Getting Started with Latin: Beginning Latin for Homeschoolers and Self-Taught Students of Any Age (English and Latin Edition) [William E. Linney] on. Greetings from William E. Linney, author of the book Getting Started with Latin. People seem to like Getting Started with Latin, which is a very step-by-step. Getting Started with Latin has ratings and 14 reviews. and it now occurs to me that, what Susskind did with classical physics, so did Linney with Latin.

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Getting Started with Latin, with French, or with Spanish

The study of Latin is addictive. It’s laid out very well for a beginner. Designed for homeschooling and people of any age, besides the startsd pages where new words are taught you are also given pages both in English and Latin that introduce new grammatical concepts such as cases and personal verb endings.

I kept having to renew it, so finally decided to buy it. Please try again later. That is the only thing that might be suggested to improve this book, honestly it is excellent. Paperbackpages. Amazon Rapids Fun stories lunney kids on the go. Quickly check your work by turning to the included answer key.

Workbook for Wheelock’s Latin. Anne Bean rated it really liked it May 08, I used this book when I was in middle school because I arbitrary decided that learning Latin would be a fun thing to wity. Soon enough you’ll be the only person in the room able to understand the writing underneath logos and coats of arms oh yeah!?

With everything you need here in one book, why aren’t you Getting Started with Latin? Therefore, before you start these lectures, let me recommend that you first go through my beginning Latin book called Getting Started with Latin. Print is large enough in the books that a parent and student should be able to read together sitting side by side.


At the end of the book you will starred encountered basic declensions, a smattering of verbs and iwth words. By that I mean that Linney is not attempting to write a textbook, but is, instead, trying to give the student the fundamentals of the subject. Segues nicely into the free online course. Henle Latin First Year.

This is the only Latin textbook I’ve found that offers so much audio material for free online. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Getting Starting with… foreign language series began with Latin then branched out to Spanish and French after the method proved popular with homeschoolers. Each course is contained in a single book and should work well for independent study for students in junior high and beyond.

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I’ll have a butchers in a bit. If you actually want to read Latin you’ll definitely need to go beyond this book, because it doesn’t take you very far. Explore the Home Gift Guide. It’s really easy to follow and we’ve both learned a lot.

Its a Latin dictionary that runs through command prompt on windows and there is a version for mac, but you need to search around on google for it. Subtitles on each book read: How can you “dumb down” Latin?

Excellent Latin text for beginners. Customers who viewed this item lijney viewed. Excellent explanations of the grammar. A Great book for beginners, I would recommend this to anyone who is interested in Latin.


Although, I think it would be latni for any older person teaching themselves from this book, it will also be extremely wise and helpful to have google nearby or a copy of ‘Rediscover Grammar’ by David Crystal nearby – because any young child whose parent is using this book to teach grammar at him to them will presumably be very comfortable with what linjey objects, subjects, possessives, conjunctions, articles, and so on are – imagine someone in their late 60s trying to learn latin from this book coming across such words for the first time in a long time will have to do a little bit of extra work on top of the work this book gives.


Instead of burying you in mountains of information to memorize, new words and concepts are introduced in a gradual and systematic way. Start reading Getting Started with Latin on your Kindle in under a minute. Speaking for myself, this book was exactly what I wanted: Getting Started with French begins in a manner similar to Spanish, introducing the concepts of articles and gender before tackling any new vocabulary. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I intend to use the forum although I’m a million miles away from needing it yet.

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You can immediately apply what you’ve learned by translating the fun exercises at the end of each lesson. After completing this book, students continuing their study of Latin will need to use another introductory text.

Welcome Greetings from William E. Get to Know Us. Learning basic Latin gives you the power to unlock the etymologies of hundreds of words in English and you get to be the genius who casually throws in ‘confusing’ Latin expressions into your daily speech to the awe and annoyance of others.

On the list of things to do, he’s choosing it after history but before math.