L.A. Wilding's Latin Course for Schools is well established as an excellent introduction to the language, providing details of grammar and syntax in an ordered and easily assimilable sequence. Continuous translation from original sources is used throughout the course from the earliest stages, both in order to give pupils a sense of progress and achievement and to instill a genuine interest in Latin.
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Publication Date: 01 May 2011
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Prefaces to the second and third editions Preface Introduction to the beginner Note on the Latin alphabet Every chapter contains exercises from Latin into English and from English into Latin. The following is a summary of the Grammar and Syntax covered by each chapter, with the titles of the pieces of continuous Latin Translation. 1. The Verb: 1st Conjugation, Present Indicative Active; Conjunctions; the Negative 2. The Noun (Introduction); Two Nouns as the Persons of the Verb; Note on Translating 3. Nominative and Accusative Cases; Word Order; Transitive and Intransitive Verbs Before the Romans came 4. Vocative Case; 1st Conjugation: Imperative Active 5. 1st Declension: Nominative, Vocative, and Accusative Cases, Singular and Plural First Roman expedition to Britain Questions 6. Genitive Case Roman occupation of Britain 7. Dative Case Conquest of Anglesey 8. Ablative Case; its use with Prepositions Detection of the robber Cacus 9. Prepositions with Accusative Case; Place: to,from, at, with Proper Names; Verbs with two Accusatives Themistoc/es, a great Greek statesman 10. Complete 1st Declension: Revision Britain under Agricola 11. 1st Conjugation: Future and Imperfect Indicative Active; 2nd Conjugation : Present, Future, and 22. Personal Pronouns: 1st and 2nd Persons; Composite Subject of different Persons; Reflexive Pronouns of I st and 2nd Persons ; Possessive Pro- nouns of 1st and 2nd Persons page 1 Androc/us and the lion: (3) The end of the story 23. Demonstrative Pronoun-is, ea, id-and its use as a Pronoun of the 3rd Person ; Eius, etc., used to express Possession ; Is, ea, id, as Adjective; That of, those of Alexander's horse 24. Reflexive Pronouns of 3rd Person; Possessive Pronoun of se Geese save the Capitol 25. 3rd Declension: Nouns with 1- Stems, masculine and feminine; 3rd Conjugation: Present Indicative Active 26. 3rd Declension: Nouns with I- Stems, neuter; masculine and feminine Nouns of one syllable, ending with two Consonants, etc. ; 3rd Conjugation: Future and Imperfect Indicative Active The Romans and the Sabines: (2) The Sabines' revenge 3rd Conjugation: Imperative Active; 3rd Declension: Locative Case 27. Adjectives of 3rd Declension, with three endings; 4th Conjugation: Present Indicative Active; inter se The Romans and the Sabines: (3) Love proves mightier than the sword 28. Adjectives of 3rd Declension, with two endings; 4th Conjugation: Future and Imperfect Indicative Active The bravery of Horatius Cocles (1) 29. Adjectives of 3rd Declension, with one ending; 3rd and 4th Conjugations: Perfect, Future Perfect, and Pluperfect Indicative Active The bravery of Horatius Coc/es (2) 30. 4th Declension ; 4th Conjugation : Imperative Active; 3rd and 4th Conjugations: Different forms of Perfect Base page The bravery of a Roman girl 31. 1st and 2nd Conjugations: Different forms of Perfect Base; Numerals (Cardinals and Ordinals A brave brother 32. 5th Declension; Ways of expressing Time, (I) Length of Time, (2) Point of Time, (3) Limit of Time Mining operations in a siege 33. Adjectives of 3rd Declension with Consonant Stems; Present Infinitive Active of the Four Conjugations; Prolative Infinitive Camillus and the schoolmaster (1) 34. 3rd Declension: Irregular Nouns; Negative Commands; Infinitive as a Noun Camillus and the schoolmaster (2) Summary of Grammar Latin-English Vocabulary English-Latin Vocabulary Lists of Commoner Words Additional Exercises The Romans and the Sabines: (1) The capture of the brides