Session 2 was full of puzzles, monsters and our first taste of verb endings...
|Latin-to-English brain workout|
|Max brings Portuguese into the mix|
Creatures of mythology video quiz
And why do myths arise? Eight volunteers brought mythological stories (ancient and modern) to life, and we sorted them into these four aetiological* (i.e. 'reasons why') categories:
1. Explaining natural phenomena
2. Teaching a moral lesson
3. Controlling people
4. Confronting fears
(But are UFOs real or mythological? The debate rages on!...)
Present tense verb endings
|Top translations from Benedict|
Vocab is on the link to the right as usual, and for extra points, everyone's got a blank Greek Myth Top Trumps card to research and fill in: draw a picture and give scores out of 100 for each of the four categories. You can find out about your monster here.
(* pronouned ee-tee-oh-loj-i-kal. From 'aitia' + 'logos', ancient Greek for 'reason/cause' and 'study of' - stun someone this week by using 'aetiology' or 'aetiological' in a conversation...)