This engaging, simple, and fun video (choose between streaming format or 3-DVD set) follows the lessons in Song School Latin Book 1. Each of the 24 episodes (one for every non-review chapter) features a lively magistra and magister who narrate the vocabulary practice, simple grammar lessons, and derivative training. Simeon the Monkey makes appearances in each episode, delighting students with his animated story, which features numerous vocabulary words. There is also an animated “Derivative River” that highlights the way in which Latin words have come into various languages, including English, Spanish, and French.
We’re sure this video will be the highlight of your Latin week. Your students will be recounting the stories and words they learn from their digital friends and asking for repeat performances. Give them the opportunity to learn from other teachers and to use the intelligence of their eyes and ears. The multi-modal approach of this video promises to delight and inform young students and set them on a course to loving Latin. The streaming option provides the convenience of instant access, as well as desktop, smart TV, and mobile viewing capabilities. Streaming access lasts for the life of the product.
- 24 episodes, following the book chapter by chapter
- classical and ecclesiastical pronunciations
- teaching in vocabulary, simple grammar, and derivatives
- My Pet Monkey bilingual story animation
- each episode approximately 10 minutes
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“Joy to the World” in Latin—classical pronunciation (YouTube video)
“Joy to the World” in Latin—ecclesiastical pronunciation (YouTube video)
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Grade Level: Grades 1-2
Course Length: Yearlong (to be used alongside Song School Latin Book 1)
- 3 DVDs