Latin: Section 1C


Reading Latin: Section 1C Grammar

Resources adapted from: Reading Latin (Second Edition) Peter Jones & Keith Sidwell.

(Click the blue links for the relevant resources)

Well done on completing Section 1B. Like I said previously, please do take the time to continue to consolidate what you learned and remember that even 15 mins of Latin a day such as learning a new word, declining a noun or conjugating a verb is better than nothing.

But now, on to Section 1C…

Monday 10th September 2018

1st/2nd Declension Adjectives


Following on from the adjectives introduced in Section 1B, click on the links below to find examples of additional adjective vocabulary.

Section 1C – 1st:2nd Declension Adjectives (1)

Section 1C – 1st:2nd Declension Adjectives (2)

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meus, mea, meum

tuus, tua, tuum

míser, mísera, míserum


(translations of the above 1st & 2nd declension ADJECTIVES are provided on the attachments)

Thursday 20th September 2018

Present imperative active, 1st and 2nd conjugation.

Important Points to Remember!

  1. These forms of word express a command or order (‘imperative’) in Latin.
  2. It is understood that the subject is ‘you’ (s.) or ‘you’ (pl.).
  3. Constructing the singular form is easy because it’s just the bare stem of the verb.
  4. when constructing the plural form you simply addteto the bare stem of the verb.

Click on the blue link below to see a working example of this.

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ámā, amá-te

hábē, habē-te



(translations of the above are provided on the attachment)

Section 1C – Present Imperative Active

‘I go’, ‘I come’ (irregular): Present indicative active

Important Points to Remember!

  1. The stem of the verb is quite simple – it’s just i- (this is shown by the imperative (s.) example)

Click on the blue link below to see a working example of this.

Section 1C – (Irregular) Present Indicative Active

Sunday 7th October 2018

Personal Pronouns – A brief summary courtesy of Wikipedia.

Personal pronouns are pronouns that are associated primarily with a particular grammatical person – first person (as I), second person (as you), or third person (as hesheitthey). Personal pronouns may also take different forms depending on number (usually singular or plural), grammatical or natural gender, case, and formality. The term “personal” is used here purely to signify the grammatical sense; personal pronouns are not limited to people and can also refer to animals and objects.

Section 1C – Personal pronouns

We’ve now come to the end of the third grammar section (1C) of Reading Latin (Second Edition) Peter Jones & Keith Sidwell. Before we move on, it’s time to go over and consolidate the grammar that we’ve covered. So, take some time to look at the following…

  • Additional 1st & 2nd declension adjectives – Continue to expand your Latin vocabulary.
  • Present imperative active – 1st & 2nd conjugations – ámā, amáte hábē, habē-te.
  • Present indicative active –  ‘I go’, ‘I come’ (irregular).
  • Personal pronouns – égo, tū.

Also – Take a look at the VOCABULARY BUILDER section.

When you are ready, move on to section 1D by using the drop down tab on the menu or by clicking here!