Practise Translation 1: Orpheus and Eurydice

In this lesson, we will practise the perfect and imperfect tenses by translating a story about a mythical musician and his wife.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Match the tenses to their definitions.
Present tense
Perfect tense
Imperfect tense

1/7

Q2.Match how to translate the past tenses in Latin and English.
-v-
-ba-

2/7

Q3.What does 'salutabat' mean?

3/7

Q4.What does 'ambulavit' mean?

4/7

Q5.Which of these gives the correct sequence and endings for the perfect tense.

5/7

Q6.Pick TWO answers which together give the correct translation of salutavimus.

Select two (2) boxes

6/7

Q7.Pick TWO answers which together give the correct translation of ambulabatis.

Select two (2) boxes

7/7

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Match the tenses to their definitions.
Present tense
Perfect tense
Imperfect tense

1/7

Q2.Match how to translate the past tenses in Latin and English.
-v-
-ba-

2/7

Q3.What does 'salutabat' mean?

3/7

Q4.What does 'ambulavit' mean?

4/7

Q5.Which of these gives the correct sequence and endings for the perfect tense.

5/7

Q6.Pick TWO answers which together give the correct translation of salutavimus.

Select two (2) boxes

6/7

Q7.Pick TWO answers which together give the correct translation of ambulabatis.

Select two (2) boxes

7/7

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Practice Translation 1: Orpheus and Eurydice:

discenda: Can I translate fluently a Latin passage containing the perfect and imperfect tenses? Have I consolidated previous core vocabulary?

Q1.What does the following Latin noun mean: deus?

1/7

Q2.What does the following Latin noun mean: terra?

2/7

Q3.What does the following Latin noun mean: uxor?

3/7

Q4.What does 'lacrimavit' mean?

4/7

Q5.What does 'timebat' mean?

5/7

Q6.What is the relationship between Orpheus and Eurydice?

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Q7.What happened to Orpheus and Eurydice in the Underworld?

7/7

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Quiz:

Practice Translation 1: Orpheus and Eurydice:

discenda: Can I translate fluently a Latin passage containing the perfect and imperfect tenses? Have I consolidated previous core vocabulary?

Q1.What does the following Latin noun mean: deus?

1/7

Q2.What does the following Latin noun mean: terra?

2/7

Q3.What does the following Latin noun mean: uxor?

3/7

Q4.What does 'lacrimavit' mean?

4/7

Q5.What does 'timebat' mean?

5/7

Q6.What is the relationship between Orpheus and Eurydice?

6/7

Q7.What happened to Orpheus and Eurydice in the Underworld?

7/7

Lesson summary: Practise Translation 1: Orpheus and Eurydice

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