Latin may not be a commonly spoken language but its roots, prefixes and suffixes constitute 60 percent of all English words, and many of its terms are still used in philosophy, medicine, biology, religion, government and law. Latin’s online presence is also alive and well. Use the Learning Latin Web Guide to take advantage of the literacy-building attributes of Latin, to better understand the use of Latin in daily life and to find valuable resources for educators.Educators: Sign up for our education newsletter.
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You can’t travel back to Ancient Rome, but you can study classical Latin in the forms that you’ll encounter it in today: in commonly used phrases (for example, semper fi and carpe diem) and written prose and poetry. Learn where and how to practice conversational and advanced Latin online.
- Latin is still used in the Vatican and in some Roman Catholic ceremonies. Your best bet to hear Latin spoken in a natural setting is to find a local Catholic church that gives a traditional Latin mass. The findingDulcinea Catholicism Web Guide recommends Web sites that can help you find one.
Teachers of Latin impart knowledge of not only an ancient language, but of students’ own ... read more »