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Latin Primer 1: Teacher's Edition

Martha Wilson

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Latin Primer 1: Teacher's Edition

Martha Wilson

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  • Over half of the English language is derived from Latin.

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    amateur - amo , I love
    Montana
    - mons , mountain
    patriot
    - patria , native land
    spectacular
    - specto , I look at
    mural
    - murus , wall

    These and thousands of other words we use every day keep this "dead" language—a language of kings and poets, of scrolls and secrets—alive. And this means that when we study Latin, we're not just learning about Rome - we're learning about ourselves. Rediscover this time-honored language, which led classical education pioneer Dorothy Sayers to declare that "Latin should be begun as early as possible ... when the chanting of " Amo, amas, amat " is as ritually agreeable to the feelings as the chanting of "eeny, meeny, miney, moe."

    In Latin Primer 1 Martha Wilson equips elementary school students (grades 3 and up) with a solid foundation in classical Latin. Newly revised and expanded, this text covers the very basics: vocabulary for everyday concepts like farming, sailing, the human body, constellations, and family; verb and noun endings; and other beginning grammar concepts.

    Those of you familiar with the older editions of Latin Primer 1 are probably wondering what's different about these new editions.

    To begin, the content and teaching approach of this third edition is fundamentally the same as before. We've added additional exercises, moved some of the vocabulary around, etc., but these new editions won't force teachers or parents to struggle through a long period of adjustment. If anything, this new edition will be much, much easier to use.

    Click here to download all twenty-seven quizzes. Click here to download all four unit tests.

  • Martha Wilson received a bachelor's degree from Washington State University majoring in both elementary education and fine arts. She taught at Logos School in Moscow, Idaho from 1985-1991, studied Latin at New St. Andrew's College and the University of Idaho, and was the Latin teacher at Logos for her last three years there. She and her husband Jeff live in Georgetown, Kentucky with their seven children in an old house on a quiet …

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