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Minimus Pupil's Book
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  • ISBN:9780521659604
  • Format:Paperback
  • Subject(s):Latin
  • Author(s):Barbara Bell
  • Available from: September 1999

A lively introduction to Latin for children aged 7 and over.

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    Join in the fun with Minimus - a mix of myths, stories, grammar support and historical background! This pupil's book is a lively, colourful introduction to the Latin language and the culture of Roman Britain. A fun way to teach English grammar, it is ideal for cross-curricular activities.

  • Contents
    • Develops language awareness and helps pupils with the basics of English by identifying common Latin roots.

    • With a mix of myths, stories and historical background, Minimus supports cross-curricular activities including geography, history, RE and art.

    • Roman Britain is bought to life as myths, stories and illustrations give children a meaningful insight into a different culture and time.

    • The teacher's resource book contains English translations of the Latin passages, photocopiable worksheets and full teaching notes to support the non-specialist teacher.

    • The cassette and CD feature readings and extracts to help with pronunciation and contain lively readings of the Latin text to help motivate pupils.

    • Many schools have introduced Latin to their pupils through lunch of after-school clubs. For advice on setting up a Latin club email Minimus author, Barbara Bell:

    • 1. Meet the family
    • 2. Food, glorious food
    • 3. Work, work, work
    • 4. The best days of your life
    • 5. Romans and Britons
    • 6. Off to town
    • 7. The military machine
    • 8. Time for a bath
    • 9. The soldier's life
    • 10. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
    • 11. Some sad news
    • 12. Gods! Hear our prayers.

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