Practise Translation: The Clever Dog

In this lesson, we will practise the perfect and imperfect tenses by translating a story from Roman theatre involving a supremely gifted actor.

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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

1/9

Q2.Match how past tense verbs are expressed in English.
Perfect tense
Imperfect tense

2/9

Q3.What does 'vidi' mean?

3/9

Q4.What does 'cucurrit' mean?

4/9

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

5/9

Q6.Which of these gives the correct sequence and endings for the PERFECT tense.

6/9

Q7.Looking at your choice of endings above, what does 'venisti' mean?

7/9

Q8.Pick TWO answers which together give the correct translation of respondebas.

Select two (2) boxes

8/9

Q9.Pick TWO answers which together give the correct translation of responderunt. (Focus on the ending!)

Select two (2) boxes

9/9

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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

1/9

Q2.Match how past tense verbs are expressed in English.
Perfect tense
Imperfect tense

2/9

Q3.What does 'vidi' mean?

3/9

Q4.What does 'cucurrit' mean?

4/9

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

5/9

Q6.Which of these gives the correct sequence and endings for the PERFECT tense.

6/9

Q7.Looking at your choice of endings above, what does 'venisti' mean?

7/9

Q8.Pick TWO answers which together give the correct translation of respondebas.

Select two (2) boxes

8/9

Q9.Pick TWO answers which together give the correct translation of responderunt. (Focus on the ending!)

Select two (2) boxes

9/9

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Practice Translation 3: The Clever Dog:

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

Q1.What is the difference between the following Latin adjectives?
malus
mortuus
meus

1/9

Q2.What FIVE letters indicate the perfect tense?

Select five (5) boxes

2/9

Q3.What does 'cucurrit' mean?

3/9

Q4.What does 'cecidit' mean?

4/9

Q5.What does 'dormiebat' mean?

5/9

Q6.What does 'habet' mean?

6/9

Q7.What is the difference between 'vidit' and 'videt'?
vidit
videt

7/9

Q8.Match these characters to their descriptions.
Maccus
Pappus

8/9

Q9.What was so remarkable about the dog?

9/9

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Quiz:

Practice Translation 3: The Clever Dog:

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

Q1.What is the difference between the following Latin adjectives?
malus
mortuus
meus

1/9

Q2.What FIVE letters indicate the perfect tense?

Select five (5) boxes

2/9

Q3.What does 'cucurrit' mean?

3/9

Q4.What does 'cecidit' mean?

4/9

Q5.What does 'dormiebat' mean?

5/9

Q6.What does 'habet' mean?

6/9

Q7.What is the difference between 'vidit' and 'videt'?
vidit
videt

7/9

Q8.Match these characters to their descriptions.
Maccus
Pappus

8/9

Q9.What was so remarkable about the dog?

9/9

Lesson summary: Practise Translation: The Clever Dog

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This was the final lesson in the unit The Perfect and Imperfect Tenses.

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