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Free Latin Language Lessons for Kids
Latin is the perfect language for kids to learn at home. Get started learning Latin with the free, illustrated, online lessons below, and if your child wants more Latin courses, consider buying the homeschool favorite Latin programs on the right.
Latin with Fr. Reginald Foster
With just a little memorization, Fr. Foster teaches you Latin
from the dictionary. So find a good Latin dictionary, and you
are ready to get started.
The Latin alphabet of 23 letters was derived in the 600's BC
from the Etruscan alphabet of 26 letters, which was in turn derived
from the archaic Greek alphabet, which came from the Phoenician.
A couple of lessons just to get a taste of Latin grammar.
Word of the Month
Can you think of some English words that have the same sounds
and similar meaning?
Like The Ancient Romans
If you look around, you'll see Latin everywhere. It's on your
money ("E Pluribus Unum"), it's in the courts ("amicus
curiae" briefings), you use Latin abbreviations when you're
writing ("dogs, cats, gerbils, capyberas, etc"). It
might even be there on that old TV that you're watching, if you've
got a Magnavox. You just can't get away from it.
and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges
A complete textbook online. Advanced.
Latin For Mountain Men
The name of the course, which is rather frivolous, actually seems
to appeal to some people, so I shall retain it, and try to use
it to make the course more entertaining.
Latin is probably the easiest of the older languages for speakers
of English to learn, both because of their earlier relationship
and because of the long use of Latin as the language of educational,
ecclesiastical, legal and political affairs in western culture.
University of Texas, Austin.
An open source latin course, which means that people edit and improve it freely.
Latinum - Latin Language Materials on YouTube
A wide mix of materials - graduated vocabularies, grammar,and readings from a range of texts that gradually increase in difficulty.
Textkit - Greek and Latin Learning Tools
Free and fully downloadable Greek and Latin grammars and readers.
Forums and online study groups.
Wheelock's Latin is now, and probably will be for sometime in
the future, the most widely used introductory Latin book used
in American colleges and universities. And with good reason.
Can you say "Bonum nomem, bonum omen" three times fast?
Latin Trivia Games
30 fun games that will help broaden your Latin vocabulary for modern uses.
Latin Word Search Puzzle
Print out this 30-word Latin vocabulary game and enjoy.
Latin Lessons in Books for Kids
- Getting Started with Latin
- Beginning Latin for Homeschoolers and Self-Taught Students of Any Age
- by William E. Linney
- Instead of burying you in mountains of information to memorize, new words and concepts are introduced in a gradual and systematic way. You can immediately apply what you've learned by translating the fun exercises at the end of each lesson. Quickly check your work by turning to the included answer key.
- kindle edition
- Latin Alive!
- Book One
- by Karen Moore
- Students will be delighted by what they learn in each new chapter of Latin Alive!, Book One, and they will learn to see that Latin is everywhere around them.
- Teacher edition
- Learning Latin through Mythology
- by Jayne I. Hanlin and Beverly E. Lichtenstein
- The book consists of thirteen units, each including a short English version of a myth, an illustrated Latin version with vocabulary explanations, a related Latin grammar activity, plus related writing and open-ended projects.
- Learn Latin
- The Book of The Daily Telegraph QED Series
- by Peter Jones
- This book aims to give its readers a basic knowledge of Latin in a short space of time.