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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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. Jordan Adams added it Jul 03, Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.
Thank you very much! Lingua Latina per se Illustrata. With that background in mind, this book was absolutely the best foreign-language textbook I’ve ever read. The book does get harder quite quickly probably rather too quicklyso students need to be prepared to concentrate and use understanding of other languages they’ve learnt. Some vocabularies are also downloadable for free from this site.
Mar 12, Philip rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, for those of you who are really motivated and can’t wait to start learning Latin, I can really recommend these two books by Hans Orberg:. 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.
It doesn’t patronise the reader or insult their intelligence.
For all those eager to learn Latin
Retrieved from ” https: It’s much better than having to flip to the back all the time. I really enjoyed the approach to Latin in Lingua Latin per se Illustrata. I’ve updated the OP to include this. Emma Story rated it it was amazing May 25, No trivia or lrberg yet. Ryan Mercer rated it it was amazing Aug 19, Now my problem is that I don’t want to study languages using materials that don’t employ this or a similar method!
Ørberg’s Lingua Latina: an introduction for the uninitiated
We read aloud in class but do not translate into English unless there is a passage that someone has trouble with. He received a master’s degree in English, French and Latin at the University of Copenhagenand taught these languages in schools in Denmark.
Anita Thomer rated it it was amazing Lingha 15, Each chapter is divided into two or three lectiones lessons latna a couple pages each followed by a grammar section, Grammatica Latina, and three exercises or Pensa. It is the only textbook currently available that gives students the opportunity to learn Latin without resorting to translation, but allows them to think in the language.
After about a week I was on chapter XX and could read fluently and ‘properly’ linearly. Lingua Latina secundum naturae rationem explicata published in  —besides the author’s name, there isn’t a word in the book that is not in Latin.
Zaya Reyes marked it as to-read Nov 29, A wonderful book, and you’ll come away with a pretty good grasp of the language after finishing it. 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.
Sed tamen multa etiam desunt, multa discrimina inter synonyma non bene explicantur qua de causa ei quattuor tantum stellas do.
In other words, this is a highly useful book for beginning Latin, most of all for vocabulary acquisition. Although the text is accessible to students as young as 9, the test is advanced enough for college-aged learners, and beyond.
I came to this as a former classics major who never really liked Latin because Greek was so much cooler. Hey, it worked for me Roma aeterna by Hans H.
A minor disadvantage is, that it’s nowhere indicated how Latin is to be pronounced. Here is a thread from last week and here is a thread from a month ago.
Hans Ørberg – Wikipedia
Ltina been wanting to learn Latin for a while but I couldn’t find any good resources until now. Thus, no list of vocabulary and translations is provided in this volume.
Simply that things have been done a certain way, and I would like to look at how the situation can be aided without making teachers feel as though everything needs to be thrown out and rebuilt from scratch. The not-so-great thing about the Kindle edition is that oberg content is scanned, so one cannot highlight excerpts.
The progression from lijgua to chapter is ideal and enables one to speak simple phrases very quickly, and eventually to be able to use all the basic grammar. You will never become orberrg that way. You say that you use a mix of methods, but I would be interested to see how that plays out in practice.
I recommend to actually do all of them, because it trains well. I simply cannot recommend this book highly enough!
Fast-forward 20 years and I decided to master give Latin, for a variety of reasons, some therapeutic, some intellectual, but mostly so I could read Catullus in the original. A great book, really! Oorberg you come to think about it, this is actually how you learned your orbery language: Refresh and try again. I re found your blog a few months ago, and have enjoyed reading your thoughts regarding ancient language fluency. Fredy added it Jan 17, I enjoyed the edition without illustrations and found it most useful, but this edition proved an upgrade.
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