Oxford Latin Course

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Oxford University Press, 1997 - Latin language - 224 pages
Four volume Latin Language series. Each volume features a clear presentation of grammar, narrative passages, background sections, emphasis on daily life and on the role of women, a variety of exercises, and review chapters and tests. Each chapter opens with a set of cartoons with Latin captions that illustrate new grammar points. A Latin reading follows, with new vocabulary highlighted in the margins and follow-up exercises that focus on reading comprehension and grammatical analysis. A background essay in English concludes each chapter. Covering a variety of topics--from history to food, from slavery to travel, these engaging essays present a well-rounded picture of Augustan Rome.

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The Oxford Latin Course is fairly well-regarded, and for the most part it served me well. It does, however, rely heavily on the presence of an experienced teacher to guide the student, as it does not ... Read full review

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Clear, easy to understand, good vocab, and interesting to read. Read full review


Quintus militat
Brutus and Cassius
Quintus amico veteri occurrit
Pompēius ad patriam revenit
Quintus iter Brundisium facit
Continuous indirect speech
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Maurice Balme is retired from the Harrow School. James Morwood, formerly Head of Classics at Harrow School in England, is now a Fellow at Wadham College, Oxford and Grocyn Lecturer for the Literae Humaniores Faculty.

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