ARLT Latin Reading Competition 2010
Schools are invited to submit entries from students in Years 10-13 up to a maximum of two entries in each category. Students should record themselves reading Virgil Aeneid 6 295-314. Please preface each recording by stating name, year and school and include these details in the name of the MP3 file.
Recordings should be emailed in MP3 format to:
or sent on disk to Mr David Swift, Taverners, Bankwell Road, Giggleswick, Settle North Yorkshire BD24 0AN
Email submissions should give as their subject the words “Reading Competition\2 and the name of the school.
Advice on pronunciation can be found at:
Entries will be judged on accuracy of pronunciation, sensitivity to metre and ability to convey the meaning and mood of the passage. These features will be given approximately equal weighting. Elided vowels may either be completely omitted or the two vowels may be combined to fit a single metrical slot (synaloepha).
Advice on elisions can soon be found at http://www.arlt.co.uk/dhtml/competition.php
First, Second and Third Prizes (book tokens for £40, £30 and £20) will be awarded in two categories: Years 10-11 and Years 12-13.
The closing date for entries is Friday 19 March 2010.
Winners will be announced in early May 2010 on the ARLT website and by email to the winning schools.
For further information please contact Hilary Walters on firstname.lastname@example.org or at Loughborough Grammar School, Loughborough LE11 2DU.
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