Expanding the Toolbox: Various Approaches to Reading Latin


by
Joshua Smith June 28, 2015


Presented at:
SCL Conference 2015

ABSTRACT:

This seminar will introduce a variety of approaches to Latin reading or translation that can be used at a variety of levels in the Latin classroom. Reading in Latin word order, metaphrasing, top-down and bottom-up reading approaches, and disambiguation skills are some of the topics that will be addressed.


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Curriculum Grammar School Languages Latin Upper School


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Joshua Smith
Joshua has been at Veritas School in Newberg, OR for eleven years, where he teaches secondary Latin & Greek, Humane Letters, and New Testament, having previously taught logic and Old Testament at a classical Christian school in Chicago, and Christian Worldview at Trinity Christian College. He has been working with conversation in the Latin classroom since participating in the Latin-immersion Conventiculum Vasingtoniense in 2005, and has more recently begun applying these methods in Greek, especially since attending the Biblical Language Center’s Greek Fluency Workshop (Fresno, CA) in 2013.

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