Access codes may or may not work. The business card format used was Avery 5371; other brands may not fit this format. In this archive there are files for the vocabluary in the Oxford Latin Course, and the software can only be used to study fairly regular Latin noun and adjective declensions. Adapted to better meet the needs of American college students, The Oxford Latin Course, College Edition, retains its trademark reading-based approach, but does so now in two companion volumes-- Readings and Vocabulary and Grammar, Exercises, Context--that cover all of the topics essential to a first-year Latin course. You can continue to append to this list day by day or throw it away when you're finished with it. While the thrust of this approach differs from the older grammar-based methods, students still need practice with declension and conjugation paradigms and rules of syntax. The good news is that Phoenix College is awash in very nice G3 Macintoshes, so you should be able to find a machine without too much trouble.
This work seriously lacks the real hard core applications of grammar and syntax. Adapted to better meet the needs of students, The Oxford Latin Course, College Edition, retains its trademark reading-based approach, but does so now in two companion volumes -Readings and Vocabulary and Grammar, Exercises, Context- - that cover all of the topics essential to a first-year Latin course. Decliner declines the words in your vocabulary lists with the appropriate case endings. Quintus Romam aduenit Rome 12. The declined forms are put into pop-up menus in random order. You can do this when you launch the software or at any later time. The first card will have a thick border so you can tell questions from answers.
Books are required to be returned at the end of the rental period. Horatius Delphos uisit Delphi 20. Athenis Stoic and Epicurean 18. The entire dictionary section is missing from the back of the book, it had been cut out with scissors meticulously. Idus Martiae The End of the Republic 16. Latin, being dead, is more the study of language, not 'a language', which is done in, say, Spanish classrooms.
Quintus Flaccum iuuat Women 3. There is no limit on the number of files you can use, so it makes sense to keep your files small and isolated to particular topics. There are ten lessons per page, and when you print to business card stock, each lesson will print on its own card. In practice, it's easier to give the software unambigous directions. I'm happy now that I'm done and have learned in two semesters what previously took almost four, but it was thanks to dozens of supplementary hand-outs from my instructor and even a supplementary set of notes bound and published by the Classics department at my university. The running story, cultural essays, and actual Latin readings will hold their interest much more effectively than random sentences and vocabulary.
Macintosh Flash Card Software This software is officially unreleased and essentially undocumented, but it works fine and it's simple enough to use. Horatius militat The Roman Army 21. Philippi Ablative absolute Brutus and Cassius 22. It's Mac-only, alas, so you'll either have to have a Mac or find one to use it. It wasn't apparent at first, but now that my daughter is using the book in school, she noticed when she was looking for the dictionary. This workbook provides an easy way for students to practice the Latin forms and receive immediate feedback on their answers. Run a test print to ordinary letter-size paper to make sure the text is aligning with the business cards.
To use Decliner, drag and drop your vocabulary files on the program's icon. Within each line, everything up to the first tab character is the front of the card which is displayed in bold text , everything after the first tab character is the back of the card which is shown in plain text. The file format is uncharacteristically complicated. Provides teachers and students alike with a modern, inviting and structured way to sustain interest and excellence in Latin. You can do this when you launch the software or at any later time.
I would like to thank the Charles E. Maecenas poetas fouet Vixi puellis 28. I have nothing but good things to say about the old three part system especially since you can buy the teacher's editions and self teach. Marcus Quintum domum suam inuitat Cicero 14. Before that, he taught Classics for 30 years at Harrow.