Hi everyone! I've seen a number of threads here on PF about studying languages. Here is a question I would pose to all of you. Would studying Latin first help in learning other languages, specifically the other Romance languages (e.g. Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, etc.)? I ask this question because all Romance languages are based on Vulgar Latin (i.e. vernacular forms of Latin), so there is a common feature in all of these languages. So I'm curious if there are people here on PF who studied Latin in school, and whether they quickly acquired French/Italian/Spanish/other Romance languages because of this.