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. Lingua Latina per se Illustrata has ratings and 48 reviews. Hans Henning ├śrberg The late Orberg is to be commended for doing such a good job!. Lingua Latina – Familia Romana by Hans Henning Orberg, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Lingua Latina, Part I: Grammatica Latina I

It is the only textbook currently available that gives students the larina to learn Latin without resorting to translation, but allows them to think in the language. Well, it has pages, and 20 chapters, so it’s incomplete. Cindy rated it it was amazing May 28, So far as Tom had gained any acquaintance with the Romans at Mr.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Dwane Thomas’s o In my lifetime, I have taken about five different Latin courses, and this is the only one that ever really stuck. Be the first to ask a question about Lingua Latina, Part I.

Without a classroom, with the aide of exercises, grammar tests, and a dizzying amount of reading, I can now basically read latin. The sentences in the manual are reproduced lots of times. The most comprehensive treatment of Latin grammar available in an elementary textbook. Geo marked it as to-read Jun 03, Aug 21, Brian rated it it was amazing. So there’s not a single English or German or Danish word in it, but han is either derivable via context or by short explanations also in Latin.

After about a week I was on chapter XX and could linguq fluently and ‘properly’ linearly. Ille liber latinae optimus est.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. How successful was it? There’s no translating Latin into the student’s first language, “because we’ve always done it that way”. The most comprehensive treatment of Latin grammar available in an elementary textbook A vocabulary of almost 1, words, reinforced by constant and creatively phrased repetition, vastly expands the potential for later sight reading A complete line of ancillary volumes, exercises, and readers both in print and online Seasoned secondary and college teachers often find their own reading facility enhanced by using Lingua Latina.


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You need very little knowledge of Latin or the Romance Languages to comprehend the text in this volume. I read LL after having done an intensive 2-month course with Wheelock’s Latin, so I was extremely well-prepped in the grammar and could hsns on what LL really offers: Despite I have marked the book as read, I confess I am re-reading the left and right margins of it to memorize vocabulary. Familia Romana et Pars II.

Compared to every other Latin textbook that I have seen, this is light years ahead.

In other words, this is a highly useful book for beginning Latin, most of all for vocabulary acquisition. Stelling so many questions about the Roman Empire, and whether there really ever was a man who said, in Latin, “I would not buy it for a farthing or a rotten nut,” or whether that had only been turned into Latin, that Tom had actually come to a dim understanding of the fact that there had once been people upon the earth who were so fortunate as to know Latin without learning it through the medium of the Eton Grammar.

Excellent method of learning the Latin language. 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. I am so proud lingux myself for reading this whole book cover to cover! Sakul Rodnag marked it as to-read May 07, The idea of a latia, Jane, and Spot” kind of book as a way to learn Latin was fun.


I admit this may be a failing on my part rather than on the part of the book, though. Paperback32 pages.

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I believe somewhere its approached is described as “intensely grammatical,” and that it certainly is. I am just astonished by this course.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Chapters consist of an illustrated and annotated reading, followed by a concise and formal discussion of the grammar used in the chapter as well as orbberg Pensaor exercises, that require the student to apply these grammatical concepts to selections from the chapter’s reading.

It got even better when I saw how other people were using it online. This article on a Danish linguist is a stub. As long as Latin is only taught to competent adult volunteers i. Dec 15, A. Hanss not sure 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.

Fast-forward 20 years and I decided to master give Latin, for a variety of reasons, some therapeutic, some intellectual, but mostly so I laina read Catullus in the original. It doesn’t patronise the reader or insult their intelligence. Samantha Slaubaugh is currently reading it Jan 13, Mar 12, Philip rated lingja it was amazing Shelves: I have read the manual on Latin.

The method has been revised a few times, including in andthe title now changed to Lingua Latina per se illustrata. This series is also my go to when I’ve spent a long time away from Latin and feel like I need orbeeg good refresher. The other thing I wish is more words, especially more verbs. To ask other readers questions about Lingua Latina, Part Iplease sign up.

Wheelock’s this work will prove worthwhile in every respect.