Learn Classical Latin  step by step with Judith Meyer <ul><li>„ Latin doesn't have to be scary!“ </li></ul>
About me <ul><li>native German; fluent in English </li></ul><ul><li>learned Latin at the age of 12 </li></ul><ul><li>start...
About the program <ul><li>3 levels of 12 lessons each </li></ul><ul><li>Each lesson takes 45-60 minutes to teach and appro...
The Levels <ul><li>Level 1  (101 classes): Discover the basic structure of Latin. Learn the most common declensions, the i...
Classical Latin, Church Latin,  Neo-Latin, Pig Latin? <ul><li>Latin was spoken by Romans, conquered nations, anybody who w...
Introduction to Classical Latin <ul><li>Classical Latin is the  written  language used during the Golden Age of Latin lite...
What to Expect of Latin <ul><li>a language quite far from the modern Romance languages, because it's separated by 2000 yea...
What to Expect of Latin <ul><li>ride-t  = laugh-he   = he laughs  ride-ba-t = laugh-past-he   = he laughed  ride-bi-t = la...
What to Expect of Latin <ul><li>NOT child's play </li></ul><ul><li>I can't get rid of the declensions, but I can ease you ...
Each lesson... <ul><li>an overview of what we'll study </li></ul><ul><li>a review of the previous lesson's text </li></ul>...
Your Questions <ul><li>This space is for you! </li></ul>
Sign up now! <ul><li>Sundays 9pm CET / 3pm EST / noon PST:   http://edufire.com/classes/14380-latin-from-zero-to-hero-for-...
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  1. 1. Learn Classical Latin step by step with Judith Meyer <ul><li>„ Latin doesn't have to be scary!“ </li></ul>
  2. 2. About me <ul><li>native German; fluent in English </li></ul><ul><li>learned Latin at the age of 12 </li></ul><ul><li>started teaching Latin (locally) at the age of 17 </li></ul><ul><li>involved in first-time translations </li></ul><ul><li>started teaching Latin online at the age of </li></ul><ul><li>author of two Latin courses and this comprehensive program </li></ul>
  3. 3. About the program <ul><li>3 levels of 12 lessons each </li></ul><ul><li>Each lesson takes 45-60 minutes to teach and approximately 2 hours of after-class time. </li></ul><ul><li>The third level already consists of authentic, non-simplified excerpts of Roman literature from all the well-known authors. Total time to reach this level: 24 class hours Sounds too good to be true? - Contact my past students! </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Levels <ul><li>Level 1 (101 classes): Discover the basic structure of Latin. Learn the most common declensions, the imperfect past, present and future tense and a basic vocabulary. </li></ul><ul><li>Level 2 (201 classes): Expand your vocabulary and become able to recognize almost any grammatical form you will ever see. Meanwhile we'll read interesting texts on Roman legends. </li></ul><ul><li>Level 3 (301 classes): Embark on a journey through Roman literature. Each lesson is about a different well-known author. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Classical Latin, Church Latin, Neo-Latin, Pig Latin? <ul><li>Latin was spoken by Romans, conquered nations, anybody who wanted to become wealthy... => Classical Latin & Vulgar Latin </li></ul><ul><li>... and later the church, scientists and the educated even up into the early 20 th century! </li></ul><ul><li>Latin changed over the years, like any language, and it acquired new words and new ways of saying things. People speaking Latin today had to adapt the language a lot. It's referred to as Neo-Latin. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Introduction to Classical Latin <ul><li>Classical Latin is the written language used during the Golden Age of Latin literature, approximately 1 st century BC to 1 st century AD </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of Classical Latin will allow you to read the great works of literature of that time and gain unique insights into a very different world </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of Classical Latin can be the basis for learning Church Latin, Medieval Latin or Neo-Latin </li></ul>
  7. 7. What to Expect of Latin <ul><li>a language quite far from the modern Romance languages, because it's separated by 2000 years mater > ES: madre > FR: mère = mother </li></ul><ul><li>a language that will help you understand English better and improve your vocabulary mater > maternal = related to the mother </li></ul><ul><li>a language that will help you have an easier time learning other European languages </li></ul><ul><li>a very logical language with very few exceptions </li></ul>
  8. 8. What to Expect of Latin <ul><li>ride-t = laugh-he = he laughs ride-ba-t = laugh-past-he = he laughed ride-bi-t = laugh-future-he = he will laugh </li></ul><ul><li>ride-s = you laugh … ride-ba-s? ride-bi-s? </li></ul><ul><li>da-ba-t = he gave … da-bi-t? da-t? da-s? </li></ul><ul><li>sede-mus = we sit … sede-ba-mus? sede-ba-t? sede-bi-t? sede-s? </li></ul><ul><li>voca-t = he calls voca-tur = he is called voca-ba-tur, voca-bi-tur … a construction kit </li></ul>
  9. 9. What to Expect of Latin <ul><li>NOT child's play </li></ul><ul><li>I can't get rid of the declensions, but I can ease you into them, so that you will know them before you're aware of it! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Each lesson... <ul><li>an overview of what we'll study </li></ul><ul><li>a review of the previous lesson's text </li></ul><ul><li>a new grammar point, including an exercise </li></ul><ul><li>a new text, up to 3 slides </li></ul><ul><li>a list of vocabulary, also available as Anki file </li></ul><ul><li>a culture point about Ancient Rome or something related to the Latin language </li></ul><ul><li>Sample: Latin 201 Lesson 2 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Your Questions <ul><li>This space is for you! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Sign up now! <ul><li>Sundays 9pm CET / 3pm EST / noon PST: http://edufire.com/classes/14380-latin-from-zero-to-hero-for-americans </li></ul><ul><li>Thursdays 6pm CET / noon EST / 9am PST: http://edufire.com/classes/14379-latin-from-zero-to-hero </li></ul><ul><li>Looking forward to seeing you in class! </li></ul>

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