Latin

ELEMENTARY · MIDDLE · HIGH

Why study Latin?

BENEFITS

Standout Factor

Top admission officers at elite universities like Harvard and the University of Chicago and at elite liberal arts colleges like Hamilton and Middlebury love Latin as much as we do. Learn more

English

Latin students increase their English word power, writing skills, critical thinking, and study skills in all subjects. Learn more

#1 SAT
Reading & Writing

Latin students increase their SAT reading and writing score by 162 points, consistently getting the highest score out of all other language and non-language learners. Based on study conducted by the College Board. Learn more

#1 GRE Verbal

Latin students get the highest GRE score out of all 270 majors entering graduate school. Based on study conducted by the ETS. Learn more

#1 LSAT
#1 GPA

Latin students get an LSAT score and GPA higher than all college students entering law school. Based on study conducted by Pepperdine Law School. Learn more

#1 MCAT English
#1 Acceptance Rate

Latin students get admitted into medical school at an acceptance rate of 50%, the highest out of all majors. Based on study conducted by Creighton University, Department of Biology. Learn more

What is unique about our Latin program?

EMERSON'S LATIN

Only at Emerson

We teach a structured and comprehensive program from beginner to advanced, from SAT to AP, not offered anywhere else in Korea

Oxford University Method

Learn to read Latin earlier than other programs while mastering grammar

Accelerated Program

We cover at least 1 chapter per class, as colleges do, which is faster than other middle and high school programs in the US

Teacher

You’ll be taught by a teacher who has studied Latin since middle school, who studied Latin on his own ahead of his classmates throughout high school, who received the department’s top honor as a Classics major in college

Program Content

LEVELS 1-3

Level 1

  • Adapted reading

  • Beginning to intermediate grammar

  • Basic vocabulary

Level 2

  • Adapted reading

  • Original reading

  • Advanced grammar

  • SAT Latin vocabulary

  • SAT Prep

Level 3

  • History

  • Epic poetry

  • Lyric poetry

  • Speeches

  • Letters

  • AP Prep

TEST PREP

SAT Latin

  • Test strategies and tips

  • Review of grammar and forms

  • Real practice with National Latin Exams

  • Real practice with SAT Latin Exams

AP Latin

  • Test strategies and tips

  • Review of advanced grammar

  • Review of Caesar and Virgil

  • Real practice with AP sight passages

  • Real practice with AP Latin writing

  • Real practice with AP Latin Exams

Program Structure

LEVELS 1-3

  • Each level lasts 2 terms, fall and spring

  • Prepare for the SAT Latin in 2 years

  • Prepare for the AP Latin in 3 years

Fall

  • Course starts in the end of August

  • Class meets 1 time/week for 15 weeks

  • 2.5 class hours

  • 2.5 study hours

Spring

  • Course starts in January

  • Class meets 1 time/week for 15 weeks

  • 2.5 class hours

  • 2.5 study hours

SAT LATIN

  • Course takes 15 classes

  • Take SAT Latin after finishing Level 2

  • Available based on demand

Fall & Spring

  • Course starts in October for SAT in December

  • Course starts in April for SAT in June

  • Class meets 2 times/week

  • 3 class hours

  • 3 study hours

Winter Break

  • Course starts in mid-December to the 1st week of January, lasting 3 weeks

  • Class meets 5 times/week

  • 3 class hours

  • 3 study hours

Summer Break

  • 1st session starts in June, lasting 5 weeks

  • 2nd session starts in July, lasting 5 weeks

  • Class meets 3 times/week

  • 3 class hours

  • 3 study hours

AP LATIN

  • Course takes 15 classes

  • Take AP Latin after finishing Level 3

  • Available based on demand

Spring

  • Course starts in March for AP Exam in May

  • Class meets 2 times/week

  • 3 class hours

  • 3 study hours

Winter Break

  • Course starts in mid-December to the 1st week of Jan, lasting 3 weeks

  • Class meets 5 times/week

  • 3 class hours

  • 3 study hours

Summer Break

  • 1st session starts in June, lasting 5 weeks

  • 2nd session starts in July, last 5 weeks

  • Class meets 3 times/week

  • 3 class hours

  • 3 study hours

Latin Benefits

1

2

3

4

5

6

Other Courses

Latin

logo-emerson-latin-transparent.png

TEXT ON KAKAO 24 HOURS

ID: emersonlatin

Schedule a Placement Test

or Free Consultation

Open Hours

T W Th Fri 9am-1pm, 2-6pm

Sat Sun 9am-1pm

Please make an appointment

in advance.

Address

Seoul, Gangnam-gu

25 Nonhyeon-ro 175-gil

Dabo Building #305

Map & Directions

Emerson Latin offers a complete Latin curriculum, grades 5-12, from the beginner to the SAT and AP Exam, along with selective courses in English language, literature, and composition. We meet in small groups either online or in our classroom in Apgujeong, Seoul.

The teacher is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Golden Key International Honour Society, and American Classics League.

© 2020 Emerson Latin