Have you ever worried about pronouncing a Latin botanical name correctly?

Well, fear no longer.

Herbalist Judith Sims has put together a class that gives the principles and demonstrates the pronunciation of most of the herbs commonly used in Western herbal medicine. 

Did you know that there is an “American system" and a “British system?” Better pick your side! 

This class is suited to herbalists, botanists, horticulturalists, and Latin geeks across the world.

Includes

  • Support Materials

    2 comprehensive downloadable handouts (19 pages)

  • 1 year access to materials and Q&A during and after class

    1 year to view and review content, ask questions and discuss with fellow students and teachers.

  • 30 minutes of teaching

    30 minutes of in-depth teaching with Judith Sims

Curriculum

  1. 1
    • Preview

    • Welcome Message

  2. 2
    • Plant Name Pronunciation Guide - Part 1

    • Plant Name Pronunciation - Part 2 (Cheat Sheet)

  3. 3
    • Q&A

    • 01 - Introduction

    • 02 - The Binomial Name

    • 03 - Adjectives

    • 04 - The Species Name

    • 05 - Word Endings

    • 06 - Vulgaris

    • 07 - Officinalis

    • 08 - Latin Diphthongs

    • 09 - Family Names _A_Ce_Ae

    • 10 - Consonants

    • 11 - Ch = K

    • 12 - Stress Patterns - Two Syllable Words

    • 13 - The Strong Syllable

    • 14 - Double Consonants

    • 15 - Diphthongs Can Indicate Stress

    • 16 - Weak Suffixes

    • 17 - Strong Suffixes

    • 18 - Plant Parts And Organs

    • 19 - Favorite Herbs

    • 21 - Dyes

    • 20 - Favorite Herbs With Trickier Plant Names

    • 22 - Colors

    • 23 - Personal Names

    • 24 - Place Names

    • 25 - Habitat

    • 26 - Numbers

    • 27 - Useful Suffixes

    • 28 - Resemblances

    • 29 - Roman Pronounciation

  4. 4
    • Pronouncing Plant Names - Test

  5. 5
    • Please share your thoughts

 

 

 

 

Single class purchase

1-year access to this class

The Library Bundle

Access to this class and many more.
(Full list can be found on The Library page.)

Start at any time! Complete the lessons at your own pace.

Certificates designed and signed by Matthew Wood are available for purchase to those who successfully complete all tests with a passing grade of 70% or better. More details regarding herbal course certificates are here.

Tests are multiple-choice, and multiple attempts are permitted.

For those of you seeking clinical hours, we have a list of all classes/courses with corresponding accreditation hours.