Why Latin?

  • History
  • Mythology
  • Expanded Vocabulary
  • 50%-60% of English is derived from Latin
  • College admissions officers love Latin!
  • Analytical Skills
  • Latin students rock the SAT!
  • Law
  • Government
  • Biology and other sciences
  • Literature
  • The root of the 5 Romance Languages: French,  Romanian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
  • It’s fun! (really!)
  • Common mottoes, expressions and abbreviations
  • The Romans conquered the known world with it!
  • TOGAS!
  • It worked out OK for Caesar (mostly)
  • Your IQ goes up by 40 points. OK, not really, but people think you’re brilliant just because you take the class!

 What have Romans ever done for us?