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To cover with a coating. Old French “vernis”=resinous matter used to coat and harder something < Latin “veronix”=fragrant resin.


Saturday, 30th May 2015

Option, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈɒpʃn/
Etymology: < classical Latin optiō action of choosing, choice, power of choosing.

1. Something that may be chosen from a range of things; an alternative, a choice. 43 more words


Pronunciation is Usually a Good First Step. So Why is it Missing?

For a lot of reasons, my family is embarking on a new adventure this summer: we are going to start homeschooling.  I had never planned to homeschool, but right now it seems to be the best option. 471 more words

Language Learning

Learning Latin is like Learning Art

My Teaching Statement:

Teaching and learning have been the same thing for me since I started pursuing a career in education. The instances where I am the teacher in the classroom are few, but I realized that when I am in the teaching mode, I am also in that learning mode. 1,106 more words

Baila Conmigo

when it comes to me, do not try to teach me how to do something like Vanessa Williams in Baila Conmigo.
I am one of those people that have a mind set like Chayanne in here ( 88 more words

10 Latin Phrases That Will Give You Life

1. Dum spiro spero

I don’t remember where I read this one, but it has become part of the way I live my life. It means “While I breathe, I hope.” To me, this translates into never losing hope and faith for a better future. 873 more words