Tuesday, November 05, 2013

New and Forthcoming Wheelock's Latin Enrichment Texts

Two methods for enriching Latin learning!

Find Them 
Latina Verba Mixta for Wheelock's Latin
Sally Proctor
vi + 54 pp. (2013) ISBN 978-0-86516-793-3


Vocabulary acquisition and retention often seems like the greatest hurdle for a language learner. Practice vocabulary from each chapter's vocabulary lists, grammar explanations, and readings with these 40 simple, fun puzzles. Find Them: Latina Verba Mixta for Wheelock's Latin is an entertaining way for students to engage with Latin vocabulary.

These puzzles can be enjoyed by and benefit Latin students at any level and using any textbook.

Special Features

• Puzzles use vocabulary from vocabulary lists, grammar explanations, and readings
• Each puzzle leads student to answer a cultural, historical, or literary question tied to the chapter
• Answer key is provided for each puzzle

Ecclesiastical, Medieval, and Neo-Latin Sentences
Richard Upsher Smith Jr. 
xxiv + 332 pp. (2014) ISBN 978-0-86516-798-8 
(Available December 2013)

Ecclesiastical, Medieval, and Neo-Latin Sentences offers students a wealth of Sententiae selected and annotated to pair with each of the 40 chapters of Wheelock's Latin. In addition, 16 Loci Immutati offer readings from the Bible, St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Bonaventure, and more. Although designed to accompany Wheelock's Latin, this text is a great resource for anyone interested in reading Ecclesiastical, Medieval, and Neo-Latin. The thorough notes found in this text make reading these Latin selections possible and enjoyable for readers from any Latin background. 

Special Features
Appendix I: Some Developments in Latin Grammar Found in Ecclesiastical and Medieval Latin
Appendix II: Brief Biographies of Authors Cited in the Sententiae and Loci 
Verba Memoria Comprehendenda (a frequent-word list) 
A List of Source Texts Not Included in the Abbreviations 
Three Indices (Passages from the Old and New Testaments; Passages from Liturgical and Magisterial Documents; Passages from Ecclesiastical and Other Non-Classical Authors)

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