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LATIN - WHY STUDY LATIN?

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LATIN - WHY STUDY LATIN?

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LATIN - WHY STUDY LATIN?

  1. 1. LATIN LANGUAGE Why Latin?
  2. 2. THE IMPORTANCE OF LATIN • The foregoing paragraphs make it clear why Latin forms so important a part of modern education. • We have seen that our civilization rests upon that of Greece and Rome, and that we must look to the past if we would understand the present. • It is obvious, too, that the knowledge of Latin not only leads to a more exact and effective use of our own language, but that it is of vital importance and of great practical value to any one preparing for a literary or professional career.
  3. 3. GRAMMATICAL STUDY • The study of Latin throws a flood of light upon the structure of language in general and lays an excellent foundation for all grammatical study. • There is no more effective means of strengthening the mind than by the earnest pursuit of this branch of learning.

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