• LATIN I – red book - Unit 1                       

     

    1st Quarter     (Stage numbers in parentheses indicate where topic is explicitly mentioned in text)

     

    ·         Introduction

    ·         Basic terms - parts of speech, syntax, macron, inflection, declension, conjugation, gender, number, case

    ·         The alphabet, pronunciation, and diphthongs

     

    Stages 1-3

     

    ·         Nominative and Accusative case for declensions 1-3 (Stage 2, 3)

    ·         Present tense with 3rd person singular 

    ·         Adjectives and Substantives

    ·         Vocative case for declensions 1-3

    ·         Indicative and Imperative mood

    ·         Question words: ubi, quis, quid

    ·         Basic geography of Italy

    ·         Roman House (Stage 1)

    ·         Roman Family and nomenclature (Stage 1)

    ·         Basic architecture terms, e.g. arch, basilica, columns, vault, concrete, post and lintel…

    ·         Town of Pompeii (Stage 3)

    ·         Roman Food and Dining (Stage 2)

    ·         English derivatives and cognates

    ·         Oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations

     

    2nd Quarter

     

    Stages 4-6

     

    ·         Present tense with pronouns ego and tū, 3rd person plural (Stage 4,5)

    ·         Imperfect and perfect tense of regular verbs and sum (Stage 6)

    ·         Adverbs as a part of speech

    ·         Prepositional phrases using Accusative and Ablative cases (place where, place from which, place to which, accompaniment)

    ·         Know Latin Numbers and Numerals 1-20, 50, 100, 1000

    ·         Addition and Subtraction of Latin Numbers and Roman numerals

    ·         Question words: cūr, quōmodo, quot

    ·         Forum (Stage 4)

    ·         Theater (drama) (Stage 5)

    ·         Slaves and Freedmen (Stage 6)

    ·         Mythology:  creation, Titans, Olympian deities, Greco-Roman names, domains and symbols, prominent myths associated with them.

    ·         Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

    3rd Quarter

     

    Stages 7-9

     

    ·         Dative case as indirect objects-with verbs of giving, showing, telling, for declensions 1-3 (Stage 9)

    ·         Adjective agreement: gender, number and case -- for declensions 1-3

    ·         Superlative degree of adjectives (Stage 8)

    ·         Roman Death and Funerals (Stage 7)

    ·         Gladiatorial shows (Stage 8)

    ·         Roman Baths (Stage 9)

    ·         Roman foundation myths, i.e., Troy and Aeneas

    ·         Three major Roman historical time periods…Monarchy, Republic and Empire

    ·         Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

     

    4th Quarter

     

    Stages 10-12

     

    ·         All case endings for declensions 1-3

    ·         -ne, Num? Nonne? (Stage 11)

    ·         Comparison of adjectives (Stage 10)

    ·         Pronouns vōs and nōs (Stage 10, 11)

    ·         Dative object with special verbs faveo, credo, placeo (Stage 11)

    ·         3 principal parts, Infinitive (pres. act.), conjugation terminations

    ·         Negative imperatives with Noli and Nolite

    ·         Hercules and his 12 Labors

    ·         Roman Education (Stage 10)

    ·         Local Government and Elections (Stage 11), cursus honorum introduction

    ·         Destruction and Excavation of Pompeii (Stage 12)

    ·         Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

     

     

     

Last Modified on August 24, 2014