Learn Latin with a Latin Grammar Designed for English Speakers
“This little book really ought to be a vade mecum for many of our elementary Latin students.”
—The Classical Journal
“This is a useful, carefully written, and well-edited text. It accomplishes its goals and does so very efficiently.”
—Modern Language Journal
A Self-Study Latin Grammar That Helps You Come Prepared To Class
To show you how to get from an English to a Latin sentence structure.
All the essentials
Straightforward lessons that focus on the rules and not the exceptions. Covers the Latin grammar taught in beginning college courses.
Tips to help you learn common Latin verbs and word forms, and to remember them.
one point per chapter
In each bite-sized lesson, author Norma W. Goldman explains one grammar rule and illustrates it with English and Latin examples.
Explained in English
To help you learn Latin grammar from the point of view of a language you already speak.
Check your understanding by completing the review questions.
Learn The Grammar Terms Your Textbook Assumes You Know
What Is Meant by Gender, Number and Agreement?
Learn terms used in English and Latin grammar such as gender, number and agreement —they play a minor role in English, but an important role in Latin.
Step-By-Step Latin Sentence Structure
Learn how to get from an English structure to an equivalent Latin sentence structure. Our examples will take you every step of the way.
What are nouns, verbs and adjectives?
Learn what are parts of speech so you can identify English and Latin nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions. This will help you choose the correct Latin equivalent to the English word.
What are subjects and objects?
Learn to identify the function of words used in English and Latin grammar so you can choose the correct Latin equivalent to the English word.
Learn what are English and Latin subjects, Latin direct and indirect objects.