Grammar and Vocabulary Helps

From the Latin Teaching Materials Site at Saint Louis University

  

In addition to the grammatical and vocabulary helps listed in the index below (general explanations, verbs, nouns and adjectives, and vocabulary) the following pages are also available at this site:

LatinPraxis: Wheelock-linked explanation and practice pages

Verbal Brilliance: Pdf files for comprehensive verb mastery

Syntax Praxis: Strategies for understanding

Rudimenta in Motu: Flash movies for beginners.

  

  

  

General Grammar Explanation Pages

Advice for Learning Vocabulary

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Rules for Accentuation in Latin

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The Idea of Case and Declension in Latin

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What are Indirect Objects (in English and in Latin)?

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Syntactical Flexibility in Latin

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Relative Pronouns

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Timeline Illustrating the Primary and Perfect Tenses

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Visual Prepositions

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Summary Tables: Verbs

Compare Active and Passive Forms

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Summarize All Tenses

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Summarize Particular Verbs: All Conjugations

  • active

  • passive

  • deponent

  • irregular

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Relate Verb Forms to the Principal Parts

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Assorted Diagrams

  • Forming a future indicative active tense

  • Forming an imperfect indicative active tense

  • Forming a perfect indicative active tense

  • Identifying indicative active tenses

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Form the Subjunctives

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Third-Person Plural Synopses

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What Difference Does the Conjugation Number Make?   Indicatives

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What Difference Does the Conjugation Number Make?   Subjunctives

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What Difference Does the Conjugation Number Make?   Verbals

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When Does the -i- appear in III-io verbs?

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Selected Verb Charts

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Perfect and Passive Two-Step

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Clues to Verb Forms

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Comprehensive Deponent Verb List

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Comprehensive Deponent Verb List by Conjugations

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Summary Tables: Nouns and Adjectives

Assorted Grammatical Handouts

  • Rules for accentuation

  • 1st declension endings

  • 2d declension masculine endings

  • 2d declension neuter endings

  • 3d declension endings

  • 1st and 2d conjugation present imperatives

  • 1st, 2d, 3d declension endings: summary chart

  • 1st-5th declension endings: summary chart

  • Words with -ius genitives

  • 1st person endings indicative, simple and perfect tenses

  • Active and passive indicative endings for the 1st conjugation

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Compare Case-endings Across All Declensions

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All Typical Noun-Adjective Combinations Summarized;

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Typical Noun-Adjective Combinations Declined

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-IUS Genitives / UNUS NAUTA Words

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Selected Noun and Adjective Charts in Handout Form

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Latin Adjectives: Comprehensive List by Type

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Wheelock-Linked Vocabulary

Vocabulary Grid, Chapters 1-10

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Vocabulary Grid, Chapters 11-20

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Vocabulary Grid, Chapters 21-30

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Vocabulary Grid, Chapters 31-40

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Vocabulary List, Chapters 1-40

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Verbs with Principal Parts, Chapters 1-40

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Verbs by Conjugation Number

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Other Vocabulary

High-Frequency Latin Word-Forms (2d edition)

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Word Study: Gratia, with examples from Cicero

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Word Study: Oportere, with examples from Cicero

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Word Study: Ut in the Letters of Seneca (Epistulae Morales)

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Everyday Latin

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Some Family Names (Kinship Terminology)

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Some Color-Names

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