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Wheelock Vocabulary CardsVocabulary Cards and Grammatical Forms Summary for Wheelock's Latin

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Repetitio est mater memoriae (repetition is the mother of memory)! These vocabulary cards allow students an easy way to memorize Latin vocabulary words as they appear in each chapter of Wheelock’s Latin, one of the most popular first-year Latin books of all time. Students can practice Latin to English or English to Latin, and use the cards to help them memorize the full lexical forms of the Latin vocabulary words. TheseFront of a vocabulary flashcard with "chapter 21; tango, tangere, tetigi, tactum" and the card number, 473. cards make vocabulary review a snap! A convenient cross-index of cards helps students locate the number of a particular card; a summary of grammatical forms from Wheelock’s Latin allows students faster and easier access to these references while studying.

  • 877 numbered vocabulary cards, arranged chapter by chapter, on perforated cardstock
  • full Latin vocabulary entry on one side (with macrons, accents, and complete principalBack of a vocabulary flashcard with "to touch" and "(tangent, tangible, tactile, contact)." parts for verbs and nominative and genitive forms for nouns)
  • English meanings given in Wheelock plus select derivatives/cognates on the other side
  • Easy-assembly storage box for cards, on cardstock
  • Alphabetical list of all Latin vocabulary entries, with card numbers for cross-reference
  • Grammatical form summaries, reproduced from Wheelock’s Latin, for fast and easy reference


Praise for the Flashcards

Latin teachers have been waiting a long time for this invaluable accompaniment to Wheelock. At long last students will have no excuses for not memorizing their vocabulary. —Professor Ward Briggs, Carolina Distinguished Professor of Classics, Louise Fry Scudder Professor of Humanities, University of South Carolina

I use Wheelock with my high school students, and those kids who have bought the cards love them. They find the cards much like cell phones and laptop computers--time saving life-simplifying technology! [complete review]—Daniel DiCenso, Latin teacher, Seneca High School, Tabernacle, New Jersey

I recommend Wheelock Vocabulary Cards to any student who is beginning to learn Latin via the Wheelock textbook. Convenient, flexible and most importantly, conducive to being stored for later use, the flashcards are a clear-cut means of maximizing study time and quality. [complete review] —Michelle Wu, Latin student

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About the Authors

Richard A. LaFleur is Franklin Professor of Classics at the University of Georgia, Athens. He is the author of numerous textbooks and other publications on Latin language, literature, pedagogy, and teacher-training. He has served as Editor of The Classical Outlook, President of the American Classical League, Head of the University of Georgia’s Department of Classics and is recipient of the American Philological Association's national award for excellence in the teaching of Classics.

Brad Tillery holds a B.A. and an M.Ed. from Georgia College and State University and has taught for eleven years, currently at Heritage High School in Conyers, Georgia.

Readings from Wheelock’s Latin

Mark Robert Miner (readings and performances)
Richard A. LaFleur (producer), editor

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A 4-CD audio package, with recitation (in Restored Classical Pronunciation) of all vocabulary and paradigms for the 40 chapters of Wheelock’s Latin, as well as dramatic readings of Sententiae Antiquae and narrative passages in the 40 chapters, and lively performances of brief representative selections from the Loci Antiqui and Loci Immutati. Wheelock’s Latin is America’s best-selling introductory college-level Latin text, with sales for the Series package (basal text, Workbook, and Reader) totalling over 50,000 copies per year; production of the proposed audio CD package is timed to coincide with release of the new 6th Edition, Revised, of the text, which, with its new hardback edition, online audio for vocabulary, and online teacher’s guide, will likely experience further growth in sales, including an expanded secondary-school market.

Special Features

  • 8-page introductory booklet
  • Restored Classical Pronunciation of
    - Vocabulary
    - Paradigms
    - Sententiae Antiquae
  • Lively readings of
    - Narrative Passages
    - Brief Representative Selections from Loci Antiqui and Loci Immutati

This is the only audio recording available of exercises and passages from Wheelock’s Latin.

Praise for "Readings from Wheelock's Latin"

"...excellent pronunciation and interpretation; the continuous passages are done in a lively, imaginative style. Teachers and students will be grateful for many generations."

Stephen Daitz,
Professor of Classical Languages Emeritus,
City University of New York

Cumulative Chapter Vocabulary Lists for Wheelock’s Latin

Richard A. LaFleur and Brad Tillery

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Cumulative vocabulary lists for the 40 chapters of Wheelock’s Latin. The list for each chapter contains all the words for that chapter as well as for all chapters preceding; e.g., the chapter 10 list includes all the words introduced in chapters 1-10, usefully sorted by part of speech; nouns and adjectives are further sorted by declension, and verbs by conjugation; all English meanings are included, as are macrons and accents.

Special Features

• An invaluable study and review aid for students
• Helpful for teachers in designing chapter and unit tests, and composing Latin sentences and passages for tests and in-class work
• Forty cumulative lists, hole punched- Lists are arranged by chapter of Wheelock’s Latin, each list is cumulative: includes all previous chapter lists
- Lists are sorted by part of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions, pronouns, interjections, idioms, prefixes, suffixes, numberals)
• Nouns further sorted by declension
• Verbs further sorted by conjugation
- Lists include all English meanings, and have macrons and accents


A Comprehensive Guide To Wheelock's Latin

by Dale A Grote

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A Tried and True Escort through Wheelock. This study guide is designed to accompany the sixth edition of the Wheelock’s Latin textbook, but can also be used as a review of beginning Latin.

Praise for A Comprehensive Guide to Wheelock's Latin

“Instructors who use this book are likely to see the pace of their class accelerate and their students understand the material in the textbook more fully.” —R. Scott Smith, University of New Hampshire, Bryn Mawr Classical Review

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Image of bookcover of 38 Latin Stories.38 Latin Stories

Designed to Accompany Wheelock's Latin

by Anne H. Groton and James M. May

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Though intended as a supplement to the one-volume Latin course by F. M. Wheelock, this book is well suited for use in any introductory Latin course. All the stories in the book are based on actual Latin literature, with the stories simplified at first and made gradually more complex as the work progresses. Students will learn how classical Latin was really written as they become familiar with the works of the great Latin authors.

Praise for 38 Latin Stories:

I would enthusiastically recommend the book to all those who teach elementary Latin via Wheelock and wish to provide their students from the start with continuous passages of interesting and idiomatically sound Latin prose.—Richard A. LaFleur, University of Georgia, in The Classical Outlook

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[Win/Mac, 32 MB RAM, 5 MB hard drive space]

DRILL-AND-PRACTICE program specially designed for Latin VOCABULARY, with versions correlated to most major Latin textbooks, including Wheelock's Latin.

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[Win/Mac, 32MB RAM, 5MB hard drive space]

DRILL-AND-PRACTICE program for the many Latin PARADIGM CHARTS of forms and endings, correlated to most major Latin textbooks, including Wheelock's Latin. Includes drills for the four major parts of speech.

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teacher's guide



Ubi Fera Sunt


A lively, lovingly wrought Latin version of Maurice Sendak's classic children's book, WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, translated by noted Latinist Richard A. LaFleur (aka, Doctor Illa Flora).

Wheelock's Latin Grammar Charts

Ecclesiastical, Medieval, and Neo-Latin Sentences
By Richard Upsher Smith, Jr.

Find ThemEcclesiastical, Medieval, and Neo-Latin Sentences offers Sententiae and Loci Immutati complete with notes, vocabulary, and grammar explanations for the 40 chapters of Wheelock’s Latin.

Find Them
By Sally Proctor

Find ThemVERBA MIXTA LATINA for Wheelock's Latin is an entertaining way for students to engage with Latin vocabuary. These puzzles can be enjoyed by and benefit Latin students at any level!



Grammaticus is the premiere study aid for Wheelock’s Latin, 7th Edition, for Android devices. Principium is the version for iPhone.


Scribblers, Scvlptors, and Scribes
By Richard A. LaFleur

ScribblersThis all new supplementary reader is designed to accompany the Wheelock's curriculum, but is also suitable for any Latin program.


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Wheelock's Latin GrammarQuick!

By Richard A. LaFleur, Brad Tillery

GrammarQuickA quick and complete overview of Latin grammar—both forms and usage—on six durably coated cards, five-hole punched for easy insertion into notebooks. Arranged by part of speech, with summaries of all forms and the most common syntax, including case uses and subjunctive clauses. An essential companion to Wheelock's Latin and all introductory texts, and a handy reference guide for intermediate and more advanced students as well.

**Cumulative Chapter Vocabulary Lists for Wheelock's Latin--the list for each chapter contains all the words for that chapter as well as for all chapters preceding! from Bolchazy-Carducci.

** Readings from Wheelock's Latin -- an extraordinary 4-CD audio package with recitations and dramatic performances available from Bolchazy-Carducci.


Online audio with a general introduction and pronunciation of all 40 chapter vocabularies (Macromedia Flash required). Simply click on the Audio Link in the menu above or go here.

The Wheelock's Latin Series isn't complete without:

Image of the bookcover of Wheelock's Latin Reader.Wheelock's Latin Reader

Originally intended as a sequel to Wheelock's Latin, this is the ideal text for any intermediate-level Latin course. Read not only classical authors but also medieval and late Latin writers.

Workbook for Wheelock's Latin

You will find in this essential companion to Wheelock's Latin  transformation drills, word power sections, reading comprehension questions and more.


Need a dictionary?

Image of the bookcover of the Latin Gem dictionary.Collins Gem Latin Dictionary

This best-selling Latin mini-dictionary comes with a verbs and nouns supplement; numbers, dates and measures; plus an index of geographical names.

Harper Collins Latin Concise Dictionary

This is a Latin dictionary and grammar—two books in one. It also has supplements on Roman history, life and culture; words and phrases used in English; and more.


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