Latin Practice Exercises Level 1 by R. C. Bass


Latin Practice Exercises Level 1 by R. C. Bass

This set of exercises can be used on its own or in conjunction with other Latin courses to provide all the practice a pupil will need when preparing for Common Entrance or Level 1 entrance exams. The book features extensive material for translation from English to Latin and Latin to English, brief grammatical information to accompany the exercises and a complete vocabulary list for Level 1. Please note this textbook was previously titled Ab Initio I. -Endorsed by ISEB - Can be used on its own or in conjunction with other Latin courses to consolidate Level 1 material - Ideal for preparation for Latin Common Entrance and Level 1 entrance exams - Features extensive practice in comprehension and translation both from English to Latin and Latin to English so that pupils can master Level 1 Latin - A complete vocabulary list for Level 1 is included at the back to serve as a checklist for pupils Suitable for ISEB 13+ Common Entrance exams up to and including Summer 2014.


A treasure-house of sensible and useful exercises from the doyen of prep school classics Stephen Anderson, Winchester College

About the Author

About the Author Bob Bass taught at prep schools in Somerset, Kenya and Sussex before moving to Orwell Park, Ipswich where he is Head of Classics and Director of Studies. He is the ICT editor for the journal of Classics Teaching and has served on the Council of the Joint Association of Classical Teachers. For twelve years he edited the SATIPS Classics Broadsheet. He is the IAPS Classics Co-ordinator and the Chielf Setter of ISEB's Common Entrance and Common Academic Scholarship Latin papers. About ISEB The Independent Schools Examinations Board (ISEB) offers examinations for pupils transferring from junior to independent senior schools at the ages of 11+ and 13+. The syllabuses are devised and regularly monitered by the ISEB, which is composed of representitives from the Headmasters' and Headmistress' Conference, the Girls' Schools Association and the Incorporated Association of Preparatory Schools.

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176 pages


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Publication date

1st April 2008



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