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A Latin Picture Dictionary for Everyone: Lingua Latina Depicta

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By authors: James W. Chochola, Donald E. Sprague   Illustrated by: Lydia Koller
Product Code: 7494
ISBN: 978-0-86516-749-0
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Designed for Latin students, A Latin Picture Dictionary for Everyone asks the learner to make a ready connection between an image and its corresponding Latin word. Illustrated exercises provide an opportunity for students to practice with and internalize the Latin vocabulary.


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  • Black-and-white line drawings present everyday objects and scenes from everyday life—animals and numbers, colors, the family, buildings, transportation, the house, furniture, pastimes, professions, the military, parts of the body, clothing, food shopping, food preparation, and the arts—one image from the Roman world and a corresponding image from the modern world. The line drawings invite students to color the pictures.
  • Each object is drawn for ready recognition and easy connection to its Latin label.
  • A set of exercises, of varied complexity, accompanies each set of illustrations.
  • Appendices include Pronunciation of Classical Latin, Major Parts of Speech and Their Uses, How Latin Words Work: Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, A Grammatical Outline
  • A Pictorial Glossary of Additional Latin Vocabulary and Synonyms


For a representative example, check out this excerpt from Chapter 6, Domus.


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Review by: James Cox - July 1, 2017
Specifically designed as a curriculum supplemental text for Latin students, A Latin Picture Dictionary for Everyone: Lingua Latina Depicta asks the learner to make a ready connection between an image and its corresponding Latin word. Illustrated exercises provide an opportunity for students to practice with and internalize the Latin vocabulary. Special features include black-and-white line drawings present everyday objects and scenes from everyday life (animals and numbers, colors, the family, buildings, transportation, the house, furniture, pastimes, professions, the military, parts of the body, clothing, food shopping, food preparation, and the arts) with one image from the Roman world and a corresponding image from the modern world. The line drawings invite students to color the pictures with each object is drawn for ready recognition and easy connection to its Latin label. Very highly recommended for highschool, college, and university Latin Language courses, A Latin Picture Dictionary for Everyone: Lingua Latina Depicta includes a set of exercises, of varied complexity accompanying each set of illustrations. Additionally, A Latin Picture Dictionary for Everyone: Lingua Latina Depicta is enhanced with the inclusion of appendices that include Pronunciation of Classical Latin; Major Parts of Speech and Their Uses; How Latin Words Work: Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives; A Grammatical Outline; as well as a Pictorial Glossary of Additional Latin Vocabulary and Synonyms.
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