FRIENDS ACADEMY Latin
“The limits of my language are the limits of my world.”
Who takes Latin? When?
All FA 6th graders take Latin
Three class meetings of 45 minutes each week
At the end of 6th grade, students make a commitment to continue in Latin for 7th and 8th, or to study Spanish for 7th and 8th
Latin students at Friends...
Expand their English and Latin vocabularies
Increase their confidence in understanding how words work
Build a foundation for studying language
Develop the ability to translate from Latin into English, and vice versa
Enjoy Greek and Roman myths, legends, and history
Learn that our own world has deep roots in an ancient and fascinating one
FA Latin students enter high school prepared to...
Begin a second year (Latin 2) Latin course as a freshman in high school
Excel in another language
Apply their understanding of language, accuracy of thought, and awareness of their world’s origins, to become articulate, thoughtful citizens
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