Latin Prep: Book 1 Answer Book
By: Theo Zinn (author)Paperback
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This book provides a complete set of suggested answers and answer guidelines for the exercises in Latin Prep Book 1. Where there is more than one correct answer to an exercise, particularly in relation to the so-called 'perfect tense', an alternative is always provided to make pupils fully aware that that this tense can have two such different meanings. - Features the complete set of suggested answers to the exercises in Latin Prep Book 1 to save you time marking work and allow you to identify areas requiring further attention - Includes answer guidelines and detailed explanation to ensure pupils have fully grasped the material covered
Theo Zinn was educated at Charterhouse and New College, Oxford. He was for over twenty years the Head of Classics at Westminster School, during which time he revived and directed the Westminster Latin Play, a national institution commanding respect across the world. He now lives and continues to teach in Godalming, an awesome repository of knowledge about the Classical languages which he has loved, and taught others to love, for so many years.
Introduction Why Latin? Pronunciation The false quantity And now...into the deep end! Chapter 1 Salve! A bit about endings... Singular and plural To be or not to be? A or the? Pronouns Amo = I love: present tense Verbs like amo Translating the present tense Vocabulary 1 Chapter 2 A bit more about nouns 1st declension nouns Stems and endings The nominative case The vocative case Subjects and objects Transitive and intransitive Traffic-lights: beware! Cave Vocabulary 2 Chapter 3 More about nouns The genitive case Using apostrophes The dative case The ablative case All the cases A minor problem A final word on the 1st declension 2nd declension nouns: dominus 2nd declension nouns in -er filius, deus, vir Vocabulary 3 Chapter 4 Nouns like bellum Prepositions + the ablative Adjectives Agreement of adjectives A word on genders A word of warning Sum + complement The imperfect tense Imperfect of sum A little piece on translating Vocabulary 4 Chapter 5 Learning to count: I - X More prepositions Dative of the possessor The prefect tense Adjectives in -er Perfect of sum Coping with principal parts Using those supines Vocabulary 5 Chapter 6 2nd conjugation: moneo More on principal parts Apposition Pronouns in the accusative Questions in Latin 3rd conjugation: rego A horrible truth Vocabulary 6 Chapter 7 Ordinals: 1st-10th 4th conjugation: audio Veni, vidi, vici! Vocabulary 7 Chapter 8 Mixed conjugation Imperatives More about sum Revision of prepositions Adsum and absum Vocabulary 8 Chapter 9 Subordinate clauses Vocabulary 9 Chapter 10 Nunc est legendum Vocabulary 10
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