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

sum

es

est

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Q2.Match these forms of sum to their English translation.

sumus

estis

sunt

2/7

Q3.Match these forms of eram to their English translation.

eram

eras

erat

3/7

Q4.Match these forms of eram to their English translation.

eramus

eratis

erant

4/7

Q5.What does the following sentence mean: sumus laeti.

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Q6.What does the following sentence mean: eratis laeti.

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Q7.What is the best translation of the sentence 'est via'?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

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

sum

es

est

1/7

Q2.Match these forms of sum to their English translation.

sumus

estis

sunt

2/7

Q3.Match these forms of eram to their English translation.

eram

eras

erat

3/7

Q4.Match these forms of eram to their English translation.

eramus

eratis

erant

4/7

Q5.What does the following sentence mean: sumus laeti.

5/7

Q6.What does the following sentence mean: eratis laeti.

6/7

Q7.What is the best translation of the sentence 'est via'?

7/7

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Practice Translation: Caesar and Cleopatra:

Answer the questions below.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 2

Question 2

Question 2

Question 3

Question 3

Question 3

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Question 4

Question 5

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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Practice Translation: Caesar and Cleopatra:

Answer the questions below.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 2

Question 2

Question 2

Question 3

Question 3

Question 3

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

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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