2018 Daily Routine and Programme

8.00 – 8.45 BREAKFAST 5.00-5.20 Grammar Revision (beginners)
9.00 – 10.00 Session 1 5.00 – 6.15 Private Study Time
10.00-11.40 Private Study Time 6.15 – 7.00 SUPPER
11.40 – 12.40 Session 2 7.15 – 8.15 Evening Lecture
12.40 – 1.30 LUNCH 8.15 DVDs Shown (optional)
1.30 – 2.15 Grammar Clinic (optional) 10.15 Curfew (15-16s)
2.30 – 4.00 Private Study Time 10.30 Curfew (17s)
4.00 – 5.00 Session 3 11.00 QUIET IN HOUSES

 Daily Variations – Clinics, Trips and Speakers

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Mon July 23rd
  5.40pm Welcome session / group allocation then supper
  7.00-8.00pm Introductory teaching session – in classrooms
  8.00pm Welcome party
Tues July 24th
  1.30pm Clinic: purpose / indirect command      Advanced Clinic: tackling tough texts
  7.15pm Mr. Anthony Bowen, Jesus College, Cambridge  The Sound of Latin
Wed July 25th
  1.30pm Clinic: fearing clauses     Advanced Clinic: scansion (elegiacs)
  7.15pm Quiz Night!
Thurs July 26th
  1.30pm Basic Clinic: result clauses      Advanced Clinic: tackling Ovid unseens
  7.15pm Prof. Llew Morgan, Brasenose College, Oxford – Hercules: Beyond the Musclebound Thug
Fri July 27th
  1.30pm Clinic: conditional clauses     Advanced Clinic: gerunds and gerundives
  7.15pm Prof. Matthew Leigh, St Anne’s College, Oxford – Visions of Rome in Aeneid 8 and 10
Sat July 28th
  11.00pm Session start time for all groups
  12.40pm Talk for everyone going on the Wales trip tomorrow
  1.20pm Lunch for all those staying on site over the weekend
Sun July 29th
  9.00am Breakfast and packed lunch collection
  9.30am Coach for Caerleon and Caerwent (return c.5.30pm)
  7.15pm Dr. Ben Kane (novelist) The Life of the Roman Legionary
Mon July 30th
  1.30pm Clinic: participles (+ abl. abs.)      Advanced Clinic: miscellaneous uses of the subjunctive
  7.15pm Dr. Genevieve Lively, Bristol University Ovid’s Foolish Noddy: Looking Again at Narcissus
Tues July 31st
  1.30pm Clinic: indirect statements      Advanced: extended oratio obliqua
  7.15pm Mr. Stephen Bird, Head of Heritage Services, Bath  The Baths and Temple of Aquae Sulis
Wed August 1st
  2.00pm Trip to Bath – time in the city during the day then visit to the Roman site in the evening
  All pm Hellenic Book Service
Thurs August 2nd
  All day Hellenic Book Service
  1.30pm Basic Clinic: gerunds and gerundives     Advanced Clinic: key constructions – English into Latin
  7.15pm Dr. Costas Panayotakis, Glasgow University – Plautus and the Origins of Roman Literature
Fri August 3rd
  All morning Hellenic Book Service
  1.00/5.00pm Roman Cookery Lesson (costs a little extra but then you eat it for lunch!) – limited places
  1.30pm Basic Clinic: introduction to lit. crit.    Advanced Clinic: key constructions – English into Latin
  7.30pm Staff production of a Plautus Play followed by Fancy Dress Party (big prizes!!)
Sat August 4th
  9.00am Normal teaching session (wind-up of texts if necessary or an unseen!)
  10.00am Supervised cleaning, tidying and packing in houses
  11.00am Back to classes for questionnaires / certificates
  11.30am Plenary session in lecture room
  12.00pm End of Latin Camp! 
  12.30pm Coach departs for Bath Spa station (should arrive by 2.00pm)