AS Level Latin · OCR (legacy)
Week 1: Monday 26 - Friday 30 March
Week 2: Monday 2 - Friday 6 April
Week 3: Monday 9 - Friday 13 April
Length of Course
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 telephone 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 Ovid’s Metamorphoses III and Cicero’s De Imperio. Where the language is concerned, unseen passages from Cicero’s dialogues and courtroom speeches will be translated in class and their grammar and syntax analysed in detail.
Practice in Latin prose composition will also be offered, for those who intend to choose the Prose Composition option in the exam.
Ovid Metamorphoses III, 511-733 (ed. A. Henderson)
Cicero De Imperio (ed. C. MacDonald)