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 passage of verse with comprehension questions, along with the verse literature set text. The former can be used as translation practice for the verse unseen in the current H443/01.

Prose (F364)

F364 consisted of a passage of prose with comprehension questions, a passage of English for prose composition, along with the prose literature set text. The first two can be used as practice for the prose unseen in H443/01 and the English to Latin passage in H443/02.