Latin 1 - Kolbe Academy

Latin 1

Latin is the language of the Church; as such it is an integral part of every Catholic’s heritage.  This course in Latin will give a comprehensive introduction to Latin grammar.  Students will complete the first twenty-eight lessons in Henle First Year Latin.

By diligent work in this course, the student will obtain:

  • a sound foundation of Latin vocabulary
  • an introductory grasp of Latin grammar & syntax
  • facility in Latin pronunciation
  • an expanded English vocabulary, by understanding etymology of Latin derivatives
  • a reinforced grasp of English grammar through the study of Latin grammar

Topics covered include:

  • Verbs:
    • all four conjugations & sum
    • indicative, imperative, & subjunctive moods
    • present & perfect tenses
    • active & passive voices
  • Nouns:
    • nominative, genitive, accusative, ablative, & vocative cases
    • forms of first, second, third, fourth, & fifth declension
  • Pronouns:
    • demonstrative, personal, reflexive, & relative

Student assignments include daily vocabulary work throughout the year, composition work, and reading & speaking exercises.

Students taking this course for Kolbe Core (OK) credit are expected to complete daily assignments, participate in class, and complete periodic exams and quizzes as assigned by their instructor.  All requirements are assigned and graded by the instructor.

  • Henle First Year Latin
  • Henle Latin Grammar

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Course Details:

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Course Code


Grades (Typical)

9 – 12 (9th)

Live Class Meets

2x per week

1 hr. 5 min.

Credits (Type)

10 (Foreign Language)

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