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					In the following passages, you will be introduced to Felix, who was
  once a slave in Caecilius’ household. Now Felix is a free man,
           but he is returning to Caecilius’ home for a visit.


Grammar notes can be found on the following 2 pages, and at the
                   end of the slideshow.
LATIN VERB ENDINGS   Present Tense           Imperfect Tense            Perfect Tense Endings
     TO SHOW         Endings                 Endings
  SUBJECT & TENSE

Singular
(He, She, It)
                      -t                     -bat                       -it
                     laborat = He works.     laborabat = He was         laboravit = He worked.
                                                         working.

                     ancilla laborat =       ancilla laborabat =        ancilla laboravit =

                     The maid works.         The maid was working   .   The maid worked.


Plural
(They)
                     -nt                     -bant                      -erunt
                     laborant = They work.   laborabant = They were     laboraverunt = They
                                                           working.                   worked.
                     servi laborant =
                     The slaves work.        servi laborabant =         servi laboraverunt =
                                             The slaves were working.   The slaves worked
-es
  multi Pompeiani in taberna cenabant. Clemens tabernam
intravit. subito Clemens “Felix!” clamavit. Clemens Felicem
salutavit. Felix erat libertus.

                         Which verbs in the above passage are in
                         the imperfect tense (was/were ____ing)?




                          Which verbs in the above passage are in
                          the perfect tense (____ed)?
  multi Pompeiani in taberna cenabant. Clemens tabernam
intravit. subito Clemens “Felix!” clamavit. Clemens Felicem
salutavit. Felix erat libertus.
                             Where does this story start?

                       If “Clemens Felicem salutavit” means
                        “Clemens greeted Felix”, which sentence
                       would mean “Felix greeted Clemens”?


                       a) Clemens Felix salutavit.

                       b) Clemens Felicem salutavit.

                       c) Clementem Felix salutavit.

                       d) Clementem Felicem salutavit.
  Clemens Felicem ad villam invitavit. Clemens et Felix villam
intraverunt. Clemens Caecilium et Metellam quaesivit. Caecilius
in tablino scribebat. Metella in horto sedebat. Caecilius et Metella
ad atrium festinaverunt et Felicem salutaverunt.

                                      What is the correct translation for
                                      the 1st sentence of the passage above?

                                      a) Clemens invited Felix to the house.

                                      b) Clemens was inviting Felix to the house.

                                      c) Felix invited Clemens to the house.

                                      d) Felix was inviting Clemens to the house.
  Clemens Felicem ad villam invitavit. Clemens et Felix villam
intraverunt. Clemens Caecilium et Metellam quaesivit. Caecilius
in tablino scribebat. Metella in horto sedebat. Caecilius et Metella
ad atrium festinaverunt et Felicem salutaverunt.
                                      1) Where was Caecilius and what was
                                      he doing when Clemens found him?




                                      2) Where was Metella and what was
                                      she doing when Clemens found her?
  Clemens Felicem ad villam invitavit. Clemens et Felix villam
intraverunt. Clemens Caecilium et Metellam quaesivit. Caecilius
in tablino scribebat. Metella in horto sedebat. Caecilius et Metella
ad atrium festinaverunt et Felicem salutaverunt.
                                      Translate the last sentence of the
                                      passage into good English (be careful
                                      with verb tenses).
  postquam Quintus atrium intravit, Felix iuvenem spectavit. libertus
erat valde commotus. paene lacrimabat, sed ridebat.

                                    Which verbs in the above passage
                                    are in the imperfect tense
                                    (was/were ____ing)?




                                    Which verbs in the above passage
                                    are in the perfect tense
                                    (____ed)?
  postquam Quintus atrium intravit, Felix iuvenem spectavit. libertus
erat valde commotus. paene lacrimabat, sed ridebat.

                                     What is the correct translation
                                     for the second part of the 1st
                                     sentence in the above passage?

                                     a) Felix was watching the youth.

                                     b) Felix saw the youth.

                                     c) The youth saw Felix.

                                     d) The youth was watching Felix.
  postquam Quintus atrium intravit, Felix iuvenem spectavit. libertus
erat valde commotus. paene lacrimabat, sed ridebat.


                                    Which noun above would be the
                                    subject of the verbs “lacrimabat”
                                    and “ridebat”.
tum Clemens ad culinam festinavit. Grumio in culina dormiebat.
Clemens coquum excitavit et totam rem narravit. coquus, quod erat
laetus, cenam optimam paravit.


                                    For the following verbs, tell me if the verb
                                    is in the imperfect (I) or perfect (P) tense.
                                    Then TRANSLATE the verb into English.

                                    1. festinavit


                                    2. dormiebat


                                    3. excitavit


                                    4. narravit


                                    5. paravit
tum Clemens ad culinam festinavit. Grumio in culina dormiebat.
Clemens coquum excitavit et totam rem narravit. coquus, quod erat
laetus, cenam optimam paravit.
                                             Find the following above:
                                    1. 3rd declension Nominative singular noun



                                    2. 1st declension Accusative singular noun



                                    3. 2nd declension Accusative singular noun



                                    4. A prepositional phrase



                                    5. 2nd declension Nominative singular noun
LATIN VERB ENDINGS   Present Tense           Imperfect Tense            Perfect Tense Endings
     TO SHOW         Endings                 Endings
  SUBJECT & TENSE

Singular
(He, She, It)
                      -t                     -bat                       -it
                     laborat = He works.     laborabat = He was         laboravit = He worked.
                                                         working.

                     ancilla laborat =       ancilla laborabat =        ancilla laboravit =

                     The maid works.         The maid was working   .   The maid worked.


Plural
(They)
                     -nt                     -bant                      -erunt
                     laborant = They work.   laborabant = They were     laboraverunt = They
                                                           working.                   worked.
                     servi laborant =
                     The slaves work.        servi laborabant =         servi laboraverunt =
                                             The slaves were working.   The slaves worked
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