The Association for Latin Teaching

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Option Groups

Lectures, excursions and events

Excursions and Events

ARLT SUMMER SCHOOL 2012 - Moreton Hall

Tasting of Roman wines from the Wroxeter vineyard

Visit to to Wroxeter,  including a guided tour of the Roman domus and subsequent visit to the Wroxeter vineyard

Visit to Much Wenlock with time to take the The Wenlock Walk and explore the Olympian history of the town. This was wonderfully illustrated by the subsequent talk given by Chris Cannon

Tour of Roman Chester, guided by our very own optio. Visit to the  Grosvenor Stones Museum plus education talk and hands on of artefacts.

Handouts and notes from some of the option groups and lectures can be found in the For Teachers section

ARLT at Wroxeter

Much Wenlock and


Optime respondenti

ARLT Quiz 2012

winning team

   The Storytellers

   Rosie Wyles and volunteers

ARLT entertains

Oratio directoris - Robert Grant - video

Roger Davies has a little list - video

Practise the basics with Mr and Mrs North and Hillard - video

Option Group A (1) adapts the story of Semele for a Classics lesson  -  video

with a little help from Jeremy Kyle

Option Group A2 adapts the story of Semele, with a special report from the Emergency Room  mp3

Lynda Goss and Sara Parnaby in a sketch which shows that very little has changed mp3

Geoffrey Osborne recites from Virgil’s Georgics mp3


Lynda and Sarah re-enact  the Social Services sketch

Option A

How to Read Virgil

John Hazell

Teaching WJEC

Liz  Scott

The Epistle of James

Geoffrey Osborne

Adapting texts for classroom drama

Allison Caplan, Robert Grant

How to effectively teach a language

David Carter

Option B

Read it Right

Wilf O’Neill

Sharing practice and resources for CLC

Steven Hunt

Greek Tragedy; new plays for AS

Laura Beech

Tacitus Annals XV

Alison Henshaw

Option C

Latin prose and verse lit. For GCSE

Helen Morrsison

Making websites without tears

Alex Smith

Historical background to the Aeneid

Fiona Gow

Comparative philology

John Hazell

Option D

Making the most of ARLT website

David Swift

Costume in comedy and tragedy

Rosie Wyles

Iliad XXIV

Pat Bunting

Sallust  Catiline

Hilary Walters

Brush up your rusty Latin

Peter Geall

Why History needs Art

Carrie Vout

Storytelling workshop

Steve Killick and Mark Rivitt

Oedipus Rex  in performance

Steve Killick and Mark Rivitt

Teaching and learning in a mixed-ability context

Tara Atkinson

Learning Latin as a foreign language during the Roman Empire

Eleanor Dickey

What to wear when entertaining the god - costume and mask in the ancient theatre

Rosie Wyles

Wenlock Olympian Society - the Olympic connection

Chris Cannon

Plutarch and Shakespeare

Chris Pelling