Author(s): Richard A LaFleur
WHEELOCK’S LATIN has long been the gold standard of Latin texts. Now in its 7th edition, the program retains all of the features that have made it the bestselling single-volume beginning Latin textbook: • 40 chapters with grammatical explanations and readings based on ancient Roman authors • Self-tutorial exercises with an answer key for independent study • An extensive English-Latin/ Latin-English vocabulary section • A rich selection of original Latin readings - unlike other textbooks which contain primarily made-up Latin texts • Etymological aids, maps, and images illustrating aspects of classical culture, mythology, and historical and literary figures presented in the chapter readings The fully updated 7th edition has 32 additional pages of content, which include: • Expanded comments on vocabulary and translation tips • All new authentic classical Latin readings, including Roman graffiti, in every chapter • Additional notes on each chapter’s reading passages to provide fuller insight on Roman culture and literature • New comprehension and discussion questions • 30 new photographs and drawings, as well as numerous formatting and design updates make the book more visually appealing Additionally, the Wheelock’s website, teacher’s guide, and other ancillaries will all be updated and expanded.
Richard A. LaFleur is Professor and Head of Classics at the University of Georgia. He is the author of Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes; current editor of Wheelock’s Latin and the Wheelock’s Latin Reader; and co-author or the Workbook for Wheelock’s Latin.