Practise Translation: Ulysses and Polyphemus (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will practise adjectives by translating the first half of the encounter of Ulysses (otherwise known as Odysseus) with the cyclops, Polyphemus.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which THREE of these adjectives are comparative in English.

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Q2.Which THREE of these adjectives are superlative in English.

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Q3.Which of these Latin adjectives are comparative?

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Q4.What does the following phrase mean: canis celerior?

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Q5.What does the following phrase mean: regina iratissima?

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Q6.What is the Latin for 'the newer gift'?

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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!

Q1.Which THREE of these adjectives are comparative in English.

Select three (3) boxes

1/6

Q2.Which THREE of these adjectives are superlative in English.

Select three (3) boxes

2/6

Q3.Which of these Latin adjectives are comparative?

3/6

Q4.What does the following phrase mean: canis celerior?

4/6

Q5.What does the following phrase mean: regina iratissima?

5/6

Q6.What is the Latin for 'the newer gift'?

6/6

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Ulysses and Polyphemus 1:

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Q1.Is the following word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: happy?

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Q2.Is the following word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: happier?

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Q3.Is the following word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: happiest?

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Q4.Is the following Latin word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: fortior?

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Q5.Is the following Latin word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: fortis?

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Q6.Is the following Latin word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: iratissimus?

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Q7.Is the following Latin word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: crudelissimus?

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Q8.Is the following Latin word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: ingentior?

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Q9.Give the SUPERLATIVE form of crudelis and the English translation of the superlative form.

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Q10.Give the COMPARATIVE form of callidus and the English translation of the comparative form.

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Q11.At the end of the story, in what TWO ways did Ulysses trick Polyphemus?

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Ulysses and Polyphemus 1:

Answer the questions below.

Q1.Is the following word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: happy?

1/11

Q2.Is the following word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: happier?

2/11

Q3.Is the following word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: happiest?

3/11

Q4.Is the following Latin word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: fortior?

4/11

Q5.Is the following Latin word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: fortis?

5/11

Q6.Is the following Latin word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: iratissimus?

6/11

Q7.Is the following Latin word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: crudelissimus?

7/11

Q8.Is the following Latin word a positive, a comparative or a superlative: ingentior?

8/11

Q9.Give the SUPERLATIVE form of crudelis and the English translation of the superlative form.

Select two (2) boxes

9/11

Q10.Give the COMPARATIVE form of callidus and the English translation of the comparative form.

Select two (2) boxes

10/11

Q11.At the end of the story, in what TWO ways did Ulysses trick Polyphemus?

Select two (2) boxes

11/11

Lesson summary: Practise Translation: Ulysses and Polyphemus (Part 1)

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