So You Really Want to Learn Latin by N. R. R. Oulton
  

Synopsis

So You Really Want to Learn Latin by N. R. R. Oulton

This book takes pupils through all the major syntactical constructions in a thorough, systematic way with clear explanations and suitable passages for translation. The book concludes with an invaluable introduction to the complexities of Latin scansion. A comprehensive handbook for pupils sitting Common Entrance scholarship exams at 13+ or those preparing for GCSE, this book was highly recommended by John Clare in The Daily Telegraph, and the Headmaster of Winchester reviewing it for ISIS magazine, concluded Whether you like Oulton's sense of humour or not, the fact is that he has done Latin teaching a great service by producing such a comprehensive, clear and rigorous course. - Together with Books I and II provides a complete course for Common Academic Scholarship and GCSE level Latin - Strong grammatical approach will help pupils build the key skills required by advanced Latinists - Clear explanation is followed by plenty of practice exercises to ensure pupils become skilled and confident users of Latin

Reviews

Highly recommended. John Clare, The Daily Telegraph Refreshing and exciting... the course combines the rigour of Kennedy and Wilding with the sparkle of contemporary irony. Chris Lord, Chigwell School I have read every word of this course and I can highly recommend it. Stephen Anderson, Winchester College

About the Author

Nicholas Oulton was educated at Charterhouse and Oriel College, Oxford. He is passionate about Latin, as is his dog, Herodotus, who ate the first two drafts of this book.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
176 pages

Author

N. R. R. Oulton
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Publisher

Galore Park Publishing Ltd an imprint of Hodder Education

Publication date

5th November 1999

ISBN

9781902984025


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