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Latin Prose Composition By Dr Andrew Leigh (Winchester College, UK)

Latin Prose Composition by Dr Andrew Leigh (Winchester College, UK)

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Latin Prose Composition: A Guide from GCSE to A Level and Beyond by Dr Andrew Leigh (Winchester College, UK)

This book helps students to write Latin using increasingly complex forms of expression. Part 1 gives guidance and practice exercises for the new sentences required at GCSE, while Parts 2 and 3 contain a series of chapters of grammatical introduction and exercises for translation into Latin leading up to A Level and Pre-U. Part 4 takes students into more advanced areas of composition. Continuous passages are included from an early stage alongside stand-alone sentences. Leigh gives clear guidance on the characteristic features of Latin prose, such as word order and subordination, as well as more advanced grammatical complexities. At the back of the book, lists of vocabulary and accidence provide reference and revision tools for students at all levels. Working through the book the rewards of learning to write Latin are clear: not merely a challenge to be overcome, prose composition gives a heightened appreciation of how Latin authors used the language to express themselves in their own particular styles.

About Dr Andrew Leigh (Winchester College, UK)

Andrew Leigh teaches Classics at Winchester College, UK.

Table of Contents

Preface Part 1: GCSE Ch 1 Writing Latin at GCSE (Eduqas) Ch 2 Writing Latin at GCSE (OCR) Part 2: AS Level Ch 3 First Steps Beyond GCSE Ch 4 More on Verbs Ch 5 Pronouns I Ch 6 Comparative and Superlative Adjectives and Adverbs Ch 7 Participles Ch 8 Temporal Clauses I Ch 9 Pronouns II Ch 10 Commands, Exhortations, Wishes Ch 11 Direct Questions Ch 12 Time and Place Ch 13 Indirect Statements Ch 14 Purpose Clauses Ch 15 Result Clauses Ch 16 Indirect Commands Ch 17 Indirect Questions Ch 18 Impersonal Verbs Ch 19 Verbal Nouns and Gerunds Ch 20 Gerundives Ch 21 Gerundives of Obligation Ch 22 Clauses of Fearing Ch 23 Conditions Ch 24 Temporal Clauses II Ch 25 Causal and Concessive Clauses Part 3: A Level and Beyond Ch 26 Correlative and Comparative Clauses Ch 27 Wishes II and Precaution Further Case Usages Ch 28 Further Case Usages Ch 29 Verbs of Preventing, quominus and quin Ch 30 Some uses of Pronouns Ch 31 Oratio Obliqua Ch 32 A-Level-style Prose Composition Ch 33 Beyond A Level Ch 34 Extended Passages Reference Grammar Vocabulary

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Latin Prose Composition: A Guide from GCSE to A Level and Beyond by Dr Andrew Leigh (Winchester College, UK)
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