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by Robertus Sum
Tue Apr 29, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: Wheelock's Latin
Topic: Imperfect tense
Replies: 6
Views: 7283

Re: Imperfect tense

I believe that the easiest way to tell if the imperfect can be translated as simple past is whether or not the verb already implies a continuous action. For example: meum canem amabat, can be translated as "I was loving my dog," or rather "I loved my dog," because in English the concept of having lo...
by Robertus Sum
Thu Apr 10, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: who is the subject in "Non nobis"?
Replies: 5
Views: 2727

Re: who is the subject in "Non nobis"?

Domine is vocative, and thus the subject of the imperative "da."
by Robertus Sum
Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:18 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Teacher looking for advice
Replies: 2
Views: 1705

Teacher looking for advice

Salvete omnes, I am a new Latin high-school teacher, and I am facing a couple of issues with which I would greatly appreciate some advice. My students are expected to take and pass the AP exam in their 3rd year of Latin, and to then take and pass the IB exam in their 4th year. This would not be so d...
by Robertus Sum
Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:05 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Salvete omnes
Replies: 0
Views: 1363

Salvete omnes

Salvete,

I am a new Latin teacher, and am looking through the forums for ideas, inspiration, and advice.

Gratia tibi ago,
Robert