VETERUM SAPIENTIA: LAY SECTION June 24-30, 2018

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VETERUM SAPIENTIA: LAY SECTION June 24-30, 2018

Post by bedwere » Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:06 pm

VETERUM SAPIENTIA: LAY SECTION

Sunday, June 24, 2018 3 p.m. through Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 12 p.m.

Description:
VETERUM SAPIENTIA LAY SECTION is a response to public demand for a laymen’s version of the original Veterum Sapientia Latin-immersion program for clerics founded at Belmont Abbey College in 2013. In both its sections, clerical and lay, Veterum Sapientia helps participants “get their feet under them” when it comes to speaking Latin, or to helping those already on the road to proficiency improve. Readings at VS focus on Christian Latin of all major genres and historical periods. Ecclesiastical pronunciation is the norm for teaching and conversation. Speakers of Latin at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels will benefit from intensive work in subgroups of their peers, to enhance participants’ growth and confidence. See also program description for Veterum Sapientia (clerical section).

Location:
BAC main campus; classes in Robert Stowe Hall, second floor; food and housing in Belmont Abbey College facilities.

Practicalities:
Introductory tuition rate $450 pp for enrollment before April 15;
$550 before May 15;
$650 thereafter
Room+Full Board package an additional $320 (flat rate) with double-occupancy dorm accommodation.
Single rooms may be reserved subject to availability on payment of a supplement. Participants who prefer hotel accommodations may book rooms for themselves at the nearby Hampton Inn at a discounted Belmont Abbey College rate (note: you MUST make specific reference to the “BAC-VSLS rate” when you make the reservation to get the discounted rate.)

Eligibility:
Open to anyone (lay or clerical) over age 18 who has completed three years of high school Latin or one year of college Latin, or equivalent. Applications from participants with experience differing significantly from the foregoing will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

http://belmontabbeycollege.edu/latinimmersion/

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Re: VETERUM SAPIENTIA: LAY SECTION June 24-30, 2018

Post by Markos » Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:50 pm

Reasonably priced, and in a beautiful part of the country. I can vouch for the excellence of at least one of the teachers. (Bedwere himself.) Highly recommended.

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Re: VETERUM SAPIENTIA: LAY SECTION June 24-30, 2018

Post by bedwere » Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:46 pm

Markos is very generous, but the really excellent teacher is Nancy (Annula) Llewellyn. She studied under Fr. Reginald Foster, who has her in high esteem, and has a remarkable talent to make everyone in the classroom speak by making use of the more advanced students to help the less proficient.

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Re: VETERUM SAPIENTIA: LAY SECTION June 24-30, 2018

Post by mwh » Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:40 pm

Even as a graduate student Nancy was a vigorous proponent of speaking Latin and an enthusiastic practitioner, stimulated by her earlier association with the extraordinary Reginald Foster. I’m sure bedwere is right to praise her teaching, and this looks to be a fine program for anyone wanting to undergo a one-week course in Christian Latin.

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