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Worksheet for Reading Latin 4A



FORMS: The Imperfect

Give the appropriate forms.

  1. we were urging

  2. he was beginning to write

  3. you (pl.) were growing angry

  4. we were

  5. you (sg.) used to acquire

  6. they were beginning to bind

  7. she was setting out

  8. they were refusing

  9. you (pl.) were leading

  10. I was following

  11. we were suffering/enduring

  12. I was able

  13. we were holding

  14. she was daring

  15. they were seeming

  16. I was giving

  17. you (pl.) were

  18. you (sg.) were fleeing

  19. you (pl.) were promising

  20. she was going

FORMS: The Infinitive

Give the appropriate forms. For the sake of convenience, assume a masc. sg. subject.

  1. to have said

  2. to be about to set out

  3. to have gone

  4. to be about to believe

  5. to have completed

  6. to be about to promise

  7. to have carried/led

  8. to be about to mock

  9. to have been

  10. to be about to return/give back

  11. to have sent

  12. to be about to conquer

  13. to have had

  14. to be about to speak

  15. to have been able

  16. to be about to suffer/endure

  17. to have advised/warned

  18. to be about to capture

  19. to be about to be

  20. to be about to give

FORMS: Miscellaneous

Give the appropriate forms.

  1. those military forces (acc.) [contemptuous in tone]

  2. certain slaves (gen.)

  3. that force/violence (acc.) [contemptuous in tone]

  4. a certain law (abl.)

  5. that messenger (dat.) [contemptuous in tone]

  6. a certain rumor/report (acc.)

  7. that young girl (gen.) [contemptuous in tone]

  8. force/violence (abl.)

  9. a certain senate (dat.)

  10. certain military forces (abl.)

SENTENCES: Indirect Discourse

Translate the following into idiomatic Latin.

  1. The slaves reported that Verres had killed the soldier.

  2. The slaves reported that Verres would kill the soldier.

  3. The slaves reported that Verres was killing the soldier.

  4. The prostitute said that the young man did not intend to flee. [See Grammar section 99.]

  5. The prostitute said that the young man was not fleeing.

  6. The prostitute said that the young man had not fled.

  7. The rumor was that the army was defeating the enemy.

  8. The rumor was that the army was going to defeat the enemy.

  9. The rumor was that the army had defeated the enemy.

  10. She says that she would never do this. [See Grammar section 99.]

  11. She says that she has never done this.

  12. She says that she never does this.

  13. They will say that they [themselves] are in charge of the army.

  14. They will say that they [themselves] were in charge of the army.

  15. They will say that they [themselves] will be in charge of the army.


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