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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Lingua Latina per se illustrata? After about a week I was on chapter XX and could read fluently and ‘properly’ linearly.
It doesn’t patronise the reader or insult their intelligence. The Orberg book provides remarkable appendixes on grammar and linguw on the final pages. As the book approached it’s final quarter, I had to start reading with a dictionary beside me at all times. If this sounds like you, go with the Lingua Latina program. EJ Krijt marked it as to-read May 15, A great book, really! Anita Thomer rated it it was amazing Feb 15, I have recently decided to resume studying Latin after a decades-long break after studying it in college.
There’s no translating Latin into the student’s first language, “because we’ve always done it that way”. Although the text is accessible to students as young as 9, the test is advanced enough for college-aged learners, and beyond.
Lingua Latina | Per Se Illustrata
Unlike most of his colleagues, the author appears to have paid attention to research into second language acquisition and modern language instruction. This book is an amazing introduction to Latin, and the main method which I used to teach myself the language. Gwyneth added it Jan 11, Paired with hearing the language e.
Latin now, a homage to those who suffered through Latin in school! He is the author of the Latin course “Lingua Latina secundum naturae rationem explicata” 56 ; the course was revised in 91, with a number of supplements, under the title “Lingua Latina per se illustrata. Pierre added it Nov 03, You will find yourself learning some Roman customs, but you will unfortunately not learn much of Roman politics or international disputes.
Lingua Latina per se Illustrata: 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 intuitively learning the meaning of the grammar and words. The course consists of two parts: Sebastian is currently reading it Nov 07, Latin and answering questions about it in Latin.
I noticed that many who leap from ‘Famila Romana’ to ‘Roma Aeterna’ speak of trouble with the increasingly difficult verbiage. Mi Takashima rated it it was amazing Dec 27, A larger vocab you can always pickup later.
Lingua Latina – Familia Romana
Vere Hans H Orberg vir doctissimus est. The book does get harder quite quickly probably rather too quicklyso students need Compared to every other Latin textbook that I have seen, this is light years ahead. Jordan Adams added it Jul 03, The course is suitable for children and adults and is enjoyable for both.
I only have two critiques, but I give 5 stars unhesitatingly because the book is a real masterpiece and so unique in its approach: Jose E Lopez added it Mar 20, From to he worked in the Naturmetodens Sproginstitut, an institute where the languages are taught according to the ” natural method ” of learning.
Good starter if you’re experienced with Indo-European language, but it can get pretty steep at the mid section, I’d suggest Wheelock’s Latin before this. Hans Oerberg’s impeccable Latinity, humorous stories, and the Peer Lauritzen illustrations make this work a classic. Near the end of the book they also give some parts and pieces of original Latin literature, which is quite nice. These may be useful at the beginning, but I found myself skipping them and instead merely read through them and see if I understood the content of the chapter correctly.
The most comprehensive treatment of Latin grammar available in an elementary textbook A vocabulary of almost 1, words, reinforced by constant and creatively phrased repetition, vastly expands the potential for later sight reading A complete line of ancillary volumes, exercises, and readers both in print and online Seasoned secondary and college teachers often find their own reading facility enhanced by using Lingua Latina.
Training myself to read Latin fluently, left-to-right, as opposed to the “decoding” method instilled by grammar-heavy courses. Often Latin is treated like a burning house—you should grab what you need and get out as quickly as possible back to the safety of the English language aka the grammar-translation method. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.