I hope you get a lot out of this little presentation. If you've been wondering what studying Latin with me is like, this is a sample. I'd love to hear your thoughts after you view the video.
Review: English Grammar for Students of Latin
Studying Latin on your own, and wish you had a professor you could ask questions? Studying with a class, but the grammar still seems murky and you are too intimidated to ask questions? This book is for you. I wish I had written this book!
Drill Masters for LNM 1
Here are some "Drill Masters" inspired by the work of Fr. Paul Distler adjusted to be used with Lessons 10, 11, and 12 of Fr. Most's Latin by the Natural Method.
LNM Readings: Some Recordings
Salvete, Omnes! For those of you starting out on the grand old road of Latin study with Fr. William Most and his excellent Latin by the Natural Method as your guide, I present recordings of the Latin texts in the first four chapters of the textbook. (Eventually I hope to have the whole book recorded,... Continue Reading →
Latin Beginner’s Question: Cases & Word Order
Q: What is meant by "case"? (Any why doesn't it matter which way words are arranged in a Latin sentence?)
The “Hand Rule” for Latin Gender
Courtesy of the Teacher's Manual to Latin by the Natural Method, I learned a mnemonic for remembering the gender of many of the Latin nouns in 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th declensions. (3rd has many of each gender, so those are a different story!) I have made a PDF of the "Hand Rule" to illustrate... Continue Reading →
Silly Latin Stories–(Use with LNM)
I recently wrote these stories for the students in my Latin I class. They should be enjoyed after a student has worked through the lessons marked.
Church Latin Links Master List
Links are tucked away in the dozens and dozen of posts on this blog. And since sometimes I update old posts months later with related new finds, even if you have read every post here from the beginning, you may find something you hadn't seen in the below new list!
How to Design a Self-Study Church Latin Course
You want to learn Latin. DO IT! Let's get you started today. In order to design a course you will learn from and keep going with, you should match your strategy with the ways you learn best. This whole website is devoted to helping you design a program of study for yourself, but in this... Continue Reading →
Printable Flash Cards: LNM Lessons 1-10
This post is another excuse to mention and help you all use Fr. William Most's amazing textbook series Latin by the Natural Method. I highly recommend making the lists of vocabulary words in your notebook as he suggests in the Teacher's Guide. I certainly advocate using idea-mapping when studying each lesson. And I also think... Continue Reading →