The LATIN Road to English Grammar© Volume III — Course Description
Textbook: 270 page textbook includes worksheets and tests. Teacher's Guide: includes detailed lesson plans, all answer keys, and charts. Vocabulary Cards: color-coded cards for easy oral drilling! Audio Pronunciation Guide: correct pronunciation of all forms, vocabulary and readings.
Review of English Grammar
Direct and indirect statements, direct and indirect questions, direct and indirect commands; subordination in complex sentences; adverbial clauses: causal clauses, temporal clauses, concessive clauses, and conditional clauses; adjective clauses; noun clauses; relative pronouns and clauses; interrogative pronouns and adjectives; verbals: participles, gerunds, and infinitives; comparison of adjectives: positive, comparative, and superlative degrees; comparison of adverbs; subjective/objective infinitives; reflexive pronouns and adjectives; subjunctive mood.
Latin Vocabulary and Grammar:
Over 500 new Latin words are introduced which are derivatives for several thousand English words; comprehensive review of Volumes I and II: 3 declensions, 23 case uses, personal pronouns, demonstrative pronouns/adjectives, 3 conjugations active and passive, adjectives of first and second declension, adjectives of third declension, possessive adjectives, adverbs, coordinating, correlative, and subordinate conjunctions, idioms, numerals, interrogatives, prefixes and suffixes; relative pronouns and clauses; interrogative pronouns and clauses; mastery of the 4th conjugation, in both active and passive voices, all 6 tenses of each voice; dative of possession; accusative of extent and space; fourth and fifth declension nouns in all genders; locative case; verbals; compounds of sum; comparison of adjectives; quam; ablative of comparison; dative with more adjectives; irregular comparison of adjectives; ablative of degree of difference with adjectives and adverbs; comparison of adverbs; quam with the superlative; idem; ipse; irregular adjectives; ablative of respect; 5 infinitive forms; uses of the infinitive: complimentary infinitives, subjective/objective infinitives, indirect statements; sequence of tenses; reflexive pronouns and adjectives; ablative of cause; dative of reference; dative of purpose; double dative; 3 participle forms; tenses of Latin participles; participles replacing clauses; ablative absolute; 4 tenses of the subjunctive mood and sequence of tenses; uses of the subjunctive: purpose clauses, jussive subjunctive, deliberate questions and wishes, indirect commands, clauses after verbs of fearing, indirect questions, subordinate clauses in indirect discourse, result clauses, and cum clauses; irregular verbs: eo, fero, fio, volo, nolo, malo; indefinite pronouns and adjectives; deponent verbs; gerund forms and uses; gerundive forms and phrases; impersonal verbs; dative with special verbs; relative clause of characteristic; supine.
Distinguishing prepositions and conjunctions; defective comparisons; partitive idea within some adjectives; adverbs related to the accusative; subordinating conjunctions used in temporal clauses; infinitive forms of sum; 13 Latin synonyms explained and contrasted; 25 common Latin idioms; many verbs formed using the prefix -re; the suffix -que added to interrogative words; variety of idioms from res; particular forms, uses, and histories of over 50 Latin words from the vocabularies.
The students are encouraged to go back and translate all the readings from Volume I, besides the readings in this Volume. These readings include varied historical themes.