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38 Latin Stories: Designed to AccompanyWheelock's Latin (Wheelock's Latin)

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Originally designed as a supplement to the Latin course by F. M. Wheelock, this book is well suited for use in any introductory course.
Paperback, 104 pages
Published January 1st 1995 by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers (first published 1989)
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DrosoPHila
Designed to accompany the pedagogically backward grammar-translation of Wheelock's Latin , this consists of various short Latin texts.

However, what lets the authors down is their focus on translation. Did the Romans think in English, translate their ideas to Latin, communicate with each other in Latin, and then translate the Latin back to English again in order to understand? Of course not; they thought and understood in Latin. Yet this absurd process is what Latin teachers expect from Latin le
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Bruce
Dec 11, 2009 Bruce rated it liked it
This little book contains one-page stories corresponding to each of the chapters in Wheelock’s Latin, a standard textbook used in many universities, each story being taken from writings of classical antiquity, although edited and modified for the abilities of the student, thus becoming more difficult as the chapters progress. There is a helpful vocabulary on the facing page for each story and a comprehensive vocabulary at the end of the book. The stories increase nicely in difficulty and assist ...more
rogue
Jun 09, 2011 rogue rated it really liked it
The original stories aren't a bad read. The paraphrases in the second half of the book give a good taste of a variety of authors. Vocabulary lists are extremely generous. Overall a good companion for the beginning Latin student.
Abigail Danfora
Feb 23, 2012 Abigail Danfora rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Awesome! we used it in Latin II, and the stories let you get practice translating Latin, and learn more ancient mythology and history. I'd reccomend it for intermediate Latin students who have most of the grammar rules down and a decent amount of memorized vocabulary.
Genevieve
Jun 21, 2007 Genevieve rated it it was amazing
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This book is awesome. The 38 stories are all drawn from latin texts or fables, and it's a good companion to Wheelock's textbook.
Anne
Aug 06, 2011 Anne added it
Where I first read about the House of Atreus! Very good selection for the beginning Latin student
Lauren
Apr 30, 2012 Lauren rated it liked it
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Book for college. It was easy to go through and learn from in a begainning Latin perspective. Overall, not bad.
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