Past Papers: A Level Latin


Past Papers: A Level Latin

Unseen Translation (H443/01)

H443/01 consists of a prose passage (Livy) for translation and a verse passage (Ovid) for translation, and a short scansion task.

Prose composition or comprehension (H443/02)

H443/02 consists of a passage of English for translation into Latin, or a passage of Latin prose with comprehension questions.

YearComprehensionProse Composition
2019Pliny praises Trajan
(Pliny, Panegyricus 11–12)
Tiberius abuses a fisherman
2018Nero faces a revolt
(Suetonius, Nero 47)
Alexander trusts a doctor
SpecimenPliny visits the tomb of Rufus
(Pliny, Letters VI.10)
Tyrtaeus inspires the Spartans

Legacy Papers

Verse (F363)

F363 consisted of a verse translation and comprehension questions (along with questions on the verse literature set text). These can be used as practice for the verse translation in H443/01.

Prose (F364)

F364 consisted of a prose translation and comprehension questions (along with questions on the prose literature set text). These can be used as practice for the prose translation in H443/01 and the English to Latin passage in H443/02.