Teaching difficult constructions in latin
Palabras clave:Translation, comprehension, clause-structure, ablatives absolute, event-order
Although Latin subordinate constructions (purpose clauses, ablatives absolute, indirect commands, et al.) are generally seen as hard to teach and hard to learn —and inspire terror in a few learners— nonetheless methods of teaching can be applied to clarify how they work, how they are formatted, and how as a result students can achieve improved fl uency in reading and understanding Latin texts.
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