Practise Translation: Caesar and Cleopatra

In this lesson, we will practise irregular verbs by translating a story about the Egyptian pharaoh Cleopatra and her relationship with the Roman general Julius Caesar.

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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 these forms of sum to their English translation.
sum
es
est

1/6

Q2.Match these forms of sum to their English translation.
sumus
estis
sunt

2/6

Q3.What does the following sentence mean: es laeta?

3/6

Q4.What does the following sentence mean: estis laeti?

4/6

Q5.What is the Latin for 'We are students'?

5/6

Q6.What does 'esse' mean and what form of the verb is it? (2 answers)

Select two (2) boxes

6/6

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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 these forms of sum to their English translation.
sum
es
est

1/6

Q2.Match these forms of sum to their English translation.
sumus
estis
sunt

2/6

Q3.What does the following sentence mean: es laeta?

3/6

Q4.What does the following sentence mean: estis laeti?

4/6

Q5.What is the Latin for 'We are students'?

5/6

Q6.What does 'esse' mean and what form of the verb is it? (2 answers)

Select two (2) boxes

6/6

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Practice Translation: Caesar and Cleopatra:

Answer the questions below.

Q1.Match these forms of sum to their English translation.
sum
sumus
est

1/5

Q2.Match these forms of eram to their English translation.
eram
erant
erat

2/5

Q3.What is the best translation of the following sentence: 'erat villa'?

3/5

Q4.What is the best translation of the following sentence: 'custodes erant in villa'?

4/5

Q5.(Optional) How did Cleopatra get Caesar's help?

5/5

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Quiz:

Practice Translation: Caesar and Cleopatra:

Answer the questions below.

Q1.Match these forms of sum to their English translation.
sum
sumus
est

1/5

Q2.Match these forms of eram to their English translation.
eram
erant
erat

2/5

Q3.What is the best translation of the following sentence: 'erat villa'?

3/5

Q4.What is the best translation of the following sentence: 'custodes erant in villa'?

4/5

Q5.(Optional) How did Cleopatra get Caesar's help?

5/5

Lesson summary: Practise Translation: Caesar and Cleopatra

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