Picta Dicta

Natural World

Picta Dicta – Natural World is especially well-suited for elementary-age students, and focuses on a specific and important set of vocabulary—the natural world. Students learn the English and Latin for over 400 nouns from the natural world to establish an unparalleled foundation for later study in Latin, English literature, foreign languages, history, and the sciences.

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Vocab Builder

Picta Dicta – Vocabulary Builder is geared towards Jr. High, high school, and college students, and focuses on general reading vocabulary including verbs, adjectives, prepositions, and nouns for over 1,000 Latin words and concepts. It is designed for students seeking proficiency in reading Latin. It uses Multi-dimensional learning that provides students with a deeper understanding of words: pictures, sounds, context, definitions, translations, lexical information, and more.

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Ancient World

Picta Dicta – Ancient World is especially well-suited for elementary or junior high students and focuses on vocabulary and concepts from the ancient world. They learn the English and Latin for over 500 concepts in ancient history to establish an unparalleled foundation for later study in Latin, English literature, foreign languages, history, and the sciences.

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Visual Latin

Visual Latin 1 & 2

Visual Latin lessons pair three videos with worksheets and online flashcards to guide students from grammar concepts, to practice sentences, to reading in Latin. Kids everywhere love it! Dwane Thomas is a Latin magician: he’s spent over 15 years turning students into Latin speakers and readers. His secret? He’s one of those unique teachers who makes learning difficult subjects fun and enjoyable. Thousands of children have already been transformed through his magic: let yours be next.

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Visual Latin DVDs

Word Up!

Dwane Thomas of Visual Latin fame stars in a zany new show teaching Latin and Greek roots, as well as hundreds of English words. Utilizing a new approach to learning, WordUp! seriously expands a student’s grasp of the vocabulary used in literature, science, and standardized tests.

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Live Classes

Latin I Live | Roman Roads Classroom

Latin I is designed to bring new students to a reading knowledge of Latin. Students will build their skill in reading Latin primarily using the Latin Bible and Lingua Latina and will master 1,000 of the most common Latin terms using Picta Dicta. Using St. Andy’s Latin Companion students will be introduced to Latin grammar and vocabulary which they will solidify with reading and composition exercises. This course makes equal use of both grammatical explanation and examples, so as to be effective for a wide range of students (from those who are highly mathematical to those who prefer to learn by imitation). New vocabulary and grammar are introduced through period-appropriate illustrations; Biblical passages are lightly adapted so as to correspond to the student’s current knowledge of grammar.

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