Potentia secum sit! or to translate, 'Good on yer'! "Latin man with a Transit van", TES, February 24).
Around three-quarters of our language is rooted in Latin. Study of it makes it easier to spell, interpret unfamiliar words, write logically or learn other languages.
Having introduced a Latin club at our primary school and used many of the techniques one would with a modern language, I believe Latin can be seen as an enjoyable living language. To Alex Horne I can only add: Gratias tibi ago.
Grace C P Reader Crumpsall Lane primary school 36 Derby Road Manchester