Latin (Select Session)
Latin Beginners I covers the basics of the Latin language and Roman history, and how Latin forms the basis of other languages, particularly English and Italian. Minimum 5 students.
With Annelise Brody Morani on Tuesday, 5:30pm-7:00pm.
Latin Beginners III focuses on nouns, adjectives, numerals, and more.
With Prof. Luigi De Luca, Tuesday, 5:30pm–7:00pm (online).
Latin Intermediate II
With Annelise Brody Morani on Mondays, 5:30pm-7:00pm.
Latin Beginners I
This course is intended for beginners, who are interested in the basics of the Latin language and Roman History. Fundamentals of grammar and syntax will be studied, but emphasis will be given to Latin as a source of linguistic performance in other languages, particularly English and Italian. Beginners Latin will cover Latin grammar, i.e. mainly parts of speech, first, second and third declension nouns; first class adjectives, and verbs in the active voice for the indicative mood of the first and second conjugations.
Latin Beginners II
Intermediate Latin will cover fourth and fifth declension nouns, second class adjectives; and 3rd and 4th active voice conjugations for the indicative mood. It also includes personal and demonstrative pronouns and cardinal and nominal numerals.
Course Materials for Latin I and II: Ecce Romani I, available on Amazon. Contact ICS for a used copy, if available.
Advanced Latin will deal with passive voice, first, second, third and fourth conjugations’ verbs in the indicative mood (Ecce Romani II); it will cover the subjunctive, infinitive and imperative and participial moods for all 4 conjugations; interrogative pronouns; it will introduce the reading of Classical texts, particularly Caesar’s De Bello Gallico.
Prof. Luigi De Luca, recently awarded by the Italian Government for preserving Italy’s prestige abroad, has been teaching for many years Latin courses at Middle Schools and Universities in the area. He has received a Ph.D. in Greek and Latin from the Catholic University, after an M.A. in Latin from the University of Maryland and an M.A. in Greek from the Catholic University of America.
Course Materials: Ecce Romani II, available on Amazon, or contact ICS for a used copy if available.
Latin for Italian Teens
This one hour weekly course covers the basics of the Latin language and Roman History. Fundamentals of grammar and syntax will be studied, but emphasis will be given to Latin as a source of linguistic performance in other languages, particularly English and Italian.