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*This* video teaches the Latin word for "this" in all of its wonderful forms and parts of speech. hic, haec, hoc is not just a good (and popular) demonstrative adjective, but it has many substantive (noun-like) and adverbial uses.
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"Pluperfect" is a great pick up line: more than perfect. This video covers how Latin uses this "more than perfect" tense, what it looks like, and what exactly it means.
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Commands are a part of life, especially for a teacher. Watch this video! Like this video! Visit our site! Learn Latin! This video covers how the imperative (command) is used and formed in Latin.
Ablative absolutes are a peculiar and unique use of the ablative case, not necessarily found in English today. With this video watched (or after this video is watched), you will be able to understand and translate ablative absolutes into properly-sounding, modern English.
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I, me, you, we, us, all of these are personal pronouns, and Latin has different forms for these words depending on how they are used in the sentence. Yes, the pronoun is declined too. But don't worry, the forms of ego, tu, nos, and vos aren't so different from each other.
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Everyone hates them, but you can't do the Latin verb without them - they are the principal parts. Sure, it seems like there is no pattern to these verbs, but there are some trends that carry across all verbs. Watch this video for more insight, but unfortunately there's no shortcut to just memorizing them for each verb until you get the hang of them. This video covers textbooks which have the fourth principal part as the perfect passive participle.
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Found buried in the ruins of Pompeii is a bit of graffiti with some magic to it. In this square, you can read forwards, backwards, up, or down, and still get the same message. But along with that is a hidden message of Christianity.
What's the passive voice, and why would you even want to use it? After all, Microsoft Word thinks it's bad. This video covers how English uses the passive voice, from converting active sentences into passive ones, and when the passive should be used (hint: moderately).
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Adjectives are always bothersome. We know they describe nouns, but in Latin they take the same case, number, and gender as the noun they modify. This can be easy if the nouns is of the same declension, but a bit more tricky if we cross declensions, where a 1st/2nd declension adjective modifies a 3rd declension noun: magnus leo.
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The irregular verb sum, esse, is Latin's most important verb (not to mention the most common word in the entire language). But it's irregular, and that's a problem, right? Not if you understand how it got its irregularities. This video gives a good understanding of how sum, esse, works in the wild, and how it got its unusual forms.
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