Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency: Phrase Book and Dictionary, Classical and Neo-Latin
"Presents ancient and neo-Latin language phrases and conversations on a variety of topics. Includes pronunciation guide, bibliography, and English to Latin vocabulary. Expanded and enlarged from the 3rd edition (2003)"--Provided by publisher.
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I love this book and am satisfied with my purchase. Although there is Latin in the book which I would state or word differently, it is still an indispensable source for Latinists or anyone who has an interest in Latin. I strongly recommend this book.
This is a really cool book. If you've ever wanted to do something totally different, this is it. Learn to speak Latin. Every chapter focuses on a different topic and has three dialogs on that topic, each one expanding the chapter topic a little more. If you're already familiar with Spanish, you'll see a lot of parallels. They say that Spanish is the Romance language which is closest to Latin.
This book is a gas. It's NOT boring, and does not have those horrible verb and declension charts like some out-moded Latin grammar book.
I also like the Oxford series of Latin books, which have follow the daily lives of two children: a brother and sister in Rome, and are focused on reading and understanding.
Sports and Other Leisure Activities 40 Her teacher asks Dorothy how she spends
The Human Body
Food and Drink
Days Weeks Months Years
Emotions and Qualities
Trades and Professions
The City and Public Buildings
War and Peace
Law and Criminal Justice
Geography and Topography 198 Colin wants to migrate to the U
Teaching Grammar in Latin
Expressions of Time
Useful Colloquial Expressions 90 Brian finds Jeffrey to be in a hurry
Clothing and Jewelry
House and Furniture
Buying and Selling
Yes and No in Latin
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Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency: Phrase Book and Dictionary
John C. Traupman
No preview available - 2003