Complete Latin (Learn Latin with Teach Yourself)

Complete Latin (Learn Latin with Teach Yourself)

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By (author) Gavin Betts

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  • Publisher: Teach Yourself Books
  • Format: Paperback | 464 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 198mm x 29mm | 381g
  • Publication date: 27 August 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1444105981
  • ISBN 13: 9781444105988
  • Illustrations note: 40
  • Sales rank: 173,954

Product description

Do you want to be able to read classical Latin with confidence? Find all the essential tools in this best-selling course from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. Latin grammar is explained systematically and carefully, and graded readings from Martial, Vergil, Caesar, Ovid, Cicero and others - even graffiti from Pompeii - bring it to life and give a context to the vocabulary. Extra material is provided online at www.teachyourself.com/latin to enhance your learning experience. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for understanding. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com/latin to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of ancient Rome.

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Gavin Betts was formerly Professor of Latin at Monash University, Victoria, Australia. He is now retired and devotes his time to writing.

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An enjoyable, user-friendly guide The Good Book Guide The idea is sound and as a tuition medium it works well. France Magazine

Table of contents

Introduction - How to use this book; The pronunciation of Latin; Glossary of grammatical terms; Abbreviations Units 01 - 31 Grammatical structures, Latin reading; Vocabulary; Extra reading Appendices - Table of regular verbs; Table of mixed conjugation; Table of deponent verbs; Table of irregular verbs; Classification of verbs with irregular principal parts; Numerals Key to Latin reading exercises Vocabulary Index