So you really want to learn Latin – Book ll

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So you really want to learn Latin Book 2 is the second stage in a three-part Latin course. It takes pupils from scratch to GCSE level and beyond. It can be used in the classroom by those preparing for Latin at any level but will also be invaluable as a revision aid or as a self-teaching book.

“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.” The Daily Telegraph

“This is not a book for the squeamish or the faint-hearted. Mr Oulton takes you firmly by the hand and guides you through REAL GRAMMAR. Conjugations and declensions, well chosen vocabulary, and lots of exercises… But he does it with a supreme intelligence and a passion for his students.” Amazon review

ISBN: 978-0-946095-64-3
Format: Hardback
Publication Date: 3 March 2020

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So you really want to learn Latin

About the series

The So you really want to learn Latin series comprises of three books which take pupils from scratch up to GCSE and beyond. It is unapologetically grammatical and old-fashioned in its approach, and has consistently received rave reviews from teachers and pupils alike since its publication in 1999.

About the book

So you really want to learn Latin Book 2 is the second stage in a three-part Latin course. It takes pupils from scratch to GCSE level and beyond. It can be used in the classroom by those preparing for Latin at any level but will also be invaluable as a revision aid or as a self-teaching book.

To get a 10% discount on your order quote 10% discount at the checkout

What’s inside – Chapters

Guide to pronunciation

Introduction

Chapter 1

  • 3rd declension adjectives
  • One termination adjectives: ingēns
  • Two termination adjectives: trīstis
  • Three termination adjectives: ācer
  • Dum + historic present
  • Reminder to the modern linguists
  • Coriolanus
  • Revision
    • and much more

Chapter 2

  • Personal pronouns
  • Is, ea, id
  • Translating “his”, “her”, “its” and “their”
  • Transitive and intransitive verbs
  • Revision
  • The story of Verginia, 449 B.C.
    • and much more

Chapter 3

  • 4th declension nouns: gradus and genū
  • Irregular 4th declension noun: domus
  • The imperative
  • Declining numerals
  • Towns, small islands, domus and rūs
  • Expressions of time
  • Revision
    • The Gauls

Chapter 4

  • The Passive
  • Present passive
  • Mixed conjugation verbs: a note on the stem
  • Passive Infinitives
  • Future Passive
  • Imperfect Passive
  • Agents and instruments
  • 5th declension nouns: rēs and diēs
  • Revision
  • Rome: home and away
    • and much more

Chapter 5

  • Perfect passive
  • Future perfect passive
  • Pluperfect passive
  • Fancy tricks with the P.P.P
  • Revision
    • Roman education

Chapter 6

  • Regular comparison of adjectives
  • Declension of comparative and superlative adjectives
  • Comparing nouns
  • Adjectives in -er and -ilis
  • Irregular comparison
  • Ordinals up to 20th
  • Roman dates
  • The months
  • To calculate a Roman date
  • Date formats
  • Rome’s domination of Italy
    • and much more

Chapter 7

  • Relative clauses
  • Antecedents
  • Translating relative clauses
  • More words for ‘and’
  • Enter the Carthaginians
    • and much more

Chapter 8

  • Hic and ille
  • Using hic and ille
  • Formation of adverbs
  • Comparison of adverbs
  • Irregular adverbs
  • Perfect and aorist
  • The story so far
    • and much more

Chapter 9

  • Deponent verbs of the 1st conjugation
  • Deponent verbs of the 2nd conjugation
  • Semi-deponent verbs
  • Deponent verbs of the 3rd, 4th and mixed conjugations
  • Intransitive verbs in the passive
  • Alius = other
  • Alter = the other (of two)
  • Cēterī = the others
  • The first Punic War 264-241 B.C.
    • And much more

Chapter 10

  • Irregular verbs: possum, eō and ferō
  • Compounds of eō
  • Irregular verbs in the perfect
  • Ipse and īdem
  • More on imperatives
  • Can you do possum?
  • Quam + superlative
  • Here, there and everywhere
  • The second Punic War, 218-201 B.C.
    • and much more

Before We Move On: Latin checklist

Summary of grammar

Appendix

  • More on vowel quantity

Latin – English Vocabulary

English – Latin Vocabulary

 

 

 

Additional information

Weight 0.15 kg
Age

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3

Categories

Latin

Format

Hardback

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