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Lesson overview:Indirect Statements 1

  • In this lesson, we will look at a new clause called the indirect statement.
  • present infinitive including otherwise uncommon irregular forms, e.g. posse, velle, nolle; frequent 'head verbs' (throughout unit)
  • In this lesson, we will look at a new clause called the indirect statement.
  • present infinitive including otherwise uncommon irregular forms, e.g. posse, velle, nolle; frequent 'head verbs' (throughout unit)

Misconceptions/tricky grammar: Distinguishing indirect statements and present participles, relative clauses and causal clauses with quod; mistranslating indirect statements as indirect questions with asking/knowing 'head verbs' or as indirect commands with persuadeo; translating indirect statements with multiple accusatives and/or infinitives; 'head verb' at the end of the sentence

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