Category: Learning Latin

Learning a Dead Language I: The Basics

Learning a Dead Language I: The Basics

Thomas Fleming | June 10, 2010 | 11 Comments

I just received a request from a friend who wants to study ancient Greek. I had previously recommended that she stay away from recent textbooks that tend to be too gimmicky–and overpriced–and from New Testament Greek texts. There is no such thing as New Testament Greek, which is nothing more than a rather simplistic form of the Koine which served as a common tongue in the Mediterranean world.

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Studying Latin: Exercises

Studying Latin: Exercises

Thomas Fleming | February 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dr. Fleming answers: “I have been taking your Introductory Latin and was doing well until this week when the various passive voice forms are all jumbled in my mind. Do you have more exercises or should I get a workbook?”

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