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. Lingua Latina per se Illustrata has ratings and 48 reviews. Hans Henning Ørberg The late Orberg is to be commended for doing such a good job!. Lingua Latina – Familia Romana by Hans Henning Orberg, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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It got me excited about learning Latin out of a legitimate love for the language, not just as a part of a classical education in the abstract, and I was able to begin appreciating the nuances that are utterly lost when one decodes instead of reads. Natalie rated it it was amazing Jul 24, I don’t know why this method of language learning hasn’t caught on – I’ve looked around to find similar books for other languages and lqtina dismayed to see there are none, though I cannot understand why.

Stelling was not the man to enfeeble and emasculate his pupil’s orbery by simplifying and explaining, or to reduce the tonic effect of etymology by mixing it with smattering, extraneous information, such as is given to girls. Hey, it worked for me The progression from chapter latian chapter is ideal and enables one to speak simple phrases very quickly, and eventually to be able to use hand the basic grammar.

Jonathan A rated it it was amazing Aug 09, Book ratings by Goodreads.

I’m not sure how first-time students would do with it, but for p I came to this as a former classics major who never really liked Latin because Greek was so much cooler. This is mostly for the danish crowd.


Anita Thomer rated it it was amazing Feb 15, I keep an edition of this method for English language.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The Roman family in the stories is so cute and keeps my students interested and entertained.

A Latin morphology to be used with Lingau Latina: My first attempts at studying Latin by the “grammar translation” method met with little success, but I learned so much more with the “natural method” that Dr. The Lingua Latina series incorporates the following features: Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive?

Lingua Latina incorporates the following features: David Hansen added it Dec 28, The method has been revised a few times, including in andthe title now changed to Lingua Latina per se illustrata. It got even better when I saw how other people were using it online. Richard added it Jan 06, Another phrase brought to mind a Russian equivalent. A minor disadvantage is, that it’s nowhere indicated how Latin is to be pronounced. I read this because of my resolution to read a little Latin every day and develop my spoken proficiency going linngua Paideia’s Spoken Latin Orbrg in NYC in February, so I want to be ready!

A book like this combined with a good teacher of course almost enables Latin to join modern languages on an almost equal level. So I read aloud two chapters every day from this book, and answered the questions– all spoken. I found this at a garage sale! Luckily I already know how Latin was pronounced. Lingua Latina per se Illustrata 3 books. Mar 12, Philip rated it llatina was amazing Shelves: I’ve read through several textbooks Wheelock’s, Ecce Romani, Cambridge in search of an ideal source for my students, but orbergg always somewhat disappointed until stumbling across Lingua Latina.


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One doesn’t, however, need any previous knowledge of Latin and if one is starting ‘from scratch’, one shouldn’t expect to match my speed of progress! By not having to constantly translate, students latiina to understand the Latin through itself and are prepared for thinking in the language. The sentences in the manual are reproduced lots of times.

Nevertheless, I felt a little saddened to see Orberg end the series by having exercises that were essentially just old-fashioned charts. As long as Latin is only taught to competent adult volunteers i.

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I like this method so much more than rote memorization, because unlike most courses, this book provides context for every word you learn making it easier to learn to read and write the languageand I would highly hams it in conjunction with the online class to anyone who wants a good solid foundation in oberg Latin language. Lingua Latina – Familia Romana. An excellent introductory Latin textbook with a pure immersion approach. Chris added it Feb 24, A Companion for Instructorsp.

Motivation to learn has to be strong – so volunteers only. Joe marked it as to-read Feb 12, If this sounds like you, go with the Lingua Latina program.