A2 Level Latin · OCR (legacy)

Dates Available

Week 1: Monday 3 - Friday 7 April
Week 2: Monday 10 - Friday 14 April
Week 3: Monday 17 - Friday 21 April

Board
OCR H439

Length of Course
As required

Times
Subject to requirement

Tuition in this subject is available for all the modules on the syllabus. The subject is taught on an individual basis or in small groups and students must phone to discuss their requirements before completing a registration form.

The course will consist of intensive coverage of the two set texts and of practice in translating unseen Latin passages. As for the Literature, tuition will concentrate on translation, stylistic assessment and exploring themes and characters of:

Verse:
Virgil, Aeneid IV 77-132, 268-332, 384-416, 450-476, 637-702, 788-823, 854-887
or
Catullus (selected poems) 31, 39, 45, 46, 50, 51, 64 (lines 43-75, 124-151 and 171-201), 65, 72, 75, 76, 77, 84, 85, 87, 92, 101, 109 

Prose:
Tacitus, Annals IV 1-3, 7-12, 39-41, 57-60
or
Pliny, Letters 1.12, 2.1, 2.20, 3.14, 9.6, 9.19, 9.33

Tuition is also on offer for candidates preparing Catullus and Livy as set texts. Where the language is concerned, unseen passages will be translated in class and the grammar and syntax of these analysed meticulously.