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Latin's Not So Tough!
For the 1st-5th grades, or any beginning Latin student. Latinís Not So Tough! is in a self-teaching consumable workbook format. The first five levels of the series are currently completed, to take the student through the 5th grade. Level One, for 1st grade, is a very easy introduction to the Latin alphabet and classical pronunciation. Level Two, for 2nd grade, reviews the Latin alphabet and pronunciation, and begins vocabulary memorization. Level Three, for 3rd grade, reviews alphabet, pronunciation, and vocabulary, and continues vocabulary learning while introducing simple grammar. Level Four, for 4th grade, reviews alphabet, vocabulary, and grammar, and introduces reading and writing Latin sentences, and more advanced grammar (through five noun declensions and four verb conjugations in the present active indicative). Level Five, for 5th grade, reviews alphabet, vocabulary, and grammar, continues translating and writing Latin sentences, and more advanced grammar (through five noun declensions and four verb conjugations in the present active indicative), and introduces adjectives, adverbs, and prepositions. Answer keys, flashcards, and a pronunciation tape are available for each level, and provide further help for the homeschool parent or teacher. While CCH believes that it is preferable to begin a Latin program in the second or third grade after English phonics are mastered, Latinís Not So Tough! makes a gentle introduction to Latin for younger children, and can be easily used by third graders just beginning their Latin study.