Term One: Monday 5 September-Tuesday 20 December 2016

Date

 In-Class Activities

 Exercises and Homeworks

Extra Activities

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(5/9-9/9)

Introduction to year 5. Overview of syllabus, set authors, Latinum Europaeum.

Begin Cambridge Latin Course IV. ch. 30 'Haterius'. Model sentences. Run over Perfect and Pluperfect Passive. Demonstrate formation from esse; comparison to French.

Dignitas (p. 26-27). Students answer questions alone.

Cheltenham 1 2 3 to round off the week.

Go over Perfect and Pluperfect Passive. Consolidate learning in class.

The Cambridge Latin Course exercises and details for this chapter are temporarily here.

Perfect Passive Exercises.

Pluperfect Passive Exercises.

This page from St. Louis University is very useful.

This site introduces the future perfect passive too but the exercises at the bottom are very useful and good practice!

Week 2

(12/9-16/9)

Go over Dignitas. Work through Polyspaston Part I (p.  29) together). Part II: students work on in pairs, one as Haterius, one as Salvius. Go over Part II together.

Perfect and Pluperfect Passive revision. Translate examples (no. 4) on p. 28 and examples (no. 3) on p. 31 in workbooks.

Watch Engineering the Impossible: The Colosseum. Students take note and discuss Roman engineering inventions (arch, concrete, bricks).

Revise perfect and pluperfect passive for quiz on Monday.

The Cambridge Latin Course exercises and details for this chapter are temporarily here.

Perfect Passive Exercises.

Pluperfect Passive Exercises.

This page from St. Louis University is very useful.

This site introduces the future perfect passive too but the exercises at the bottom are very useful and good practice!

Week 3

(19/9-23/9)

Quiz on perfect and pluperfect passive.

Begin Stage 31: In Urbe.

Model sentences. Revise present active and perfect passive participles. Explain use of ablative absolute.

Adventus (p. 42) together in groups.

More on the Ablative Absolute. Examples.

Finish Engineering the Impossible: The Colosseum. Move on to discussion of Rome and its monuments.

Homework: P. 47 no. 3 a-f

p. 49 Practising the Language no. 1, a-f.

 

The Cambridge Latin Course exercises and details for Stage 31 are temporarily here.

Ablative Absolute exercises.

This page from St. Louis University on the ablative absolute is very useful.

This site has further information on the ablative absolute!

Week 4

(26/9-30/9)

Finish Adventus (p. 42) together in groups.

More on the Ablative Absolute. Examples.

Salutatio I (p. 44-45). Students answer questions individually.

Watch video on the monuments of Rome incl. Colosseum and Pantheon.

Homework: Finish Salutatio I (p. 44-45).

 

The Cambridge Latin Course exercises and details for this chapter are temporarily here.

Ablative Absolute exercises.

This page from St. Louis University on the ablative absolute is very useful.

This site has further information on the ablative absolute!

Week 5

(3/10-7/10)

Salutatio II.(p. 46).

Negative indirect commands and negative purpose clauses (p. 50).

Begin Stage 32: 'Euphrosyne'. Model sentences. 'Euphrosyne revocata' (p 62- 63).

Introduction to DEPONENT verbs.

Revision of indirect commands: Ex. 2 p. 69.

Revise indirect commands, negative purpose clauses, and deponent verbs!!

The Cambridge Latin Course exercises and details for Stage 32 are temporarily here.

A synopsis of Deponent verbs here.

Week 6

(10/10-14/10)

Parse verbs at beginning of cena Haterii (p. 63-64). Translate Cena Haterii (p. 63-64) in groups of five.

More on deponent verbs. Most common verbs. Reminder of perfect and pluperfect passive forms.

Roman society; patronage.

Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire. Begin watching Caesar.

Homework: Philosophia (p. 67-68). Use story and questions as a jumping off point for discussion of place and purpose of philosophy in Roman society.

The Cambridge Latin Course exercises and details for Stage 32 are temporarily here.

A synopsis of Deponent verbs here.

Week 7

(17/10-21/10)

More on gerundives.

Revision. Practising the Language no. 1 p. 69 and no. 1 p. 87

Begin Stage 33: Pantomimus. Model sentences. Note the future tense and look back at future participles (p. 85 and 70).

The place of philosophy, astrology and other beliefs.

Revise indirect commands, deponent verbs, and gerundives. Short Latin Stories nos. 38: 'A soldier makes his emperor blush' and 39 'How to represent Agamemnon on stage'.

Week 8

(24/10-28/10)

Introduction to Chapter 33. Model Sentences.

Future Participles.

The Future Tense in detail.

Begin Tychichus.

More Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire. Caesar

 

 

All Saints Holiday

(31/10-4/11)

No Classes – All Saints Holiday

 No Classes – All Saints Holiday

 

Week 9

7/11 Journée Pedagogique; 8/11-11/11)

Finish 'Tychicus' (p. 79-80).

Questions on in aula Domitiani.

Future Active and Passive.

Handout Martial booklets. Introduction to Martial. Epigram 1 (1.32).

More Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire. Begin watching Nero.

   

Week 10

(15/11-18/11)

Begin libertus

Ultio Ephaphroditi (p. 94)

Read, translate, and analyse epigrams 2 (5.43), 3 (7.3), 4 (1.47) and 5 (12.46).

insidiae pp. 96-97.

Practising the Language book IV p. 87 no. 2. Change from active to passive forms.  

Week 11

(21/11-25/11)

Martial Epigrams.

Read, translate, and analyse, epigrams nos. 6 (5.9), 7 (8.69) and 8 (8.36).

 

Unseen translation. Short Latin Stories: no. 41 'Brutus and Mother Earth'  

Week 12

(28/11-2/12)

Martial Epigrams.

Accusative and infinitive - introduction.

Revision for exams.  

Week 13

(5/12-9/12)

FIFTH YEAR EXAMS FIFTH YEAR EXAMS FIFTH YEAR EXAMS

Week 14

(12/12-16/12)

Go over Fifth Year Exam.

More accusative and infinitive.

   

Week 15

(19/12-20/12)

Roman games and entertainment.    

   

Term Two: Monday 9 January - Friday 6 April 2016

Date

In-Class Exercises

 Homeworks

Extra Activities

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(9/1-13/1)

Introduction to Roman Religion and the theme for the term.

Begin Pliny, Ep. 7.27. Introduction to Pliny, his life and works; students use dictionaries to find vocabulary.

Accusative and Infinitive Part 2: with present and present passive infinitive.

Latin Momentum Tests no. 6: 'Cupid and Apollo'. Begin in class.

Latin Momentum Tests no. 6: 'Cupid and Apollo'. Finish parts 2 and 3 for homework.

Indirect statement:

There are some youtube videos. This one is very clear and this one. But there are lots more like this one (parts one and two).

Some websites like virdrinksbeer or this one based on the Wheelock book chapter 25. This one here seems okay too.

 

 

Week 2

(16/1-20/1)

Begin translation of Pliny, Ep. 7.27.

Accusative and Infinitive Part 2: with perfect and perfect passive infinitive.

Latin Momentum Tests no. 7: 'Camillus at Veii'. Begin in class.

Latin Momentum Tests no. 7: 'Camillus at Veii'. Finish for homework.

 

Week 3

(23/1-27/1)

Continue translation of Pliny, Ep. 7.27: The Haunted House.

 

 

 

 

Week 4

(30/1-3/2)

   

 

 

Week 5

(6/2-10/2)

 

 

 

Week 6

(13/2-17/2)

     

CARNAVAL - No Classes

(20/2-24/2)

   

 

Week 7

(27/2-3/3)

     

Week 8

(6/2-10/3)

   

 

 

Week 9

(13/3-17/3)

     

Week 10

(20/3-24/3)

   

 

 

Week 11

(27/3-31/2)

     

Week 12

(3/4-7/4)

     

 

Term Three: 24 April - 7 July 2017

 

Date

 In-Class Exercises

Homeworks

Extra Activities

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(24/4-28/4)

     

Week 2

(1/5 Labour Day)

(2/5-5/5)

     

Week 3

(9/5-12/5)

 

 

 

Week 4

(16/4-19/4)

 

 

 

 

ASCENSION Holiday - (22/5-26/5)

ASCENSION Holiday ASCENSION Holiday  

Week 5

(29/5-2/6)

 

   

Week 6

PENTECOST Holiday (5/6)

(6/6-9/6)

     

Week 7

(13/6-16/6)

 

 

 

 

Week 8

(20/6-23/6)

     

Week 9

(27/6-30/6)

     

Week 10

(3/7-7/7)

     

 

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