Latin Stories: A GCSE Reader (2nd Edition)

December 1, 2020
Latin Stories: A GCSE Reader (2nd Edition)

Latin Stories is an ideal first reader for students ofLatin. It offers 100 self-contained passages of manageable length,chosen for their intrinsic interest and adapted from a wide rangeof ancient authors. Generous help is given, with a shortintroduction to each story and glossing of all proper names andnon-GCSE vocabulary. The collection will also be attractive toolder students beginning or returning to the language.Updated to match the 2016 OCR specification, this edition hasbeen restructured to reflect the new examinations, which now have asingle language paper.Section 1 provides 30 passages, starting withvery short and simple stories and building up to the level of thecurrent OCR GCSE.Section 2 provides 30 differentiated passagesof increasing difficulty on historical and miscellaneoustopics.Section 3 provides 20 shorter passages ofuniform length on mythological topics, with comprehensionquestions, in the style of Section A of the new GCSE languagepaper.Section 4 provides 20 passages on historicaltopics, with comprehension and unseen sections, in the style ofSection B of the new GCSE language paper.The new edition is supported by a companion website with ananswer key and additional passages.