Wheelock's Latin, 7th Edition by Frederic M. WheelockWheelock's Latin, 7th Edition by Frederic M. Wheelock

Wheelock's Latin, 7th Edition

byFrederic M. Wheelock

Paperback | June 7, 2011

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The classic Wheelock’s Latin remains the most highly regarded and bestselling single-volume, introductory Latin textbook of its kind.

Now in its seventh edition, Wheelock’s Latin retains its signature core of authentic Latin readings, taken not only from classical literature, drama, and poetry, but also from  inscriptions, artifacts, and even graffiti showing the ancient Romans’ everyday use of Latin: Latin as a living language. With expanded vocabulary sections, tightly retooled comprehension and discussion questions, and vivid photos and illustrations, Wheelock’s Latin 7th Edition is the essential resource for students beginning their journey into the heart ofthe classical world.

Richard A. LaFleur is Franklin Professor of Classics Emeritus and former Head of Classics at the University of Georgia; he has served as Editor of theClassical Outlookand President of the American Classical League, and is a recipient of the American Philological Association's national award for excellence in the teaching of Classics. A...
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Title:Wheelock's Latin, 7th EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 9.25 × 7.38 × 1.52 inPublished:June 7, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061997226

ISBN - 13:9780061997228

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Requires Discipline I was recommended to self learn through this textbook because Wheelock is known for it's easy to follow style. Although the basics of the language can be learned through this text, it is buried in over explanations. It's possible to learn through this text, but you have to be devoted to learning Latin. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-02-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Helpful A solid intro. I used it to become acquainted with the subject.
Date published: 2016-12-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from A poor reworking of a decent title The original version of Wheelock's Latin, designed as a "teach yourself" volume, was simple, straightforward and provided a good introduction to the basics of Latin grammar. This edition, however, replaces the simplicity of the original with a bloated, verbose approach and a poor choice of readings in Latin. Avoid this.
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As an Introductory Latin Student I ordered this book in prior to starting my introductory course and it has been invaluable in helping me learn the subject. It establishes all the basics a fairly clearly and provides a clear ascension from basic noun form to complicated passages from authors such as Cicero. The book focuses a lot on the reader getting immersed in the material and makes what may be otherwise dull drills quite enjoyable. I have nothing to say that hasn't already been said by other people on other websites and in different reviews elsewhere; it is an outstanding text and I would recommend it to anyone looking to learn Latin.
Date published: 2014-09-15