Writing Latin (Kobo eBook)

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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.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781472502780
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: March 31st, 2016
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