A Latin Grammar by James Morwood

A Latin Grammar

byJames Morwood

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A Latin Grammar offers: The most accessible students' guide: clearly written explanations of key Latin grammar points in an easily navigable layout Hundreds of example sentences: illustrating every grammar point Vocabulary list: covering all the Latin words found in the text Glossary of grammatical terms: extra support for beginners, and a handy refresher reference for more advance students Additional information about the Roman world: special appendices on Roman dates, money, weights and measures, and names provide essential information about the Roman world More study help: an explanation of literary terms and a list of helpful study tips give students invaluable advice on learning the language Guide to pronunciation: a guide to how Latin was pronounced helps students bring to life this influential language

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James Morwood, formerly Head of Classics at Harrow School in England, is now a Fellow at Wadham College, Oxford and Grocyn Lecturer for the Literae Humaniores Faculty.
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Title:A Latin GrammarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.47 inPublished:September 15, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PronunciationThe pronunciation of Latin in EnglandNumber, Gender and CasesCasesReference grammarNounsAdjectivesAdverbsNumeralsPronounsPrepositionsConjunctionsVerbsActivePassiveDeponent verbsIrregular verbsPrincipal partsThe subjunctiveReference grammar (2) - to followRelative clausesTime, Place and SpaceParticiplesAblative absoluteIndirect StatementSequence of TensesDirect and Indirect CommandDirect and Indirect QuestionsPurpose ClausesResult ClausesVerbs of FearingImpersonal VerbsThe Impersonal Use of the PassiveGerunds and GerundivesThe Gerundive of ObligationConditional SentencesTime ClausesCumDumBecause, although, as ifQu_n and Qu_minusSome, any, every, each, everSome TipsAppendicesRoman DatesRoman MoneyRoman Weights and MeasuresRoman NamesSome Literary termsVocabularyLatin-EnglishEnglish-Latin

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`There is a pleasing historical sense to the book, with short articles on Latin pronunciation in England and the development of Kennedy's primer, along with the gender rhymes, offered as a curiosity ... The grammar has a fresher, more modern appearance and style.' Hilary Walters, Jact Review, Series 2, No.27, Summer 00.