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What is your primary English reference grammar for the study of Latin?

Allen & Greenough
6
30%
Gildersleeve
1
5%
Bennett
0
No votes
Other
13
65%
 
Total votes : 20

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Postby vir litterarum » Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:55 pm

Interested in seeing what grammar is most prevelant among this community of Latin students.
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Postby rustymason » Tue Jun 24, 2008 1:39 pm

In order of dependitude and refertuiance:

D'Ooge (all grammars and readers)
Oxford Grammar
Wheelock
Henle Grammar
Moreland & Fleischer
Latin's Not So Tough, by Karen Mohs (fuer meine Kinder)
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Postby vastor » Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:05 pm

Dooge's latin for beginners (still working through the third declension at the moment).
I have browsed through some of adler's grammar briefly in conjunction with the latinum podcasts.

On the topic of reading material, I have been using:
Iuli Caesari de bello galico
Titi Livi ab urbe condita

Though I must confess they are a little beyond my skills at present. Still, they do provide a source of vocabulary.

A note on the poll itself. I think the scope is quite limited with the current choices. It appears most people are using grammars other than the ones presented.
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Postby rustymason » Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:23 pm

I just found D'Ooge's Colloquia Latina, what fun. A very nice change of pace, and a great way to pick up everyday vocabulary.
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