Latin Stories

A GCSE Reader

Author: Henry Cullen,Michael Dormandy,John Taylor

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350003867

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

View: 8770

Latin Stories is an ideal first reader for students of Latin. It offers 100 self-contained passages of manageable length, chosen for their intrinsic interest and adapted from a wide range of ancient authors. Generous help is given, with a short introduction to each story and glossing of all proper names and non-GCSE vocabulary. The collection will also be attractive to older students beginning or returning to the language. Updated to match the 2016 OCR specification, this edition has been restructured to reflect the new examinations, which now have a single language paper. Section 1 provides 30 passages, starting with very short and simple stories and building up to the level of the current OCR GCSE. Section 2 provides 30 differentiated passages of increasing difficulty on historical and miscellaneous topics. Section 3 provides 20 shorter passages of uniform length on mythological topics, with comprehension questions, in the style of Section A of the new GCSE language paper. Section 4 provides 20 passages on historical topics, with comprehension and unseen sections, in the style of Section B of the new GCSE language paper. The new edition is supported by a companion website with an answer key and additional passages.

Essential GCSE Latin

Author: John Taylor

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350003816

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 7193

Essential GCSE Latin is a practical and accessible guide for students. This third edition is updated for the OCR GCSE (9-1) specification (first assessment 2018). It covers all the linguistic requirements for GCSE Latin, providing straightforward and helpful explanations of every grammatical construction. Each point is illustrated with examples and practice sentences (650 in all). With an easily navigable structure and generous cross-referencing, Essential GCSE Latin concentrates on understanding principles and patterns, reducing the need for rote learning. Concise and clear, it is ideal for those on a reduced timetable, or as a supporting grammar and exercise textbook alongside other Latin courses. As a revision guide it provides a fast but comprehensive recap of the language. The book includes a full GCSE vocabulary and a glossary of grammar terms for quick and easy reference. Fifteen practice passages for unseen translation are followed by five complete practice GCSE papers, and additional exercises for the optional English-Latin sentences. The new edition is supported by a companion website with answer keys and further resources, and is endorsed by OCR.

Latin to GCSE

Author: Henry Cullen,John Taylor

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474285643

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

View: 1787

A companion to Bloomsbury's popular two-volume Greek to GCSE, this is the first course for Latin students that directly reflects the curriculum in a clear, concise and accessible way. Enhanced by colour artwork and text features, the books support the new OCR specification for Latin (first teaching 2016) as well as meeting the needs of later students, both at university and beyond. Written by two experienced school teachers, one also an examiner, the course is based on a keen understanding of what pupils find difficult, concentrating on the essentials and on the explanation of principles in both accidence and syntax: minor irregularities are postponed and subordinated so that the need for rote learning is reduced. User-friendly, it also gives pupils a firm foundation for further study. Part 1 covers the basics, whilst Part 2 introduces a wider range of grammatical forms and constructions, with a vocabulary of 450 words and reading material about the developing Republic, the war with Hannibal, the rise of Julius Caesar, and Augustus and the early emperors. Practice passages and revision sentences for GCSE complete Part 2, which has a reference section covering the whole course.

Latin Beyond GCSE

Author: John Taylor

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474299881

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 368

View: 4372

Latin Beyond GCSE covers all the linguistic requirements for the OCR AS and A Level in Latin. It aims to bring students to a point where they can tackle original Latin texts with confidence. Although designed as a continuation of Latin to GCSE, it is self-contained and can be used independently. This new edition is brought in line with the new OCR specifications and is supported with companion website resources including further practice passages and worksheets for students. The first part of the book introduces new constructions and the translation of sentences from English to Latin, with reading passages at AS standard. The next sections provide translation and comprehension passages at AS and A-level, including verse unseens, scansion, and a list of 300 common poetic words. Next come longer unadapted extracts from a range of authors. Finally there is a reference section including a summary of all constructions, a comprehensive grammar, and a general vocabulary of about 1200 Latin words.

Greek Stories

A GCSE Reader

Author: John Taylor,Kristian Waite

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350005665

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

View: 8961

Greek Stories is an ideal first reader for students of Classical Greek. It offers 100 self-contained passages of manageable length, chosen for their intrinsic interest and adapted from a wide range of ancient authors. Generous help is given, with a short introduction to each story and glossing of all proper names and non-GCSE vocabulary. The collection will also be attractive to older students beginning or returning to the language. Updated to match the 2016 OCR specification, this edition has been restructured to reflect the new examinations, which now have a single language paper. Section 1 provides 30 passages, starting with very short and simple stories and building up to the level of the current OCR GCSE. Section 2 provides 30 differentiated passages of increasing difficulty on historical topics. Section 3 provides 20 shorter passages of uniform length on mythological topics, with comprehension questions, in the style of Section A of the new GCSE language paper. Section 4 provides 20 passages on historical topics, with comprehension and unseen sections, in the style of Section B of the new GCSE language paper. The new edition is supported by a companion website with an answer key and additional passages.

Oxford Latin Course

Author: Maurice Balme,James Morwood

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199122264

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 158

View: 3810

Provides teachers and students alike with a modern, inviting and structured way to sustain interest and excellence in Latin. Based on the reading of original texts, the course is structured around a narrative detailing the life of the poet Horace, which helps students to develop an understanding of the times of Cicero and Augustus.

Greek Beyond GCSE

Author: John Taylor

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474299768

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

View: 6493

Greek Beyond GCSE covers all the linguistic requirements for the OCR AS and A Level in Classical Greek. It aims to bring students to a point where they can tackle original Greek texts with confidence. Although designed as a continuation of Greek to GCSE, it is self-contained and can be used independently. This second edition is brought in line with the current OCR specifications. The first part of the book introduces new constructions accompanied by exercises including the translation of sentences from English to Greek and reading passages(which in the opening chapters are lightly adapted). The next sections provide translation and comprehension passages at both AS and A Level standard, including verse unseens, scansion, and a list of 300 common poetic words (new to this edition). Next come longer unadapted extracts from a range of authors. Finally there is a reference section including a summary of all constructions, a comprehensive grammar, various appendices and a vocabulary of about 1,200 Greek words.

Latin Momentum Tests for GCSE

Author: Ashley Carter

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472502701

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 112

View: 8403

This collection of 15 tests is modelled on those used in GCSE examinations. The first few are at the standard of Foundation Tier and provide appropriate practice for Foundation Tier candidates as well as an easier introduction to the harder tests for Higher Tier candidates. The remaining tests are designed for Higher Tier candidates. All the tests contain a range of grammatical and syntactical features appropriate for GCSE and assume a basic knowledge of about 500 words of vocabulary; other words and proper names are glossed. Each test consists of three sections: a passage of about 60 words, tested by simple comprehension questions; a passage of about 100 words, for translation; and a passage of about 90 words, tested by more demanding questions. A gradient of difficulty is maintained throughout the Latin. Each test also has two mark schemes, suitable for use by the teacher or by the student for self-assessment.

English Grammar for Students of Latin

The Study Guide for Those Learning Latin

Author: Norma Goldman

Publisher: Olivia & Hill Press

ISBN: 9780934034340

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 170

View: 9485

A self-study handbook for English speakers learning Latin introducing them to English grammar and pointing out the similiarities and differences with Latin grammar. An elementary comparative grammar which complements any textbook and any method.

Reading Latin

Author: Peter Jones,Keith Sidwell

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107618703

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

View: 6861

A bestselling Latin course designed to help mature beginners read classical Latin fluently and intelligently. The Text and Vocabulary presents a series of carefully graded original classical Latin texts, initially adapted but later unadulterated. It accompanies the Grammar and Exercises volume, but could be used as a self-standing beginner's reader.

Latin Language Tests for Levels 1 and 2 and GCSE

Author: Ashley Carter

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147251999X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 160

View: 5068

This collection of tests provides practice for students preparing to take the new Latin language examinations at the WJEC examination board Levels 1 and 2. It also includes tests similar to those used in the OCR examination board GCSE examinations. The book is divided into five sections, each devoted to a different format or level of tests. Words that are not expected to be known at each level are glossed. The range of grammatical and syntactical features is similar to that found in the public examinations. The tests are designed to cover translation and comprehension of specially constructed stories in Latin. Readers are not expected to have familiarity with any particular course book, and the stories may also be used simply as a graduated Latin reader, if desired. Also available from Bloomsbury: Latin Language Tests, by Mark Schemes 9781853997525

Learn to Read Latin

Author: Andrew Keller,Stephanie Russell

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300194986

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 376

View: 6909

One of the most popular Latin texts on the market, "Learn to Read Latin "helps high school and college students acquire the skills to read and appreciate the great works of Latin literature. It not only presents basic Latin morphology and syntax with clear explanations and examples, but also offers direct access to original, unaltered Latin texts. As beginning students learn basic forms and grammar, they also gain familiarity with patterns of Latin word order and other features of style. This second edition--which now combines the first and second parts into a single textbook--improves upon an already strong foundation by streamlining grammatical explanations, increasing the number of syntax and morphology drills, and offering additional short and longer readings in Latin prose and poetry.

Morice's Stories in Attic Greek

Author: Francis David Morice,Anne Mahoney

Publisher: Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co.

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 220

View: 9428

A collection of straightforward prose narratives, divided into 100-word sections and chosen with characters and incidents from history and mythology, and includes vocabulary and appendix of proper names. Because Morice chose characters and incidents from history and mythology, these stories also serve to introduce Ancient Greek culture.

An anthology of Greek prose

Author: Donald Andrew Russell

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 289

View: 4908

A wide-ranging and readable volume, this anthology includes over fifty short extracts from all the major Greek prose writers from the fifth century B.C. through to the fourth century A.D. It encompasses works by Herodotus, Thucydides, and other historians; orators such as Lysias and Isocrates; philosophers such as Plato, Xenophon, and Aristotle; and writers from the Hellenistic and Roman periods. An essential guide for both scholars and students of Greek literary appreciation and composition, the volume presents a broad range of stylistic and syntactical techniques with accompanying notes, full references to grammars, and useful general introductions to each text.

Latin Grammar

Preparation for the Reading of the Missal and Breviary

Author: Cora Carroll Scanlon, A.M.,Charles L. Scanlon, A.M.

Publisher: TAN Books

ISBN: 1505106680

Category: Religion

Page: 334

View: 8559

Prepares students to read the Roman Missal and Breviary. 195 pp. of grammar and a 130-page Latin-English glossary, containing all the words in the Roman Missal and the Roman Breviary. Lessons and readings from these two books, plus from the Latin Vulgate Bible. Fantastic tool for the study of Church Latin.

An Answer Key to A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin

A Supplement to the Text by John F. Collins

Author: John R. Dunlap

Publisher: CUA Press

ISBN: 9780813214696

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 168

View: 1993

This long-awaited volume provides an answer key to the drills and exercises contained in each of the units of John F. Collins's bestselling A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin. Written for those charged with the responsibility of teaching the Latin of the church, the primer aims to give the student--within one year of study--the ability to read ecclesiastical Latin. Thirty-five instructional units provide the grammar and vocabulary, and supplemental readings offer a survey of church Latin from the fourth century to the Middle Ages. Included is the Latin of Jerome's Bible, of canon law, of the liturgy and papal bulls, of scholastic philosophers, and of the Ambrosian hymns. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: John R. Dunlap is a senior lecturer in classics at Santa Clara University, where he has taught Latin, Greek, and classical literature for more than 30 years.

Short Latin Stories

Author: Philip Dunlop

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521315920

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 5733

The entertaining stories in this collection bring variety to standard Latin material offered in language courses, and can be used for blind translation practice. Dunlop has culled these stories from a number of sources: Graeco-Roman fables, Greek and Roman myth and history, and traditional tales. Graded in both vocabulary and grammatical complexity, with a complete glossary at the end of the book, Short Latin Stories is an excellent literary companion to the Cambridge Latin Course as it includes cross-references to the program's appropriate stages.

Reading Ovid

Stories from the Metamorphoses

Author: Peter Jones

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521849012

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

View: 3487

Presents a selection from Metamorphoses, designed for those who have completed an introductory Latin course.

Tricky: The Hardest Questions to Ask about Christianity (and Some Answers)

Author: Carl Laferton,Michael Dormandy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781909559172

Category: Religion

Page: 96

View: 1185

Many Christian young adults and teenagers have hard questions about their faith. Many non-Christians do, too. Michael and Carl take nine of the hardest, such as "Doesn't Jesus ruin your fun?" "Why is there so much suffering?" and "Don't Christians hate gay people?" These aren't questions with easy answers; but, as they show, they are questions that have good answers. Written for people of all backgrounds and beliefs, it's a book that is short but not simplistic, and clear but not condescending. If you are a Christian struggling with these issues if you want to have confidence to talk to your friends about these things or if you are a non-Christian who wants answers to the hardest questions you can ask grab this book.

The Stand

Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 9780385528856

Category: Fiction

Page: 1200

View: 9234

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A patient escapes from a biological testing facility, unknowingly carrying a deadly weapon: a mutated strain of super-flu that will wipe out 99 percent of the world’s population within a few weeks. Those who remain are scared, bewildered, and in need of a leader. Two emerge—Mother Abagail, the benevolent 108-year-old woman who urges them to build a peaceful community in Boulder, Colorado; and Randall Flagg, the nefarious “Dark Man,” who delights in chaos and violence. As the dark man and the peaceful woman gather power, the survivors will have to choose between them—and ultimately decide the fate of all humanity. (This edition includes all of the new and restored material first published in The Stand: The Complete And Uncut Edition.) From the Trade Paperback edition.