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The Resource So you really want to learn Latin : a textbook for common entrance and GCSE, Book 1, N.R.R. Oulton; Illustrated by Ian Douglass

So you really want to learn Latin : a textbook for common entrance and GCSE, Book 1, N.R.R. Oulton; Illustrated by Ian Douglass

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So you really want to learn Latin : a textbook for common entrance and GCSE, Book 1
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So you really want to learn Latin
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a textbook for common entrance and GCSE
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Book 1
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N.R.R. Oulton; Illustrated by Ian Douglass
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  • Highly recommended by John Clare in the Daily Telegraph, this no-nonsense, grammatically based Latin course is suitable for Latin beginners.
  • "The textbook everyone who ever learnt Latin should have had, and the one that everyone who wants to learn Latin now and in the future should have. It is a model of lucidity that combines rigour with accessibility and wit." John Clare, The Daily Telegraph "Have I mentioned how happy I am with Galore Park Latin? Because I am. Very happy. Really, really happy." A home schooler "A splendid method for the teaching of Latin." David Bomgardner, SATIPS"The textbook everyone who ever learnt Latin should have had, and the one that everyone who wants to learn Latin now and in the future should have. It is a model of lucidity that combines rigour with accessibility and wit." John Clare, The Daily Telegraph "Have I mentioned how happy I am with Galore Park Latin? Because I am. Very happy. Really, really happy." A home schooler "A splendid method for the teaching of Latin." David Bomgardner, SATIPS
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Nicholas Oulton was educated at Charterhouse and Oriel College, Oxford. He is the Managing Director of Galore Park Publishing, publishers of this book, and is teaching Latin to his staff using this textbook!Nicholas Oulton was educated at Charterhouse and Oriel College, Oxford. He is the Managing Director of Galore Park Publishing, publishers of this book, and is teaching Latin to his staff using this textbook!.
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Highly recommended by John Clare in the Daily Telegraph, this is the first part of a no-nonsense, grammatically based Latin course. The first book of this immensely popular course is ideal for Latin beginners, this book introduces pupils to regular verbs in all six active tenses, nouns of the first three declensions, sum, adjectives of the 1st/2nd declension, prepositions, numerals and the history of Rome from Aeneas to Cloelia. Clear explanation is followed by rigorous exercises to test and challenge pupils of all abilities. Together with So You Really Want To Learn Books 2 and 3 this course covers everything a pupil needs to know to pass GCSE level Latin. - This rigorous textbook will take pupils from beginner to expert with the minimum of fuss - Clear explanation is followed by plenty of practice exercises to ensure pupils become skilled and confident users of Latin - Grammatical approach covers verbs, declensions, prepositions and more to challenge pupils of all abilities and ensure a solid foundation for Latin learning
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So you really want to learn Latin : a textbook for common entrance and GCSE, Book 1, N.R.R. Oulton; Illustrated by Ian Douglass
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PREFACE GUIDE TO PRONUNCIATION Vowels Diphthongs Vowel and syllable length Consonants Stress INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 Verbs Amo: present tense Verbs like amo The future tense The imperfect tense And, but, not Vocabularly 1 The perfect tense English derivations Revision Points to remember Aeneas and the origins of Rome CHAPTER 2 Nouns like mensa The six cases Subjects and objects Subjects and objects in Latin Verbs in the sentence Subject "in the verb" Nouns in the vocabulary Vocabulary 2 Translating from Latin: Golden Rules Revision Romulus and Remus CHAPTER 3 Using all the cases Nominative case Vocative case Accusative case Genitive case Dative case Ablative case More on the genitive Coping with all the cases: from Latin New vocabulary Prepositions Vocabuary 3 Clauses English derivations: prefixes and suffixes The Foundation of Rome CHAPTER 4 Verbs of the 2nd conjugation: moneo Principal parts: 2nd conjugation Nouns of the 2nd declension: annus Stems and endings A word of caution Nouns like bellum Workiing with neuters Dealing with the simple past Vocabulary 4 The Sabine women Festivals Revision CHAPTER 5 Adjectives Agreement of adjectives Puer and magister Adjectives in -er Vocabulary 5 Plural nouns Other modern languages The first Roman traitress CHAPTER 6 Verbs like rego Problems with rego Questions in Latin -ne, nonne, num: points to note Verbs like audio Points to note with audio The historic present Vocabulary 6 Verbs with yukky principal parts The kings of Rome (part 1) CHAPTER 7 Verbs like capio Breaking up inverted commas: inquit / inquiunt Roman numerals Numerals 11-1000! filius, deus, vir Vocabulary 7 Revision The kings of Rome (part 2) CHAPTER 8 3rd declension nouns Working with 3rd declension nouns Common nouns Agreement of adjectives with 3rd declension nouns Adjectives and common nouns Vocabulary 8 Apposition nomine = by name Non-increasing 3rd declension nouns Common exceptions Horatius holds the bridge CHAPTER 9 Linking sentences and clauses And ... not But ... not nec ... nec and et ... et Vocabuary 9 Muccius Scaevola Revision CHAPTER 10 The verb 'to be' sum and complements There is / there are To be or not to be? The last two tenses Future perfect Plperfect Points to note Using the principal parts Vocabulary 10 The escape of Cloelia, 508 B.C. SUMMARY OF GRAMMAR Verbs: active Nouns Cardinal Numerals Ordinals Adjectives APPENDIX More on vowel quantity LATIN - ENGLISH VOCABULARY ENGLISH - LATIN VOCABULARYPREFACE GUIDE TO PRONUNCIATION Vowels Diphthongs Vowel and syllable length Consonants Stress INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 Verbs Amo: present tense Verbs like amo The future tense The imperfect tense And, but, not Vocabularly 1 The perfect tense English derivations Revision Points to remember Aeneas and the origins of Rome CHAPTER 2 Nouns like mensa The six cases Subjects and objects Subjects and objects in Latin Verbs in the sentence Subject "in the verb" Nouns in the vocabulary Vocabulary 2 Translating from Latin: Golden Rules Revision Romulus and Remus CHAPTER 3 Using all the cases Nominative case Vocative case Accusative case Genitive case Dative case Ablative case More on the genitive Coping with all the cases: from Latin New vocabulary Prepositions Vocabuary 3 Clauses English derivations: prefixes and suffixes The Foundation of Rome CHAPTER 4 Verbs of the 2nd conjugation: moneo Principal parts: 2nd conjugation Nouns of the 2nd declension: annus Stems and endings A word of caution Nouns like bellum Workiing with neuters Dealing with the simple past Vocabulary 4 The Sabine women Festivals Revision CHAPTER 5 Adjectives Agreement of adjectives Puer and magister Adjectives in -er Vocabulary 5 Plural nouns Other modern languages The first Roman traitress CHAPTER 6 Verbs like rego Problems with rego Questions in Latin -ne, nonne, num: points to note Verbs like audio Points to note with audio The historic present Vocabulary 6 Verbs with yukky principal parts The kings of Rome (part 1) CHAPTER 7 Verbs like capio Breaking up inverted commas: inquit / inquiunt Roman numerals Numerals 11-1000! filius, deus, vir Vocabulary 7 Revision The kings of Rome (part 2) CHAPTER 8 3rd declension nouns Working with 3rd declension nouns Common nouns Agreement of adjectives with 3rd declension nouns Adjectives and common nouns Vocabulary 8 Apposition nomine = by name Non-increasing 3rd declension nouns Common exceptions Horatius holds the bridge CHAPTER 9 Linking sentences and clauses And ... not But ... not nec ... nec and et ... et Vocabuary 9 Muccius Scaevola Revision CHAPTER 10 The verb 'to be' sum and complements There is / there are To be or not to be? The last two tenses Future perfect Plperfect Points to note Using the principal parts Vocabulary 10 The escape of Cloelia, 508 B.C. SUMMARY OF GRAMMAR Verbs: active Nouns Cardinal Numerals Ordinals Adjectives APPENDIX More on vowel quantity LATIN - ENGLISH VOCABULARY ENGLISH - LATIN VOCABULARY
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120 p.
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9781902984001
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2 maps, 14 cartoons
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So you really want to learn Latin : a textbook for common entrance and GCSE, Book 1, N.R.R. Oulton; Illustrated by Ian Douglass
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Hardback
Contents
PREFACE GUIDE TO PRONUNCIATION Vowels Diphthongs Vowel and syllable length Consonants Stress INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 Verbs Amo: present tense Verbs like amo The future tense The imperfect tense And, but, not Vocabularly 1 The perfect tense English derivations Revision Points to remember Aeneas and the origins of Rome CHAPTER 2 Nouns like mensa The six cases Subjects and objects Subjects and objects in Latin Verbs in the sentence Subject "in the verb" Nouns in the vocabulary Vocabulary 2 Translating from Latin: Golden Rules Revision Romulus and Remus CHAPTER 3 Using all the cases Nominative case Vocative case Accusative case Genitive case Dative case Ablative case More on the genitive Coping with all the cases: from Latin New vocabulary Prepositions Vocabuary 3 Clauses English derivations: prefixes and suffixes The Foundation of Rome CHAPTER 4 Verbs of the 2nd conjugation: moneo Principal parts: 2nd conjugation Nouns of the 2nd declension: annus Stems and endings A word of caution Nouns like bellum Workiing with neuters Dealing with the simple past Vocabulary 4 The Sabine women Festivals Revision CHAPTER 5 Adjectives Agreement of adjectives Puer and magister Adjectives in -er Vocabulary 5 Plural nouns Other modern languages The first Roman traitress CHAPTER 6 Verbs like rego Problems with rego Questions in Latin -ne, nonne, num: points to note Verbs like audio Points to note with audio The historic present Vocabulary 6 Verbs with yukky principal parts The kings of Rome (part 1) CHAPTER 7 Verbs like capio Breaking up inverted commas: inquit / inquiunt Roman numerals Numerals 11-1000! filius, deus, vir Vocabulary 7 Revision The kings of Rome (part 2) CHAPTER 8 3rd declension nouns Working with 3rd declension nouns Common nouns Agreement of adjectives with 3rd declension nouns Adjectives and common nouns Vocabulary 8 Apposition nomine = by name Non-increasing 3rd declension nouns Common exceptions Horatius holds the bridge CHAPTER 9 Linking sentences and clauses And ... not But ... not nec ... nec and et ... et Vocabuary 9 Muccius Scaevola Revision CHAPTER 10 The verb 'to be' sum and complements There is / there are To be or not to be? The last two tenses Future perfect Plperfect Points to note Using the principal parts Vocabulary 10 The escape of Cloelia, 508 B.C. SUMMARY OF GRAMMAR Verbs: active Nouns Cardinal Numerals Ordinals Adjectives APPENDIX More on vowel quantity LATIN - ENGLISH VOCABULARY ENGLISH - LATIN VOCABULARYPREFACE GUIDE TO PRONUNCIATION Vowels Diphthongs Vowel and syllable length Consonants Stress INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 Verbs Amo: present tense Verbs like amo The future tense The imperfect tense And, but, not Vocabularly 1 The perfect tense English derivations Revision Points to remember Aeneas and the origins of Rome CHAPTER 2 Nouns like mensa The six cases Subjects and objects Subjects and objects in Latin Verbs in the sentence Subject "in the verb" Nouns in the vocabulary Vocabulary 2 Translating from Latin: Golden Rules Revision Romulus and Remus CHAPTER 3 Using all the cases Nominative case Vocative case Accusative case Genitive case Dative case Ablative case More on the genitive Coping with all the cases: from Latin New vocabulary Prepositions Vocabuary 3 Clauses English derivations: prefixes and suffixes The Foundation of Rome CHAPTER 4 Verbs of the 2nd conjugation: moneo Principal parts: 2nd conjugation Nouns of the 2nd declension: annus Stems and endings A word of caution Nouns like bellum Workiing with neuters Dealing with the simple past Vocabulary 4 The Sabine women Festivals Revision CHAPTER 5 Adjectives Agreement of adjectives Puer and magister Adjectives in -er Vocabulary 5 Plural nouns Other modern languages The first Roman traitress CHAPTER 6 Verbs like rego Problems with rego Questions in Latin -ne, nonne, num: points to note Verbs like audio Points to note with audio The historic present Vocabulary 6 Verbs with yukky principal parts The kings of Rome (part 1) CHAPTER 7 Verbs like capio Breaking up inverted commas: inquit / inquiunt Roman numerals Numerals 11-1000! filius, deus, vir Vocabulary 7 Revision The kings of Rome (part 2) CHAPTER 8 3rd declension nouns Working with 3rd declension nouns Common nouns Agreement of adjectives with 3rd declension nouns Adjectives and common nouns Vocabulary 8 Apposition nomine = by name Non-increasing 3rd declension nouns Common exceptions Horatius holds the bridge CHAPTER 9 Linking sentences and clauses And ... not But ... not nec ... nec and et ... et Vocabuary 9 Muccius Scaevola Revision CHAPTER 10 The verb 'to be' sum and complements There is / there are To be or not to be? The last two tenses Future perfect Plperfect Points to note Using the principal parts Vocabulary 10 The escape of Cloelia, 508 B.C. SUMMARY OF GRAMMAR Verbs: active Nouns Cardinal Numerals Ordinals Adjectives APPENDIX More on vowel quantity LATIN - ENGLISH VOCABULARY ENGLISH - LATIN VOCABULARY
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9781902984001
Dimensions
22x16x1 cm.
Extent
120 p.
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9781902984001
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(hbk.)
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2 maps, 14 cartoons
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regular print

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