An Introduction to Classical Latin

Classical Latin Course for Beginners
An Introduction to Classical Latin
File Size :
1.79 GB
Total length :
4h 57m


Benedict Atchley


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Last updated 7/2022



An Introduction to Classical Latin

What you’ll learn

Learn to read and write Latin, as well as memorize a large vocabulary of Latin words.


No additional software is required. Although, a printer would be useful if you would like to print hard copies of the individual lesson texts.

An Introduction to Classical Latin


Learn the basics of Classical Latin in this first of two introductory courses.  Students who take this course will learn basic Latin grammar and syntax, as well as a comprehensive vocabulary, which expands with each lesson.Benefits of taking this class include:- Learning the father language of all Romantic languages (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French).  This is an excellent gateway language to learning many new languages in the future. – Learning  the etymology of thousands of English words which derive their meaning from Latin.- Learning the mechanics of a new language will help students come to a better understanding of grammar in their own language.Materials Included:- Short 3-7 minute lectures for each lesson- Document accompanying each lesson subject, which includes 10-15 vocabulary word list- Sentences to translate from Latin to English and English to Latin- Self-test exams every five chapters- Answer key for exams and translation exercises- Bonus vocabulary list (which I will continue to add to)


Section 1: An Introduction to Classical Latin Lectures

Lecture 1 Lesson I – Pronunciation, Alphabet, Diphthongs

Lecture 2 Lesson II – First Declension Nouns and Noun Cases

Lecture 3 Lesson III – Verbs, First Conjugation: Present Indicative Active, Syntax

Lecture 4 Lesson IV – 2nd Declension Masculine, Apposition, and Prepositions

Lecture 5 Lesson V: 2nd Decl. Neuter, 1st & 2nd Decl. Adjectives, 2nd Conjugation of Verbs

Lecture 6 Lesson VI – Esse and Posse; Intrans. Verbs, and Complementary Infinitives

Lecture 7 Lesson VII – Personal Pronouns, Possessive Adjectives, Third Conjugation

Lecture 8 Lesson VIII – Fourth Conj. and Third Conj. –iō verbs, Imperative Mood

Lecture 9 Lesson IX – Imperfect Indicative Active, All conjugations; Enclitics

Lecture 10 Lesson X – Third Declension Nouns; Imperfect Indicative Tense of Esse and Posse

Lecture 11 Lesson XI – Reflexive Pronouns And Reflexive Possessive Adjectives

Lecture 12 Lesson XII – Future Indicative Active; Ablative of Means, Accompaniment, Manner

Lecture 13 Lesson XIII: Demonstratives and Other –īus Adjectives; The Intensive Pronoun

Lecture 14 Lesson XIV – Relative Pronouns; Ablative of Place from Which

Lecture 15 Lesson XV – Perfect Active System of Verbs; all Conjugations, Posse and Esse

Lecture 16 Lesson XVI – Numerals; Genitive of the Whole; Ablative of Time

Lecture 17 Lesson XVII – Third Declension I-Stem; Interrogative Adjectives and Pronouns

Lecture 18 Lesson XVIII – Fourth Declension; Ablative of Separation

Lecture 19 LESSON XIX – Third Declension Adjectives

Lecture 20 Lesson XX – The Fifth Declension; Ablative of Place Where

Lecture 21 Additional Course Materials

Lecture 22 Practice Materials

This Latin course is for those interested in learning new languages and reading the manuscripts of ancient historians and philosophers. This course is not for those who are looking for advanced Latin courses, as this is an introductory course.

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 4h 57m | 1.79 GB
Created by: Benedict Atchley

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