This is our catalog of courses. We will occasionally adjust the course listing to reflect the addition of new courses and the retirement of others.
Enjoy language, vocabulary, and grammar in this fun, introductory middle school Latin course – and gain confidence in basic Latin grammar and vocabulary.
Students will be introduced to basic Latin grammar and vocabulary through fun activities and homework assignments. They will also be encouraged to use certain online resources to help them develop good study habits. This course will prepare students for beginning high school Latin. We will explore both Classical and Ecclesiastical pronunciations.
Week One: Welcome and Review
Week Two: Pronunciation and Grammar Nominative and Accusative
Week Three: Dative Case
Week Four: The Genitive Case and State Motto
Week Five: The Ablative Case
Week Six: Vocative Case & State Motto
Week Seven: Abbreviations
Week Eight: Abbreviations Continued
Week Nine: Verbs
Week Ten: Verbs Continued
Week Eleven: Adjectives, Review Games
Week Twelve: Review
Course Materials: Latin dictionary with both a Latin to English as well as an English to Latin section (such as the New College Latin and English Dictionary, ISBN: 0877205612, http://amzn.to/2FLBwDS). A working microphone is required for this course. No online dictionaries, please. All other course materials are provided FREE by the instructor.
Homework: Students will spend one to two hours on average per week on their homework in addition to classroom time. This course is project-based and will not have as much emphasis on quizzes or exams as the high school Latin courses. Projects include printable worksheets and the option of filming a Latin cooking show for the final project in place of the final exam.
Class dates: Thursdays, January 25 to April 25, 2024. (No class February 22 or March 28)
Starting Time: 1:00 PM Eastern (12:00 Central; 11:00 Mountain; 10:00 Pacific)
Duration: 45 minutes