The Everything Learning Latin Book

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The Everything Learning Latin Book

Read and Write This Classical Language and Apply It to Modern English Grammar, Usage, and Vocabulary

By Richard E. Prior

Adams Media Corporation, Paperback, 9781580628815, 320pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2003

Description

Latin is a living, breathing language

Many of the English words you use today, such as ad hoc, memorandum, et cetera, and habitat, are based on Latin roots. A basic understanding of Latin will vastly improve your English vocabulary and provide keys to understanding legal, medical, and scientific nomenclature.

"The Everything(r) Learning Latin" Book builds upon what you already know about English to teach you the basics of Latin grammar, usage, and vocabulary. Through step-by-step instruction, practical exercises, and cultural information, "The Everything® Learning Latin Book" will have you speaking like a Roman in no time.

Other features include:

The history and evolution of the Latin languageExtensive glossariesExercisesPronunciation instruction.



About the Author
Richard E. Prior, PhD, was an associate professor of classics at Furman University, where he taught Roman civilization and archaeology in addition to Latin language and literature. He taught at the secondary and university level for twenty years and wrote "The Everything Learning Latin Book".