Introduction to the course.
Story: Pygmalion: as revision with reference to cases and expectations, but focus on 3 ways of forming superlatives; uses of the gerund (and recognition). Reminder: all vocabulary is relevant to this year.
Read ahead for the next story, and look up/note points and vocabulary arising from Pygmalion.
Session 2 (A and B: 9/10 Week 2a)
Europa; summary of verb system (indicative only). acc. + infin. plus expectations (revision). comparatives and superlatives. For next session: read Tarpeia. Summarise the story of Europa in around 50 words.
Session 3 (A:12/10 Week 2b
B: 20/10 Week 3b)
Write out tense summary. Expand to subjunctives. Take in Europa. Vocabulary to date. Deponent verbs. Tarpeia. Irregular comparatives and superlatives.
For 3rd session: prepare Minos.
Session 5 (A: 13/10 Week 2c,
Group B on 20/10 Week 3b
Return Europa stories. Read Minos. Irregular comparatives and superlatives and sentence structures.
Continue with vocabulary. Read Phrixus and Helle; retell story of Minos, double-spaced.
Group A:16/10 Week 3a
Group B: 20/10 - Week 3c
Analysis of Phrixus and Helle (with sheet).
For next session: prepare half of Atalanta.
Group A:Thursday 19th October
Group B: Monday 23rd October
Atalanta, first part. Reminder of approach and aims.
For next session: prepare rest of Atalanta; answer sheet of grammar questions; work on vocabulary (test on Monday).
Group A: Friday 20th October
Group B: 27th October
For next session: Start Orpheus; vocabulary quiz. Summarise Atalanta - spend 30 minutes, then answer grammar questions.
Group A: Monday 23rd October
Group B: 27th October
Orpheus (part one). Reminder of aims and summary of where we are grammatically (see handout).
For session 10: Orpheus grammar questions. Prepare to end of Orpheus.
Group A: Thursday 26th October
Group B: Monday 30th November
Give in Atalanta summaries. Orpheus - to l.65. Indirect questions- initial ecstasis. CONFIRM V CATCH UP ON FRIDAY WEEK 6
For Friday: look through vocabulary, answer Orpheus 2 questions.
Group A: Friday 27th October
Revise new vocabulary in Orpheus. Indirect questions. Finish Orpheus, modelling approach.
For Monday: summary of Orpheus; Latine scripta: 30 minutes; continue on vocabulary (fill in any gaps in question words); prepare Pandora's Vase.
Group A: Monday 30th October
Deadline for Orpheus summary: mid-day Tuesday! Read Pandora's vase. Check on vocabulary.
For next time: Go over Pandora; check I.Q. (indirect questions)
Group A: Thursday 2nd November
Group B: 10th November
Vocabulary quiz! Finish Pandora. Conditional clauses. Return Atalanta.
Group A: 3rd November
Group B: 10th November
Read Acis and Galatea. Conditional sentences (Morwood, p. 114ff).
Over Week 6. Pick out all constructions in your allotted story, word process, so we can have a bank of examples. Continue to fill in gaps in vocabulary. If you want to start preparing Perpetua email me for the text. Otherwise I will let you know when it is available - I hope by around Wednesday.
Session 15 (Week 7a)
First two pages of Latin of Perpetua.
Session 16 (Week 7b)
cum and dum; gerundives.
Session 17 (Week 7b)
Next two pages of Perpetua
Perpetua, pages 5 and 6 of the Latin as far as dream about her brother.
For Friday: prepare p.14 start chapter 7 (post dies paucos) to the end of chapter 9.
Grammar. Participles revision; subjunctive for alleged reason (see right hand column for PowerPoint). Feed back E2L1.
For next grammar session: E2L2. Revise participles.
Text as far as end of page 18.
Prepare to p.22.
Text pages 20 and 22.
(Grammar, Week 9)
Feedback on E2L 2. Predicative dative; gerundives.
E2L3: give in by Wednesday lunchtime if you want specific feedback.
Perpetua, pages 24 and 26.
Perpetua: chapters 18, 20(a) (collect additional word list)
(Grammar, Week 10)
Mock exam. Verbs of Fearing. E2L3.
Final class of term: Perpetua: mock: suggested answers (email if you didn't get a copy of the questions).
Read chapters 20(b) -21.
Monday 8th January
Session 1: exam centrally timteabled, pm.
Session 2: Grammar session: qui sheet: introduction to Cicero. For next week E2L4
Session 3: first passage of Cicero from Verres II.V
Monday 15th January
FROM HERE, GROUP B (4-5 on Friday group) is out of sync but continues the pattern of Cicero.Grammar/ Cicero
Thursday 18th January
A group: grammar: participle revision. For next week: E2L 5
Friday 19th January
Cicero 3 (A group)
Monday 22nd January
Cicero 4 (A group)
Cicero 3 (B group)
Thursday 25th January
A group: Check E2L 5: for next week E2L 6
Friday 26th January
A group: Cicero 5. Prepare for Session 6 on Monday: the case of Gavius
- participle revision. For next week: E2L 5
- Cicero 4, as far as line 129. Prepare to end of session 5 (line 179) for Monday.
- Latest vocabulary list here
Monday 29th January
A Group: Session 6 of the Cicero
B Group: Session 5.
Thursday 1 February
concessive clauses, vocabulary revision, E2L. For Week 5: E2L 7.
Friday 2nd February
Group A: Verres: session 7: lines 222-260
Group B: Session 5 from 165-210. Check E2L 5, [work on vocabulary and quin and quominus]. For next week, continue working in vocabulary, E2L6. Consolidate syntax.
Group A: Session 8.
Group B: Vocabulary list for section 7
analysis of session 6, 1st paragraph. Verse techniques, by reading Aeneid 1 1-12.
Group A - up to end of Session 9. This is as far as you will be examined
Group B: concessive clauses, Cicero as far as l.303. For next Friday, finish session 9.
COPIES OF VOCABULARY AND BOOKLET ON THE BIBLIOGRAPHY PAGE as of 9th February
Booklet for Aeneid 3 is here. Monday of Week 7 we will read lines 1-33. bonam fortunam!
Monday 19th February
English to Latin 7; range of meanings of some of the vocabulary in Virgil 1. Vocabulary extension strategies: either list of Ovid-specific words (copy here) or learn words you think are appropriate from the passages of Aeneid 3 we read. Discussion of scansion, and reading Carmen Pythagorae in rhythm.
Virgil, Session 2. Comparision of the heroes.
Monday 26th February
Virgil, Session 3: discussion of Hellenistic influences.
Friday 2nd March
to be rearranged
Monday 5th March
Session 4: the Harpies
Thursday 8th March
more on scansion; approach to unseens; apprach to enlarging vocabulary; two Ovid unseens to prpeare, method as instructed.
Friday 9th March
Session 5: the voyage along the coast
Monday 12th March
Virgil, Session 6.
check paradigms; learning vocabulary: Ovid 250 list; booklet of unseens for the vacation plus advice
Friday 16th March
Virgil, Session 7. Happy to take any questions of the lines at the end we did not cover.
Note 10.00 Monday group: trying to reorganise for 12 or 1 on Monday of Week 1.