This is particularity of Latin. In some Latin-derived languages (PT, ES, IT, Catalan), it's also like that. You don't necessarily have to use the pronoun. Using Portuguese as an example, you could say ''Eu como a carne'' or ''Como a carne'' (I eat the meat). Both sentences have exactly the same meaning.
The use of the nominative pronoun is usually only for emphasis in Classical Latin, since the verb suffix already reveals the subject’s person and number. The third person nominative pronoun does carry more information with regard to gender.
Why are the long vowels not being used in the speech examples, please? Anyone else feeling the lack of the correct vowel sounds?
“That you be well” usually appears with the imperative “Take care!” - cura ut valeas (subjunctive after ut).
I don't think so. "How do you do?" can only be a greeting (what's called a phatic expression). "How are you doing?" can be used as a greeting, but it is also used literally to inquire into someone's health and well-being. Until we know whether "Quomodo te habes" and "Quid agis" can be used in Latin instead of "Salve", it's best to stay as literal as possible.
I wonder why Duolingo marks me right when I use the preposition" tu te "when I address the person by name such as" livia quomodo tu te habes" rather than. " quomodo te habes" when I simply ask "how are you ? . Thank you duolingo I think I am enjoying this latin course best of all!
They don't check the forum to know how to improve the course. This forum is only for the help between users.
And second, I really disagree with you, because if you want to remove the capital letters because Latin didn't have, remove also the space between the words, and the stop at the end of the sentences.
The Latin didn't have uppercase for proper nouns.
Except that Classical Latin had only the capital letters. Minuscules were invented around 800AD. The idea of mixing majuscules with minuscules came even later. This said, I follow the tradition whereby only proper nouns are capitalized, but I don’t get worked up about capitals being used elsewhere as well.
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The way this course is presented, it incorporates such niceties as small letters in addition to capital letters, the distinction between
v, spaces between words, and punctuation.
If this is not the version of Latin you want to learn, feel free to find a different course elsewhere.