LATIN COURSE FOR TEENAGERS – PART VII (APRIL - SEPTEMBER 2019) 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 Book III which we began using in Part V of the course You will be supplied with Powerpoints illustrating each of the Cambridge stages covered in Part VII. Please note that these are copyright materials and should not be passed on to anybody else. You will be welcome to contact me on email@example.com if you have questions at any time. There is also additional introductory material at http://linguae.weebly.com/latin--greek.html
Session 1 29/4 Vocab quiz on Stage 25. Reading of Modestus perfuga III (p.78). Forms of imperfect and pluperfect subjunctive (p.79, plus SUBJUNCTIVE.ppt). Practising the language (p.80-81): subjunctive, selection of correct number/case for participles and other words). Homework: Read `The legionary soldier’ and view LATIN 26
Session 2 20/5 Powerpoint THE LEGIONARY SOLDIER and explanation of inscriptions with Agricola’s name. Go through LATIN 26, introducing purpose clauses. Start translation in pairs of adventus Agricolae. Homework: Write out translation of adventus Agricolae, Prepare in prīncipiīs
Session 3 27/5 Collect in adventus Agricolae translations, Comprehension questions on in prīncipiīs Exercise on purpose clauses (p.96). Start pair work translation of tribūnus, Homework: Write out translation of tribūnus
Session 4 3/6 Return translations of adventus Agricolae and view model answer. Collect in translations of tribūnus. Introduction of gerund (p.96). Class reading of contentiō, Word patterns (verbs and nouns) and start `Practising the language’ (pp. 98-99). Homework: Read notes on senior officers and Agricola. Prepare for quiz on Stage 26 vocabulary.
Session 5 10/6 Vocabulary quiz on Stage 26. View SENIOR OFFICERS AND THE CAREER OF JULIUS AGRICOLA.ppt. Read LATIN 27 and introduce subjunctive in reported commands. Read in horreō.. Homework: Exercises on indirect command (p.108).
Session 6 17/6 Check answers to indirect command exercise (p.108). Pair reading of Modestus prōmōtus I Class reading of and questions on Modestus prōmōtus II. Homework: Prepare answers to `About the Language -2’ (Result clauses), `Practising the language’ (participles, case endings exercises) and for vocab quiz on Stage 27..
Session 7 24/6 Vocab quiz on Stage 27. ViewPowerpoints THE LEGIONARY FORTRESS and LATIN 28. Ablative case and revision of noun endings. Homework: Prepare testāmentum
Session 8 8/7 Class reading and translation of testāmentum, Pairs prepare written translation of in aulā Salviī Students to confirm if they wish to order Cambridge Latin Course Book IV (For Teenage Latin VIII) through the teacher. Homework: Prepare Belimicus rēx and for vocabulary quiz on Stage 28.
Session 9 2/9 Vocab quiz on Stage 28. Reading Belimicus rex. Expressions of time (p.130) and prepositions and word patterns (adjectives and nouns). Practising the language (subjunctive and ablative)- p.134. Homework: Prepare for quiz on noun forms and read notes on Roman Britain and inscriptional evidence (pp.135-141).
Session 10 9/9 Quiz on noun forms. Powerpoint on MILITARY TOMBSTONES. Revision of verb tenses – indicative and subjunctive, Homework (for those proceeding to LATIN VIII): Read through `Language Information’ section at the back of Book III.