Petty School Reading, Lesson 03. The Consonant B

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This course provides step-by-step instruction and exercises to lead young children to read rightly, while also preparing them for future studies in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy. Students are expected to learn each lesson and to demonstrate mastery of the skills covered. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete … Read more

Petty School Reading, Lesson 02. The Five Latin Vowels

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This course provides step-by-step instruction and exercises to lead young children to read rightly, while also preparing them for future studies in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy. Students are expected to learn each lesson and to demonstrate mastery of the skills covered. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete … Read more

Aristotle, Categories. Chapter 8, Of Quality

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In this lesson, we continue our study of Aristotle’s ten Categories. Having studied Substance, Quantity and Relatives, we move on to Quality in chapter 8. Translation by Thomas Taylor 1. I denominate Quality that according to which certain things are said to be of such kinds.[efn_note]”such kinds” – Latin, quales. … Read more

Porphyry, Introduction. Chapter 2

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1. It seems that neither Genus nor Species is simply denominated. Of Genus 2. For a collection of certain things, subsisting in a certain respect with reference to one thing, and to each other, is called Genus; according to which signification the Genus of the Heraclidae is denominated from the … Read more

Latin Grammar I, Lesson 22. Irregular Nouns

In lessons 10-21, we have studied the declension of regular Latin nouns. In lesson 22, we begin the study of irregular nouns. We will quickly move through lessons 22-26 before beginning the declension of adjective nouns in lesson 27. Let us learn the rule given in article 22: 22. Anomala … Read more

Elementary Grammar I. Lesson 48. Interjections

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“Hurrah! we have found him.” Is this a sentence? It is a sentence. What is the subject of this sentence? The pronoun “we” is the subject of this sentence. What is the predicate? “Have found” is the predicate of this sentence. What modifies the predicate? The pronoun “him,” an objective … Read more

Latin Reading I, Lesson 26. John 4:16-20

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To complete this lesson, complete the following tasks: 1. Study the lesson below, carefully and completely.2. Read the instructions for translation exercises.3. Complete translation exercises.4. Memorize all lesson vocabulary.5. Work to earn a perfect score on your lesson exam. Lesson 21 Dicit ei Jesus: “Mulier, crede mihi, quia venit hora, quando … Read more

The World Needs Classicists!

When a student sees a lesson in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy, they usually see a nice, clean lesson in a modern format, or a carefully chosen book in English translation. That is the end result of the work of the Classical Liberal Arts Academy’s mission of researching, restoring, publishing … Read more

Free Book! Porphyry’s Introduction

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We’re happy to provide Academy students with another newly published book: Porphyry’s Introduction to the Categories of Aristotle. This 3rd century classic is the first book studied in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy’s Classical Reasoning I course. You can download a free copy below, or purchase a printed copy from … Read more

English Composition: Observation of Actions

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Many of our most interesting experiences arise from observing the actions of others. A written description of what we have observed will gain in interest to the reader, if, in addition to telling what was done, it gives some indication of how was done. A list of tools a carpenter … Read more