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Content description VCLAU022

Latin / Levels 9 and 10 / Understanding / Systems of language
Content description
Understand and apply the principles of pronunciation for the reading of Latin texts
  1. isolating syllables and learning the rules for correctly marking the stress, for example, spec-tá-tor, compared with péc-tor-a
  2. distinguishing the change of stress required with an enclitic, for example, éstis compared with estísne; cíbus compared with cibúsque
  3. distinguishing between the primary and secondary stress in polysyllabic words, for example, spèctatóribus
  4. understanding the significance of elision when reading verse aloud, for example, od(i) et amo
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