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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He manages to make learning Latin quite gettihg indeed, my only complaint is that he made the subject perhaps too easy. For example, Getting Started with Latin teaches only the first and second declensions for nouns and the first two conjugations for verbs. I would like to encourage him to undertake both! Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Dec 25, While students learn conversational sentences, liney courses are not taught from a strictly conversational approach.

It is, indeed, from what I can tell, an interesting language; Latin grammar puts even German case agreement to shame for subtlety. If you use both the book and audio recordings, you are getting a substantial course for an amazingly low price.

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English to LatinLatin to English translationgeneral Latin languageLatin grammarLatine loquereancient and medieval world links. Jan 04, DJ Yossarian rated it it was amazing Shelves: I have it in Kindle and can easily make notes by copying some of the text to a WORD document that serves as a study notebook.

All the exercises provided are so tedious that you only have to translate from Latin to English and not vice versa. Set up a giveaway. xtarted

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I intend to use the forum although I’m a million miles away from needing it yet. To be sure, this book is only a beginning for the aspiring Latin reader; but it is a very pleasant beginning. How I personally went through this was to write down how I translated each sentence exercise into a stared, check to see if I was right at the back, and then write the Latin sentence while saying eith aloud so I could remember it better.


Parents should be able to easily keep up with younger students if they work together through one of the courses. Our customer reviews I have always been a language lover but one tongue always intimidated me with its many cases, declensions and verb tables – Latin. But after looking through all the lessons, I’ve decided this is a fairly OK beginning. My kids are now 7 and Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Following this method the learner never feels overwhelmed, after learning a few nouns and verbs, one can quickly and naturally move on to correctly produce simple sentences.

I’m just wondering weather to hop onto the Cambridge books or something else after I finish initial book or just carry on with Linney via Gunnison book, which was written at the turn of the 20th century.

Getting Started with Latin: Beginning Latin for Homeschoolers and Self-Taught Students of Any Age

Open Preview See a Problem? My son wanted to learn Latin this year we homeschool and since I never taken Latin myself, I was a little intimidated. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Also interesting was learning many words that, through the involutions of linguistic borrowing, have made their way to my own language.

We’ve been doing one lesson twice per latn so as not to overwhelm them. You learn a lot of vocabulary and sentence cases but only very little. May 10, Josh rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Jul 19, Kacie rated it really liked it.

Being Australian there isn’t much emphasis on this influential language as there should be and as there is in other countries such as the UK and US. I’ll be using John Collins’ Ecclesiastical Latin textbook next, but I think this gave me a good start.


With everything you need here in one book, why aren’t you Getting Started with Latin?

This book does a wonderful job at breaking Latin down so that it isn’t overwhelming. Starting out in Latin.

“Getting Started with Latin” William Linney.

I’m attempting to self teach with said book, albeit slowly 5 lessons per week. Greetings from William E. This book is wonderful for homeschoolers. For example, Latin begins by teaching the word nauta sailor.

Page 1 of 1 Stwrted over Page 1 of 1. Jan 17, Evelyn rated it it was amazing Shelves: Now for the good news: Although the author’s voice reminds one more of a cowboy than a consul, the fact that he provides free MP3 recordings for each lesson in both ecclesiastical and classical pronounciation on his website is fantastic.

Karla Slusher rated it really liked it Jul 20, For additional help and instruction, the author has provided extensive audio commentary recordings that teach through every lesson and exercise in the book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? What’s preventing you from teaching Latin in your homeschool or learning it on your own?

To hear the words pronounced, simply download the free recordings from www. Getting Started with Latin: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. And also, there are little breaks just to tell you cool little facts and interesting little bits of information showing how much latin we s This is a really good book.