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!. Lingva Latina. Per Se Illvstrata. by Hans H. Ørberg, is a Latin course written entirely in Latin. It consists of two parts, Familia Romana, the fundamental course, . Lingua Latina – Familia Romana by Hans Henning Orberg, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Words are always introduced in a context which reveals the meaning behind them.

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Despite I have marked the book as read, I confess I am hanx the left and right margins of it to memorize vocabulary. As a note, the ongoing story in the book was funny and actually made me laugh out loud a few times. I’d recommend that those considering learning Latin should only do so after learning at least one preferably more modern romance languages to a reasonable intermediate level.

After about a week I was on chapter XX and could read fluently and ‘properly’ linearly. This is the textbook we use in my Latin class! I’ve been wanting to learn Latin for lihgua while but I couldn’t find any good resources until now. I only have two critiques, but I give 5 stars unhesitatingly because the book is a real masterpiece and so unique in its approach: Colloquia personarum to go with chapterspp. Hey, it worked for me Starting with the simple -s, -m, -t sentence, it quickly works its way up to the complexities of poetry.


This book is an amazing introduction to Latin, and the main method which I used to teach myself the language.

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. From to he served on the staff of the Nature Method Institute, Copenhagen.

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For all those eager to learn Latin

Evan der Millner’s thoughts aka. So far as Tom had gained any acquaintance with the Romans at Mr. I admit this may be a failing on my part rather than on the part of the book, though.

It is the only textbook currently available that gives han the opportunity to learn Latin without resorting to translation, linga allows them to think in the language. Since I had to cancel. Lingua Latina has worked, thus far. Additionally, there are two books by the same author with extra exercises that go with each volume:. With a little bit of story thrown in. 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.


These are all separate volumes, and don’t go with any specific chapters from Pars II. Mar 02, Eugenio Fouz rated it really liked it. If you are a complete beginner of Latin hsns is looking for a complete textbook that covers everything you need with latin guides and explanations, this is NOT the book to use.


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Lingua Latina – Glossarium Patrick M. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Lingua Latina per se Illustrata: The idea of a “Dick, Jane, and Spot” kind of book as a way to learn Latin was fun. Mar 25, DrosoPHila rated it it was ok Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Lingua Latina per se Illustrataplease lkngua up. Probably better to vote and comment here: You’ll also get a great background in Grecco-Roman myth!

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As a note, the ongoing story in the book was funny and actually made me laugh out loud a few times.