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Time:09:13 pm
Hey! I am doing a persuasive speech on why people should take latin for my college class.
If anyone would like to help me out by letting me quote you as a "personal interview" please leaving me a comment saying your views on latin, why it is awesome, why people should take it, etc. Of course, I am going to be plugging in NJCL and how it is magnificant so go ahead and incorporate it into your responses if you want. Also we are allowed only one visual aid that is suppose to entice some sort of emotion. So if anyone has some awesome and fun NJCL pictures I would appreciate any help. Thanks so much in advance for the help!
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jclroxmysox18
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Time:2006-07-17 10:43 pm (UTC)
liz! i haven't talked to you in forever.
standard latin quote from me:

"Latin really changed my life. In addition to the beauty of the language that is at the core of all the Romance languages, it comes bundled with the JCL. JCL broadened my horizons immensely, allowign me to connect with so many people with so many different world views who shared at least one thing in common with me: love for the Latin language."

:)
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rasphigi
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Time:2006-07-18 06:23 am (UTC)
Learning a language is like learning a whole culture (because if you look at native sources at all you have to figure out not only what they're saying but what they're talking about) and it's truly astonishing how much one can learn about modern-day America by studying ancient Rome. The age of Rome was such a massive influence on European civilization; understanding the language and the people of that culture is learning mountains about our own foundations, about the way we reason and the values we hold and, yes, the words we use every day.

(Not to mention it'll do you worlds of good on the SAT... and there's nothing cooler than casually inserting a full etymological breakdown into any conversation ^___^)
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