How to Eat a Poem: A Weekly Poetry Discussion Group

How to Eat a Poem: A Weekly Poetry Discussion Group

How to Eat a Poem: A Weekly Poetry Discussion Group

Every Saturday

Saturday, January 7

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn to better understand and appreciate the wide world of poetry! With an emphasis on teaching students to read, understand, and evaluate poetry, this group will be your guide to discovering how and what a poem means, and hopefully gain a new appreciation for the art form.

Registration is required to receive a link to this online event. For more information, please call 203-488-1441 x 318 or email programs@blackstonelibrary.org.

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Introduction to Classical Latin (for grade 7-adult)

Introduction to Classical Latin (for grade 7-adult)

Introduction to Classical Latin (for grade 7-adult)

Every Saturday

Saturday, January 7

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I, participants will learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin, Latin and English grammar, translation skills, and ancient Roman geography, history, daily life, and mythology. Latin abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured on a regular basis. Participants will need to obtain a copy of the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th edition of Ecce Romani I. A complimentary copy of the text will be provided as long as the supply lasts. Ecce Romani is a reading-based program and this high school-based curriculum is presented in English with some conversational phrases in Latin. 

Taught by Susan Craig.

Registration is required to attend this ONLINE event. To register, call the Reference Desk at (203) 488-1441 ext. 318 or email programs@blackstonelibrary.org

 

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