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by Impiger
Sun May 16, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Survey of Latin orthography preferences
Replies: 65
Views: 20035

Re: Survey of Latin orthography preferences

Dear Alatius, I filled out your survey. All things being equal, I would favor macrons. As for the other orthographical questions - I think that the habit in some editions of using all lower case letters, except for proper names, even at the beginning of sentences, is a bit absurd, since the punctuat...
by Impiger
Mon Apr 26, 2010 5:07 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Movies in Latin
Replies: 17
Views: 16886

Re: Movies in Latin

I should add that the classic film 'Man for All Seasons' with Paul Schofield (1966), there is a great scene in which Thomas More's daughter speaks Latin with Henry VIII.

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by Impiger
Sat Apr 24, 2010 6:00 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Spoken Latin!
Replies: 14
Views: 7872

Re: Spoken Latin!

Some very interesting comments in this thread. I agree with Faye on the teachers of spoken Latin. I have worked with all the people she mentions (Terentius, Reginaldus, Milena) - and quite a few others. Learning to speak Latin is good in much the same way that composition is good. The advice to stud...
by Impiger
Tue Apr 13, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: introduction
Replies: 0
Views: 832

introduction

Hello, I am not quite a new member ,having joined about a week ago. Tried to introduce myself then, but seem to have made some mistake in the posting. So, here goes again.... I am a part time Latin teacher and also a Ph.D. student in Classical Studies. I am interested in all things to do with Latin ...
by Impiger
Sat Apr 10, 2010 7:19 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Movies in Latin
Replies: 17
Views: 16886

Re: Movies in Latin

An almost feature length movie has been made by the Latin Teacher and students at Santa Monica High School in California. The language is totally Latin and it is about the lives and problems of the students. The title is 'Pacifica' and this preview can be seen on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch...
by Impiger
Sat Apr 10, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: reflexive & demonstrative question
Replies: 5
Views: 2485

Re: reflexive & demonstrative question

I think the best discussion of 'reflexives' in Latin and how they overlap with English reflexives, and also how their use is distinctive and not really comparable to English is still the one in Bradley Arnold's "Latin Prose Composition". All best, I.
by Impiger
Sat Apr 10, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 0
Views: 852

Introduction

Hi, I am a part time Latin teacher. I have been studying Latin for nearly 20 years. I am interested in new teaching methodologies and Latin historical linguistics (a field in which I am writing a doctoral dissertation). I am also a fan of spoken Latin and have taken part in many Latin immersion semi...