based on our studies and experience, that the much augmented Italian edition of Athènaze, by M. Balme, G. Lawall, L. Miraglia and T. F. Bórri. In addition to Oxford’s Athenaze text, there are a number of other texts like the workbook for Athenaze and Luigi Miraglia’s Italian edition of. i- I ATHENAZE An Introduction to Ancient Greek Second Edition Book!, Press with inspiration from L. Miraglia and T. F. B6rri’s Italian edition of Athenaze.

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Notify me of new comments via email. Going back to what I said about patience, what you want after six months of Latin or Greek is to be well on your way to a bottoms-up natural feeling for the language, a confidence that with continued effort you could read the daily Athenian or Roman newspaper and converse with the sausage seller.

Still means looking the words up, of course. At least on Amazon, there are some leftovers from the first editions, so be very careful for any volume in either series to order the second edition. Is 97 a mystical Ollendorffian number?

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The sophistication of the Latin and your Latin reading skill progressively build as you work your way through the fictional stories about Julius, Aemilia, and their family.

I got the books from libreriauniversitaria.

Athenaze is the best of the worst, and Italian Athenaze is athnaze huge, huge improvement on English Athenaze, but the scaffolding is Italian! Lingua Latina Per Se Illustrata: A well-meaning young man there tried his best to help me, but they just don’t have the logistics to handle overseas orders. The progression is still tough, but I think the Italian edition is a huge improvement over the English one. Pars 2 Roma Aeterna is the reader. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Each chapter concludes with all-Latin, mostly fill-in-the-blank exercises to reinforce specific points of grammar.


Athenaze, Workbook I : An Introduction to Ancient Greek

One advantage of having these is that many of the reprinted late nineteenth and early twentieth century student editions cite them. Let me tell you, oh, how it sucks. The teacher’s handbooks indeed are not just the translations and exercise keys; they are full of suggested teaching techniques and so in fact addressed to teachers and not students.

Dowling points out the danger in the grammar-first approach – not the inevitability, but the danger – i. Would that enable me to read? Serious wants to have a foundation in the language as a means of understanding the culture. The epitome of grammar-first is Wheelock’s Latinby Frederick M.

All words that occur at least 50 are included. Close the door so you can read out loud. For Serious, I think it works fine, and being in its sixth edition, it clearly has worked for many others, not just Serious.

You are commenting using your WordPress. You can learn grammar first, as an exercise largely unto itself, or in the process of learning to speak and read the everyday language.


Wheelock, revised by Richard A. Use this board to ask questions about grammar, discuss learning miraglai, get help with a difficult passage of Greek, and more. Both series are handsomely packaged and rich with illustrations of ancient art and architecture and with excellent essays on Greek and Attic history and life. Without qualification, I have found Reading Greek a perfect self-learning vehicle for learning or relearning ancient Greek.

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A criticism of Reading Greekone I regard as trivial, is that you have to switch back and forth between the volumes when you study. Original Edition, republished in larger and clear typefacea reprint of the “Little Liddell.

Are there any places where I can order it online that ship internationally? If you have the patience and enjoy the readings as much as I do, you’ll do even better working through both. It’s to athrnaze expected that some Web-empowered individuals, some university professors and departments, some classical learning ecosystems and aspiring ecosystems have attempted an online service for learning Latin or Greek.

So it’s a mixed bag. Without having to think about it? Learn how your comment data is processed. Posted by Randy Gibbons at An Independent Study Guide Strictly speaking, it requires the first mirzglia volumes.