MDS wrote:Hmmm, only 22 chapters? We cover 27 here, the course runs from September 9 to April 2. Though I assume it is slightly different everywhere.
klewlis wrote: Sometimes I sit down and work through wheelock (more so these days since I'm trying to keep up with Phil!). Sometimes I just work on non-wheelock vocab.
Keesa wrote:I've just started working on making some vocabulary flashcards for myself.
Lupa wrote:I'd work with you, Keesa or anyone interested, online in Latin (I can pronounce Greek, but that's about it). I'm really just starting out myself (I've had one year, of three intense courses in Latin), But if you and I could agree on a single piece to work on, I think it could be very productive for the both of us. Flashcards can really only take you so far.
(One of those strange words where the English is actually closer to the Latin root than the French intermediary.)
bingley wrote:(One of those strange words where the English is actually closer to the Latin root than the French intermediary.)
According to the AHD, muliebrity came directly from Latin.
Don't forget there was a huge influx of words into English directly from Latin in the 16th and 17th centuries. Some caught on, some didn't.
klewlis wrote:hey Lex, why an access database? Purely for portability?
klewlis wrote:Remember that a person still has to have Access installed in order to use it, and many, many people do not have that.
Keesa wrote:Lex, I'd be more than glad to test out your vocabulary program for you, if it will work on Windows 98. Fall is the busiest time of year here, so I've only started on the Latin flashcards...I haven't even thought about Greek yet!
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