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Third Declension Latin Adjectives: The Thirds (Part III of III)

by Kathy
Wednesday, 27 February, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
We have spent the past few months discussing the enigmatic thirds in Latin: third declension, third conjugation, and now, third declension adjectives.   Let us review the basics of the thirds. Third conjugation verbs have –ere (short “e,” in contrast to the second...
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Eradicate Truncated Similes for Just 72¢ per Day!

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WARNING: Before you read this article, please know that if you proceed you will inevitably become acutely aware of something that will, henceforth, continually unsettle you. If you are prepared for that eventuality, then read on. A few years ago, my family and I were...
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Thirds, Part II: Third Conjugation Verbs

Last month, we dealt with those pesky third declension nouns. This month, we will take a look at third conjugation verbs.   For some reason, thirds are always a bit difficult in Latin. Please keep in mind that the Romans did not order declensions and conjugations;...
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Third Declension Nouns, Third Conjugation Verbs, and Third Declension Adjectives… Oh My (Part I ?)

Thirds are difficult in Latin. Third declension is troublesome, third conjugation is perilous, and third declension adjectives are downright inconvenient. Just when you think you have a handle on Latin—after first and second declension nouns, verbs and adjectives—...
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Language Arts, Spelling, Handwriting, and the Brain

by Matt
Friday, 09 November, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
This article is based on a recent interview: Leigh! @ Lunch with Andrew Pudewa. In the interview, Andrew Pudewa and I discussed many things, but the following information really stood out as good, practical thoughts about language arts, spelling, handwriting, and the...
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