Lingua Latina per se Illustrata has ratings and 48 reviews. Entirely I’ve finally finished ‘Familia Romana’ part one of two of Orberg’s Lingua Latina course . Lingua Latina, Part I has 23 ratings and 2 reviews. Thomas said: You need very little knowledge of Latin or the Romance Languages to comprehend the text. Hans Ørberg’s Lingua Latina per se illustrata series is the world’s premiere textbook for learning Latin via the Natural Method. Students first learn grammar and.

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Bob rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Grammar is gradually made more complex, until the student is reading unadapted Latin texts. Since it is written entirely in Latin, Orberg s series can communicate to students regardless of their native tongue. The Lingua Latina series incorporates the following features: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Here is a thread from last week and here is a thread from a month ago. Sep 09, Nina-Alexa rated it it was amazing. Jose E Lopez added it Mar 20, The idea of a “Dick, Jane, and Spot” kind of book as a way to learn Latin was fun. The trouble is, it’s hard to find the discussions once they are more than a few days old. Thus it would be extremely helpful to use this book together with a grammar-based textbook so that the meaning of sentences come faster to you.

He taught at various Danish high schools until and at the Grenaa Gymnasium until Stephen Davis rated it it was amazing Feb 17, As a final note, I can tell you that there are courses on sites such as Memrise check here to help you practice the vocabulary of each chapter.

Lingua Latina – Glossarium Patrick M. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Even though it also strengthened my ability to both write and speak in Latin, it was my ability to understand texts and to sight read that was most improved.


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An excellent introductory Latin textbook with a pure immersion approach. This has been discussed umpteen million times on Duo.

As the book approached it’s final quarter, I had to start reading with a dictionary beside me at all times. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

What had gone wrong?? Plot is ridiculous, but doesn’t need to be Shakespeare.

Lingua Latina, Part I: Familia Romana Pars I of the Lingua Latina series contains thirty-five chapters and describes the life of a Roman family in the 2nd century A. You will never become fluent that way.

It would have taken a long while to make conceivable to him that there ever existed a people who bought and sold sheep and oxen, and transacted the every-day affairs of life, through the medium of this language; and still longer to make him understand why he should be called upon to learn it, when its connection with those affairs had become entirely latent.

To become fluent in a language, you should strive to linvua in that language, and that is what this series helps you to achieve for Latin.

Sep 10, Thomas Rivers rated it it was amazing. Book ratings by Goodreads. Even the grammar discussions are entirely in Latin, grammatical terminology being introduced as necessary. Latian about a week I was on chapter XX and could read fluently and ‘properly’ linearly.

Often, sentences are given twice, with a new word or new construction in the second sentence. Trivia About Lingua Latina, Pa Texts in between square brackets are additions of mine. But I guess that’s okay. It should rather be used as supplementary reading to a textbook written in English explaining all the various grammatical constructs in the language.

There are close to word families covered, all used in classical Latin. The program is based on the idea that, rather than memorizing charts and writing translations, the best way to learn Latin is by reading it and intui I really enjoyed the approach to Latin liingua Lingua Latin per se Illustrata.


Lingua Latina, Part I: Grammatica Latina I by Hans Henning Ørberg

Aleena rated it it was amazing Sep 26, The course latona of two parts: The late Orberg is to be commended for doing orerg a good job! Francesca Ruggero marked it as to-read Nov 04, Other books in the series. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Some people naturally like grammar and some don’t, but since Latin is a very grammatical language it would be strongly preferable to be in the first camp.

Lingua Latina per se Illustrata: Pars I: Familia Romana by Hans Henning Ørberg

The final two lessons cover poetic meters and grammatical terms. Guido Traverso added it Oct 11, Firstly, orberh I came across it and used it.

I recommend to actually do all of them, because it trains well. I wish you all the best on your individual language journeys: From to he worked in the Naturmetodens Sproginstitut, an institute where the languages are taught according to the ” natural method ” of learning.

People interested in Latin on Duolingo vote here — https: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Each chapter explains and discusses a vast array of themes related to Roman society by following a rich Roman family living just outside of Rome. Natalie rated it it was amazing Jul 24, I believe somewhere its approached is described as “intensely grammatical,” and that it certainly is.