I Am Learning Latin

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    Historical Or Practical?

    I know there are a lot of ways of teaching Latin.  My class takes more of a historical approach, learning military and government words and then translating Cicero, Livy, etc.  Other people I know have taken more of an everyday life, speaking sort of approach...
    gossamerdreams gossamerdreams
    16-17, F
    Jan 13, 2010

    My friend Ashley and I have been studying Latin

    at the public library each Sunday for the last four weeks. We are nearly done with the first book but have not begun conversing yet. I want to learn this language because I think it's romantic and I have a fondness for the ancient Romans. When I am able to speak Latin I think I...
    seanfenn seanfenn
    31-35, M
    Jan 14, 2014

    No Chance To Test It

    Learning Latin, for quite some time now, has seemed to be a pointless endeavor.  Its not helping my English vocabulary as much as I wanted it to, nor has it helped me in my other classes, as I expected it to.  I struggled with the class more than any other first...
    secret14 secret14
    Feb 28, 2010

    Solo Via The Net

    I'm learning Latin via the internet.
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    1 Response Mar 31, 2012

    ...only Recently.

    I have just brought a teach yourself latin for beginners book. So far, so good-I'm 3 units in, the book takes you through a story and teaches you through that. Anyone else currently learning latin?
    trixabell trixabell
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2008


    I am trying to learn Latin - again.  I took it 50 years ago in high school, and just squeaked by with a D average - it got me kicked out of the Honor Society. It's always bothered me that I couldn't grasp it, so now that I have the opportunity to sit in on a home schooling...
    nanamo42 nanamo42
    66-70, F
    1 Response Sep 25, 2009

    As a language, Latin happens to be one of my

    favorites, primarily because of the flexibility of its word order. Unlike all of the others I've learned or am learning so far, I needn't trouble over sentence syntax nearly so much, as it makes sense either way. I like the simplicity of it, haha, if any language can ever be...
    AnomalousLines AnomalousLines
    Mar 13, 2014

    X-treme Latin

    I scored a book recently-x-treme latin by henry beard(henricus barbatus),it share some fully nifty latin phrases which we can get a major kick out of,I love it! "estne mos homini findenti virgulas prehensorias aliquod optatum declarare?"-when I snap apart the...
    dubkebab dubkebab
    46-50, M
    7 Responses Sep 7, 2009
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