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Get Started in Latin Absolute Beginner Course: (Book only) The essential introduction to reading, writing and understanding a new language

Author: Sharpley, G. D. A.
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Pub Date: 26/12/2014
Publisher: HODDER EDUCATION
ISBN: 9781444174786
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview Discover a new and effective way to learn Latin. This best-selling course comprises a book with 12 units covering reading, writing and understanding; audio support is available separately (ISBN 9781444174762)
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Get Started in Latin is the course to follow if you are taking your first steps in Latin, whether classical or medieval. Follow a Latin story set in a medieval monastery, where conspiracy unfolds in the cloisters, Vikings threaten to attack, and young lovers set out to unmask the villains. And discover the principal authors of classical Latin and read quotations from their writings. To enjoy the language to its full potential listen to readings of the texts on the accompanying MP3 CD-ROM (ISBN 9781444174762). The ideal course to learn Latin if you're a beginner, this new edition includes:An introduction to classical Latin authors - ancient writers like Cicero, Tacitus and VirgilA medieval story: a Latin 'whodunnit' - practising each new point of languageGrammatical explanations and vocabulary support in each unitLots of exercises - to practise each new point of language Discover how Latin evolved through the centuries - and its immense impact on English Listen to the story and the classical authors on audio - to experience the sound of Latin "The best part of the book is its lively narrative...As carefully graded passages [the story sections] are much more useful than another collection I have used. The practice sections are excellent." Dr Conrad O'Briain, Trinity College Dublin "Absolutely THE best book for beginners." Amazon reviewer Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.

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