Learn Latin – My Favourite Resources

”At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.” – Elizabeth Barrett-Browning

Grammars & Courses

  1. Latin for Beginners by Benjamin D’Ooge (& Answer Key) *
  2. Wheelock’s Latin by Frederic Wheelock
  3. Gildersleeve’s Latin Grammar by Basil Gildersleeve *
  4. New Latin Grammar by Charles E. Bennett *
    My personal favourite. The ‘Word Formation’ chapter is useful for anyone coining mock-Latin.
  5. Rudiments of the Latin Tongue by Thomas Ruddiman *
  6. Nova sermonis latini palaestra by Arcadius Avellanus *
  7. Familia Romana (Lingua Latina) by Hans Henning Ørberg
    Probably the best language book ever written. A brilliant example of the natural method.
  8. Adler’s Grammar (from Latinum.co.uk)*
  9. Ahn’s First Latin Course & Answer Key
  10. Ahn’s Second Latin Course & Answer Key

Apps (iOS)

  1. Virgil Out Loud *
  2. SPQR
  3. Verbil

Texts

  1. Downloebables & Loebolus *
  2. Ritchie’s Fabulae Facile (& commentaries) (& translations) *
  3. How to Speak Latin by Stephen W. Wilby *
    Bilingual dialogues for schoolboys. Great for Q&A.

Dictionaries

  1. Tyronis Thesaurus *
  2. Latdict *

Podcasts

  1. Reading Latin Poetry *

Video

  1. Latin Tutorial *
  2. Evan der Millner’s Latinum *

Other

  1. Declension charts *
  2. Weekly world news read in Latin *
  3. Pronunciation Guide with Audio *

* available free