A Level Year 2 OCR Latin: Set Text Companion: Virgil Aeneid XI for Verse Literature 2020-2021

A Level Year 2 OCR Latin: Set Text Companion: Virgil Aeneid XI

Original translation and detailed commentary – including notes on
style, grammar and context, picking up where the set text notes
end. Give it to students either as a complete companion, or as
handouts to support your class teaching. The perfect
complement to the set text!

  • Latin text provided alongside a precise but clear translation
  • Detailed line-by-line notes on grammar, translation, style
    and context
  • Activities and practice exam questions help students engage
    with and develop an in-depth appreciation of the text
  • Specifically designed to support students in areas identified
    for improvement in examiners’ reports
  • Written by an experienced examiner
  • Glossary of linguistic terms

AS and A Level

  • All styles of exam questions including AS 10-mark and 15- to 20-mark A Level essay questions
  • Detailed notes on metre and context for A Level students

‘Overall, an excellent resource. The commentary is clear but concise: the help it gives on grammar and translation is pitched at the right level to guide students through the translation, and the commentary notes give enough depth and the right kind of analysis for students to be able to gain from them straight away. The presentation and layout of the practice examination questions is excellent. Lastly, the final appendix is excellent: a great summary of key technical terms, both grammatical and stylistic, is a useful reference guide and will be valuable not just for this set text, but for any A Level set text.’ – S Thomson, Classics Teacher and Independent Reviewer

‘Excellent! This is the best resource I have reviewed to date: it’s well-researched and contains everything an A level student (and teacher) needs to know to understand the text fully, from historical and literary background to the intricacies of the metre and literary analysis. The material should enable students to get to grips with the text on a number of levels: it’s easy to navigate, the translation is meticulously accurate yet clear, and the style and context notes cover a wide range of key details and information, while setting the selection within the wider context of the book, the poem and 1st century Roman literature.’ – K Morris, Latin Teacher and Ind. Reviewer

Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.

Price is £59
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