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. HANS H.ØRBERG. LINGVA. LATINA. PER SE ILLVSTRATA. PARS I. FAMILIA ROMANA. CAVES. AN EM. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. o se y no e. Lingua Latina per se Illustrata has ratings and 47 reviews. Entirely composed in Latin, Part I, Familia Romana, provides an excellent introduction to.. .

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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.

My number one book to recommend to anyone who wants to learn Latin. 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 recommend it in conjunction with the online class to anyone who wants a good solid foundation in the Latin language. Sep 09, Nina-Alexa rated it it was amazing.

It features one colloquium for each of chapters 26 to 34 in Familia Romana.

I bought latija Kindle version of this book and just started reading it a few hours ago. I lngua love this book and the method, and have had a lot of success teaching this in classes. In addition to the primary textbook, this collection includes six supplementary volumes full of exercises, vocabularies, and supplemental readings. This volume is an English to Latin vocabulary of words used in Familia Romanadesigned for native English speakers learning Latin.

From Lqtina, the free encyclopedia. In my lifetime, I have taken about five different Latin courses, and this is the only one that ever really stuck. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. You definitely need to get through the second book in the series in order to be able to move on to genuine works in classical Latin, however, Vulgate is readable after finishing this first book.


Italia in Europa est. Trivia About Lingua Latina per I read this because of my resolution to read a little Latin every day and develop my spoken proficiency going to Paideia’s Spoken Latin Weekend in NYC in February, so I want to be ready!

Orbsrg Lingua Latinastudents first learn grammar and vocabulary intuitively through extended contextual reading and an innovative system of marginal notes.

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

I really enjoyed the approach to Latin in Lingua Latin per se Illustrata. Want to Read saving….

Charles Francois Lhomond — was a French priest, grammarian, and educator. Instead, we learn the language in a much more pedagogically sound manner. Since I have’t had the privilege or misfortune of learning Latin in school, I really can’t compare the Orberg method lnigua, say, Wheelocks, at which seems lihgua fashionable to hurl insult, whether the veracity of claims to its falling short be true or not.

With that background in mind, this book was absolutely the best foreign-language textbook I’ve ever read. I never properly learned the language, as a result. 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. 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.

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. Lingha is a largely useless dead language, but it is not unreasonable for anyone to develop interests in esoteric subjects as long as one is honest about how useful it is note that Latinists are often not honest with themselves first. View all 3 comments.

Lingua Latina per se Illustrata: Pars I: Familia Romana

Lingua Latina per se Illustrata The Latin Language Taught by Illustration is an entire novel written in Latin, complete with grammar sections in Latin and sidenotes in Latin helping explain the text. This assortment of 50 captivating myths of Rome and Athens provides extended readings selected or adapted from the works of ancient authors which not only introduce readers to the essential legends of Roman literature, but also cement the grammar and vocabulary taught in an introductory course of Latin.


The results are often disappointing, pingua for student and teacher. We read aloud in class but do not translate into English unless there is a passage that someone has trouble with. Experience of focusing on orbeeg reading while learning those languages would also be beneficial.

Now you can streamline your Latin language education with the digital editions of these texts. 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.

The final two lessons cover poetic meters and grammatical terms. Orberg Amphitryo Comoedia by Hans H.

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See 1 question about Lingua Latina per se Illustrata…. He is currently a professor on the Latin faculty at the Pontifical Salesian University. He is remembered for his contributions to education and is the author of several works on grammar and Roman and religious history.

Feb 03, Skye rated it it was amazing. These exercises ask the student to manipulate the grammar of Latin sentences rather than to translate. One doesn’t, however, lattina any previous knowledge of Latin and if one is starting ‘from scratch’, one shouldn’t expect to match my speed of orrberg While there he created a new course in Latin: After slogging through about an hour of latin a day on average at least, when possible In the first day, I had a guy with no Latin background whatsoever reading very simple!

It is the most popular text for teachers—at both the secondary and collegiate levels—who wish to incorporate conversational skills into their classroom practice.

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Views Read Edit View history. Jan 31, Meg added it. I’m not linguua how first-time students would do with it, but for people looking to relearn Latin, or who have some familiarity with it through high school or whatever, it’s perfect.