Practice Translation: Ulysses and Polyphemus (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will practise adjectives and adverbs by translating the conclusion of Ulysses’ encounter with Polyphemus the cyclops.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is the definition of an adverb?

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Q2.Which THREE of these are adverbs in English.

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Q3.Which TWO endings can adverbs have in Latin?

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Q4.Which THREE of these Latin words are adverbs?

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Q5.Which THREE of these Latin words are comparative adjectives?

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Q6.Translate: navis celer navigat.

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Q7.Translate: gladiator fortiter pugnat.

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Q8.What is the difference between 'pater laetissime consumit' and 'pater laete consumit.'

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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

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Q1.What is the definition of an adverb?

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Q2.Which THREE of these are adverbs in English.

Select three (3) boxes

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Q3.Which TWO endings can adverbs have in Latin?

Select two (2) boxes

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Q4.Which THREE of these Latin words are adverbs?

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Q5.Which THREE of these Latin words are comparative adjectives?

Select three (3) boxes

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Q6.Translate: navis celer navigat.

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Q7.Translate: gladiator fortiter pugnat.

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Q8.What is the difference between 'pater laetissime consumit' and 'pater laete consumit.'

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Ulysses and Polyphemus 2:

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Q1.What ONE thing can an adverb NOT describe?

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Q2.Which TWO endings can adverbs have in Latin?

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Q3.Match these English words to their category.

happily

happiest

happier

frequently

very interesting

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Q4.Split these Latin adjectives into comparative adjective, superlative adjective and adverb.

ferocior

ferociter

triste

celerrimus

celerius

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Q5.i) Give the ADVERB form of fortis. ii) Give the English translation of the new form.

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Q6.i) Give the SUPERLATIVE ADVERB form of laetus. ii) Give the English translation of the new form.

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Q7.(Optional) How would you describe Ulysses' FINAL words to Polyphemus?

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Ulysses and Polyphemus 2:

Answer the questions below.

Question 1

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Question 2

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Question 3

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Question 5

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Question 7

Q1.What ONE thing can an adverb NOT describe?

1/7

Q2.Which TWO endings can adverbs have in Latin?

Select two (2) boxes

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Q3.Match these English words to their category.

happily

happiest

happier

frequently

very interesting

3/7

Q4.Split these Latin adjectives into comparative adjective, superlative adjective and adverb.

ferocior

ferociter

triste

celerrimus

celerius

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Q5.i) Give the ADVERB form of fortis. ii) Give the English translation of the new form.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q6.i) Give the SUPERLATIVE ADVERB form of laetus. ii) Give the English translation of the new form.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q7.(Optional) How would you describe Ulysses' FINAL words to Polyphemus?

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Lesson summary: Practice Translation: Ulysses and Polyphemus (Part 2)

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