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by aegor
Sat Mar 07, 2015 3:54 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Hello- New Here
Replies: 1
Views: 1655

Re: Hello- New Here

Welcome. I am relatively new here as well, but I am a Latin veteran (and teacher). I hope that your studies go well!
by aegor
Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:02 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Relative clause or indirect question?
Replies: 2
Views: 1698

Re: Relative clause or indirect question?

That long of a thought process may hamper reading speed.

I think a better "rule" is to examine why the relative is there: does it have an antecedent (explicit or implied) or does begin a question?
by aegor
Tue Feb 24, 2015 11:26 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 0
Views: 1468


Greetings! I am a Latin teacher in the Pacific Northwest who majored in both Latin and Greek. My Latin (because I have studied it for longer) is substantially better than my Greek, so I am planning to improve my Greek reading fluency substantially during this upcoming summer. I am also interested in...
by aegor
Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: Wheelock's Latin
Topic: Imperfect tense
Replies: 6
Views: 7282

Re: Imperfect tense

There are certain verbs in English that essentially have collapsed the imperfect and simple preterite. For example, only very rarely do we hear, "I was being in error." "Was" in English can imply both continued ("I was an airplane pilot") or simple ("I was embarrassed") aspects. "Was" is NOT properl...
by aegor
Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:51 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Asking grammar questions in Latin
Replies: 2
Views: 1952

Asking grammar questions in Latin

I am a high school Latin teacher. My subdepartment uses Wheelock's, which of course yields excellent results on standardized tests and college placement exams but unfortunately has imparted almost no oral comprehension or intuitive sense of the language. I am planning to weave Orberg into the curric...