Workbook for Wheelock's Latin
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Make learning Latin faster and easier with this essential companion to the esteemed classic introductory textbook, Wheelock's Latin. Reflecting the trend toward more active use of classroom Latin, this supplemental workbook focuses on listening and speaking skills to help students new to the language master its basics.

Workbook for Wheelock's Latin offers forty lessons presented in an easy-to-read, clear layout. Each chapter begins with a detailed set of objectives (intellegenda) and continues with a series of questions designed to focus directly on newly introduced grammar (grammatica), as well as:

Transformation drills, word and phrase translations, and other exercises to test and sharpen skills;Word Power sections that focus on vocabulary and derivatives;Reading comprehension questions and sentences for translation practice;Perforated pages for written homework assignments, including space for the student's name, class, and date.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 185.42 x 228.6 x 27.94mm | 498.95g
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd edition
  • 0060956429
  • 9780060956424
  • 15,747

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When Professor Frederic M. Wheelock's Latin first appeared in 1956, the reviews extolled its thoroughness, organization, and conciseness; at least one reviewer predicted that the book "might well become the standard text" for introducing students to elementary Latin. Now, decades later, that prediction has certainly proved accurate.

Workbook for Wheelock's Latin is an essential companion to the classic introductory textbook. Designed to supplement the course of study in Wheelock's Latin, 7th Edition, each of the forty chapters in this newly updated edition features:

Transformation drills, word and phrase translations, and other exercises to test and sharpen the student's skills"Word Power" sections that focus on vocabulary and derivativesReading comprehension questions and sentences for translation practicePerforated pages for hand-in homework assignments and space for the student's name and date
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"Generations of students have learned Latin successfully from Wheelock's venerable text. LaFleur preserves the best features of the original book, while adapting it to meet twenty-first century demands." -- Professor Anne H. Groton, St. Olaf College"This new edition makes a world of difference."-- Professor Robert A. Kaster, Princeton University"The sentences for translation have been tremendously improved... expansion of grammatical explanations and advice about how to study Latin [appear in] almost all the chapters."-- Professor Cecil Wooten, UNC Chapel Hill, in the Classical Journal"LaFleur has done a great service for the study of Latin: this revised edition ensures the survival of a textbook that has remained on the academic bestseller lists for more than forty years. The expanded grammatical explanations are particularly valuable for today's students and teachers." -- Professor James M. May, St. Olaf College
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