Special focus: reading for meaning – make sure you show understanding of the passage
(especially where there is hyperbaton (separation of words that seem to belong together):
188 ‘fidus … Achates’, 189-190 ‘ductores … sternit’, 190-191 ‘omnem … turbam’, etc).
A copy of the text with macrons marked is available below and also by download Audio
section has members of ARLT reading this passage.
Maximum of 2 entries per category per school
Junior (Years 8 & 9)
Record yourself reading Cambridge Latin Course Stage 19 p123 ‘venatio’ Part II lines
7-21 (‘tum Aethiopes ... vulneratus est.’)
Entries will be judged on accuracy of pronunciation and ability to convey the meaning
and mood of the passage. For verse, sensitivity to metre will also be noted. These
features will be given approximately equal weighting. Elided vowels may either be
completely omitted or the two vowels may be combined to fit a single metrical slot
Winners will be announced in March/April 2017 on the ARLT website and by email to
the winning schools. Book tokens will be given as prizes.