benissimus wrote:My class is going through M&F right now, having finished Wheelock, but there is a lot of repetition. I would probably rather not be doing this, so I'm doing a lot of work on the side. You will probably only learn about 1-3 new things each chapter until you get to the last few, although the quantity of exercises will pretty much ensure that you understand whatever you were unclear of previously.
And yes... my Wheelock book is delapidated, and so is everyone else's in my class!
benissimus wrote:If you want to become really knowledgeable about Latin you will probably have to pick up a more advanced book anyway, or else you're going to have to flip through a grammar every time you come to something Wheelock didn't cover. It might be good to quickly go through the chapters of M&F, unless you want to study A&G like me ;) There's always learning from literacy, but that can be frustrating and you might not know what you are overlooking.
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