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. Morpheme(s) of the Year « previous post | next post » In the tumultuous run-up to the momentous announcement of the American Dialect Society's Word of the Year (to be proclaimed on January 6, 2012), Language Log's own Ben Zimmer is the main point-man with the media. See here, here, and here. The Chinese, of course, are not to be outdone, so they have for the past few years been choosing a "Character of the Year."
20+ Ways to Learn a Language Online Earlier today we mentioned a plugin for AIM that would translate what you type on the fly into another language. That's an exceptionally useful tool, but the far more fluid and accurate way to speak to people in another language, is to actually learn the language. Thankfully, there are a wide variety of ways to learn languages online, many of them available for free. Below is a list of more than 20 ways you can go from knowing how to say "Hello" to fluency. Home Please help support the mission of New Advent and get the full contents of this website as an instant download. Includes the Catholic Encyclopedia, Church Fathers, Summa, Bible and more — all for only $19.99... Click here to jump straight to the articles: 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.
“Healthcare” vs. “Health Care”: The Definitive Word(s) by Michael Millenson This post was originally published on The Health Care Blog A recent contributor to The Health Care Blog wondered about the correctness of “health care” versus “healthcare.” I’d like to answer that question by channeling my inner William Safire (the late, great New York Times language maven). How to Improve Handwriting Nan Jay Barchowsky: Hi, I am Nan Jay Barchowsky, a Handwriting Specialist and I am here to help you improve your handwriting. You are here probably because you are unhappy with your handwriting. We are going to examine how to setup a good place to practice. We are going to talk about the tools that you will be using, which actually are nothing more than your choice of pens or pencils and paper; the kind of paper that you will like. The first thing that I wanted to really impress you with is the fact that whatever problems you have with your handwriting is very unlikely that it is your fault.
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American and British English spelling differences British English was the original English language, which was adapted to many other forms, including American English, Australian English, New Zealand English, and others. Historical origins Extract from the Orthography section of the first edition (1828) of Webster's ADEL, the root of many American vs. British English differences: -re, -er (6); -our, -or (7); Dropped e (8); -or vs. -er (10); -ce, -se (11); doubling consonants with suffix (15)
Terminology Forum - Vaasan yliopisto Terminology Forum is a global non-profit information forum for freely available terminological information online. The Forum was established in 1994 and is maintained by Anita Nuopponen with the help of her students at the Dept. of Communication Studies, University of Vaasa, Finland. You will find here information on terminological activities including terminology work, research and education, on online glossaries and termbanks from different fields as well as on general language dictionaries in various languages. On terminology news and events you will find information in our Twitter feed. 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).
Manual of Style/Spelling This is the Manual of Style (spelling) guideline page, a handy reference for editors. Please note: If you are not familiar with a spelling, please do some research before changing it – it may be your misunderstanding rather than a mistake, especially in the case of American and British English spelling differences and Long and short scales. English spelling comparison chart This table gives the accepted spellings (following government guidelines and major dictionaries). It is by no means exhaustive, but rather an overview. When two variants appear, the one listed first is more widely used.