Practise Translation: The Bird and the String

In this lesson, we will practise the infinitive by translating two more fables concerning birds and freedom.

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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.What is the definition of the infinitive?

1/8

Q2.How do infinitives end in Latin?

2/8

Q3.How do you translate infinitives in English?

3/8

Q4.What does the following Latin phrase mean: paratus est?

4/8

Q5.What does currere mean?

5/8

Q6.Match these forms of saluto to their correct English translation:
salutant
salutare
salutatis

6/8

Q7.What does the following Latin sentence mean: puella laborare parata est.

7/8

Q8.What does the following Latin sentence mean: filium laudare petimus.

8/8

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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.What is the definition of the infinitive?

1/8

Q2.How do infinitives end in Latin?

2/8

Q3.How do you translate infinitives in English?

3/8

Q4.What does the following Latin phrase mean: paratus est?

4/8

Q5.What does currere mean?

5/8

Q6.Match these forms of saluto to their correct English translation:
salutant
salutare
salutatis

6/8

Q7.What does the following Latin sentence mean: puella laborare parata est.

7/8

Q8.What does the following Latin sentence mean: filium laudare petimus.

8/8

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Quiz:

The Bird and the String:

Answer the questions below.

Q1.What is the definition of the infinitive?

1/7

Q2.How do infinitives end in Latin?

2/7

Q3.What does audire mean?

3/7

Q4.Match these forms of venio to their correct English translation:
venio
venit
venire

4/7

Q5.What does the following Latin sentence mean: puella intrare perterrita est.

5/7

Q6.What does the following Latin sentence mean: filius patrem revenire exspectat.

6/7

Q7.(Optional) What is the moral of the fable of the bird and the string?

7/7

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Quiz:

The Bird and the String:

Answer the questions below.

Q1.What is the definition of the infinitive?

1/7

Q2.How do infinitives end in Latin?

2/7

Q3.What does audire mean?

3/7

Q4.Match these forms of venio to their correct English translation:
venio
venit
venire

4/7

Q5.What does the following Latin sentence mean: puella intrare perterrita est.

5/7

Q6.What does the following Latin sentence mean: filius patrem revenire exspectat.

6/7

Q7.(Optional) What is the moral of the fable of the bird and the string?

7/7

Lesson summary: Practise Translation: The Bird and the String

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