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The Irregular Verbs Sum and Possum

Lecture no. 4 from the course: Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language

The Irregular Verbs Sum and Possum

Taught by Professor Hans-Friedrich Mueller | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

Learn two important irregular verbs, sum (I am) and possum (I am able), mastering their present tense indicative, imperative, infinitive, and subjunctive forms. Notice how the tiniest linguistic details can be powerful markers, giving rise to Latin’s great economy of expression.

36 Lectures

1
Image of Pronouncing Classical Latin
Pronouncing Classical Latin
0 of 32 min
2
Image of Introduction to Third-Conjugation Verbs
Introduction to Third-Conjugation Verbs
0 of 29 min
3
Image of Introduction to the Subjunctive Mood
Introduction to the Subjunctive Mood
0 of 31 min
4
Image of The Irregular Verbs Sum and Possum
The Irregular Verbs Sum and Possum
0 of 30 min
5
Image of Introduction to Third-Declension Nouns
Introduction to Third-Declension Nouns
0 of 29 min
6
Image of Third-Declension Neuter Nouns
Third-Declension Neuter Nouns
0 of 31 min
7
Image of First- and Second-Declension Adjectives
First- and Second-Declension Adjectives
0 of 31 min
8
Image of First- and Second-Declension Nouns
First- and Second-Declension Nouns
0 of 32 min
9
Image of Introduction to the Passive Voice
Introduction to the Passive Voice
0 of 31 min
10
Image of Third -io and Fourth-Conjugation Verbs
Third -io and Fourth-Conjugation Verbs
0 of 28 min
11
Image of First- and Second-Conjugation Verbs
First- and Second-Conjugation Verbs
0 of 27 min
12
Image of Reading a Famous Latin Love Poem
Reading a Famous Latin Love Poem
0 of 28 min
13
Image of The Present Passive of All Conjugations
The Present Passive of All Conjugations
0 of 32 min
14
Image of Third-Declension Adjectives
Third-Declension Adjectives
0 of 30 min
15
Image of Third-Declension I-Stem Nouns
Third-Declension I-Stem Nouns
0 of 29 min
16
Image of The Relative Pronoun
The Relative Pronoun
0 of 29 min
17
Image of The Imperfect and Future Tenses
The Imperfect and Future Tenses
0 of 28 min
18
Image of Building Translation Skills
Building Translation Skills
0 of 29 min
19
Image of Using the Subjunctive Mood
Using the Subjunctive Mood
0 of 29 min
20
Image of Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns
Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns
0 of 29 min
21
Image of The Perfect Tense Active System
The Perfect Tense Active System
0 of 32 min
22
Image of Forming and Using Participles
Forming and Using Participles
0 of 30 min
23
Image of Using the Infinitive
Using the Infinitive
0 of 28 min
24
Image of Reading a Passage from Caesar
Reading a Passage from Caesar
0 of 30 min
25
Image of The Perfect Tense Passive System
The Perfect Tense Passive System
0 of 30 min
26
Image of Deponent Verbs
Deponent Verbs
0 of 30 min
27
Image of Conditional Sentences
Conditional Sentences
0 of 30 min
28
Image of Cum Clauses and Stipulations
Cum Clauses and Stipulations
0 of 31 min
29
Image of Reading Excerpts from Roman Law
Reading Excerpts from Roman Law
0 of 29 min
30
Image of Interrogative Adjectives and Pronouns
Interrogative Adjectives and Pronouns
0 of 31 min
31
Image of Fourth- and Fifth-Declension Nouns
Fourth- and Fifth-Declension Nouns
0 of 30 min
32
Image of Gerunds and Gerundives
Gerunds and Gerundives
0 of 30 min
33
Image of Counting in Latin
Counting in Latin
0 of 31 min
34
Image of More on Irregular Verbs
More on Irregular Verbs
0 of 31 min
35
Image of Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
0 of 30 min
36
Image of Next Steps in Reading Latin
Next Steps in Reading Latin
0 of 32 min

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j********m
May 13, 2017

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a********m
March 2, 2017

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r********m
January 24, 2017
Good introductory course into the language, but focuses a lot on Caesar. I think there was more to Rome than the assassination of Caesar.

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