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Reading Latin: Grammar, Vocabulary and Exercises

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Reading Latin is a Latin course designed to help mature beginners read Latin fluently and intelligently, primarily in the context of classical culture, but with some mediaeval Latin too. It does this in three ways; it encourages reading of continuous texts from the start; it offers generous help with translation at every stage; and it integrates the learning of Classical Latin with an appreciation of the influence of the Latin language upon English and European culture from Antiquity to the present. The text, richly illustrated, consists at the start of carefully graded adaptations from original Classical Latin texts. The adaptations are gradually phased out until unadultered prose and verse can be read. The Grammar, Vocabulary and Exercises volume supplies all the help needed to do this, together with a range of reinforcing exercises for each section, including English into Latin for those who want it. At the end of each section, a selection of Latin epigrams, mottoes, quotations, everyday Latin, word-derivations, examples of mediaeval Latin and discussions of the influence of Latin upon English illustrate the language’s impact on Western culture. Reading Latin is principally designed for university and adult beginners, and also for sixth-formers (eleventh and twelth graders in the USA). It is also ideal for those people who may have learned Latin many years ago, and wish to renew their acquaintance with the language. Its companion course, Reading Greek is one of the most widely used mature beginners’courses in the world.

Synopsis:

Reading Latin is a Latin course designed to help mature beginners read Latin fluently and intelligently, primarily in the context of classical culture, but with some mediaeval Latin too. It does this in three ways; it encourages reading of continuous texts from the start; it offers generous help with translation at every stage; and it integrates the learning of Classical Latin with an appreciation of the influence of the Latin language upon English and European culture from Antiquity to the present.

Synopsis:

Reading Latin is designed to help mature beginners read Latin fluently and intelligently, primarily in the context of classical culture.

Table of Contents

Preface; Notes to grammar, exercises and vocabulary; Abbreviations; Pronunciation; Notes on illustrations; Glossary of English-Latin grammar; Grammar, vocabulary and exercises for section 1-6; Introduction; Reference grammar; Acknowledgements.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521286220
Author:
Jones, Peter
Author:
Sidwell, Keith
Author:
Jones, Peter V.
Author:
Sidwell, Keith C.
Author:
Jones, Peter
Author:
Peter V., Jones
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Latin
Subject:
Latin language
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Foreign
Subject:
Latin literature, medieval and modern
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Subject:
Latin language Latin language
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Latin
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
19860831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
30 tables
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
8.30x5.80x1.56 in. 1.94 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Reading Latin is a Latin course designed to help mature beginners read Latin fluently and intelligently, primarily in the context of classical culture, but with some mediaeval Latin too. It does this in three ways; it encourages reading of continuous texts from the start; it offers generous help with translation at every stage; and it integrates the learning of Classical Latin with an appreciation of the influence of the Latin language upon English and European culture from Antiquity to the present.
"Synopsis" by , Reading Latin is designed to help mature beginners read Latin fluently and intelligently, primarily in the context of classical culture.
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