Pronunciation Resources

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For a classical Latin pronunciation guide, see #1018 on page 241 in the Henle Blue Grammar Book.

Why do I use classical pronunciation instead of ecclesiastical?

I studied classical pronunciation in college. While one is not "better" than the other, classical pronunciation is "what you see is what you get." This facilitates learning spelling consistently as students never change the way a letter or dipthong is pronounced.  

Quizlet Folder with Pronunciation Flashcard Study Sets 

(I also have other Challenge resources on Quizlet under my username, henleinahurry)

A Classical/Roman Pronunciation Guide

This is from Moreland & Fleischer's Latin: An Intensive Course.

Watch and listen to a narrated walk through the woods in extemporaneous Latin.

(This is a YouTube link; parents may want to watch first to make sure the sidebar doesn't show anything inappropriate.)

The gentleman giving you this delightful material is well-known in the Latin education community for his amazing ability to speak Latin almost as a first language. He knows what he's doing, and he's a part of a growing subset of Latin teachers who are enthusiastic about recovering not only proper pronunciation, but conversational Latin as well. 

This is a link to the archives of a long-running daily world news program delivered by Finns in Latin (Nuntii Latini; "Latin Announcements").

 Their accent makes some of the words sound different than what you're used to, and I can usually only catch a sentence or two, but it's a nice way to put Latin in your ears and hear it spoken with natural tempo and inflection.