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    First Form Latin, Year 2 for May 15th

    First Form Latin, Oral Recitation (Complete)   Salvete, Discipuli Latinae! You have made it to the end of First Form Latin, yet for most of you this is just a springboard to further Latin studies.  I am very proud of you, and I encourage you to glance at your Latin every once in a while over the summer, so you don’t lose the progress you have worked so hard to achieve all year. Your assignment this week is to  completely review the attached (at the top of this post) First Form Latin Oral Recitation Review 3 times.  If you can keep this knowledge fresh in your mind over the summer,…

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    First Form Latin, Year 2 for May 8th

    Salvete! This week we continue with our year-end review.  We will take part 3 (the LAST part) of the final exam this week. We will start Lesson XXXIV, the LAST Lesson, this week. This is a review of Units. I, II & V. Your assignment is to complete worksheet pages 1, 2, and 4 (pages 176, 177, & 179). Your TEST will be from Lesson XXXIV and Lesson XIX.  I will test you on all 6 tenses of the irregular verb “sum.”   Also, you will need to know the vocabulary from Lesson XIX, ordinal and cardinal numbers.  Again, I will give the English, and you will give the Latin in…

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    First Form Latin, Year 2 for May 1st

    Salvete! This week we are continuing with our year-end review.  We will take part 2 of the final exam this week. We will be completing Lesson XXXIII this week. This is a review of Unit V. Your assignment is to finish the workbook pages of Lesson XXXIII. For the next two weeks you will be taking parts of your FINAL EXAM. Your TEST will be from Lesson XXXIV and some of Lessons XVI & XVIII.  I will test you on all 6 tenses of the 2nd conjugation verb “moneo.”  Also, the test will cover the 2nd column of verbs from page 85, narro – vulnero.  I will give you the…

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    First Form Latin, Year 2 for April 24th

    Salvete! I don’t know if you have realized it or not yet, but there is no new material for the remainder of the year, only review!!!  I know I don’t need to remind you, though, that review is critically important in Latin studies. We will be starting Lesson XXXIII this week. This is a review of Unit V. Your assignment is to complete the first 3 workbook pages of Lesson XXXIII. For the next three weeks you will be taking parts of your FINAL EXAM. Your TEST will be from Lesson XXXIV and some of Lessons XIV & XV.  I will test you on all 6 tenses of the 1st…

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    First Form Latin, Year 2 for April 17th

    This week we will finish Lesson XXXII.  Complete the workbook pages and continue reviewing the chart for the perfect system – 2nd conjugation.  I will send a video via Facebook Live on Tuesday basically working through Drills B & C on pages 167 & 168.  Your quiz will be to give the principal parts to the  irregular verbs from Lessons XXXI & XXXII .  For example you will see:  timeo – you will need to give the other pp. Your answer should be:  timere, timui, — .  Or another example is:  you will see: sedeo – you will need to give he other pp.  Your answer should be:  sedere, sedi, sessus.  Also,…

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    First Form Latin, Year 2 for April 10th

    This week we are starting Lesson XXXII.  Work on memorizing the Second Conjugation – Perfect System Chart.  I will post a video on the Excelsior Facebook page on Tuesday.  To conjugate verbs in the Perfect System you need to start with the perfect stem which is based on the 3rd Principal Part.   It’s very important from here on out that every time you memorize a new verb, you memorize it by its 4 Principal Parts.  For example:  the verb “love” = amo, amare, amavi, amatus.  This lesson has six verbs that have irregular principal parts and must be memorized individually. Friday’s quiz will be on the chart. For extra credit,…

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    First Form Latin, Year 2 for March 27th

    This week we start Lesson XXXI.  This lesson covers the four principal parts of the second conjugation. Read and study the lesson carefully and be able to give the regular 4PP for moneo, appareo, debeo, habeo, prohibeo, terreo, and taceo.  For example:  moneo, monere, monui, monitus. The four principal parts can be translated this way with moneo:  moneo (I warn), monere (to warn), monui (I have warned), monitus (warned). The following verbs are have irregular PP and must be memorized individually:  timeo, valeo, doceo, teneo, ardeo, jubeo, maneo.  Their irregular PP are found on page 79 of your textbook. Please go back to Lesson VII and review the 4PP of…

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    First Form Latin, Year 2 for March 20th

    Salvete discipuli! Things are working a little differently this week, but nothing we can’t handle!  I urge you to be diligent, patient, and helpful to your parents (particularly with younger siblings).  I am confident you will rise to the challenge and be a blessing to all those around you. This week for Latin we are continuing in Lesson XXX.  Finish the workbook pages and prepare for the quiz that I will send to you on Thursday via email.  Please complete the quiz and email it to me by the end of Friday.  If emailing it is a problem, just take a legible picture of it and text it to me.…

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    First Form Latin, Year 2 for March 6th

    This is the last week before Spring Break!!! Resist the urge to slack off; stay strong!  This week start the workbook pages for Lesson XXX. Your quiz this week will be on the 1st and 2nd conjugations, imperfect and future tense charts. You can find the 1st conjugation charts in Lesson VI, page 20 and the 2nd conjugation charts are in our current lesson, Lesson XXX. Remember, fortis manete!

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    First Form Latin, Year 2 for February 28th

    This week complete workbook exercises for Lesson XXIX.  Make note of any questions you may have from the exercises, and we will go over them in class. Your quiz for this Friday will be the vocabulary from Lesson XXIX, page 74 of the textbook.  You must give the complete dictionary form of the verbs as given in the list on page 74. Pater Noster Qui es in caelis, sanctificetur Nomen Tuum (This is your bonus.) Don’t forget to bring me your (signed by parent) quiz from last week.