Even though it is considered a dead language, LATIN is all around us
, especially in areas of law, botany, government, medicine, pharmacy, mathematics, zoology, and religion.
This 4-page printable activity
begins with a short overview
about the use of Latin
and history of the language
Then it introduces students to 20 COMMON LATIN PHRASES
and offers 2 pages
of exercises to reinforce and review students’ grasp of these often-used phrases.
Also included is a separate answer key
This classroom-tested activity has been used successfully in middle school, high school, and college classes. Created by Susan Thurman.
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