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The Horrors of the Latin Grammar Revisited Posted by on Oct 8, 2015 in Latin Language

For first time language learners (or even masters), the way and method a language handles their grammar ( and more specifically the oddities or exception rules in their grammar)

I wrote a posts in the past that help tackle some of the language’s difficulties, but I have also written this one to provide some additional information.


Courtesy of Latin Memes & Quick Meme Builder.

Courtesy of Latin Memes & Quick Meme Builder.

The following article goes over the use of the subjunctive if you still need assistance creating and forming the subjunctive- here is a valuable worksheet.
 Unraveling the Dark Side of the Subjunctive
If the approach I take in my post does not work for your studying style- check out this site.



This blog has had three past writers contribute articles on the Ablative (and yes, ablative absolute is discussed at length). But again if not to your liking- check out this site.

If these articles assisted you, but you require a printable handout. I would suggest (here). I often use these types of handouts as quick reference sources- which should not be relied on entirely but rather should exist to check your guess as to the type of Ablative.



These two grammatical forms give student such a hard time. I go over the differences and similarities in a post here. But options options options, check out this handout (here) and this post (here)




This is one topic that I haven’t covered, so check out the Latin’s Library’s worksheet (here).


In my opinion, I rarely see the supine, but sooooo often students try to force the supine onto grammatical structures that don’t want to be the supine. This past Latin Language Post (here) briefly touches on the subject. However, if you didn’t like this post or prefer a printable worksheet-check out (here and here)




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Hello There! Please feel free to ask me anything about Latin Grammar, Syntax, or the Ancient World.