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Here are links to sites that promote the study of Latin. They offer great answers to the eternal question: "Why take it?"
This page promotes the study of Latin.
Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers offer even more answers to the question: "Why Latin?"
Yet another site promoting the study of Latin, this time from the Classical Association of the Middle West and South.
Why learn Latin? This site also contains documentation of Latin's recent surge in enrollments in the U.S.
From a historian's perspective. Contains some nice quotes.
Thought's from the University of Notre Dame's Department of Classics
Some reasons to major in Classics in college
"Why Are You Majoring in Ancient Greek?" An after-dinner speech that explains that it's sometimes important to do something because you love it:
Princeton University Classics Department. Scroll downt the page for some wonderful testimonials by graduates about the value of a Classical education, even for those who go on to fields like writing, medicine, and law.
Reasons to take Latin (written in German/ "Natürlich Latein!" auf Deutsch!)
Reasons for Spanish-speaking students to take Latin. Shows some of the links between Latin and Spanish.
Great ideas on how to prepare for the SAT. Latin helps, but there are other ways to prepare!
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