LATIN COURSE FOR TEENAGERS – PART VIII (SEPTEMBER – NOVEMBER 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 need a copy of Book IV but this will not be used until Session 2. You will be supplied with Powerpoints illustrating each of the Cambridge stages covered in Part VIII. 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 16/9 Revision of noun forms using LATIN NOUNS, then 1-3 DECLENSION, 4th DECLENSION, 5th DECLENSION. Revision of verb from LATIN VERB. Video: Auld Lang Syne in Latin (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYFmz0G82RU Homework: Prepare Powerpoint LATIN:29
Session 2 23/9 View Powerpoint LATIN 29, and look at 3rd person present passive endings on PASSIVE.ppt. Pair or group written translation of nōx I and II Homework: Prepare Masada
Session 3 14/10 Read Masada with whole class, About the Language I (passive).Pair/group reading of arcusTitī I Homework: Write out translation of arcus Titī II, prepare for quiz on vocabulary for stage 29.
Session 4 21/10 Quiz on stage 29 vocabulary, correction of arcus Titī II. Purpose clauses with quī and ubi, Practising the Language (imperfect subjunctive in purpose clauses, participles, selection of case and tense in sentences) Homework: Read `Roman Forum’, `Jews and Romans’. Look at LATIN 30.ppt
Session 5 28/10 View LATIN 30.ppt.and read dignitās About the language I (perfect passive tense, pg. 28). Homework: Prepare polyspaston I and II
Session 6 25/11 Read polyspaston I and II Pluperfect passive tense (p.31 and PASSIVE.ppt). Practising the language (pg.33): tense and voice recognition, case/number/gender endings selection, pluperfect subjunctive Homework: Prepare quiz on Stage 30 vocabulary, and look at `Roman builders’ and LATIN 31.ppt
Session 7 2/12 See LATIN 31.ppt, introduction of ablative absolute. Read adventus Start reading salutātiō I individually to answer comprehension questions on pg.45 in English. Homework: Complete salutātiō I comprehension questions and prepare salutātiō II.
Session 8 9/12 Read salutātiō II, consolidation of ablative absolute (pg.47-48). Compound verbs and Practising the language (p.48-49) Homework: Prepare for quiz on Stage 31 vocabulary, read `The city of Rome’ and `Patronage’.
Session 9 16/12 Quiz on Stage 31 vocabulary. GEOGRAPHY OF ROME.ppt, use of nē (pg. 50) and revision of uses of subjunctive with SUBJUNCTIVE USAGE.ppt. Conversation on spare time activities. Homework: Prepare LATIN 32.ppt
Session 10 23/12 Powerpoint LATIN.32. Deponent verbs from PASSIVE.ppt and LATIN 22. Start reading Euphrosynē revocāta I. Homework (for those proceeding to LATIN IX): Written translation of Euphrosynē revocāta