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Factfile Why study Latin?

THE origins of many of the key ideas in Western culture including society, citizenship, empire, law or even love come directly from the Roman world.

Latin words make the roots of many English words and better Latin leads to a better and wider understanding of English vocabulary.

Many modern European languages have a much closer relationship to Latin. If Latin is known, learning French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian is much easier.

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