Sunday, February 26, 2017

Assignment for Sunday, 03-05-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

By Sunday evening, March 5, please do the following:

(1) Reading: Shelmerdine, Chapters 23 and 24, on the following forms and concepts. Note any questions along the way:
  • Irregular Verbs: fero, ferre, tuli, latus (#107, pp. 212–13);
  • Paradigm of vis, vis f. (#108, p. 213);
  • Chapter 23 Vocabulary (p. 218); and
  • Introduction to the subjunctive (p. 219: everything BEFORE #109).
(2) Homework (due by email, 11:00 p.m.):
  • Exercise 173 (p. 213);
  • Exercise 174 (p. 213 — only translate); and
  • Rewrite the underlined verbs in the following sentences to be in the (English) subjunctive:
a. If only I was free!
b. It's important that he knows his place.
c. We recommend that you are happy.
d. If you didn't call the doctor, I would have died!
DC

Assignment for Friday, 03-03-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

By Friday morning, March 3, please do the following:

(1) Reading: Shelmerdine, Chapters 22 and 23, on the following forms and concepts. Note any questions along the way:
  • Deponent Verbs (#104, pp. 204–5)
  • Special Intransitives: Deponent Verbs with an Ablative Object (#105, p. 206)
  • Chapter 22 Vocabulary (p. 209); and
  • Irregular Verbs: eo, ire, ii (ivi), itus (#106, pp. 211–2).
(2) Homework (due by email, 8:00 a.m.):
  • Exercise 168 (p. 206 — MAKE A CHART); and
  • Exercise 172 (p. 212).
DC

Assignment for Wednesday, 03-01-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

By Wednesday morning, March 1— in addition to preparing for our fourth vocabulary quiz — please do the following:

(1) Reading: Shelmerdine, Chapters 21 and 22, on the following forms and concepts. Note any questions along the way:
  • Indefinite Pronoun: quidam, quaedam, quoddam (#101, p. 192);
  • Chapter 21 Vocabulary (pp. 195–6);
  • Comparison of Adverbs (#102, pp. 203–4); and
  • More on quam (#103, p. 204).
(2) Homework (due by email, 8:00 a.m.):
  • Translate the following sentences into Latin:
a. We understand that the truth was as serious as possible
b. Is it better to care for your body than to destroy your mind?
c. You (pl.) used to have more resources, but a certain general took them.
d. With the rather sweet wine having been discovered, I suffered as badly as possible for many days.

NOTES:
b. Watch the gender of "better."
d. Use a form of doleo for "suffered."
DC

Vocabulary Quiz on Wednesday, 03-01-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

Our fourth vocabulary quiz, on Wednesday, March 1, will draw from Chapter 21 of Shelmerdine's textbook.

NOTE: For this quiz you will be responsible for BOTH the typical Vocabulary list at the end of the chapter (pp. 195–6) AND the list of irregular comparative and superlative adjectives in the box given at #99 (p. 191),

As usual, I'll give you the English definitions, you supply the full Latin vocabulary entry as given in the official lists.

Remember that flashcards are available on our Quizlet page. Feel free sign up for access, if you haven't already.

Please let me know if you have questions.

DC

Friday, February 24, 2017

Assignment for Sunday, 02-26-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

By Sunday evening, February 26, please do the following:

(1) Homework (due by email, 11:00 p.m.):
  • Exercise 164, ONLY 5 and 6 (p. 192); and
  • Exercise 165, ONLY 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 (p. 193).
NOTE: In ex. 164, remember, where appropriate, to give sentences that use BOTH a quam comparison AND the ablative of comparison.
DC

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Assignment for Friday, 02-24-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

By Friday morning, February 24, please do the following:

(1) Reading: Shelmerdine, Chapter 21, on the following forms and concepts. Note any questions along the way:
  • Comparison of Adjectives (#97, pp. 189–90, including Regular Exceptions);
  • Declension of Comparatives (#98, pp. 190–1);
  • Irregular Comparisons (#99, p. 191); and
  • Comparison with quam and Ablative of Comparison (#100, p. 192).
(2) Homework (due by email, 8:00 a.m.):
  • Exercise 163 (p. 192 — MAKE A CHART); and
  • Exercise 164, ONLY 1–3 (p. 191).
DC

Assignment for Wednesday, 02-22-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

By Wednesday morning, February 22 — in addition to preparing for our third vocabulary quiz — please do the following:

(1) Homework (due by email, 8:00 a.m.):
  • Exercises 157 and 158 (p. 185).
NOTE: For this assignment it will be useful to review in advance the four uses of the infinitive listed at the bottom of p. 184 (where you are also referred to the appropriate sections of the textbook).

DC

Monday, February 13, 2017

Vocabulary Quiz on Wednesday, 02-22-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

Our third vocabulary quiz, on Wednesday, February 22, will draw from TWO CHAPTERS of Shelmerdine's textbook: 19 (p. 181) and 20 (p. 188).

I'll give you the English definitions, you supply the full Latin vocabulary entry as given in the official list.

Usually, I try to limit vocabulary quizzes to one chapter; but there will be three occasions this semester when we need to double up: this is one of those occasions. Note, though, that the quiz will not be any longer than usual, just more selective.

Please let me know if you have questions.

DC

Assignment for Sunday, 02-19-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

By Sunday evening, February 19, please do the following:

(1) Reading: Shelmerdine, Chapter 20, on the following forms and concepts. Note any questions along the way:
  • Irregular Verbs: volo, malo, nolo (#94, p. 183);
  • Negative commands with nolo (#95, p. 183);
  • Noun Clause: Objective Infinitive (#96. p. 184); and
  • Chapter 20 Vocabulary (p. 188).
(2) Homework (due by email, 11:00 p.m.):
  • Exercise 156 (p. 184); and
  • Exercise 161, ONLY 1, 7, 8, and 9 (p. 185).
DC

Assignment for Friday, 02-17-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

By Friday morning, February 17, please do the following:

(1) Reading: Shelmerdine, Chapter 19, on the following forms and concepts. Note any questions along the way:
  • Noun Clause: Indirect Statement (#92, pp. 175–6);
  • Tenses of the Infinitive in Indirect Statement (#93, pp. 176–7); and
  • Chapter 19 Vocabulary (p. 181).
(2) Homework (due by email, 8:00 a.m.):
  • Exercise 152 (p. 176); and
  • Exercise 153, ONLY 1–4 (p. 177).
DC

Assignment for Wednesday, 02-15-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

By Wednesday morning, February 15 — in addition to preparing for our second vocabulary quiz — please do the following:

(1) Reading: Shelmerdine, Chapter 19, on the following forms and concepts. Note any questions along the way:
  • Infinitive Forms (#91, p. 173);
  • Perfect Active Infinitive (#91a, p. 173);
  • Future Active Infinitive (#91b, p. 173); and
  • Review of all Infinitive Forms (#91c, p. 171 — including the perfect passive).
(2) Homework (due by email, 8:00 a.m.):
  • Exercise 151, (p. 175).
DC

Vocabulary Quiz on Wednesday, 02-15-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

Our second vocabulary quiz, on Wednesday, February 15, will draw from Chapter 18 of Shelmerdine's textbook (p. 172).

I'll give you the English definitions, you supply the full Latin vocabulary entry as given in the official list.

Remember that flashcards are available on our Quizlet page. Feel free sign up for access, if you haven't already.

Please let me know if you have questions.

DC

Friday, February 3, 2017

Assignment for Sunday, 02-12-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

By Sunday evening, February 12, please do the following:

(1) Reading: Shelmerdine, Chapter 18, on the following forms and concepts. Note any questions along the way:
  • Intensive Pronouns: ipse, ipsa, ipsum and idem, eadem, idem (#90, pp. 167–8); and
  • Chapter 18 Vocabulary (p. 172).
(2) Homework (due by email, 11:00 p.m.):
  • Exercise 148, ALL (p. 168).
DC

Assignment for Friday, 02-10-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

By Friday morning, February 10, please do the following:

(1) Reading: Shelmerdine, Chapter 18, on the following forms and concepts. Note any questions along the way:
  • Interrogative Pronoun: quis? quid? (#89a, p. 166); and
  • Interrogative Adjective: qui? quae? quod? (#89b, p. 166).
(2) Homework (due by email, 8:00 a.m.):
  • Exercise 145 (p. 166); and
  • Exercise 147 (p. 167); NOTE: Don't worry about drawing arrows.
DC

Assignment for Wednesday, 02-08-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

By Wednesday morning, February 8 — in addition to preparing for our first vocabulary quiz — please do the following:

(1) Homework (due by email, 8:00 a.m.):
  • Exercise 142, ONLY 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, and 10 (p. 161); and
  • Exercise 144, ONLY 2 and 5 (p. 165).
DC

Vocabulary Quiz on Wednesday, 02-08-17

Dear Intermediate Latinists,

Our first vocabulary quiz, on Wednesday, February 8, will draw from Chapter 17 of Shelmerdine's textbook (p. 164).

I'll give you the English definitions, you supply the full Latin vocabulary entry as given in the official list.

Remember that flashcards are available on our Quizlet page. Feel free sign up for access, if you haven't already.

Please let me know if you have questions.

DC