Resources for Latin teachers - John P. Piazza, M.A. Here you will find my articles and materials which pertain directly to the Latin classroom. Theory (links to other teachers’ writings): The Inclusive Latin Classroom. A new blog created by Latin teachers who have made inclusive practices a priority. Error Traps. Is Finnish a difficult language? - thisisFINLAND: Life & society: Language By Hannele Branch, lecturer in Finnish, University of London How easily can a foreigner learn a language like this? In fact, Finnish is a very logical language, as many students who have methodologically studied it admit. Finnish often expresses ideas very differently from the ways of the more commonly studied European languages. In other words Finnish is different.
Translate and Speak How to Use ImTranslator Translate and Speak • How to translate text and listen to the translation Do the following:• make sure that the Translate check mark box is ON• choose the target language for translation• adjust the speed of the voice• enter text or copy and paste text into the text window• press the Translate & Speak button ImTranslator will:• automatically detect the language of the text if the language detection was not correct, manually choose the language of the source text from the Translate drop-down box• translate text into the chosen language• convert the translated text into speech• read the text• highlight pronounced words• show the translation in the translation window• offer an option to create an audio link with a spoken text to embed it into an email, chat room, instant messenger or web site • How to play the voice without translation • How to create a link with a spoken text
How does MediaWiki work? You probably know Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, and may possibly be a little bit confused by similar, but different, words such as Wiki, Wikimedia or MediaWiki. To avoid a possible confusion between the words you may first want to read the article about the names where the differences are explained. General Overview MediaWiki can be used in large enterprise server farms as in the Wikimedia Foundation cluster. MediaWiki is free server-based software which is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). Latin Vocabulary Quiz How Strong is Your Core Latin Vocabulary? Vocabulary may be the most essential part of learning a language. If you don't know what words to use, how can you speak, read, or listen to a different language? That's where core vocabulary comes into the picture. Your core words are the most important ones in the language - the most basic bricks you'll need to build up your language skills. In the case of Latin, these are the words you'll see most frequently in the works of the great authors.
Partitive case Note: partitive case has to be distinguished from partitive meaning which refers to the selection of a part or quantity out of a group or amount, see Partitive. The partitive case (abbreviated PTV or more ambiguously PART) is a grammatical case which denotes "partialness", "without result", or "without specific identity". It is also used in contexts where a subgroup is selected from a larger group, or with numbers. Finnish In the Finnish and Estonian languages, this case is often used to express unknown identities and irresultative actions.
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Pugio Bruti - A Crime Story in Easy Latin How do I get the book? The book is available from lulu.com. Can I get the book from Amazon? mythology, folklore, and religion. Please enter the award-winning internet encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion. Here you will find everything from A-gskw to Zveda Vechanyaya, with plenty in between. The mythology section is divided to six geographical regions: Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania. Each region has many clearly defined subdivisions that will ease your search. The Folklore section contains general folklore, Arthurian legends, and fascinating folktales from many lands.
Building a Facebook Timeline for Higher Education So what does the roll out of Facebook Timeline mean for higher education beyond bigger pictures and a new way of doing things? Plenty. Colleges and universities around the country are always searching for better ways to tell their story. They struggle with the simple ways to talk about all they have going on. Timeline takes great strides to make it easier. Timeline streamlines the brand experience into a scrollable story.
Podcasts in Latin By Curtis Dozier and Christopher B. Polt In order to prepare for the SCS’s upcoming sesquicentennial at the annual meeting in San Diego from January 3–6, 2019, the SCS blog is highlighting panels, keynotes, and workshops from the schedule. This week we are focusing on the Podcasting the Classics panel (8:00am–10:30am on Saturday, Jan. 5) by pointing to some resources for those who want to explore the medium more fully. One of the best ways to build fluency in a language is to listen to that language being spoken at a comprehensible level of complexity. This is no less true for Latin than for any other language, but until recently the options for listening to Latin being spoken were limited, especially for those unable to travel to the various spoken-Latin colloquia around the country (e.g., the Paideia Institute’s “Living Latin,” Dickinson College’s Conventiculum Dickinsoniense, UMass-Boston’s Conventiculum Bostoniense).
How to Use Google Search More Effectively [INFOGRAPHIC] Among certain circles (my family, some of my coworkers, etc.) I'm known for my Googling skills. I can find anything, anywhere, in no time flat. Latin Podcast Roundup – Classical Association of New England I know that I have school colleagues whose summer vacation is more than three weeks off (my wife, sadly, is one of these). But I finished my student final comments today and will turn in grades tomorrow. Despite the fact that I turned the heat back on this morning, and my buff cat is, to paraphrase Sappho, turning greener than a blade of grass, my thoughts have turned to summer. Summer is a great time to explore Latin podcasts. The range of approaches and of subject matter is very wide indeed and some are consistently of spectacularly high quality. If you have a smartphone, of course, you can listen to them just about anywhere.