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Level 7 (in addition to levels 1–6)

This section iillustrates the kind of language and the expected degree of difficulty for level 7. The examples do not form a comprehensive list for this level, but rather are an exemplification of the language focus for the level.

Verbs

Subjunctive (both voices, present and perfect tenses) amatus essem; amem, amaverim

Gerund:

  • to express purpose (ad + acc)
  • in ablative case
  • Exercitus missus est ad pugnandum.
  • Fortiter pugnando.

Infinitives:

  • passive
  • as subject, object, or complement
  • amari, amatum iri; amatus, -a, -um esse
  • videre est credere; me iussit ire
New irregular verbs (all forms) fieri, meminisse, odisse, coepisse

Pronouns

Connecting relative quod erat demonstrandum

Nouns

Common irregular nouns filia, dea, Iuppiter, bos, domus, vis

Cases

Nominative: nominative and infinitive Romani dicuntur milites fortes fuisse.

Accusative:

  • accusative of exclamation
  • double accusative
  • O me miserum!
  • Me hoc rogavit.
Genitive: after verbs of remembering and/or forgetting Amicorum obliti sumus.

Dative:

  • possessive
  • predicative dative
  • Est mihi equus.
  • Nero Christianos, qui omnibus erant odio, accusavit.

Ablative:

  • with adjectives
  • comparisons
  • Praemio dignus est.
  • Fratre altior est.
Locative: names of towns, cities, small islands, humus, rus, and domus ruri, domi, humi, Londinii, Romae

Adjectives (used as nouns)

Adjectives sapiens, boni, multa,omnia

Subordinate noun clauses

"Fearing" clauses Timebant ne amici discederent.

Subordinate adjectival clauses

Relative clauses with subjunctive:

  • expressing purpose
  • Including quo with comparative
Miles missus est qui viam temptaret.
Festinav eit quo celerius adveniret.

Subordinate adverbial clauses

Cause: cum Cum me vocavisset, ii.
Condition: with indicative si venerit, eum videbo

Time:

  • priusquam (with subjunctive)
  • dum (with subjunctive)
Castra prius capere conatus est quam nox adveniret.
Eum in vincula coniecerunt dum pecuniam solveret.

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