Latin unseen translation

Author: Roy Hyde

Publisher: Duckbacks

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 181

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This is a collection of passages from Latin authors for unseen translation at high school and first-year undergraduate level. The passages, unabridged but not otherwise adapted, are arranged according to difficulty, and the authors chosen are all regularly set in examination. The passages are provided with introductions and a glossary of problematic words and idioms, and structured vocabulary lists should enable the student to study on their own.
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Latin Unseens for A Level

Author: Ashley Carter

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472502728

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 112

View: 4122

This collection of Latin unseen passages forms a companion volume to Latin Momentum Tests for GCSE, and is intended to be used similarly by students preparing for examinations at AS, A2 and AEA levels. The largest section is set at AS level and comprises prose passages forming a coherent story based on original sources but simplified to maintain a level of difficulty appropriate for this level. The text assumes the student will have a working knowledge of a typical vocabulary list of about 1000 words. Most of the rest of the passages are, with rare exceptions, un-adapted Latin, both prose and verse, taken from the authors used in the examinations. Difficult or rare words are glossed. The last few passages are of a standard of difficulty appropriate to AEA level. All passages are of a similar length and format to those used in the examinations. One sample mark scheme has been included to give teachers and students some insight into how these unseens are marked in the examinations.
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Writing Greek

An Introduction to Writing in the Language of Classical Athens

Author: Stephen Anderson,John Taylor

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147250285X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 9903

Planned as a companion volume to Writing Latin by Richard Ashdowne and James Morwood, this accessible guide to writing Greek is useful for anyone starting Greek prose composition. Part 1 deals with the constituent elements of the simple sentence, and in Part 2 all major constructions are covered, each with thorough explanations and clear examples. Each chapter has either two or three exercises of practice sentences, further supplemented throughout Part 2 by passages for continuous composition. 100 important irregular verbs with their principal parts are listed at the back of the book, and there is a complete vocabulary for all the exercises, a useful learning and revision resource in itself.
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Prose Unseens for A-Level Latin

A Guide through Roman History

Author: Mathew Owen

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474269176

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 352

View: 6183

This volume is designed to accompany the OCR A-Level specification in Latin (first teaching September 2016), with practice unseen passages from Livy, the set prose for Paper 1, together with passages from a selection of other writers to support Paper 2, for which no author is set. A bank of 80 passages aims to take Sixth Form students from the level of heavily adapted post-GCSE ('AS'-equivalent) passages and develop their knowledge and skills to reach A-Level standard. But this is not just a book of unseen passages: there is a chronological progression through the unseens in order to give the reader a sense of the narrative of Roman history, exploring key events through the words of original texts. Every passage begins with an introduction, outlining the basic content of the passage, followed by a 'lead-in' sentence, paraphrasing the few lines before the passage begins. Part 1 passages are straight translation exercises on the model of the A-Level Paper 1. They also feature, however, a 'Discendum' box, highlighting a facet of Latin prose with which students may not be familiar, or extension questions on grammar and style. Part 2 passages are accompanied by questions on comprehension, translation and grammar, replicating the demands of Paper 2 in full. An extensive word list is provided in the form of checklists which build the reader's knowledge of the most commonly occurring words and phrases in Latin prose. The passages are punctuated with discussions of Roman history during the periods covered in the passages, and a comprehensive introduction includes portraits of the authors featured in the book, as well as grammatical reminders to help readers deal with both the trickier elements of unseen prose and with A-Level grammatical analysis questions.
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Advanced Latin

Materials for A2 and PRE-U

Author: Stephen Anderson,James Morwood,Katharine Radice

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1472519914

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

View: 1282

Advanced Latin offers a range of material to help students build and develop the knowledge and skills needed for A2 and Pre-U Latin. There are 24 translation/comprehension exercises, based on passages taken predominantly from Livy, Caesar and Ovid. These match exactly the requirements of A2, but the passages work equally well as unseens for those working towards Pre-U. Six further passages are offered for unseen translation only, and are designed to stretch the most able. There are then 12 passages of continuous prose for translation into Latin, each supported by notes to help the student; and an appendix that contains a comprehensive English-Latin vocabulary. To support the study of A2 and Pre-U literature, there are short commentaries on sample passages from each of the prescribed authors, demonstrating a variety of interpretative approaches. In addition, for each author there is an annotated bibliography, to guide both teacher and student to the most useful secondary literature available. A separate section focuses on the Pre-U unseen literary criticism option and offers six practice passages.
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The Book of Common Prayer

And Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church,

Author: Church of England

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 438

View: 5397

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Greek Vocabulary and Idiom

Author: W. J. Bullick,J. A. Harrison

Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

ISBN: 9781853996771

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 114

View: 2674

Even forty-four years after its first appearance, this little book remains a very useful tool for those studying Ancient Greek at intermediate level. Of particular value for translating verse is Part 1, which contains about 850 words in common use in Sophocles and Euripides. For those who still study prose composition, Part 2 is an invaluable treasure-house of useful words and phrases. Part 3 contains some helpful guidelines on Greek idiomatic usage.
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Enriching Our Worship 1

Morning and Evening Prayer, The Great Litany, and The Holy Eucharist

Author: Episcopal Church

Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 089869275X

Category: Religion

Page: 88

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This is the new edition of Supplemental Liturgical Materials. New materials include seventeen additional canticles taken from the Old Testament, the Apocrypha, the New Testament, Anselm of Canterbury, and Julian of Norwich. There are also additions and changes to the previously published supplemental materials including a third Eucharistic Prayer. (88 pp)
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Knowing Scripture

Author: R. C. Sproul

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 0830893296

Category: Religion

Page: 153

View: 9325

The Bible is the written Word of God, and it is treasured by many. But it is also an ancient book about people and cultures very different than us. Thus, while we know we should read it, many of us have a hard time understanding the Bible. In this expanded edition of Knowing Scripture, R. C. Sproul helps us dig out the meaning of Scripture for ourselves. The author says, "The theme of this book is not how to read the Bible but how to study the Bible." He presents in simple, basic terms a commonsense approach to studying Scripture and gives eleven practical guidelines for biblical interpretation and applying what we learn. With a minimum of technical jargon, Sproul tackles some of the knotty questions regarding differences of interpreting the Bible, including discovering the meanings of biblical words understanding Hebrew poetry, proverbs and parables approaching historical and didactic passages being careful with predictive prophecy discerning how culture conditions the Bible choosing and using Bible translations, commentaries, Bible software and other helps Now with a new preface, Knowing Scripture is a basic book for both beginning Bible readers and experienced students of Scripture.
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Ovid Unseens

Practice Passages for Latin Verse Translation and Comprehension

Author: Mathew Owen

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472507878

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 4100

Ovid Unseens provides a bank of 80 practice passages of Latin verse, half elegiac and half hexameter. Taken from across Ovid's works, including the Metamorphoses, Fasti, Heroides, Amores and Tristia, the passages help build students' knowledge and confidence in a notoriously difficult element of Latin language learning. Every passage begins with an introduction, outlining the basic story and theme of the passage, followed by a 'lead-in' sentence, paraphrasing the few lines before the passage begins. The first set of passages are translation exercises of 12-16 lines, each accompanied by a Discendum box which highlights a key feature of poetic Latin, equipping students further with the skills to tackle ever more difficult verse passages at first sight. These are followed by longer passages with scansion exercises and questions on comprehension and stylistic analysis, replicating unseen verse exam questions in full. The comprehensive introduction provides an overview of Ovid's life and work, an account of some of the stylistic features of his poetry, and practical help in the form of tips on how to approach the more challenging lines of Latin verse and produce a fluent translation. A step-by-step guide to scansion, with practice exercises and answers, covers the essential principles for scanning lines of Latin verse, from the basics of understanding syllables, feet and types of metres, to coping with elision and caesurae. A guideline verse vocabulary list is provided which covers words particularly common in Ovid's works. Broken down into small 'checklists', each corresponding to a group of four passages, the vocabulary is learnt cumulatively and as it is encountered.
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International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics, 10-12 October, 2012, Riga, Latvia

Author: Yuri Dekhtyar,Alexei Katashev,Linda Lancere

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642341969

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 220

View: 853

This volume presents the proceedings of the International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics and is dedicated to the 150 anniversary of the Riga Technical University, Latvia. The content includes various hot topics in biomedical engineering and medical physics.
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Greek Unseen Translation

Author: John Taylor,Stephen Anderson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472502736

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 124

View: 1381

This is a useful collection of 120 passages from Greek authors, ideal for students at GCSE and A-level. The first half contains twenty adapted passages building up to GCSE level, thirty lightly adapted ones for AS, and ten easy unadapted passages to introduce the translation of verse. The second half contains thirty prose and thirty verse passages of A2 standard, unadapted except by minor omissions. Vocabulary beyond the core assumed at each level is glossed.
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The Latin Sexual Vocabulary

Author: J. N. Adams

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801841064

Category: Education

Page: 280

View: 3701

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Foreign Ministries and the Information Revolution

Going Virtual?

Author: Jozef Bátora

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004169008

Category: Political Science

Page: 250

View: 1120

Anchored in new institutionalist approaches in political science, this book reconceptualizes diplomacy as an institution of the modern state order and identifies its key organizing principles maintained by the global group of foreign ministries. With this conceptualization as a point of departure, the book provides a comparative analysis of information technology effects in the foreign ministries of Canada, Norway and Slovakia.
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E-Commerce and Development Report 2004

Author: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Publisher: United Nations Publications

ISBN: 9789211126532

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 215

View: 1657

Information and communications technologies have considerable potential to promote development and economic growth. They can foster innovation and improve productivity. They can reduce transaction costs and make available, in mere seconds, the rich store of global knowledge. In the hands of developing countries, and especially small and medium-sized enterprises, the use of ICTs can bring impressive gains in employment, gender equality and standards of living. This Report is intended to provide policy-makers and practitioners with information and analysis to better assess the implications of the growing role of ICTs in economic development.
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Latin to GCSE

Author: Henry Cullen,John Taylor

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474285635

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

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A companion to Bloomsbury's popular two-volume Greek to GCSE, this is the first course for Latin students that directly reflects the curriculum in a clear, concise and accessible way. Enhanced by colour artwork and text features, the books support the new OCR specification for Latin (first teaching 2016) as well as meeting the needs of later students, both at university and beyond. Written by two experienced school teachers, one also an examiner, the course is based on a keen understanding of what pupils find difficult, concentrating on the essentials and on the explanation of principles in both accidence and syntax: minor irregularities are postponed and subordinated so that the need for rote learning is reduced. User-friendly, it also gives pupils a firm foundation for further study. Part 1 covers the basics and is self-contained, with its own reference section. It outlines the main declensions, a range of active tenses and a vocabulary of 275 Latin words to be learned. Pupil confidence is built up by constant consolidation of the material covered. After the preliminaries, each chapter concentrates on stories with one source or subject: the Fall of Troy, the journeys of Aeneas, the founding of Rome and the early kings, providing an excellent introduction to Roman culture alongside the language study.
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Daily Prayer for All Seasons

Author: John Pritchard

Publisher: Canterbury Press

ISBN: 1848258984

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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This Benedictine prayer companion presents a modern reworking of the ancient monastic practice of praying at set hours. For each season of the Christian Year, it provides eight short, simple prayer outlines, complete with readings: • Waking as an occasion for praise • Discernment at the beginning of the day • Wisdom for the mid-morning reflection • Perseverance at midday • Love as a focus of the afternoon • Forgiveness as the day closes • An invitation to Trust at bedtime • Midnight at the time to Watch Everything needed to follow the pattern of prayer is printed out in full, including scripture readings, short meditations, quotations from Christian writings, hymn texts and questions for reflection. Daily Prayer for All Seasons originated in the Episcopal Church of America (where it is authorised by the General Convention) and was compiled by a diverse team of priests, liturgists, writers and lay men and women. Bishop John Pritchard introduces this UK edition.
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Introduction to Latin

Author: Susan C. Shelmerdine

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1585106275

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 396

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Introduction to Latin, Second Edition is an introductory Latin textbook designed with a streamlined flow that allows it to be completed in one year. Its concise and uncluttered approach gives students what they need to master the material. Grammar is integrated within the context of reading fluency. Innovative exercises provide translation practice as well as build “instinctive skills” that prepare students for reading authentic Latin works. Features: Concise, streamlined presentation focuses on what students need to know, allowing the material to be covered in a year, even for courses which meet only three days a week Innovative exercises that go beyond the usual translation practice, engaging students with the mechanisms of the language and developing “more instinctive” skills Succinct grammatical explanations that don’t overwhelm the students with superfluous detail while also providing help for students with little or no understanding of English grammar Latin readings from ancient sources in the form of both sentences and short passages allow for students to connect with authentic Latin Practical instructions often overlooked by other textbooks, including reading a dictionary entry, reading strategies, sentence patterns, gapping, and expectations New to the Second Edition Revised order of presentation that spreads material out more evenly between the first and second halves of the book Derivatives exercises added at the end of each chapter providing practice connecting English words with their Latin roots Bridge to next level: final three chapters provide review and include longer narrative readings with minimal editing to bridge students to the next level of Latin Revised selection of readings for more appropriate level of difficulty
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The IMO Compendium

A Collection of Problems Suggested for The International Mathematical Olympiads: 1959-2009 Second Edition

Author: Dušan Djukić,Vladimir Janković,Ivan Matić,Nikola Petrović

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781441998545

Category: Mathematics

Page: 809

View: 3019

"The IMO Compendium" is the ultimate collection of challenging high-school-level mathematics problems and is an invaluable resource not only for high-school students preparing for mathematics competitions, but for anyone who loves and appreciates mathematics. The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), nearing its 50th anniversary, has become the most popular and prestigious competition for high-school students interested in mathematics. Only six students from each participating country are given the honor of participating in this competition every year. The IMO represents not only a great opportunity to tackle interesting and challenging mathematics problems, it also offers a way for high school students to measure up with students from the rest of the world. Until the first edition of this book appearing in 2006, it has been almost impossible to obtain a complete collection of the problems proposed at the IMO in book form. "The IMO Compendium" is the result of a collaboration between four former IMO participants from Yugoslavia, now Serbia and Montenegro, to rescue these problems from old and scattered manuscripts, and produce the ultimate source of IMO practice problems. This book attempts to gather all the problems and solutions appearing on the IMO through 2009. This second edition contains 143 new problems, picking up where the 1959-2004 edition has left off.
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