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  • Paperback: 79 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (Jan. 28 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521659604
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521659604
  • Product Dimensions: 26.3 x 19.6 x 0.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 222 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #79,192 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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I started this book with my daughter (who just turned ten), and she loves it. It's a good balance of history and grammar. I have a B.A. in Classics, and I took the Cambridge course in High School. I would definitely recommend this series for younger kids.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on Jan. 13 2003
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I am a Latin teacher, grades 5 through 12. This is by far the best thing available for elementary students to use in learning Latin, The cartoons are well-designed and increase gradually in difficulty. My elementary students are able to trannslate the first story without any previoius Latin instruction. Grammar sections reinforce common English grammar concepts, like nouns, adjectives, and verbs. Culture of Roman Britain, as well as a soldier's life, is presented. Kids quickly become fond of the main character, Minimus the mouse. Classical roots to difficult English words, like patriarchal and infantile, are covered. Students are able to progress from Minimus to higher foreign language easily.
Parents without a Latin background, might want to obtain the teacher's book, which contains all the answers to the student book as well as reproducible masters for additional activities, suggestions for learning games and activities, and even a Roman recipe. The ISBN for the Teacher's Resource Book is 0-521-65961-2.
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Introduced into Latin & then onto the Mediaeval in order to be able to translate ancient documents it is thought that every child should have the opportunity to do so. Finding in Amazon Books this splendid publication which gives children that knowledge & learning something about our ancient past. ROME.From this language although it is uncertain how in fact the Romans did speak helps with other languages & the English Grammar. Just thrilled with this book.
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Open the first page to Minimus, read the cartoons, and immediately feel as if you have conquered Latin! Having had no Latin background, I was intimidated to begin teaching my challenging 12 year old. Despite any initial apprehension, my daughter took to the book without fear. The clear colors in the illustrations aren't overwhelming to the text, and the humor is evident immediately. I did think that the text type made "l" and "i" a tad hard to differentiate. My daughter already claims to have learned quite a bit, even with just a few lessons. The other day while having lunch, she asked me a Latin grammar question! Now that is a book I like.
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This book is a great way to learn Latin. There are comics that help you with Latin dialogue, and there are also activities that help your vocabulary. The book is kind of easy though and is better for ages five through ten. By the way, Minimus Secundus is coming out soon.
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