When the Romans first arrived in Caledonia, they were not welcomed by the locals. However, relations did improve with some tribes, as indicated by remains of Roman coins and goods found at the sites of some Celtic settlements. It is thought that some Celts even learned to speak Latin.

First broadcast:
14 November 2008

Students could discuss their ideas about why some tribes came to accept the Romans, while others did not. The clip highlights that the Celts and Romans spoke different languages - students could try communicating with each other without talking. Working in pairs, students could be given an item or phrase to try to communicate to their partner without words. What other ways are there of communicating?