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Monday, March 14, 2011

Summer School: Latin I Boot Camp

Update: This live course has concluded and is now available as a recorded course through our Subscription Service. This is a great way to learn at your own pace when your schedule allows.To subscribe or learn more: Adult and High School Online Classes

Latin I Boot Camp: Introduction to Latin
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Class dates: Mondays through Thursdays, June 6 to June 16, 2011
Total classes: 8
Starting time: 2:00 pm Eastern (1:00 pm Central)
Duration: 1 hour
Prerequisite: None
Suggested grade level: 7th to 12th
High school credit: 2/3 semester
Fee: $90 if you register on or before April 1, 2011. $100 after April 1, 2011 for all 8 classes.
Instructor: Catherine Alvis
Course description: Students new to Latin will be introduced to the fundamental forms of Latin, beginning with 1st and 2nd declension, and also present, imperfect and future tenses of verbs. We will explore Roman Culture, English derivatives of Latin and famous Romans in addition to developing a solid foundation for students looking to enter Latin I in the fall.
Course materials: Cassel's Latin-English Dictionary. However, it is not required if you already have a Latin-English dictionary.
Homework: Up to 30 minutes a day.

Instructor's biography: Catherine Alvis is a graduate of the University of Dallas with a BA in Politics and is currently obtaining her Masters in Humanities from UD as well. She has been teaching English and Latin for 5 years at a home school co-op in Dallas, TX and has tutored various levels of Latin throughout her teaching career. Mis Alvis enjoys reading, tennis, spending time with her family, volunteering at various events with her Thomas Aquinas parish, organizing events with Young Catholic Professionals of Dallas and playing fetch with her boarder collie.

Equipment requirements:
Students are required to have high-speed internet and a headset with microphone.

Misc:
Miss Alvis will be available via email in between classes for questions and comments.
Recordings of classes are provided to students within 24 hours and available for 6 months.
Homeschool Connections does not provide record keeping services.

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