knowledge required

Textbook: Forum: Lectiones Latinitatis Vivae (not included in the course fee)

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Note on Groups:

Students are divided into groups of no more of 20 students each. The groups are not necessarily the same as levels, which depend on the previous knowledge of the students at the beginning of the courses. It could happen that one year all the groups belong to level 1, while another year all of them belong to level 3. Please note that level 3 is dependent on the level of the students enrolled, and so can change from year to year. Students who have already completed level 3 are encouraged to enroll and can be considered for a higher level certificate.

Museum/site entrance fees are the responsibility of the student.

Ancient Greek

Level I
Level Advanced

Total Hours

70 Academic Hours

Schedule

Monday - Friday, 9:00-13:00

Tuition

ILS 2,750

Requirements: Knowledge of the Greek alphabet

Textbook: Polis: Speaking Ancient Greek as a Living Language Level One, Student's Volume (not included in the fee)

Total Hours

70 Academic Hours

Schedule

Monday - Friday, 9:00-13:00

Tuition

ILS 2,750

This level requires having completed Ancient Greek Level II and offers a review of Ancient Greek Level III and an introduction to Ancient Greek Level IV.

Completing this level successfully allows the students to advance to level AG IV

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Optional Purchase: Polis: Speaking Ancient Greek as a Living Language Level One, Teacher's Volume

Note on Groups:
Students are divided into groups of no more of 20 students each. The groups are not necessarily the same as levels, which depend on the previous knowledge of the students at the beginning of the courses. It could happen that one year all the groups belong to level 1, while another year all of them belong to level 3. Please note that level 3 is dependent on the level of the students enrolled, and so can change from year to year.

Museum/site entrance fees are the responsibility of the student.

Biblical Hebrew

Level 1

Total Hours

80 Academic Hours

Schedule

Monday - Friday, 13:00 - 17:30

Tuition

ILS 2,950

Book: A booklet will be provided at the beginning of the course (included in the course fee)

Prerequisite: Knowledge of the Hebrew alphabet.

Tools for learning Hebrew

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Note on Groups:
Students are divided into groups of no more of 20 students each. The groups are not necessarily the same as levels, which depend on the previous knowledge of the students at the beginning of the courses. It could happen that one year all the groups belong to level 1, while another year all of them belong to level 3. Please note that level 3 is dependent on the level of the students enrolled, and so can change from year to year.

Museum/site entrance fees are the responsibility of the student.

Methodology for Language Teachers

Total Hours

30 Academic Hours

Dates

July 3, 2023 – July 13, 2023

Schedule

Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 17:00

Tuition

ILS 1,650

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Requirements: The methodology lessons are held in English with the exception of the Practical Exercises, which require some competence in the target language (Latin, Ancient Greek, or Biblical Hebrew). Students need to be registered in a language course in addition to the methodology course.

Museum/site entrance fees are the responsibility of the student.

How to Apply
Fees

Admissions

To be admitted, please follow the application procedure.

  • Fill out an application form
    Online.
  • Pay the tuition fee.

Fees

Early Registration Discount

ILS 200

Discount is available for students who register and pay in full by May 1, 2023.The early registration discount applies only to courses that cost more than 1300 shekels.

Tuition Fee
Latin
Level I
Ancient Greek
Level I
Ancient Greek
Level Advanced
Biblical Hebrew
Level 1
Methodology for Language Teachers
ILS 2750ILS 2750ILS 2750ILS 2950ILS 1650