LATIN COURSE FOR TEENAGERS – PART V (MARCH 2017 – MAY 2017) 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 will already have a copy of Bok II and will be expected before Session 8 to purchase a copy of Book III either directly themselves or via the course tutor. If ordering yourself, make sure you select the UK Fourth edition, as the North American edition has some differences. The book is currently (March 2017) available at HK$185.14 at https://www.bookdepository.com/Cambridge-Latin-Course-Book-3-Student-s-Book/9780521797948 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: 7/3 Quiz on vocabulary for Stage 18. Reading Clēmēns tabernārius and prō tabernā Clēmentis. Brief discussion of gender and case agreement in adjectives. Introduction to `Cult of Isis’ and `Egyptian cats’ Powerpoints. Homework: complete `Practising the language’ (pg.104) and view LATIN 19.ppt.
Session 2 14/3 Reading LATIN 19, Aristō and diēs festus I Homework: Prepare diēs festus II and pompa. Read `About the language I: hic and ille’ (p.118)
Session 3 21/3 Comprehension and translation of diēs festus II and pompa. Revision of noun endings; hic and ille in LATIN PRONOUNS.ppt. Homework: Write out translation of vēnātiō I
Session 4 28/3 Check translation of vēnātiō I. Pair/group translation of vēnātiō II. `Practising the language’(pg. 125). Homework: Read `About the language 2 and 3 (imperatives and vocative case). Prepare for quiz on stage 19 vocabulary. Preview LATIN 20.ppt
Session 5 18/4 Quiz on stage 19 vocab. `Practising the language’ (pg. 125). LATIN 20.ppt. Begin reading remedium astrologī Homework: Prepare remainder of remedium astrologī and Petrō
Session 6 25/4 Read and answer comprehension questions on remainder of remediium astrologī and Petrō. `About the language 1: present participles.’ (p.135) Homework: Prepare fortūnā crūdēlis and astrologus victor I
Session 7 2/5 Read and answer comprehension questions on fortūna crūdēlis and astrologus victor I Group translation of astologus victor II. `About the language 2’ (eum, eam etc.) Homework: write out translation of Narcissus (pg.141).and prepare for vocab quiz on stage 20. Look through Language Information in Book II
Session 8 9/5 Quiz on stage 20 vocab. Review Book II grammar, including present, imperfect, perfect and pluperfect tenses and use of genitive case.. Read LATIN 21 and fōns sacer. Homework: Prepare Lūcius Marcius Memor and senātor advenit.
Session 9 16/5 Read and answer comprehension questions on Lūcius Marcius Memor and senātor advenit. `About the language: perfect passive participles.’ (p.9-10). Homework: Prepare Memor rem suscipit I and II
Session 10 23/5 Read and answer comprehension questions on Memor rem suscipit I and II. `Word patterns: adjectives and adverbs’ and `Practising the language’ (p.12-13) Homework (for those proceeding to Latin VI): Prepare for quiz on stage 21 vocabulary. Look at LATIN 22.