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Workbook for Wheelock's Latin

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Workbook for Wheelock’s Latin is an essential companion to the classic introductory textbook. Designed to supplement the course of study in Wheelock’s Latin, 7th Edition, each of the forty chapters in this newly updated edition features:

  • transformation drills, word and phrase translations, and other exercises designed to test and sharpen the student’s skills
  • “word power” sections that focus on vocabulary and derivatives
  • reading comprehension questions and sentences for translation practice
  • perforated pages for hand-in homework assignments and space for the student’s name and date

Praise for Workbook for Wheelock's Latin:

The second edition of Workbook for Wheelock's Latin is most welcome.... The authors are to be congratulated for producing a workbook so well integrated with the text. Selectively used, it can enhance student understanding of grammar and provide helpful review material. –Professor William Hyland, St. Norbert College, in Northeast Conference on Foreign Languages Review

The [Workbook's] extra drill would be valuable, especially for less-experienced students, while the vocabulary and comprehension sections would be thought-provoking and engaging even for the more sophisticated ones. –Professor Betty Rose Nagle, Indiana University, in The Classical Outlook

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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.

Paul T. Comeau studied Latin, Classical Greek, and French for more than four years at Joliette Seminary in Quebec. Part of a long military career, from which he retired in 1975, was spent teaching French and serving as the advisor for the Humanities and Social Sciences at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He received a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Assumption College, an M.A. in French Language and Literature and a Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures, both from Princeton University. From 1975 to 1989, as Professor of French and Head of the Department of Foreign Languages at New Mexico State University, he established a two-year Latin program and taught that language for nine years, along with courses in French language, literature, and culture. A number of his articles have appeared in French literary journals, and his publications include a book of literary history, Diehards and Innovators, the French Romantic Struggle: 1800-1830 (1988). He has received research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Canadian Embassy. Now retired as Professor Emeritus of French, he is past President of the New Mexico Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French and a Life Member of the Modern Language Association of America.

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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.

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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.


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