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Essential Latin Grammar: A Teach Yourself Guide (Essential)
Synopses & Reviews
Master Latin grammar, quickly and easily With Essential Latin Grammar, you don't need to know a lot about grammar before you start. Inside youll find every grammar point is explained simply, and there are lots of examples to illustrate each. Even if you dont know the grammatical term in question, the book is structured so that you can look up language forms according to what you want to say. And if you do already know some grammar, you can use the reference grammar section at the back of the book to look up what you need.
Topics include: alphabet and pronunciation, verbs: essential terminology, present tense, future tense, imperfect tense, perfect tense, pluperfect tense, future perfect tense, to be (indicative), nouns: essential terminology, first declension, second declension, third declension, fourth declension, fifth declension, Greek nouns, irregular nouns, nominative and vocative cases, accusative case, genitive case, dative case, ablative case, locative and expressions of time, prepositions, adjectives: first and second declension, adjectives: third declension, comparison of adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, numerals, personal, reflexive and possessive pronouns, demonstrative and definitive pronouns, emphatic and relative pronouns, indefinite and interrogative pronouns, pronouns used as adjectives, participles, present, future and imperfect passive, perfect, future perfect and pluperfect passive, infinitives: formation, infinitives: usage, imperatives and direct commands, gerunds and supines, gerundives, subjunctive: present and imperfect, subjunctive: perfect and pluperfect, subjunctive: uses, deponent and semi-deponent verbs, impersonal verbs, defective verbs, irregular verbs: sum and possum, irregular verbs: volo and nolo, irregular verbs: malo, fio and edo, irregular verbs: eo and fero, direct questions, subordinate clauses, relative clauses, concessive and causal clauses, final clauses, consecutive clauses, temporal clauses, temporal cum clauses, ablative absolute, clauses of proviso, comparison and fear, clauses of doubting and preventing, quin, conditionals, indirect statements, indirect questions, indirect commands and wishes, dates, money and measures, names and places, inscriptions, timeline, Latin today
About the Author
Gregory Klyve is former Head of Classics at Sevenoaks School, Kent, and the Leys School, Cambridge.
Table of Contents
Introduction / 01 alphabet and pronunciation / 02 verbs: essential terminology / 03 present tense 2 / 05 future tense 1 / 06 future tense 2 / 07 imperfect tense / 08 perfect tense 1 / 09 perfect tense 2 / 10 pluperfect tense / 11 future perfect tense / 12 to be (indicative) / 13 nouns: essential terminology / 14 first declension / 15 second declension 1 / 16 second declension 2 / 17 third declension 1 / 18 third declension 2 / 19 fourth declension / 20 fifth declension / 21 Greek nouns / 22 irregular nouns / 23 nominative and vocative cases / 24 accusative case / 25 genitive case 1 / 26 genitive case 2 / 27 dative case 1 / 28 dative case 2 / 29 ablative case 1 / 30 ablative case 2 / 31 locative and expressions of time / 32 prepositions / 33 adjectives: first and second declension / 34 adjectives: third declension / 35 comparison of adjectives / 36 adverbs / 37 conjunctions / 38 numerals / 39 personal, reflexive and possessive pronouns / 40 demonstrative and definitive pronouns / 41 emphatic and relative pronouns / 42 indefinite and interrogative pronouns / 43 pronouns used as adjectives / 44 participles / 45 present, future and imperfect passive / 46 perfect, future perfect and pluperfect passive / 47 infinitives: formation / 48 infinitives: usage / 49 imperatives and direct commands / 50 gerunds and supines / 51 gerundives / 52 subjunctive: present and imperfect / 53 subjunctive: perfect and pluperfect / 54 subjunctive: uses / 55 deponent and semi-deponent verbs / 56 impersonal verbs / 57 defective verbs / 58 irregular verbs: sum and possum / 59 irregular verbs: volo and nolo / 60 irregular verbs: malo, fio and edo / 61 irregular verbs: eo and fero / 62 direct questions / 63 subordinate clauses / 64 relative clauses / 65 concessive and causal clauses / 66 final clauses / 67 consecutive clauses / 68 temporal clauses / 69 temporal cum clauses / 70 ablative absolute / 71 clauses of proviso, comparison and fear / 72 clauses of doubting and preventing / 73 quin / 74 conditionals 1 / 75 conditionals 2 / 76 indirect statements 1 / 77 indirect statements 2 / 78 indirect questions / 79 indirect commands and wishes / 80 dates / 81 money and measures / 82 names and places / 83 inscriptions / 84 timeline / 85 Latin today / key to the exercises
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