Familia Romana. Hans H. The Natural Method encourages students to learn Latin without resorting to translation, but instead by teaching them to think in the language: students first learn grammar and vocabulary inductively through extended contextual reading and an ingenious system of marginal notes. Each chapter is divided into two or three lessons lectiones of a few pages each followed by a grammar section Grammatica Latina and three exercises Pensa.
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Lingua Latina : per se illustrata. Hans H. Hans Oerberg's Lingua Latina per se illustrata is the world's premiere series for learning Latin via the Natural Method. Students first learn grammar and vocabulary intuitively through extended contextual reading and an innovative system of marginal notes.
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. It is also the most popular text for teachers, at both the secondary and collegiate levels, who wish to incorporate conversational skills into their classroom practice. The second of two volumes in the series Lingua Latina per se illustrata , Roma Aeterna introduces the most celebrated authors of antiquity through the lens of Roman history.
A vivid description of the city's monuments precedes a prose retelling of the first four books of Virgil's Aeneid , with many of the most famous passages in their original verse form. The selection from Virgil is followed by Book One of Livy's engaging mythical history of Rome's foundation.
The prose selections are judiciously chosen and, in the first few chapters, gently adapted to provide students with attest that is authentically Latin and yet not difficult. The unadapted selections which make up the majority of the text are taken from Aulus Gellius, Ovid, Nepos, Sallust, and Horace.
These annotated selections make Roma Aeterna useful both as the next step after Familia Romana and as a survey of Latin literature in its own right. Roma Aeterna incorporates the following features: Latin immersion with vowel lengths marked Approximately 3, new vocabulary words Short discussions of grammar and exercises for each chapter Selected readings cover the material in a Roman history course Index of Roman rulers and of historical events arranged chronologically The volume Indices contains chronological lists of Roman consuls and their ttriumphs, Fasti consulares and triumphales, a name index, Index nominum, with short explanations in Latin, and an Index vocabulorum, covering all the words used in Parts I and II.
Lingua Latina: per se illustrata Hans H. He taught at various Danish high schools until and at the Grenaa Gymansium until From to he served on the staff of the Nature Method Institute, Copenhagen. He is the author of the Latin course "Lingua Latina secundum naturae rationem explicata" ; the course was revised in , with a number of supplements, under the title "Lingua Latina per se illustrata". His books were published by Domus Latina, a publishing house he founded in Denmark, and they are distributed in the English speaking world by Focus Publishing.
Lingua Latina : per se illustrata Hans H.
Lingua Latina Familia Romana Collection (11 vols.)
He received a master's degree in English, French and Latin at the University of Copenhagen , and taught these languages in schools in Denmark. He was the author of Lingua Latina , a widely used method for learning Latin using the natural approach. From to he worked in the Naturmetodens Sproginstitut, an institute where the languages are taught according to the " natural method " of learning. While there he created a new course in Latin: Lingua Latina secundum naturae rationem explicata published in The method has been revised a few times, including in and , the title now changed to Lingua Latina per se illustrata. Words are always introduced in a context which reveals the meaning behind them. Grammar is gradually made more complex, until the student is reading unadapted Latin texts.