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  1. Why Study Latin? • Improve your vocabulary! • Approximately 67% of all English words come from Latin

  2. Why Study Latin? • Learn more about your own language! • One of the best ways to better understand English is by studying another language

  3. Why Study Latin? • Latin is a great start to other languages! French Portuguese Spanish Italian Romanian

  4. Why Study Latin? • Culture!

  5. Why Study Latin? • Careers! Archaeology and History Medicine Teaching Art, Literature, and Drama Law

  6. TOGAS!

  7. Latin at HCCA • Latin I = fall semester • Latin II = spring semester • Complete the foreign language sequence in only two semesters (not four like at the traditional high schools!) • For more information, see Magistra in Rm. 202

  8. Celebrations!

  9. Roman Culture!

  10. Latin Honor Society • WHO’S ELIGIBLE • Latin students who maintain an A average in at least one level of Latin • BENEFITS • Purple and goldhonor cords • Eligibility for scholarships and national awards