Basic Latin Content

Basic Latin is the first course in the series and consists of twelve topics. The stories are set in Herculaneum and Pompeii, featuring the family of the Roman senator Valerius. Linguistically it teaches all cases of the first three declensions of nouns and the present tense of regular and irregular verbs. There are two hundred vocabulary items to be learned, as well as the numbers I to XX. A digital textbook of the course is available for download. Learners can complete the course within roughly fifty hours of study.
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Topic Content

Topic One 

  • Narrative One
    • Herculaneum
    • familia
    • domus
  • Lesson: Pronunciation
  • Latin pronunciation reference
  • Exercise 1a: Latin pronunciation 
  • Topic One Vocabulary
  • Topic One Vocabulary Flashcards
  • Topic One Vocabulary Test 
  • Roman Life One
    • The Family
    • Houses
  • Animal words in Latin
  • Exercise 1b: Animal words in Latin 
Topic Two 
  • Narrative Two
    • domi
    • pater
    • mater I
    • mater II
  • Lesson: Nominative and Accusative
  • Nominative and Accusative Endings
  • Nominative and Accusative Endings Flashcards
  • Nominative and Accusative Endings Flashcards - English to Latin
  • Topic Two Vocabulary
  • Topic Two Vocabulary Flashcards
  • Topic Two Vocabulary Test 
  • Roman Life Two
    • The Roman Day
    • Patrons and Clients
    • Roman Names
  • Exercise 2a: Identifying Cases 
  • Exercise 2b: Introduction to Nouns 
  • Exercise 2c: Identifying Latin Nouns 
  • Exercise 2d: Practising the Nominative and Accusative 
  • Exercise 2e: Nominative and Accusative Sentences 
  • Exercise 2f: English into Latin 
Topic Three 
  • Narrative Three
    • in urbe
    • Marcus et amici
    • servi
    • Valerius et canis
    • canes
  • Lesson: Singular and Plural
  • Plural endings for nouns
  • Singular and Plural Endings Flashcards
  • Singular and Plural Endings Flashcards - English to Latin
  • Topic Three Vocabulary
  • Topic Three Vocabulary Flashcards
  • Topic Three Vocabulary Test 
  • Roman Life Three
    • Herculaneum
    • Vesuvius
    • Roman clothing
  • Exercise 3a: Singular and Plural 
  • Exercise 3b: Nouns - case identification 
  • Exercise 3c: Nouns - concepts 
  • Exercise 3d: Identifying Latin nouns II 
  • Exercise 3e: Plural nouns - Analysis 
  • Exercise 3f: Plural nouns - Translation 
  • Exercise 3g: English into Latin 
Topic Four 
  • Narrative Four
    • quis
    • mane
    • Strythocamelus
    • cena
    • feles et canis
  • Lesson: Present Tense I
  • Persons of a verb
  • Personal Endings
  • Verb endings
  • Present Tense I Flashcards
  • Present Tense I Flashcards - English to Latin
  • Topic Four Vocabulary
  • Topic Four Vocabulary Flashcards
  • Topic Four Vocabulary Test 
  • Roman Life Four
    • Roman Food
  • Exercise 4a: Third Conjugation - Present Tense 
  • Exercise 4b: Third Conjugation - English to Latin 
  • Exercise 4c: sum & eo 
  • Exercise 4d: Third Conjugation Sentences 
  • Exercise 4e: Third Conjugation - fill the gaps 
  • Exercise 4f: English to Latin Sentences 
Topic Five 
  • Narrative Five
    • videre, audire, laudare, ducere
    • toga
    • ludus I
    • ludus II
    • post ludum
  • Lesson: Present Tense II
  • Present Tense Endings
  • Present Tense II Flashcards
  • Present Tense II Flashcards - English to Latin
  • Infinitives
  • Present Stem
  • Identifying the conjugation
  • How to translate Latin into English
  • How to translate English into Latin
  • Translation Technique
  • Topic Five Vocabulary
  • Topic Five Vocabulary Flashcards
  • Topic Five Vocabulary Test 
  • Roman Life Five
    • Roman Education
  • Exercise 5a: Present Stem 
  • Exercise 5b: Identifying Conjugations 
  • Exercise 5c: Practising the Present Tense 
  • Exercise 5d: Verbs from all conjugations 
  • Exercise 5e: Sentences from all Conjugations 
  • Exercise 5f: English to Latin - Fill in the gaps 
  • Exercise 5g: English to Latin Sentences 
Topic Six 
  • Narrative Six
    • genetivus
    • dei I
    • dei II
    • sacrificium
    • Saturnus
    • templum Iunonis
    • Lares et Penates
  • Lesson: Cases
  • Case Meaning
  • Case Meaning Flashcards
  • Case Meaning Flashcards - English to Latin
  • Exercise 6a: Case Function 
  • Lesson: Genitive Case
  • Genitive Case endings
  • Genitive Case Ending Flashcards
  • Genitive Case Ending Flashcards - English to Latin
  • Topic Six Vocabulary
  • Topic Six Vocabulary Flashcards
  • Topic Six Vocabulary Test 
  • Roman Life Six
    • Roman gods
    • Household gods
  • Exercise 6b: Genitive Case Endings 
  • Exercise 6c: Word Skills 
  • Exercise 6d: Genitive Case Sentences 
Topic Seven 
  • Narrative Seven
    • dativus
    • in foro
    • domi
    • cibus
    • tabernae
    • Prometheus
  • Lesson: Dative Case
  • Dative case endings
  • Dative Case Ending Flashcards
  • Dative Case Ending Flashcards - English to Latin
  • Latin Numbers 1-10
  • Numbers 1-10
  • Exercise 7a: Numbers I 
  • Topic Seven Vocabulary
  • Topic Seven Vocabulary Flashcards
  • Topic Seven Vocabulary Test 
  • Roman Life Seven
    • Slavery
  • Exercise 7b: Dative Case Endings 
  • Exercise 7c: Word Skills 
  • Exercise 7d: Dative Case Sentences 
Topic Eight 
  • Narrative Eight
    • ablativus
    • praepositiones
    • Pompeii
    • in basilica
    • in portico
    • bulla
    • Deucalion and Pyrrha
  • Lesson: Ablative Case
  • Ablative case endings
  • Ablative Case Ending Flashcards
  • Ablative Case Ending Flashcards - English to Latin
  • Exercise 8a: Ablative Case Endings 
  • Topic Eight Vocabulary
  • Topic Eight Vocabulary Flashcards
  • Topic Eight Vocabulary Test 
  • Roman Life Eight
    • Pompeii
    • forum
    • bulla
  • Lesson: Prepositions
  • Translation Technique II
  • Exercise 8b: Prepostional Phrases I 
  • Exercise 8c: Prepostional Phrases II 
  • Exercise 8d: Word Skills 
  • Exercise 8e: Preposition & Ablative Sentences 
Topic Nine 
  • Narrative Nine
    • declinatio prima
    • cliens
    • in theatro
    • Vulcanus et Venus
  • Lesson: First Declension
  • First Declension Endings
  • First Declension Endings Flashcards
  • First Declension Ending Flashcards - English to Latin
  • Topic Nine Vocabulary
  • Topic Nine Vocabulary Flashcards
  • Topic Nine Vocabulary Test 
  • Roman Life Nine
    • theatre
  • Exercise 9a: First Declension Endings I 
  • Exercise 9b: First Declension Endings II 
  • Exercise 9c: First Declension Nouns I 
  • Exercise 9d: First Declension Nouns II 
  • Translating Latin to English II
  • Translating English to Latin II
  • Exercise 9e: First Declension Sentences 
  • Exercise 9f: First Declension fill the gaps 
  • Exercise 9g: Word Skills 
  • Exercise 9h: English to Latin Sentences 
Topic Ten 
  • Narrative Ten
    • declinatio secunda
    • thermae I
    • thermae II
    • in palaestra
    • cena
    • Baucis et Philemon
  • Lesson: Noun Skills
  • Parts of a Noun
  • Stem of a noun
  • Identifying the Declension
  • Genitive Singular by declension
  • Exercise 10a: Identifying the Declension 
  • Lesson: Second Declension
  • Second Declension Endings
  • Second Declension Endings Flashcards
  • Second Declension Ending Flashcards - English to Latin
  • Topic Ten Vocabulary
  • Topic Ten Vocabulary Flashcards
  • Topic Ten Vocabulary Test 
  • Roman Life Ten
    • Baths
  • Exercise 10b: Second Declension Endings I 
  • Exercise 10c: Second Declension Endings II 
  • Exercise 10d: Second Declension Nouns I 
  • Exercise 10e: Second Declension Nouns II 
  • Exercise 10f: Second Declension Sentences 
  • Exercise 10g: Second Declension fill the gaps 
  • Exercise 10h: English to Latin Sentences 
Topic Eleven 
  • Narrative Eleven
    • declinatio tertia
    • ruri
    • ignis
    • uvae
    • epistula principis
    • Io
  • Lesson: Third Declension
  • Third Declension Endings
  • Third Declension Endings Flashcards
  • Third Declension Ending Flashcards - English to Latin
  • Topic Eleven Vocabulary
  • Topic Eleven Vocabulary Flashcards
  • Topic Eleven Vocabulary Test 
  • Roman Life Eleven
    • Farming
  • Exercise 11a: Third Declension Endings I 
  • Exercise 11b: Third Declension Endings II 
  • Exercise 11c: Third Declension Nouns I 
  • Exercise 11d: Third Declension Nouns II 
  • Exercise 11e: Third Declension Sentences 
  • Exercise 11f: Third Declension fill the gaps 
  • Exercise 11g: Word Skills 
  • Exercise 11h: English to Latin 
Topic Twelve 
  • Narrative Twelve
    • ad amphitheatrum
    • captivi
    • venatores
    • gladiatores
    • Pandora
  • Lesson: Irregular Verbs
  • Irregular verb forms
  • Irregular Verb Flashcards
  • Irregular Verb Flashcards - English to Latin
  • Latin Numbers 11-20
  • Numbers 11-20
  • Exercise 12a: Numbers II 
  • Topic Twelve Vocabulary
  • Topic Twelve Vocabulary Flashcards
  • Topic Twelve Vocabulary Test 
  • Roman Life Twelve
    • Gladiators
  • Exercise 12b: Irregular Verbs 
  • Exercise 12c: Compound Irregular Verbs 
  • Exercise 12d: Irregular Verbs Sentences 
  • Exercise 12e: Word Skills 
  • Exercise 12f: English to Latin 


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