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Are you learning Latin with Wheelock's Latin 6th Edition? Here's where you can meet other learners using this textbook. Use this board to ask questions and post your work for feedback.

Three questions

1. Can inquit (and its first- and second-person forms) be used in the past tense? Wheelock gives a present translation, but in some exercises it seems to make more sense in the past.

2. Poems often have adjectives and nouns on different lines, but the English translation is awkward in such an arrangement, if even that. I think this is for metrical or rhythmical reasons in the Latin, but I find it hard/impossible to maintain ...
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Wheelock Chaps 16 to 20 key comments

Salvete amici,

I have now completed Chaps 16 to 20 and would suggest the following possible changes to the key:

Chap 16
P&R
11 .....are not well the bad storm. CHANGE TO ...are not well in the bad storm?

Chap 17
P&R
1 ... which always nourishes us. CHANGE TO ...which always nourish us?

SA
7 ...a man who loves too much... CHANGE TO ...a man whom she loves too much...?

Chap 19
P&R
12 ...
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Wheelock Reader and 38 Latin Stories

Does anyone have the text from the Wheelock reader that they could type up here or scan? Preferably chapter 19. I only need the Latin, not the English. I would greatly appreciate it for my Latin class. It would be good if we could post the Latin and the English translations for the stories like we have the Practice and Review and Sententiae Antiquae posted. The 38 Latin Stories is also good if someone could ...
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help with G&M story 40

i was wondering if anyone can help me out with my translation. I don't want to post the whole thing up so if anyone could pm me and help me out it would mean alot since i might be tested on it monday. Thanks for any help
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Groton and May Early Inquiry

Greetings,

I think I've managed to reason out a solution to my own question - but I'm posting here in a search for confirmation - just in case.

After working very hard to ensure that I truly understand my first two chapters of Wheelock, I dove into the first of 38 Latin Stories. While understanding the tale was simple - I wanted to be sure that I was really grasping why the words meant what ...
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Groton and May Help

Hey, Im new to textkit and latin in general and just started a class about 3 months ago. I was wondering if anyone had a translation for Groton and May's 38 latin Stories for chapter 21. This is the story about the Return of the Golden Age. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
Gfreek3
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Reading after Wheelock

How well does Wheelock's Latin prepare one for reading Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War? In other words, what grammatical things do I need to learn after completing Wheelock in order to read that work correctly?
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omnis, acer and potens

SALVETE OMNES!
I know it is a lot, but I'm frightened by this omnis, acer and potens from chapter 16 and was wondering if I was doing this properly.
Many thanks to whoever checks this. :)
omnis amīcus = every friend
omnis homō = every man
omnis rēgīna = every queen
omnis māter = every mother
omne bellum = every war (nom. OR acc.)
omne animal = ...
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the girl and her country

be kind,
i translated sentance c in chapter 2:
patria puellarum sine pecunia non valet.
the girl cannot leave her country without money.

so far its slow going but gratifying.
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