Introducing Spoken Latin: A How-To for Beginner (w/Stephen Bryan)


by
Marcus Foster November 9, 2018


Presented at:
2018 SCL Annual Conference

ABSTRACT:

This seminar will develop the theory and practice of introducing spoken Latin into the classroom. If you've ever wondered about the benefits of spoken Latin, your ability to implement it as a beginner or whether it will compromise the core content of your currrent course, then this session is for you. These questions will be addressed and the leaders' own successes and failures will be shared, too. They'll share spoken Latin resources, opportunities for training and highlights about how spoken Latin has made their classrooms more fun, multisensory, adaptive, challenging and rewarding. The seminar will conclude with Q&A, with special emphasis on exploring other schools’ attempts at similar endeavors.


TAGS:

Classical Education Classroom Languages Latin Teaching


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Marcus Foster
Marcus graduated from Baylor University with a B.A. in Classics in 2000. He worked with youth in Berlin, Germany for five years, part of which was also spent studying theology at Humboldt Universität. He received a Masters of Humanities from the University in Dallas in 2012. Heavily invested in languages, Marcus hopes to stir a love for language and literature in his students. He and his wife, Julie, have been married for 10 years, and have three beautiful daughters.