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Colloquia Personarum (Lingua Latina per se Illustrata)

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An illustrated collection of supplementary texts, mostly dialogue. To be used in the first year. There is one colloquium matching each of Chapters 1-24, Part I, Familia Romana. Focus now publishes this title in the U.S. and the ISBN and cover have changed, but the interior of the book remains the same.
Paperback, 79 pages
Published 2005 by Focus (first published December 2000)
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Aug 19, 2010 Christopher rated it it was amazing
All of these characters have a special place in my heart.
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Jan 03, 2013 Dave Maddock rated it really liked it
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This is a companion reader to the first 24 chapters of Lingua Latina I: Familia Romana. Each Colloquium is graded to the level of the Familia chapter and expands on the various story lines of that book. As such, it can't really stand on its own, but is still a great supplement.

I think it is most useful as a double-check that you understood everything from the Lingua Latina chapter. After I had studied the chapter, listened to the recording, and worked through all the exercises, the last thing I
Feb 03, 2015 Skye rated it it was amazing
I loved this book, which is a perfect companion text to Pars I: Familia Romana. The skits are funny and usually end with a bit of a joke or humorous twist. They add more depth and background to the stories of the main textbook. I have used them in my classes as quizzes and recommend them to any Latin teacher!
Dec 29, 2015 Danny rated it it was amazing
Ørberg is a first-rate Latinist and fantastic story teller.
Oct 09, 2011 Brian rated it liked it
Very often fun, often completely tacked on to the main book, but good practice all the way through. I loved the ending with Diodorus and Symmachus. Hilarious view of truly depressing philosophies.
Jun 13, 2011 rogue rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Charming companion to Lingua Latina. However, only goes to Chapter XXIV. Is there something wrong with my edition?
Jan 15, 2009 Leila marked it as to-read
Using alongside Latin Book One: Language, Literature, and Life by Scott and Horn for reading practice.
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Lingua Latina per se Illustrata (3 books)
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