Getting Started with Latin: Beginning Latin for Homeschoolers and Self-Taught Students of Any Age (English and Latin Edition) [William E. Linney] on. Greetings from William E. Linney, author of the book Getting Started with Latin. People seem to like Getting Started with Latin, which is a very step-by-step. Getting Started with Latin has ratings and 14 reviews. and it now occurs to me that, what Susskind did with classical physics, so did Linney with Latin.

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As I was trying to translate, I felt as if I am solving a puzzle trying to connect the words. The title, though, is perfect for it – this is a great way to get started, and learn some of these grammar rules in a way that can very easily appeal to almost anyone. Trivia About Getting Started w I have it in Kindle and can easily make notes by copying some of the text to a WORD document that serves as a study notebook.

With this book I had completed up to lesson 34 over a long weekends holiday. It is only an introduction to Latin and you will need a follow-up course, but he gives ideas for this on his website; he also provides free MP3 files for correct Church and classical pronunciation. Read more Read less. Also interesting was learning many words that, through the involutions of linguistic borrowing, have made their way to my own language.

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Startec nicely into the free online course. However, this book, would not then become useless. Benjamin Beuving rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Fort Awesome rated it really liked it Nov 30, This online Latin class consists of a series of free recorded lectures in MP3 format.

Some lessons will take no more than a few minutes each at the beginning of each course, so a student might complete a number of these lessons in one sitting if they wish to.


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See and discover other items: I’ll be using John Collins’ Ecclesiastical Latin textbook next, but I think this gave me a good start.

MatthaeusDec 31, The grammar is just as gradually introduced, adding case upon case, gender upon gender, until, by the end, some respectable sentences are being translated. For a native English speaker, it is very difficult to understand the conjugation of nouns witth verbs in other languages. If you’re intimidated because you’ve never studied Latin, bewildered by traditional Latin books that move too fast, or just don’t know where to begin, then Getting Started with Latin is for you!

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Click on prices to verify linhey accuracy. At the back of each book are an answer key, a pronunciation key, a glossary, and a subject index. We do no other formal study of grammar. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Best of all, the sentences include only vocabulary covered in the book!

I also had this weird habit of imagining this peaceful, agrarian society where the people who lived there could only use the Latin I knew. I am very happy with this book and can heartily recommend it to homeschoolers and adult learners. Following this method the learner never feels overwhelmed, after learning a few nouns and verbs, one can quickly and naturally move on to correctly produce simple sentences.

The Getting Started with … courses seem like they should be especially good for middle school students, and they should also work well as introductory courses for high school students or adults who might be overwhelmed by more comprehensive high school level courses.

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Getting Started with Latin : Beginning Latin for Homeschoolers and Self-taught Students of Any Age

Amazon Latun Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. This book only scratches the surface, however I do think it can provide a reasonable entry foundation before digging in with a more intensive Latin course.


I want to do the exercises again. Only very minor criticism is that some of the declension tables have been scanned into the Kindle version and won’t zoom properly.

Getting Started with Latin: Beginning Latin for Homeschoolers and Self-Taught Students of Any Age

This book needs a sequel or better yet two–ASAP! However, with younger students, you should keep the pace slow and gentle.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. So to participate in Linney’s Latin Class, you will need to get the textbook, download the lectures, and listen to the lectures. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Does anyone have a secondhand copy available for sale?

For example, Latin begins by teaching the word nauta sailor. Description What’s preventing you from teaching Latin in your homeschool or learning it on your own? Michael rated it it was amazing Linnry 17, If they can master this gentle introduction, they should then find it much easier to move on to a more challenging course. Its a Latin dictionary that runs through command prompt on windows and there is a version for mac, but you need to search around on google for it.

Latin Grammar Quickstudy Language. Workbook for Wheelock’s Latin. Betting past the first five to ten lessons, students have learned enough vocabulary to begin work with a number of phrases or sentences in each exercise. Hezdawn rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Linney, author of the book Getting Started with Latin. I would recommend this book for older students or adults who are already familiar with basic English grammar, as I think it would make the book more accessible.