LATIN COURSE FOR TEENAGERS – PART III (MARCH – MAY 2018) TUTOR: Dr, JOHN WHELPTON
The textbook for this course, Cambridge Latin Course, is by far the most popular in the UK and is used by over 90% of schools teaching Latin. Students should already have a copy of Book I and willl be expected to purchase a copy of Book II either directly themselves or via the course tutor before Session 6.. If ordering yourself, make sure you select the UK Fourth edition, as the North American edition has some differences. The book is currently (Feb 2018) available at HK$208.88 at http://www.bookdepository.com/Cambridge-Latin-Course-2-Student-s-Book--Bk--II/9780521644686
You will be supplied with Powerpoints illustrating each Cambridge stage during the course.Please note that these are copyright materials and should not be passed on to anybody else. You will be welcome to contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions at any time. There is also additional introductory material at http://linguae.weebly.com/latin--greek.html
Session 1 5/3 Powerpoint for Stage 11 Reading passages Marcus et Quārtus and Sulla. Revision of present and tense in all persons singular and plural. Homework: Prepare Lūcius Spūrius Pompōniānus. Read notes on local elections
Session 2 12/3 Reading Lūcius Spūrius Pompōniānus Verbs with the dative case and review of questions. Elections and election slogans. Homework: Prepare for vocabulary test on stage 11. Look at introductory pictures for Stage 12.
Session 3 19/3 Vocabulary test for Stage 11. .See introductory pictures for stage 12. Read tremōrēs and answer comprehension questions. Homework: Prepare passages ad urbem and ad vīllam,
Session 4 26/3 Read ad urbem and ad vīllam. Imperfect and perfect in 1st (`I’, `we’) and 2nd. persons (`you’): -bam, bās, -bāmus, -bātis, ī, īstī, -imus, -istis), Homework: Prepare fīnis read through Language Information (pages 180 to 188) and note anything not understood.
Session 5 9/4 Read fīnis. Review of Language Information Practising the Language Powerpoint on Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae. Homwork: Prepare for vocabulary test on all checklists for Book 1. Look at Britannia Romāna Powerpoint.
Session 6 16/4 Test on Vocabulary for Book 1. Go through Britannia Rōmāna Powerpoint and introductory pictures for Book II, stage 13. Homework: Prepare trēs servī and coniūrātiō.
Session 7 23/4 Reading passages trēs servī and coniūrātiō. Irregular verbs possum, vōlō and nōlō with infinitives. Homework: Prepare passages Brēgāns and Servius fundum īnspicit. Read pages 16-21
Session 8 30/4 Read Brēgāns and Servius fundum īnspicit Complete `Practising the Language’ (pp.14-15). Discuss farming in Roman Britain Homework: Prepare for test on stage 13 vocabulary. Look through LATIN 14 Powerpoint.
Session 9 7/5 Test on Stage 13 vocab. LATIN 14 ppt and Rufilla, lines 1-15 of Domitilla cubiculum parat I HW: Write translation of l.16 to end. Prepare in tablīnō and Quintus advenit
Session 10: 14/5 Read Domitilla cubiculum II, in tablīnō and Quīntus advenit HW: To prepare for vocab quiz, read tripodes argentei and LATIN 15 ppt.