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Objectives for Intermediate-Level Students of Latin

Students at the intermediate level of Latin study are expected to meet all the objectives described above, but with the following advancements:

  • intermediate competency in grammar, including subjunctive subordinate clauses, indirect speech (aci), and ablative absolute
  • knowledge of the principal parts of the common irregular verbs
  • sizeable range of vocabulary (approximately 1500 words)
  • ability to read and understand easy original Latin texts (both in prose and verse)
  • ability to read Latin texts fluently
  • ability to translate complex English sentences into Latin
  • ability to answer questions asked in Latin about a text written in Latin