Latin Resources


Drills for the Oxford Latin Curse

By Prof. Margaret B. Phillips, University of Missouri at St. Louis

Drills to accompany Oxford Latin Course, second edition.
Copyright 2000 by Margaret B. Phillips.
For educational use only.

Index

BOOK 1

Chapter 1

Identifying sentence patterns
vocabulary

Chapter 2

Identifying case endings: nominative and accusative
Use of nominative and accusative
Vocabulary: words and phrases
Identifying sentence patterns

Chapter 3

Forming accusatives in first and second declensions
Forming verbs in all four conjugations
Recognizing gender
Making adjectives agree with nouns

Chapter 4

Plural forms of verbs
Plural forms of nouns and adjectives
Changing singular to plural
Using singular and plural in sentences

Chapter 5

Personal endings of verbs
Formation of ablative case
Use of the ablative case: prepositions with ablative and accusative

Chapter 6

Formation of infinitives
Complementary infinitives
Formation of the vocative case
Formation of questions

Chapter 7

Formation of accusative and ablative in the third declension
Making adjectives agree with nouns in different declensions
The irregular verbs sum and possum
Using noun-adjective phrases

Chapter 8

Formation of imperatives
Prepositions
Changing a simple factual statement to an order, using imperative mood

Chapter 9

Genitive case endings
Noun-adjective phrases in the genitive case
Noun + genitive phrases
Formation of adverbs

Chapter 10

Neuter nouns of the second and third declensions
Adjective endings, all genders
Making adjectives agree with nouns

Chapter 11

Dative case, nouns and adjectives
Using the dative case
Practice using all cases

Chapter 12

Review of cases
Practice using all cases
Practice using 'existential est' (est without complement)

Chapter 13

Identifying subordinate clauses
Formation of relative clauses

Chapter 14

Personal pronouns
Matching personal pronouns to the person of the verb
Personal pronouns (including reflexive pronouns) and possessive adjectives

Chapter 15

Irregular verbs volo and nolo, and irregular imperatives of dico, duco, facio, and fero
Pronoun forms (demonstrative, intensive), with review of is, ille, sui

Chapter 16

Review

BOOK 2

Chapter 17

Principal parts of verbs
Formation of the imperfect tense
Use of the imperfect tense
Formation of the perfect (present perfect) tense
Use of the perfect (present perfect) tense
Use of the perfect (present perfect) and imperfect tenses

Chapter 18

Principal parts of verbs including those whose present and perfect stem look the same
Latin numbers, cardinal and ordinal
Expressions of time

Chapter 19

Principal parts of verbs including those whose third principal part has a lengthened stem
Formation of the pluperfect (past perfect) tense
Use of the pluperfect (past perfect) tense
Expressions of place
Using past tenses

Chapter 20

Principal parts of verbs including those with reduplicated perfects
Formation of the fourth declension
Fourth-declension nouns

Chapter 21

Principal parts of verbs including those with perfect stems in -vi/ivi and -ui
Fifth-declension nouns
Using fifth-declension nouns

Chapter 22

Principal parts of verbs including those whose present stems have -sc-
Review various uses of the ablative

Chapter 23

The irregular verb fero and its compounds
Uses of the ablative
The irregular verbs fero, eo, possum, volo, nolo, malo, and compounds

Chapter 24

Comparison of adjectives
Using comparatives and superlatives

Chapter 25

Adjectives with an irregular superlative, and adverbs
Using comparative and superlative degrees of adjectives and adverbs

Chapter 26

Formation of the present active participle
Using the present active participle, all cases
Formation of questions

Chapter 27

Formation of the future tense
Formation of the future perfect tense
The use of future tenses

Chapter 28

The forms of the relative pronoun
Using the relative pronoun
Using relative clauses
Using relative clauses

Chapter 29

Forms of the pronouns alter, uter, uterque
Using alter, uter, uterque

Chapter 30

Principal parts of verbs, including the fourth principal part (supine)
Understanding the passive voice
Using the perfect passive participle
Ablative of personal agent and ablative of means

Chapter 31

Principal parts of verbs, including the fourth principal part (supine)
Forms of the perfect passive tenses
Using passive verbs

Chapter 32

Drill more verbs, all four principal parts
Forms of the present system passive tenses
Using passive verbs

Chapter 33

Review

BOOK 3

Chapter 34

Formation of present subjunctive active
Formation of imperfect subjunctive active
Use of the subjunctive in purpose (final) clauses
Turning an English verb phrase into a Latin verb phrase

Chapter 35

Formation of pluperfect (past perfect) subjunctive active
Formation of subjunctive passive, present and imperfect, and past perfect (pluperfect)
Using the subjunctive in indirect commands
Using the subjunctive in "cum" clauses
Turning an English verb phrase into a Latin verb phrase

Chapter 36

Principal parts of deponent verbs
Using deponent verbs
Using "opus est" with dative and ablative

Chapter 37

Formation of Ablative absolutes
Use of the ablative absolute
More use of ablative absolute
Use of participial phrases either modifying nouns which are grammatically part of the sentence or as ablative absolutes
Use of participial phrases either modifying nouns which are grammatically part of the sentence or as ablative absolutes

Chapter 38

Formation of the future active participle
Use of the future active participle

Chapter 39

Formation of the perfect active subjunctive
Changing direct questions to indirect, keeping the sequence of tenses
Turning an English verb phrase into a Latin verb phrase

Chapter 40

Formation of the subjunctive active of irregular verbs
Formation of other forms of irregular verbs (partly review)
Principal parts of semi-deponent verbs
Practice using various forms of irregular verbs and semi-deponents
Miscellaneous adverbs
The ablative and genitive of value

Chapter 41

Formation of infinitives
Changing a direct statement to an indirect one

Chapter 42

Review

Chapter 43

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Differentiating between purpose and result clauses
Turning an English verb phrase into a Latin verb phrase

Chapter 44

Using conditions
Using conditions, the si-clause

Chapter 45

Using subjunctives in main clauses

Chapter 46

Comparatives and superlatives formed from prepositions

Chapter 47

Using cum and dum in dependent clauses
Differentiating cum preposition from cum conjunction
Using a connecting relative pronoun
Using some alternative verb and noun forms

Chapter 48

Using verbs of fearing

Chapter 49

Impersonal verb constructions

Chapter 50

Formation of the gerund
Using the gerund

Chapter 51

Using gerundives

Chapter 52

Practice using gerundives of obligation (passive periphrastic)

Chapter 53

Using the predicative dative
Using relative purpose clauses

Chapter 54

Review

Dr. Rollinson

ENMU Station 19
Portales, NM 88130

Last Updated: July 30, 2010

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