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14/11/2015 4pm teaching chat

Discussion in 'Personal' started by teachingking123, Nov 14, 2015.

  1. teachingking123

    teachingking123 Established commenter

    At four tonight, who will join me in having some convocations on this thread? I new idea I had. It could work.
  2. harsh-but-fair

    harsh-but-fair Star commenter

  3. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Are we being called to assembly?
  4. teachingking123

    teachingking123 Established commenter

    No. Actually I am now stopping this as I am now going out for a meal.
  5. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    Oh dear, what a shame you won't be able to have your convocations after all.
  6. teachingking123

    teachingking123 Established commenter

  7. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    I thought you were retiring anyway.
  8. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    I was all ready to be like lego...

    ... assembled!
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  9. sabrinakat

    sabrinakat Star commenter

    useless fact of the day:

    lego - I choose, I read, I collect together......ooh.

    (my personal mission: a wee bit of Latin everyday on tes, because you're worth it)
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  10. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Latin vocabulary is NEVER useless.

    And that's a fact.

    facio facere feci factum
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  11. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    I have very, very few regrets in life but one of those few is never having had the opportunity to learn Latin. I went to a good school but Latin wasn't on the curriculum :(
  12. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    I 'did' Latin, but it was my worst subject result at 'O' Level.

    But I don't regret it. I find all sorts of connections in the back of my mind to help with the meanings an origins of words in english, welsh, french etc.
    Some of it must have stuck vocab wise.
  13. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    That's what I'd like to be able to do. I've picked up a little bit over the years but not enough. I think I'll try and learn it when I retire.
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  14. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Sop doing that to me.
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  15. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    See? My nerves are shot.
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  16. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    I think I had problems with the multifarious endings!



    And the verbs!


    I found it so, so much harder than French! I really admire the classicist posters on here!

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  17. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    It wasn't on my curriculum after a year of disastrous French.
  18. monicabilongame

    monicabilongame Star commenter

    amo, amas, amat, amamus, amatis, amant

    that's about it from me.

    although....what happened to vocative?
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  19. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    It vokes an outbreak of blisters on my tongue.
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  20. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    That was the first verb I learned!

    (The vocative applies to nouns: see chart above)

    Hark at me, giving lessons now :D

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