BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Latin for Genealogists



$ 579.00

Instructor: Thomas Kent Edlund
Credits: 3.00

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Development of a reading knowledge of simple Latin prose found in parish, notarial, and other records of interest to genealogists, family historians, and archivists; introduction to the organization, structure, and content of such records.

Course Content:

  1. First and Second Declension Nouns
  2. Third Declension Nouns
  3. Fourth and Fifth Declension Nouns and Prepositions
  4. Adjectives
  5. Numbers and Dates
  6. Pronouns, Possessive Adjectives, Adverbs, and Latinized Place Names
  7. First and Second Conjugation Verbs and Latin Syntax
  8. Present, Future, and Imperfect Indicative Active of Third and Fourth Conjugation Verbs
  9. The Perfect System Active of All Four Conjugations
  10. The Passive Voice, Deponent Verbs, and Principal Parts of Latin Verbs
  11. The Subjunctive Mood
  12. Participles, Infinitives, and Indirect Statements
  13. The Gerund, Irregular and Impersonal Verbs, and Other Usages
  14. Preparation and Review

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.