LAN1600: Latin I

05/01/2024 to 05/30/2025 • Modified 05/02/2024

Course Description

This year-long course focuses on grammar and translation of Classical Latin to give students a purposeful understanding of Latin and a solid foundation for learning and enhancing the study of Romance languages. Students translate interesting ancient texts as an engaging method for grammar and vocabulary application. Frequent audio recordings and instructive teacher videos help students with oral and written connections. Students compare Roman culture and history to their own culture to recognize the influence of the Roman civilization in contemporary times. Biblical history and encouraging biblical connections are prevalent throughout the course. This course equips students to thrive in their language journey and overall linguistic growth through creative assignments, captivating media, consistent conjugation discipline, and modern applications.


No prerequisites


Module 1: Alphabet; Introduction to Nouns & Verbs

  • Week 1: Roman Alphabet; Parts of Speech
  • Week 2: Noun Characteristics
  • Week 3: First Declension Nouns; Noun-Adjective Agreement
  • Week 4: Irregular Verb Sum, Esse; Module Test

Module 2: Introduction to Verbs; Second Declension Nouns

  • Week 5: Introduction to Verbs
  • Week 6: Verb Tenses
  • Week 7: Second Declension Nouns
  • Week 8: Noun Review; Module Test
  • Week 9: Review; Quarter Exam

Module 3: Imperfect Tense, Third Declension Nouns, Latin Numbers

  • Week 10: Imperfect Tense; Third Declension Nouns
  • Week 11: Third Declension Nouns; Latin Numbers
  • Week 12: Latin Numbers; Module Test

Module 4: Adverbs & Prepositions; Ablative & Nominative Cases

  • Week 13: Ablative Case; Adverbs
  • Week 14: Prepositions; Module Test

Module 5: First & Second Conjugations; Tenses of Sum & Possum

  • Week 15: Future Test of the First and Second Conjugations
  • Week 16: Tenses of Sum, Esse
  • Week 17: The Irregular Verb Possum, Posse; Module Test
  • Week 18: Review; Quarter Exam

Module 6: Imperatives, Perfect Tense, & Third Declension Nouns

  • Week 19: Imperative Verbs
  • Week 20: Perfect Tense
  • Week 21: Third Declension I-Stem Nouns and Adjectives
  • Week 22: Roman Republic; Module Test

Module 7: Perfect Tense, Irregular Verbs, Fourth/Fifth Declension, Second/Third Conjugation

  • Week 23: Perfect System Tenses
  • Week 24: Participles; Irregular Verbs Volo and Nolo
  • Week 25: Fourth and Fifth Declension Nouns
  • Week 26: Reflexive and Personal Pronouns; Module Test
  • Week 27: Review; Quarter Exam

Module 8: Pronouns, Demonstratives, Intensives; Genitive, Locative Cases

  • Week 28: Demonstratives; Intensives; Relative Pronouns
  • Week 29: Genitive and Locative Cases; Module Test

Module 9: Accusative/Ablative Cases, Comparatives & Superlatives

  • Week 30: Declension Review; Accusative and Ablative Cases
  • Week 31: Comparatives and Superlatives
  • Week 32: Ablative Absolute; Infinitives; Module Test

Module 10: Present & Future Passive, Imperfect Tenses

  • Week 33: Voice; Present Passive Tense
  • Week 34: Imperfect and Future Passive Tenses
  • Week 35: Review; Module Test
  • Week 36: Review; Quarter Exam

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