Mr. C. Teaches: Introduction to Latin
This simple introductory class demonstrates the usefulness and beauty of an allegedly dead language.
25 total reviews for this teacher
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During this introductory session, we'll look at the following topics: I. Latina et Anglica. If you're learning English, you need to learn Latin. English is full of Latin words. You'll start to learn about two dozen Latin words (many of which you probably already know and didn't know it). II. -us, -a, -um. You'll start to learn the basics of Latin as an inflected language, identifying subject nouns as masculine, feminine, or neuter. III. Salve. Quod Nomen Est Tibi? We'll end the class by...
I've taught introductory Latin in both private and charter schools to students as young of 5-6 years old to as old as 16. It's a subject that I not only enjoy, but also firmly believe should be taught in nearly all schools. My own children, both in their early 20s now, took years of Latin in elementary, middle, and high schools, and I've seen first-hand the difference it can make in a student's ability to learn.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
There's little cause for alarm with this class. It's kid-friendly and encourages students to make mistakes that we can all learn from in a supportive environment.
25 total reviews
24 completed classes
Nota Bene: I return to full-time teaching this month. Consequently, I'm not offering any Outschool classes for the foreseeable future. Hello! I teach introductory Latin, literature, writing, history, English grammar, and elementary math. I've...