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Ecce Romani: First Year Middle School Latin, Part One

Become strong and confident in middle school Latin through this foundational course and be fully prepared for high school Latin next school year.

Total classes: 12

Prerequisite: None

Suggested grade level: 7th to 8th grade

Suggested credit: One full semester of Latin

Special Notes: This is Part One of a two-part course. Students are expected to register for Part Two offered in the spring. This is a beginner course with no prerequisite – it moves at a faster pace than the Introductory Middle School Latin course.


Students will be introduced to Latin grammar and vocabulary through the Ecce Romani I-A series. They will also be encouraged to use certain online resources to help them develop good study habits. This course will help prepare Middle School students for High School Latin courses and will explore both Classical and Ecclesiastical pronunciations.


Week 1: Chapter 1: Parts of Speech

Week 2: Chapter 1: How to Translate

Week 3: Chapter 2: Verbs and Subjects

Week 4: Chapter 2: Verbs – Linking, complements

Week 5: Chapter 3: Nouns and Adjectives

Week 6: Chapter 3: Translation and Review

Week 7: Chapter 4: Direct Objects

Week 8: Chapter 4: Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

Week 9: Chapter 5: Complementary Infinitives, Review

Week 10: Chapter 5: Aeneas

Week 11: Chapter 6: Infinitives and Impersonal Verbs

Week 12: Chapter 6: Nouns and Adjectives, Gender. Review for Final Exam

Materials and Homework

Course Materials: Ecce Romani IA 4th Edition ISBN-10: 0133610926 (https://tinyurl.com/a6ytx6b9). A working microphone is required for this course.

Homework: Students will spend 1-2 hours on average per week on their homework in addition to classroom time. There will be frequent quizzes and tests to assess students’ mastery of the concepts learned throughout the semester.

Important Dates

Class Dates: Thursdays, September 12 to December 12, 2024 (No class Oct. 24 & Nov. 28)

Starting Time: 10:00 AM Eastern (9:00 Central; 8:00 Mountain; 7:00 Pacific)

Duration Per Class: 55 minutes

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