John C. Traupman, PhD

John C. Traupman, PhD

John Traupman (1923&endash;2019) was chair of the Department of Classics at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia from 1951 to 1989. Traupman received a BA from Moravian College and an MA and PhD from Princeton University. He was past president of the Philadelphia Classical Society, the Pennsylvania Classics Association and the Classical Association of the Atlantic States. He has served on the ACTFL Board of Reviewers for National Standards in Foreign Language. He has also presented numerous papers at a variety of professional conferences in the classics field. Traupman is the author of Latin-English Dictionary (Bantam Books, 1966, and Amsco School Publications, 1966; revised and enlarged edition Amsco, 1994 and Bantam,1996), German-English Dictionary (Bantam Books, 1982 and Amsco, 1982), Latin is Fun, Book I (Amsco, 1988), Latin is Fun, Book II (Amsco, 1994), Scribner-English Dictionary (Scribner, 1977), German Fundamentals (Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 1992), and Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency, 4th Edition (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2007).

John C. Traupman, PhD's Books

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  • Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency: 4th edition

    Author: John C. Traupman
    Product Code: 6226
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-622-6

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    Conversational Latin is an excellent dual-language resource for exploring ancient and contemporary topics—ranging from the weather to politics—in lively dialogues with authentic Roman expression. Each chapter offers 3 conversations in varying degrees of difficulty supported by topical vocabulary. Latin as a living and vital language is showcased in this indispensable supplement to any standard Latin course of study. Traupman's book provides facing English translation; a comprehensive glossary; and appendices on "Yes and No in Latin," "Colors and Numbers," and "Sayings and Proverbs."