Lesson 24: Meaning of Passive Voice

Learning the meanings of the Passive Voice

Instructions: Without worrying about the endings just yet, spend 2-3 minutes learning the meanings of these different times.

Meaning in English

  1. Time 1. laudamur: we are praised, we are being praised
  2. Time 2. cantabatur: it was being sung, it used to be sung, it was always sung
  3. Time 3. coronabuntur: they will be crowned, they will be being crowned
  4. Time 4a. visus es: you have been seen
  5. Time 4b. visus es: you were seen
  6. Time 5. vocata erant: I had been called
  7. Time 6. inscripti eritis: Ye will have been registered
Now go on to do Homework 24.

N.B. "Some of the dumbest people in the world have learned Latin, so there is still hope for some of you." - Fr. Foster

First Experience Latin - Fr. Reginald Foster

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