de Romanis Book 1: Dei Et Deae

December 1, 2020
de Romanis Book 1: Dei Et Deae

This is the new Latin course that you have long been waitingfor!An introduction to both the Latin language and the culturalworld of the Romans, it also develops English literacy skillsthrough derivation tasks and two-way translation exercises, whichpromote the understanding of English as well as Latin. Culturaltopics, supported by background notes, and primary sources,included for study and analysis, enable students to engage withauthentic Roman history and acquire a broad understanding on whichto build in future study.Language learning is split between Core and Additional toensure effective differentiation and flexible timetabling.Fun and varied exercises include word identification, wordmanipulation, vocab acquisition / consolidation, and translationfrom English into Latin.30 words of new vocabulary in each chapter build towards atotal of 360.Vocabulary is consistently and constantly consolidated to givean unshakeable grounding for GCSE.Clear and systematic explanations of grammar encourage steadyprogress.Early use of Latin stories rather than isolated sentences buildstudent confidence from the start.In this first volume students meet the gods and heroes of theRoman world, introduced through stories from Chapter 1 onwards, sothat students can immediately read passages of Latin. From mythsabout the gods to stories about religious customs and festivals,this is the perfect way to learn about the religious framework ofRoman daily life. The final chapter on prophecy, ending withstories of historical figures such as Caesar interpreting messagesfrom the gods, prepares for the transition in the second volume tothe world of men - and women - of ancient Rome.