Latin to GCSE Part 2

December 1, 2020
Latin to GCSE Part 2

A companion to Bloomsbury's popular two-volume Greek toGCSE, this is the first course for Latin students thatdirectly reflects the curriculum in a clear, concise and accessibleway. Enhanced by colour artwork and text features, the bookssupport the new OCR specification for Latin (first teaching 2016)as well as meeting the needs of later students, both at universityand beyond.Written by two experienced school teachers, one also anexaminer, the course is based on a keen understanding of whatpupils find difficult, concentrating on the essentials and on theexplanation of principles in both accidence and syntax: minorirregularities are postponed and subordinated so that the need forrote learning is reduced. User-friendly, it also gives pupils afirm foundation for further study.Part 1 covers the basics, whilst Part 2 introduces a wider rangeof grammatical forms and constructions, with a vocabulary of 450words and reading material about the developing Republic, the warwith Hannibal, the rise of Julius Caesar, and Augustus and theearly emperors. Practice passages and revision sentences for GCSEcomplete Part 2, which has a reference section covering the wholecourse.