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LATIN FOR BEGINNERS

LESSON XV

The important point to emphasize in this Lesson is that the expression of cause, means, accompaniment, and manner are all included in the with relation of the ablative (cf. Lesson XXX, where the from relation is discussed).

After disposing of § 106 the pupils should be asked to give other examples in English expressing similar relations.

In § 107.I, place the emphasis upon the different uses of the ablative.

In § 107.II.5, point out that not only with but also because of or for may be used in English to denote cause. Sometimes from has the same signification, but it is not included here because it is better to keep this preposition free for the expression of the separative ablative and not to confuse the pupil's mind by using it in other relations.

LESSON XVI

Be sure that the pupils accent the genitives in -īus on the penult.

Have the list recited several times and have it put on the board with English equivalents.

§ 111.I.7. Alterīus is used here instead of alīus. (See § 109.a.) So also in 9.

§ 111.II.4. In our fort = in castrīs nostrīs. 6. To the other town, not the dative.

LESSON XVII

§ 114. The comparison suggested between the declension of is and that of alius shows that the case terminations are practically the same.

§ 115. This table need not be memorized, but should be carefully read and used for reference.

§ 116. The distinction between suus and is expressing possession is of vital importance, and pupils are usually slow to grasp it. In the examples it may be pointed out that Galba eius filium vocat may mean also Galba calls her son, and Iūlia eius