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Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency

Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency

ISBN: 9780865163812
Publisher: Bolchazy Carducci Pub
Edition: 2nd
Publication Date: 1997-06
Number of pages: 256
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Conversational Latin is an excellent dual-language resource for exploring ancient and contemporary topics, ranging from the weather to politics, in lively dialogs with authentic Roman expression. Each chapter offers 3 conversations in varying degrees of difficulty supported by topical vocabulary. Latin as a living and vital language is showcased in this indispensable supplement to any standard Latin course of study. Traupman's book provides facing English translation; a comprehensive glossary; and appendices on 'Yes and No in Latin,' 'Colors and Numbers,' and 'Sayings and Proverbs.' A companion audio-cassette is available. Special Features Traupman's text enables students to engage in one of the most productive practices in the acquisition of language skills - conversing. Latin is the language that gave birth to the modern romance languages; it can and should be spoken to enhance the learning experience. Conversational Latin includes: Multi-level dialogs with authentic Roman expression Facing English translation Accent marks for all words over two syllables (new to 3rd edition) Macrons for all words (new to 3rd edition) A variety of contemporary and ancient topics (enlarged for 3rd edition: sports section and classroom commands), including 9 songs and The Pledge of Allegiance in Latin (new to 4th edition) Topical vocabulary for each chapter (expanded for 4th edition) A comprehensive glossary that includes the topical vocabularies for the chapters (extensive new entries added to 4th edition-ten new pages) Appendices on 'Yes and No in Latin,' 'Colors and Numbers,' and 'Sayings and Proverbs' Comparison: This is the only conversational text for the study of Latin.

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Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency CD - ISBN 0865166358
Latin Aloud: Audio AP Selections from Vergil, Catullus, Ovid, Cicero, and Horace - UPC 829218000073

For over 30 years Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers has produced the highest quality Latin and ancient Greek books. From Dr. Seuss books in Latin to Plato's Apology, Bolchazy-Carducci's titles help readers learn about ancient Rome and Greece; the Latin and ancient Greek languages are alive and well with titles like Cicero's De Amicitia and Kaegi's Greek Grammar. We also feature a line of contemporary eastern European and WWII books.

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