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Where can you speak Latin?

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A better question would be "If you spoke Latin, whenwould you live?" Latin is considered a dead language because it is not spoken anywhere today, at least as a common language. It is still used for official correspondence in the Roman Catholic Church; it is used in legal phraseology and in medical terminology as well. Latin was spoken by Romans and evolved into the romance languages.

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There is a limited number of opportunities for exercising your conversational Latin, but one is the Conventiculum Latinumheld annually at the University of Kentucky. This is a week-long summer workshop for participants who have a "reasonably secure" grasp of Latin syntax and want to improve their proficiency by interacting in an all-Latin environment. Follow the related link below for more information.

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