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 ├śrberg’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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I read the first 3 chapters so far I stopped at the exercises in Chapter 3. I forgot to mention that there’s literature available for extra reading practice while you’re going through each chapter of the main books. Other books in this series. Chapters consist of an illustrated and annotated reading, followed by a concise and formal discussion of the grammar used in the chapter as well odberg several Pensaor exercises, that require the student to apply these grammatical concepts to selections from the chapter’s orberf.

There is not a word of other language different from Latin in the whole book. I ordered a copy post-haste. Alun added it Feb 06, I am just astonished by this krberg. Emma Story rated it it was amazing May 25, Sebastian is currently reading it Nov 07, As part of the “Lingua Latina: Latin and answering questions about it in Latin.

Sammy rated it really liked it Nov 15, If this sounds like you, go with the Orbedg Latina program. Retrieved from ” https: You will find yourself learning oatina Roman customs, but you will unfortunately not learn much of Roman politics or international disputes. Unfortunately, Duolingo doesn’t have a Latin course yet, and it seems that they are in no hurry to build one, although people have been asking for it for a long time.


I noticed that many who leap from ‘Famila Romana’ to ‘Roma Aeterna’ speak of trouble with the increasingly difficult verbiage.

Lingua Latina – Familia Romana : Hans Henning Orberg :

I’m now tackling the second book in the series, which quickly shifts into unadapted texts, latjna is pretty damn exciting. Stephen Davis rated it it was amazing Feb 17, Grammar is gradually made more complex, until the student is reading unadapted Latin texts. Entirely composed in Latin, Part I, Familia Romana, provides an excellent introduction to Latin, including the essentials of Latin grammar and a basic vocabulary of over words.

I read LL after having done an intensive 2-month course with Wheelock’s Orbsrg, so I was extremely well-prepped in the grammar and could focus on what LL really offers: Each chapter is divided into two or three lectiones lessons of a couple pages each followed by a grammar section, Grammatica Latina, and three exercises or Pensa. I am so proud of myself for reading this whole book cover to cover!

Lingua Latina – Familia Romana

No trivia or quizzes yet. Jordan Adams added it Jul 03, Return to Book Page.

The texts are based mainly on a Roman family and their household; it’s a good introduction to Roman life and one even starts to feel like one knows the people – I will be sad to leave them at the end of the book! Firstly, how I came across it and used it.

Unlike most of his colleagues, the laitna appears to have paid attention to research into second language acquisition and modern language instruction.

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Often Latin is treated like a burning lrberg 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. Some criticisms can be made: Even when I understood all the vocab and grammar, I wasn’t sure what word Orberg was looking for. But I guess that’s okay. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.


The glossary in the back is entirely in Latin, the footnotes are in Latin, the exercises at the ends of the chapters are in Latin. You’ll also get a great background in Grecco-Roman myth! Jessica Cooper rated it really liked it Jan 08, Other books in the series.

Evan der Millner’s thoughts aka. Even though it also strengthened my ability to both write and speak in Latin, it was my ability to understand texts and to sight read that was most improved.

Joe marked it as to-read Feb 12, Refresh and try again. Without a classroom, with the aide of exercises, grammar tests, and a dizzying amount of reading, I can now basically read latin.

This is it on Amazon. I admit this may be a failing on my part rather than on the part of the book, though. It is the only textbook orberb available ltina gives students the opportunity to learn Latin without resorting to translation, but allows them to “think” in the language.

Looking for beautiful books? The final two lessons cover poetic meters and grammatical terms. I simply cannot recommend this book highly enough! The exercises at the end of each chapter are perfect for practicing a grammatical latiha, and you truly can become a reader of authentic texts by the end of this book.

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Trivia About Lingua Latina per Additionally, there are two books by the same author with extra exercises that go with each volume:. It got even better when I saw how other people were using it online.

The method has been revised a few times, including in andthe title now changed to Lingua Latina per se illustrata.