Why study latin?

United States, 1951

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

A visit to high school Latin class where the teacher and several of the students explain why studying Latin is important to them. The film covers the values of Latin to an understanding of history, an appreciation of literature and a mastering of English, and the practical usefulness of Latin to many professions including those of law and medicine.

How to watch

This work has not been digitised and is currently unavailable to view online. It may be possible for approved reseachers to view onsite at ACMI.

Learn more about accessing our collection

Collection

In ACMI's collection

Credits

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Duration

00:10:43:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1951

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/74742--why-study-latin/ |title=Why study latin? |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=27 November 2022 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}