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Latin to be taught in state schools

Latin to be taught in state schools in a bid to make the language less 'elitist'

7/31/2021 7:15:00 PM

Latin to be taught in state schools in a bid to make the language less 'elitist'

A £4 million Latin Excellence Programme will see the ancient language offered to 40 state schools in England as part of a four-year pilot.

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How many state school teachers can teach Latin? Sweet fucking Jesus - the absurdity of Gavin Williamson Good luck with that,they can hardly speak Englush How about English In England About time too Magnus nuntium To what benefit. Leave it for the elite and and their weird rituals. We have dialects and slang.

I suspected that Brexit was going to send us back a few ages, but I assumed we'd still be speaking English. Teaching a dead language. Why? That’s good news. Learning Latin is the basis of a lot of subjects so it’s about time.

Latin to be introduced at 40 state secondaries in England£4m scheme will form part of government effort to counter subject’s reputation as elitist Makes sense since so many people speak Latin. 🥴 Quid pro quo why ffs?

Latin to be introduced at 40 state secondaries in England£4m scheme will form part of government effort to counter subject’s reputation as elitist Makes sense since so many people speak Latin. 🥴 Quid pro quo why ffs?

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My critical inner voice is driving me to distraction. Can I get it to shut up? | Romesh RanganathanThe key to getting rid of it is to think less, apparently. This seems the opposite of what I’ve been taught