Latin

Author: N. R. R. Oulton

Publisher: galore park publishing ltd

ISBN: 9781902984056

Category: Latin language

Page: 118

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The second in this immensely popular three-part series, So you really want to learn Latin Book II takes learners through 3rd declension adjectives, personal and demonstrative pronouns, relative clauses, 4th and 5th declension nouns, the passive voice, the comparison of adjectives and adverbs, irregular verbs and the history of Rome from Coriolanus to the 2nd Punic War. Ideal for those learning Latin in the classroom or at home, the So you really want to learn Latin course takes a no-nonsense approach to Latin which focuses on the importance of learning grammar and building vocabulary. With the basis of this firm foundation, learners will be amazed at how quickly they can learn this lanaguage. So you really want to learn Latin III is also available and takes the student up to GCSE level. An Answer Book is also available to support this book and can be purchased separately.The second in this immensely popular three-part series, So you really want to learn Latin Book II takes learners through 3rd declension adjectives, personal and demonstrative pronouns, relative clauses, 4th and 5th declension nouns, the passive voice, the comparison of adjectives and adverbs, irregular verbs and the history of Rome from Coriolanus to the 2nd Punic War. Ideal for those learning Latin in the classroom or at home, the So you really want to learn Latin course takes a no-nonsense approach to Latin which focuses on the importance of learning grammar and building vocabulary. With the basis of this firm foundation, learners will be amazed at how quickly they can learn this lanaguage. So you really want to learn Latin III is also available and takes the student up to GCSE level. An Answer Book is also available to support this book and can be purchased separately.

So You Really Want to Learn Latin Book III Answer Book

Author: N. R. R. Oulton

Publisher: galore park publishing ltd

ISBN: 9781902984087

Category: Latin language

Page: 44

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This book contains a complete set of answers to the exercises in So you really want to learn Latin Book III.The final book in this three-part series, So you really want to learn Latin III takes learners up to GCSE level standard. All the major syntactical constructions are covered in a thorough, systematic way with clear explanations and suitable passages for translation. The book concludes with an invaluable introduction to the complexities of Latin scansion. Perfect as a textbook for pupils taking GCSE, for those preparing for Common Entrance scholarship exams at 13+ and for those learning at home, this book is ideal for those who take their Latin learning seriously and want a no-nonsense course which will enable them to be able to use a high level of Latin with ease and confidence. An Answer Book is also available to purchase separately.

X-Treme Latin

All the Latin You Need to Know for Survival in the 21st Century

Author: Henry Beard

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 110121662X

Category: Humor

Page: 128

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In staff meetings and singles bars, on freeways and fairways, there are aggravating people lurking everywhere these days. But bestselling humorist Henry Beard has the perfect comeback for all prickly situations, offering a slew of quips your nemesis won't soon forget . . . or even understand. Beard's gift is his ability to make fun of popular culture and the current zeitgeist. In X-Treme Latin he provides Latin with an attitude, an indispensable phrasebook that taps the secret power of Latin to deliver, in total safety, hundreds of impeccable put-downs, comebacks, and wisecracks. Within its pages you will learn how to insult or fire coworkers; blame corporate scandals on someone else; cheer at a World Wrestling Entertainment match; talk back to your computer, TV, or Game Boy; deal with your road rage; evade threatening situations; snowboard in style; talk like Tony Soprano; and much more. With dozens more zingers for quashing e-mail pranks, psyching out your golf opponent, giving backhanded compliments, and evading awkward questions, X-Treme Latin is destined for magnus popularity and will have readers cheering, “Celebremus!”

Learn to Read Latin

Author: Andrew Keller,Stephanie Russell

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300194986

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 376

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One of the most popular Latin texts on the market, "Learn to Read Latin "helps high school and college students acquire the skills to read and appreciate the great works of Latin literature. It not only presents basic Latin morphology and syntax with clear explanations and examples, but also offers direct access to original, unaltered Latin texts. As beginning students learn basic forms and grammar, they also gain familiarity with patterns of Latin word order and other features of style. This second edition--which now combines the first and second parts into a single textbook--improves upon an already strong foundation by streamlining grammatical explanations, increasing the number of syntax and morphology drills, and offering additional short and longer readings in Latin prose and poetry.

Living with a Dead Language

My Romance with Latin

Author: Ann Patty

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101980249

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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“A delightful mix of grammar and growth, words and wonder.” – The Washington Post An entertaining exploration of the richness and relevance of the Latin language and literature, and an inspiring account of finding renewed purpose through learning something new and challenging After thirty-five years as a book editor in New York City, Ann Patty stopped working and moved to the country. Bored, aimless, and lost in the woods, she hoped to challenge her restless, word-loving brain by beginning a serious study of Latin at local colleges. As she begins to make sense of Latin grammar and syntax, her studies open unexpected windows into her own life. The louche poetry of Catullus calls up her early days in 1970s New York, Lucretius elucidates her intractable drivenness and her attraction to Buddhism, while Ovid’s verse conjures a delightful dimension to the flora and fauna that surround her. Women in Roman history, and an ancient tomb inscription give her new understanding and empathy for her tragic, long deceased mother. Finally, Virgil reconciles her to her new life—no longer an urban exile, but a rustic scholar, writer and teacher. Along the way, she meets an impassioned cast of characters: professors, students and classicists outside of academia who keep Latin very much alive. Written with humor, heart, and an infectious enthusiasm for words, Patty’s book is an object lesson in how learning and literature can transform the past and lead to an unexpected future. From the Hardcover edition.

Wheelock's Latin, 6th Edition Revised

Author: Frederic M. Wheelock,Richard A. LaFleur

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062016563

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 560

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The classic, single–volume introductory Latin textbook, introduced in 1956 and still the bestselling and most highly regarded textbook of its kind. Wheelock's Latin, sixth edition, revised, has all the features that have made it the best–selling single–volume beginning Latin textbook, many of them revised and expanded: o 40 chapters with grammatical explanations and readings based on ancient Roman authors o Self–tutorial exercises with an answer key for independent study o An extensive English–Latin/ Latin–English vocabulary section o A rich selection of original Latin readings –– unlike other textbooks which contain primarily made–up Latin texts o Etymological aids Also includes maps of the Mediterranean, Italy and the Aegean area, as well as numerous photographs illustrating aspects of classical culture, mythology, and historical and literary figures presented in the chapter readings. o The leading self–tutorial Latin program. Also great for college and accelerated high school courses. o Wheelock's Latin is the top–selling Latin reference in the US. o Interest and enrolments in Latin have been steadily rising in the U.S. for the past 20 years. One–half million people are currently enrolled in Latin classes, and at least 10,000 teachers, professors and graduate assistants are teaching the language in America.

Fluent Forever

How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It

Author: Gabriel Wyner

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 038534810X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 336

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The ultimate rapid language-learning guide! For those who’ve despaired of ever learning a foreign language, here, finally, is a book that will make the words stick. At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks six languages fluently. He didn’t learn them in school -- who does? -- rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and practicing on the subway, using simple techniques and free online resources. In Fluent Forever Wyner reveals what he’s discovered. The greatest challenge to learning a foreign language is the challenge of memory; there are just too many words and too many rules. For every new word we learn, we seem to forget two old ones, and as a result, fluency can seem out of reach. Fluent Forever tackles this challenge head-on. With empathy for the language-challenged and abundant humor, Wyner deconstructs the learning process, revealing how to build a foreign language in your mind from the ground up. Starting with pronunciation, you’ll learn how to rewire your ears and turn foreign sounds into familiar sounds. You'll retrain your tongue to produce those sounds accurately, using tricks from opera singers and actors. Next, you'll begin to tackle words, and connect sounds and spellings to imagery, rather than translations, which will enable you to think in a foreign language. And with the help of sophisticated spaced-repetition techniques, you'll be able to memorize hundreds of words a month in minutes every day. Soon, you'll gain the ability to learn grammar and more difficult abstract words--without the tedious drills and exercises of language classes and grammar books. This is brain hacking at its most exciting, taking what we know about neuroscience and linguistics and using it to create the most efficient and enjoyable way to learn a foreign language in the spare minutes of your day.

An Introduction to Classical Greek

Author: F. A. Pragnell,Kristian Waite

Publisher: Galore Park Publishing

ISBN: 9781905735884

Category: Greek language

Page: 160

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This textbook is ideal for any pupil working towards Level 1 or Level 2 of the Common Entrance Classical Greek exam at 13+. It introduces pupils to Greek grammar and vocabulary and features clear explanations and challenging practice questions to help pupils develop their exam technique. Several unseen passages are also included, to help pupils perfect their translation skills. Suitable for ISEB 13+ Greek exams up to and including Summer 2014. - Endorsed by ISEB - Ideal for pupils working towards Levels 1 or Level 2 of the Classical Greek Common Entrance exam at 13+ - Introduces pupils to essential Greek grammar and vocabulary - Features clear explanations followed by extensive practice questions so pupils can check what they have learnt - Unseen passages to help pupils perfect their translation skills are also included An Answer Book is also available to accompany this book.

Latin for Common Entrance One

Author: N. R. Oulton

Publisher: Galore Park

ISBN: 1471866823

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

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Latin for Common Entrance One is the first book in Nicholas Oulton's new Latin course, combining your favourite elements of So You Really Want to Learn Latin, Latin Prep and Ab Initio, but now it maps precisely to the new ISEB syllabus and contains passages and question types in line with the revised Common Entrance exam. This extensively revised book is ideal for Latin beginners, introducing pupils to regular verbs and sum in the present, imperfect and perfect tenses, nouns of the first two declensions, adjectives of the 1st/2nd declension, prepositions and numerals. All the grammar, vocabulary and syntax on the Level 1 syllabus is covered and passages for translation are geared towards the Greek Mythology and City of Rome topics for the non-linguistic studies element of the ISEB syllabus. Written specifically for prep schools, this book includes solid grammar explanations, intentionally challenging content and twice as many practice exercises compared to the previous series, ensuring pupils have understood the material covered Latin for Common Entrance One Answers are available to buy separately as a PDF download

Cambridge Latin Course Book 5 Student's Book

Author: Cambridge School Classics Project

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521797926

Category: Education

Page: 160

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The leading Latin course worldwide Book V is set in and around the court of the Emperor Domitan and the stories explore the tensions and effects of living under a tyranny. Topics covered include town and country life, the emperor's council, the senatorial career and marriage. Verse by Martial and Ovid is integrated with the stories and themes, and the language notes include a systematic introduction to verse word order. Book V is full colour throughout, with a clear layout of stories and language notes. Featuring a glossary for quick reference and comprehension questions, the book also includes a full explanation of language points and grammar practice exercises.

Cambridge Latin Course Unit 3 Student Text North American edition

Author: North American Cambridge Classics Project

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521894708

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 384

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The North American Cambridge Latin Course is a well-established four-part Latin program whose approach combines a stimulating, continuous storyline with grammatical development, work on derivatives, and cultural information. There is also a complete Language Information section, plus numerous color photographs illustrating life in the Roman world. The Course has now been fully revised and updated in the light of feedback from user schools, and includes the very best in new research. The Fourth Edition continues to offer teachers and students alike a stimulating, reading-based approach to the study of Latin.

Fluent in 3 Months

How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World

Author: Benny Lewis

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062282700

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Benny Lewis, who speaks over ten languages—all self-taught—runs the largest language-learning blog in the world, Fluent In 3 Months. Lewis is a full-time "language hacker," someone who devotes all of his time to finding better, faster, and more efficient ways to learn languages. Fluent in 3 Months: How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World is a new blueprint for fast language learning. Lewis argues that you don't need a great memory or "the language gene" to learn a language quickly, and debunks a number of long-held beliefs, such as adults not being as good of language learners as children.

Learning Latin through Mythology

Author: Jayne Hanlin,Beverly Lichtenstein

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521397797

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 63

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Learning Latin Through Mythology is a highly illustrated workbook to introduce elementary students to Latin using simplified versions of the popular myths of ancient Greece and Rome. The book consists of thirteen units, each including a short English version of a myth, an illustrated Latin version with vocabulary explanations, a related Latin grammar activity, plus related writing and open-ended projects. Innovative review exercises enhance the thirteen units. It captures students' interest in Latin through the myths, motivating them to translate the Latin and complete the other activities. References to mythology are commonplace in advertising, the media and the theater, and so it is essential that students understand the allusions to mythological characters. The lively and unique approach to learning Latin demonstrated by this workbook makes Learning Latin Through Mythology an interesting and useful introduction to simple Latin.

Latin Prep

Author: Theo Zinn

Publisher: Galore Park Publishing

ISBN: 9781905735112

Category:

Page: 160

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The second in the popular Latin Prep series is suitable for pupils working towards Common Entrance Level 2. This textbook covers all of the knowledge required for Common Entrance Level 2 and builds a firm foundation in grammar and vocabulary to ensure a confident use of the Latin language. The course features clear explanations and varied exercises which will challenge Latin pupils to achieve their best.Ideal for use in the classroom, or at home, the Latin Prep series takes a no-nonsense approach wihich will enable the learner to see real results in no time at all! An Answer Book to accompany Book 2 is available to purchase separately.

Greeks and Romans

Author: A.M. Wright

Publisher: Galore Park Publishing

ISBN: 9781905735433

Category: Greece

Page: 128

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This brand new book covers everything pupils need to know for the culture section of the Latin Common Entrance exam at 13+, and provides a thorough introduction to what life was really like for the Romans as they carried out their daily routine in Rome, in Britain and in the Roman army. The book also features some of the most exciting and famous classical myths which form the foundation of Roman culture. It is the ideal resource to support Common Entrance study and to help pupils improve their understanding of the cultural background to the Roman world. There are four main sections included: Greek Mythology, The City of Rome, Domestic Life, and The Roman Army and Roman Britain. To help pupils develop effective exam-technique and to consolidate material covered throughout the book, exam-style practice questions are featured.

Learning Latin the Ancient Way

Latin Textbooks from the Ancient World

Author: Eleanor Dickey

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107093607

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 112

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During the Roman empire Greek speakers learned Latin using textbooks that still offer special advantages: authentic and enjoyable vignettes about the ancient world, easy Latin composed by Romans, insight into ancient learning practices. This book makes the ancient Latin-learning materials available to modern students for the first time.

Latin Grammar You Really Need to Know: Teach Yourself

Author: Gregory Klyve

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 144418962X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

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Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns and structures are reinforced and contextualized through authentic materials. You will not only learn how to construct grammar correctly, but when and where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate. Latin Grammar You Really Need to Know will help you gain the intuition you need to become a confident communicator in your new language.

Latin for Children, Primer C

Author: Aaron Larsen,Christopher Perrin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781600510120

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 310

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The Latin for Children Primer C is the third and final text in the LFC series. Grammar training continues, and students are encouraged to do more reading in Latin by following along with a running story through the text. Each workbook text is engaging, incremental, creative. Exercises, tests, and a sizable and useful reference section are also included. Lessons include a plethora of mnemonic aids (songs, chants) that enable students to learn vocabulary and grammar with ease and delight.