Learning Classics is a bit like putting on a magic pair of 3-D glasses. Once you start delving into the language and the culture, you'll start to see it all around you. This blog is a record of the club's journey through the worlds and language of ancient Rome and Greece... and through modern times, too, searching for the influence of classics all around us. You'll also be able to find vocab, home tasks, links and generally enlightening info here, too.
09 January 2017
Lesson 5 - verbs, verbs, verbs
Into 2017 with a gear change of time (Monday lunchtime), venue (AG04) and focus of study (verbs). After making extra sure we know exactly what makes a verb a verb ('doing' or 'being'), we took a look at how Latin verbs show you not only what is happening, but who is doing it. Next week, we'll take a look at those verbs in sentences.
What + who = Latin verb
We then took a look at the six present tense endings that tell you who is doing a verb:
Using this verb ending 'code', we then 'cracked' some Latin verbs:
Next week, we'll take a look at those verbs in sentences.