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Conversational Latin

Filed Under (Uncategorized) by hkasler on 23-09-2013 and tagged , ,

I know that whenever I tell someone that I’m taking Latin, the immediate response is always, “say something in Latin!” Of course, I usually just say “veni, vidi, vici,” or something, but I know that I and many others want to know really how to speak conversational Latin. I recently uncovered a few links containing resources on conversational Latin, so here you go!
Simple Phrases!

http://www.novaroma.org/nr/Latin_phrasebook

This one’s just a preview of a book, but even the preview contains some pretty cool stuff. Unfortunately we don’t have it at Hatfield, but if you want it’s pretty easy to order through Summit.

http://www.amazon.com/Conversational-Latin-Oral-Proficiency-Dictionary/dp/086516438X?tag2=latinteach

In case you want to text your friends in Latin (email is too outdated, but that’s what they used for this article!)

http://www.novaroma.org/nr/Latin_for_e-mail

Et tandem, I thought this was a fascinating video on the importance of conversational Latin!



1 Comment So Far

oknorr on 10 October, 2013 at 4:43 pm #
    

Gratias tibi ago, o Jo, quod hanc pelliculam nobiscum partita es. admiror Matthaeum Keil quod lingam Latinam tam bene loqui potest.


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