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  • Writer's pictureCaroline K. Mackenzie

‘Veni, Vidi, Vocab’: the story behind my Pocket GCSE Latin Etymological Lexicon



I have a confession to make: although I loved Latin at school, I didn’t enjoy learning vocab. In fact, I usually left it to the last minute and would end up revising while on the school bus on the morning of a test. [Note to any Latin pupils who may be reading this - this is not a good idea!] Fortunately, I had a lovely teacher who encouraged me and eventually I looked forward to discovering new Latin words and the access they gave me to some amazing Latin literature, such as Virgil and Ovid.


In my latest blog for The History Girls, I write about my journey towards becoming a Latin & Greek teacher, as well as the student-friendly features in my Pocket GCSE Latin Etymological Lexicon, published by Bloomsbury Academic.


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