Telepaideia Intensive Latin Online Course Spotlight

by Lynna Sutherland in Online Course Spotlights

This curriculum is designed for the individual student who wishes to learn Latin from the ground up from their home with the help of a dedicated and passionate Latinist.

Learn Latin from the ground up in the comfort of your home.

Claire Cunningham - Assistant Program Manager

Telepaideia Intensive Latin is designed for the individual student who wishes to learn Latin from the ground up from their home with the help of a dedicated and passionate Latinist. Classes are intimate, with only 5 students allowed in each class so that each participant receives individualized attention. 

Telepaideia Intensive Latin teaches Latin from scratch for high schoolers and above.


Telepaideia Intensive Latin: Facts at a Glance

Instructor/Company: The Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study
Website:  https://www.paideiainstitute.org/
Religious Perspective: None
Levels/Sections: High School
Age Range: High School and above.
Pronunciation (?): Classical and Ecclesiastical
Instruction Method (?): Individualized

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Get to Know Telepaideia Intensive Latin!

Who is the instructor of Telepaideia Intensive Latin?

The Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study is taught by our dedicated and passionate Latinists.

Is Telepaideia Intensive Latin a religious-based Latin course?

Telepaideia Intensive Latin is not a religious-based Latin course.

How many levels/sections of Telepaideia Intensive Latin are available?

Telepaideia Intensive Latin is for students with little to no knowledge of Latin (Paideia offers other courses for middle or high school students of other levels).

When students finish all levels of Telepaideia Intensive Latin, what do you recommend for continued Latin study?

Paideia offers many courses beyond Intensive Latin that would be of interest! We have both travel programs in Rome, as well as other online programs that allow for continuation of Latin study.

For which ages/grades is Telepaideia Intensive Latin most appropriate?

High School and above.

Does completion of Telepaideia Intensive Latin earn a student high school credit?

Some high school and university students have been able to earn credit from their institution for Telepaideia courses. If this is of interest, we encourage you to reach out at info@paideia-institute.org

How can homeschool parents know if their child is ready for Telepaideia Intensive Latin?

There is no placement test, as we start from the ground up in this course! If you have any concerns, please do write to us at info@paideia-institute.org - we can respond to your questions there, or put you in touch with the relevant teacher as needed.

How often and for how long does Telepaideia Intensive Latin meet?

Our semester offerings vary from season to season.

What curriculum, if any, does Telepaideia Intensive Latin use?

This depends on the individual class! We generally work from Wheelock or Lingua Latina, though the specific texts vary section to section, and the instructor also provides supplementary materials as needed for the student. 

Course Details for Telepaideia Intensive Latin

Which subjects are covered in Telepaideia Intensive Latin?

  • Latin grammar
  • Latin vocabulary
  • Latin pronunciation

Any and all of the categories listed above might be covered in Intensive Latin. With only five students in each class, the curriculum is almost infinitely tailorable. Each teacher has their own specialties and interests, of course, but they can also emphasize the things your child enjoys the most! 

Does Telepaideia Intensive Latin teach Classical or Ecclesiastical pronunciation {more info}?

Telepaideia Intensive Latin teaches Classical and/or Ecclesiastical pronunciation. The pronunciation method depends on the individual teacher's preference.

What approach to Latin learning does Telepaideia Intensive Latin use to teach language study {more info} ?

With only five students in each class, the curriculum is almost infinitely tailorable. Each teacher has their own specialties and interests, of course, but they can also emphasize the things your child enjoys the most! 

What resources do students need to purchase to participate in Telepaideia Intensive Latin?

This depends on the individual class! We generally work from Wheelock or Lingua Latina, though the specific texts vary section to section, and the instructor also provides supplementary materials as needed for the student. 

What other resources are provided as a part of Telepaideia Intensive Latin?

  • Live classes
  • Online tutoring
  • Supplementary materials as needed

Learn More about Telepaideia Intensive Latin

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Since its founding in 2010, Paideia has expanded its course offerings from in-person programs in Rome to online courses called "Telepaideia." Our Telepaideia courses are reasonably-priced and accessible to most (especially with scholarships, which are available).

They are also intimate, with only 5 students allowed in each class so that each participant receives individualized attention. Our semester offerings vary from season to season, and there are often reading courses geared towards high school students and teachers. One constant offering, however, is our Intensive Latin course, which teaches Latin from scratch for high schoolers and above.

We offer multiple sections of this course every semester, with a curriculum designed by the instructor, so that you will be able to choose which course your child will benefit from most — from Wheelock to Lingua Latina to Cambridge, we will have a section for you!

Other Online Courses from The Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study

  • Elementa: Teaching Literacy with Latin
  • Living Latin Online High School

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About the Author Lynna Sutherland

Lynna Sutherland is the mom of eight kids ranging in age from high school to preschool. She loves to encourage parents in grace-based, relationship-focused Christian parenting.

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