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Re: D'Ooge's Latin For Beginners Key

Postby georgetown09 » Wed Dec 10, 2008 6:03 am

That was really nice of all you guys who took time to create the beginners key. We really appreciate that. Thanks
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Re: D'Ooge's Latin For Beginners Key

Postby Leni » Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:41 am

Hi everyone,
Before I subscribe to the newsletter too I wanted to know if any of you could give me a short review about this Key?
I'm a latin beginner and I'm really excited to learn this language, but I'm not quite sure how. I really try to find a good way.
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Re: D'Ooge's Latin For Beginners Key

Postby JBowyer » Wed Feb 23, 2011 11:52 am

I've just started trying to learn Latin (as will become obvious) and I wonder if could ask a question about the key? Exercise 78 page 34 gives for question 3 'Ancilla equo aquam et frumentum dat.' Isn't frumentum in the accusative in this sentence and shouldn't it therefore be frumenti?
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Re: D'Ooge's Latin For Beginners Key

Postby WongHongyi » Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:11 pm

Hello! I am currently doing the exercises and I found an error. The answer for Section 34, P 17, Qn 7, part 3 should be “girls, acc, pl”. The answer in the key is “daughters, acc, pl”. The question was “puellas”.
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Re: D'Ooge's Latin For Beginners Key

Postby slaomo » Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:31 pm

Huge, huge thank you to everyone involved in making this happen. It's been invaluable to me! :D
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Re: D'Ooge's Latin For Beginners Key

Postby fitzaudoen » Fri Apr 14, 2017 5:35 pm

Is there anyway an unlocked version of this could be make available? The security on that PDF is pretty tight...

I'm messing around with the idea of making a web app version of the exercises with ruby on rails... I've wrote scripts to extract all the questions and special vocab from the html version of the book that is on gutenberg.

My original plan was to just do the translations myself over time (chapter or two a week or something)... but it would be really nice not to have to reinvent the wheel.

Thanks for any considerations.
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Exercise $22.6

Postby paulus » Fri Jun 09, 2017 3:50 am

Sentence: "Rosam in comis habet".
Key: "in comis habet, predicate".
I think it should read: "rosam in comis habet, predicate".

This is a very little detail, but I am trying to put the book as well as the key in epub format, and at the same time I am learning Latin. I would like to make it perfect, but as far as I have a low level knowledge, I fear to introduce errors of my own.
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Re: D'Ooge's Latin For Beginners Key

Postby bedwere » Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:20 am

I think you're right.

It seems to be case of verb, plus object, plus adjunct predicate like

She met him in the park.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Predicate_(grammar)
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Re: D'Ooge's Latin For Beginners Key

Postby daboensis » Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:04 am

I wonder how bad or inappropriate idea it'd be to turn the current answer key PDF into a Wikibook? On the one hand doing so would direct traffic away from the Textkit site, but on the other hand it'd make it much easier for people to contribute.

Typing the answer key into the Wiki format wouldn't take me much time, but I'd rather not upset anyone by doing so.
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Re: D'Ooge's Latin For Beginners Key

Postby bedwere » Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:03 pm

The content of Textkit is released according to Creative Common 3.0 license. Follow the guidelines (Attribution, ShareAlike) and you'll do fine.

daboensis wrote:I wonder how bad or inappropriate idea it'd be to turn the current answer key PDF into a Wikibook? On the one hand doing so would direct traffic away from the Textkit site, but on the other hand it'd make it much easier for people to contribute.

Typing the answer key into the Wiki format wouldn't take me much time, but I'd rather not upset anyone by doing so.
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Re: D'Ooge's Latin For Beginners Key

Postby daboensis » Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:31 am

Verba causidicorum mihi clara non esse, timeo. Hopefully I haven't upset anyone. If I have done so by failing to produce the correct copyright legalese or give credit where credit is due, please amend/correct the wikibook below. The book can be deleted too, if necessary, by sending a request to the Wikibooks administrators.

https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/An_Answer ... %80%99Ooge

There are a few answers still missing from the opus itself, because, well, putting in wiki markup along the copying and pasting turned out to take more time than I expected. Obviously anyone reading this is able to contribute copying & pasting (the necessary markup is already in place under every subheading).
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