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Articles tagged Latin Teaching

The Two Most Common Misunderstandings I Have Seen Concerning Latin

I hope the end of the school year finds you well. Memory Master testing, awards, and, perhaps, blue book exams await you! These days are very exciting and busy. It seems as though God has given me two matters about which to expound. Recently, I have received emails...
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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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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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Five Secrets to Learning Latin (or Any Other Subject) Well

The project: keep up with a group of high school Latin students for Henle Second Year. My response: challenge accepted!   The first hurdle: I had never taken Henle Latin First Year. The solution: Latin by the pool over the summer. This summer I committed to get as far...
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