The LATIN Road to English Grammar© Volume II — Course Description
Textbook: 175 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:
Verb phrases, prepositional phrases, infinitive phrases; main clauses and subordinate clauses; simple sentences, compound sentences; complex sentences; subordinate conjunctions; coordinating conjunctions; appositives; reflexive pronouns, interrogative pronouns, demonstrative pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, personal pronouns: antecedents, cases, agreement and order; passive voice of verbs; Roman numerals, cardinal numbers, ordinal numbers; demonstrative adjectives and pronouns.
Latin Vocabulary and Grammar:
Over 200 new Latin words are introduced which are derivatives for more than 1000 English words; comprehensive review of Volume I: nouns/declensions, verbs/conjugations, adjectives of first and second declension, prepositions and phrases, adverbs, questions, Latin syntax, guides for easy translation (Latin to English/English to Latin); mastery of the second and third conjugation of verbs, in both active and passive voices, all 6 tenses of each voice; coordinating conjunctions; Latin idioms; third declension nouns in all genders; third declension i-stem nouns in all genders; appositives; personal pronouns: agreement and order; third declension adjectives in all genders; predicate accusative; dative used with adjectives; numerals: cardinal and ordinal; prepositional phrases: ablative of personal agent, ablative of time when, ablative of time within which, accusative of duration of time, ablative of separation; objective genitive; partitive genitive; demonstrative adjectives and pronouns.
History of common Latin verbs; history of the imperium; derivatives of third declension nouns; English spelling hints and helps; histories of common third declension i-stems; importance of the perfect passive participle as derivative clue; suffixes; adverbs formed from adjectives; Latin law phrases in use today; counting in Latin; developing word sense; compound verbs.
The students have the ability to translate all the reading this year from Latin into English. These readings include scriptural references from the Latin Vulgate, and historical themes.
John 1:1-5 Matthew 22:37, Luke 12:34 Matthew 6:9-13 Romans 3:23, I John 5:12, Matthew 7:7, Romans 8:31, John 14:6, Romans 1:17 John 3:16, John 16:27, John 21:15-17) Genesis 1:1-13
Pledge of Allegiance The President and Legislators Britain Gaul (an adaptation from "Caesar's Gallic Wars") Gladiators The Colosseum