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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Rest assured, with the appropriate amount of time and effort, you’ll be able to read things as challenging as Saint Augustine and the Venerable Bede lingau you have a dictionary beside you—poetry, and some of the more classical stuff, I’m afraid, may still give you a bit of a headache.

Feb 18, Kg4jbj rated it it was amazing Shelves: Latinum guy Ernest Blum on the inadequacy of modern Latin teaching methods Randy Gibbon’s blog Latin by the Dowlin I have so much to say about how awesome this book is, but instead I will point you to my review of Wheelock and say that Lingua Latina is everything Wheelock is not.

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I’ve read through several textbooks Wheelock’s, Ecce Romani, Cambridge in search of an ideal source for my students, but was always somewhat disappointed until stumbling across Lingua Latina.

I bought the Kindle version of this book and just started reading it a few hours ago. Michael marked it as to-read Aug 05, 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.

In my own experience as a Latin student, it was not until I used the Lingua Latina series that I really came to understood Latin grammar. Retrieved from ” https: Anita Thomer rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Gil Johnson marked it as to-read Apr 09, Fran — I do remember you.


Hans Orberg, Lingua Latina per se illustrate: Mar 25, DrosoPHila rated it it was ok Shelves: I’m now tackling the second book in the series, which quickly shifts into unadapted texts, which is pretty damn exciting.

Learn how your comment data is processed. Without a classroom, with the aide of exercises, grammar tests, and a dizzying amount of reading, I can now basically read latin.

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He taught at various Danish high schools until and at the Grenaa Gymnasium until 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. Open Preview See a Problem? It should rather be used as supplementary reading to a textbook written in English explaining all the various grammatical constructs in the language.

From to he served on the staff of the Nature Method Institute, Copenhagen. Before starting Lingua Latina II I’m going to switch it up a bit and power through a bunch of Latin readers, get some big chunks of Latin prose under my belt. This article on a Danish linguist is a stub. This book is an amazing introduction to Latin, and the main method which I used to teach myself the language.

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Jul 26, Chee Leong rated it really liked it. A dictionary is not necessary in this system: A complete line of ancillary volumes, exercises, and readers both in print and online. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Do you have a post that gives more detail on what your ideal ancient language class would look like? At least one of the accompanying grammar companions either the College Companion or the Latine Disco is advisable, particularly if you plan to read through the book without an instructor to help you grasp some of the grammar.


This book is not yet featured on Listopia. And it gives plenty examples to 1 figure out what’s going on, and 2 to get used to how it works and learn it without memorizing specifically. Paperbackpages.

Lingua Latina – Vergil: It is, in fact, a much better way to learn a language than the method Duolingo uses, which is based on constantly translating back and forth between two languages.

Latiba myself to read Latin fluently, left-to-right, as opposed to the “decoding” method instilled by grammar-heavy courses.

Hans Orberg, Lingua Latina per se illustrata: As long as Latin is only taught to competent adult volunteers i. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Lingua Latina helps you learn the language through context, through repeated reading of a story, and not through translation, so that by the end you should be able to read fairly fluently in Latin without going through the hassle of translating it in order to understand. A Companion for Instructorsp.

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This has been discussed umpteen million times on Duo. The final two lessons cover poetic meters and grammatical terms. Stelling was not the man to enfeeble and emasculate his pupil’s mind 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.