Translation Practice

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Translation Practice by Mind Map: Translation Practice

1. Fully explained modeling of translation. If you are struggling. Do this first! Discipuli ad templum altrum matuaverunt.

1.1. 1. Start with the words.

1.1.1. Verb?

1.1.1.1. Matuaverunt

1.1.1.1.1. Number and Person?

1.1.1.1.2. Tense?

1.1.1.1.3. Meaning?

1.1.2. Nouns?

1.1.2.1. Discipuli

1.1.2.1.1. Case and Number?

1.1.2.1.2. Meaning?

1.1.2.2. Templum

1.1.2.2.1. Case and number?

1.1.2.2.2. Meaning?

1.1.3. Prepositions

1.1.3.1. Ad

1.1.3.1.1. What case does 'ad' take?

1.1.4. Anything else?

1.1.4.1. Altrum, an adjective

1.1.4.1.1. Case, number, and gender?

1.2. 2. Start putting it together

1.2.1. Subject + Verb + Objects

1.2.1.1. Subject

1.2.1.1.1. Looking at the verb, do we expect a nominative noun? Remember we only see nominatives with 3rd person verbs.

1.2.1.2. Verb

1.2.1.2.1. They Hasten

1.2.1.3. Objects?

1.2.1.3.1. There is that prepositional phrase. The preposition is ad. Ad takes the accusative. What noun is in the accusative case?

1.2.1.3.2. What about that adjective, Altrum? Which noun matches altrum in case, number, and gender?

1.3. 3. Translation

1.3.1. The students hastened to the high temple.

2. Bona Matrona auxilium captivo donat.

2.1. Start with the words

2.1.1. Verb?

2.1.1.1. Donat

2.1.1.1.1. Person and number?

2.1.1.1.2. Tense?

2.1.1.1.3. Meaning?

2.1.2. Nouns?

2.1.2.1. Matrona

2.1.2.1.1. Case and Number?

2.1.2.1.2. Meaning?

2.1.2.2. Auxilium

2.1.2.2.1. Case and Number?

2.1.2.2.2. Meaning?

2.1.2.3. Captivo

2.1.2.3.1. Case and Number?

2.1.2.3.2. Meaning?

2.1.3. Anything else?

2.1.3.1. Bona

2.1.3.1.1. Case, number, and gender?

2.1.3.1.2. What noun matches in case number and gender?

2.2. Translation

2.2.1. The good woman gives help to the captive.

3. Magnum praemium nuntiare vocabimus.

3.1. Start with words

3.1.1. Verbs?

3.1.1.1. Vocabimus

3.1.1.1.1. Number and person?

3.1.1.1.2. Tense?

3.1.1.1.3. Meaning?

3.1.1.2. Nuntiare

3.1.1.2.1. Number and person?

3.1.1.2.2. Tense?

3.1.1.2.3. Meaning?

3.1.2. Nouns?

3.1.2.1. Premium

3.1.2.1.1. Case and number?

3.1.2.1.2. Meaning?

3.1.3. Anything else?

3.1.3.1. Adjective?

3.1.3.1.1. Magnum

3.2. Translation

3.2.1. We will call to announce the great reward.

4. Meum puerum videre speraveram.

4.1. Start with words

4.1.1. Verbs?

4.1.1.1. Speraveram

4.1.1.1.1. Person and number?

4.1.1.1.2. Tense?

4.1.1.1.3. Meaning

4.1.1.2. Videre

4.1.1.2.1. Person and number?

4.1.1.2.2. Tense?

4.1.1.2.3. Meaning?

4.1.2. Nouns

4.1.2.1. Puerum

4.1.2.1.1. Case and number?

4.1.2.1.2. Meaning?

4.1.3. Anything else?

4.1.3.1. Adjective?

4.1.3.1.1. meum

4.2. Translation

4.2.1. I had hoped to see my boy.