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ISBN: 9781853997013 - Writing Latin
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Writing Latin

Richard Ashdowne, James Morwood

ISBN: 9781853997013
Format: Paperback
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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A guide to writing Latin from scratch, covering various major grammatical constructions of the Latin language, reinforcing what students have learnt from reading Latin. It contains longer passages for practising continuous prose composition.

 

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A completely new guide to writing Latin from scratch, this user-friendly book includes key features such as: broad coverage - all the major grammatical constructions of the Latin language are covered, reinforcing what students have learnt from reading Latin; thorough accessible explanations - no previous experience of writing in Latin assumed; hundreds of examples - clear accurate illustrations of the constructions described, all with full translations; over six hundred practice sentences - graduated exercises leading students through three levels of difficulty from elementary to advanced level; introduction to Latin word order - a brief guide to some of the most important principles; and, longer passages for practising continuous prose composition - more challenging passages to stretch the most able students.It also includes features such as: commentaries on examples of Latin prose style - passages from great Latin prose writers focus attention on imitating real Latin usage; and, complete list of vocabulary - all the words needed for the exercises and a valuable reference for English-Latin work in general.
 
 

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