Daily Routine and Programme of Clinics, Trips and Speakers


8.00 – 8.45 BREAKFAST 5.00 – 6.00 Session 3
9.00 – 10.00 Session 1 6.00 – 7.00 SUPPER
10.00 – 11.40 Time for Private Study 7.00 – 8.00 Evening Lecture
11.40 – 12.40 Session 2 10.15 Curfew (15-16s)
12.40 – 1.30 LUNCH 10.30 Curfew (17s)
1.45 – 2.30 Grammar Clinics (optional) 11.00 QUIET IN HOUSES
2.30 – 5.00 Time for Private Study    


2022 Daily Variations – Clinics, Trips and Speakers

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Mon July 18th
  2.00pm Arrivals begin (staggered over the afternoon by house)
  5.40pm Welcome session / group allocation then supper
  7.00pm Introductory teaching session – in classrooms
  8.00pm Welcome party
Tues July 19th
  1.30pm GCSE and GCE Clinics: getting the most out of your time at Latin Camp
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE Clinic: tackling tough texts
  7.00pm Dr. Anthony Bowen, Jesus College, Cambridge  The Sound of Latin
Wed July 20th 
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: passive and deponent verbs            GCE Clinic: subjunctives: focus on mixed constructions
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE Clinic: approaching English-into-Latin sentences
  7.15pm Quiz Night!
Thurs July 21st
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: participles / ablative absolutes        GCE Clinic: conditional clauses
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE Clinic: key principles for extended prose composition passages
  7.15pm Prof. Caroline Vout, Christ’s College, Cambridge – The Ugliness of Ancient Art 
Fri July 22nd
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: different purpose constructions      GCE Clinic: indirect statement / basic oratio obliqua
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE Clinic: advanced oratio obliqua
  7.15pm Dr. Ben Kane (novelist) – Military Life on Hadrian’s Wall
Sat July 23rd
  11.00pm Session start time for all groups
  12.40pm Talk for everyone going on the Hadrian’s Wall trip tomorrow
  1.20pm Lunch for all those staying on site over the weekend
Sun July 24th
  9.00am Breakfast and packed lunch collection
  6.00am Coach departs for optional Hadrian’s Wall trip (return c.6.30pm)
  7.15pm Prof. Edith Hall, Durham University – Rescuing Dido from Augustan Propaganda
Mon July 25th
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: indirect commands and result        GCE Clinic: gerunds and gerundives
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE Clinic: Oxbridge applications and interviews (discussion panel with tutors who got in!)
  7.15pm Prof. Matthew Leigh, St. Anne’s College, Oxford – Livy: History as Example (special ref. to book 1)
Tues July 26th
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: indirect questions and fearing         GCE Clinic: scansion (elegiacs)
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE Clinic: CAT practice (verse)
  7.15pm Prof. Llew Morgan, Brasenose College, Oxford An Introduction to Horace
Wed July 27th
  11.00am Trip to York – Roman sites and various other attractions
  Afternoon Hellenic Book Service
Thurs July 28th
  All day Hellenic Book Service
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: indirect statements                           GCE Clinic: tackling Ovid unseens
  2.45pm Beyond -GCE Clinic: CAT practice (prose)
  7.15pm Prof. Costas Panayotakis, Glasgow University – Petronius’ Satirical Odyssey
Fri July 29th
  Morning Hellenic Book Service (closes at lunchtime)
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: mastering GCSE set texts               GCE Clinic: tackling Livy unseens
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE Clinic: harmony of sound and sense in Vergil
  7.30pm Staff production of a Plautus Play followed by Fancy Dress Party (big prizes!!)
Sat July 30th
  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!