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Disce! an Introductory Latin Course, Volume 1 Plus MyLatinLab (multi-Semester Access) with EText -- Access Card Package

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ISBN-10: 0205997031

ISBN-13: 9780205997039

Edition: 2011

Authors: Kenneth Kitchell, Thomas Sienkewicz

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Designed to bring students to the point where they can read Latin fluently, DISCE! combines the best of both the grammar approach and reading method.An original, unified story provides controlled introduction to vocabulary and grammar in context while also utilizing orderly and clear grammar explanations in every chapter. It thus combines the grammar approach and the reading-based approach. The guiding principle throughout is what is best for the student and for the particular concepts being studied at any given moment. Additionally, Disce! weaves culture throughout the text, and stresses the role of Classical culture in the modern world by the many links drawn between Latin and modern languages, and between Roman practices and modern culture. Disce! is also the first text to be supported by MyLatinLab, providing the most modern course management and online support to a Classical language.DISCE! is for use in introductory Latin programs and is suitable for both high school and college students.0205997031 / 9780205997039 Disce! An Introductory Latin Course, Volume 1 Plus MyLatinLab (multi-semester access) with eText -- Access Card PackagePackage consists of:0131585312 / 9780131585317 Disce! An Introductory Latin Course, Volume 10205978878 / 9780205978878 MyLatinLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Disce! An Introductory Latin Course (multi semester access
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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 10/22/2013
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Kenneth F. Kitchell, Jr. is professor of Classics at the University of Massachusetts.nbsp; Prior to this he taught at Louisiana State University for 22 years and he taught high school in Chicago for two years. He also served, in 1989, as the Gertrude Smith Professor and co-director of the Summer Program of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece. nbsp; He has won several teaching awards, including The Amoco Foundation Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching (1980), American Philological Association Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Classics (1983), LSU Student Government Association Faculty Award (1991), and the Robert L. (Doc) Amborski Distinguished Honors Professor Award (1993).nbsp; He was the recipient of a CAMWSOvatio(1994), and was named a Hewlett Fellow for Teaching nbsp;(2000-2001) and a General Education Fellow (2009-2010) by University of Massachusetts Amherst.nbsp; Most recently henbsp; was listed in the latest edition of Marquisrsquo;Whorsquo;s Who in the World. nbsp; He is the author or co-author of seven books, 60 articles, and has presented over 120 scholarly talks. nbsp;He has been actively promoting the study of Classics for over 30 years, serving as for such groups as the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (President) and the American Philological Association (Vice-President for Education) and The American Classical League (President).nbsp; His other research interests center on animals and animal lore in antiquity and the Middle Ages and he enjoys writing fiction which, some day,nbsp; he may find the courage to send to a publisher. nbsp; nbsp; Thomas J. Sienkewicz is Minnie Billings Capron Professor of Classics at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois. With Ken Kitchell he is the series editor of theLEGAMUS Transitional Readers, published by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers. He is the co-authorVergil: A LEGAMUS Transitional Reader(Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2004) and editor of theEncyclopedia of the Ancient World( Salem Press, 2002) and theEncyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World(Salem Press Inc., 2007). In 2005 he was the recipient of the Hatch Distinguished Faculty Award for Scholarship at Monmouth College. He is also the recipient of the American Philological Association Award for Excellence in Teaching of the Classics, the Illinois Lieutenant Governorrsquo;s Award for Contributions to Foreign Language Learningm and anOvatiofrom the Classical Association of the Middle West and South. At Monmouth College he teaches a wide variety of courses on the ancient world as well as all levels of Latin and ancient Greek. He has designed several innovative courses, including ldquo;Understanding Spoken Latinrdquo; and ldquo;Star Warsand Classical Mythology.rdquo; With Ken Kitchell he is a founder of National Latin Teacher Recruitment Week. When not teaching or promoting Latin, he enjoys gardening.