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Why Study Latin? IMPROVE YOUR VOCABULARY! Approximately 67% of all English words come from Latin

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Page 1: Why Study Latin?

Why Study Latin? IMPROVE YOUR VOCABULARY! Approximately 67% of all English words come

from Latin

Page 2: Why Study Latin?

Why Study Latin? LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR OWN LANGUAGE! One of the best ways to better understand English

is by studying another language

Page 3: Why Study Latin?

Why Study Latin? LATIN IS A GREAT START TO OTHER LANGUAGES!

Spanish

French

ItalianRomanian

Portuguese

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Why Study Latin? CULTURE!

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Why Study Latin? CAREERS!

Teaching

Medicine

Law

Art, Literature, and Drama

Archaeology and

History

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TOGAS!

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Latin at HCCA Latin I = fall semester Latin II = spring semester Complete the foreign language sequence in

only two semesters (not four like at the traditional high schools!)

For more information, see Magistra in Rm. 202

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Celebrations!

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Roman Culture!

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Latin Honor Society WHO’S ELIGIBLE

o Latin students who maintain an A average in at least one level of Latin

BENEFITSo Purple and gold honor cordso Eligibility for scholarships and

national awards