The basics of Latin made fun--and fast! Learning the basics of Latin can vastly improve your vocabulary and even provide keys to understanding legal, medical, and scientific termilogy. The Everything Essential Latin Book is your perfect introduction to this fascinating language. With easy-to-follow instructions and simple explanations, this portable guide covers the most important basics of Latin, including:* The Roman alphabet and translation* The all-important syntax of Latin* Getting someone's attention and giving commands* Common questions and answers* Describing people and places* Verb tenses* Grammatical voice With The Everything Essential Latin Book, you'll be speaking like an ancient Roman in time!
Richard E. Prior, PhD, was an associate professor of classics at Furman University, where he taught Roman civilization and archaeology in addition to Latin language and literature. He taught at the secondary and university level for twenty years and wrote The Everything Learning Latin Book.