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Latine Doceo
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Latine Doceo


Focus Publishing 2004

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Reg.: $17.95
Gathering Interest


Latine Doceo serves as an aid to all instructors teaching Hans H. Orberg’s Lingua Latina, and is designed to provide background for the methodology and philosophy of the series. It includes advice to the instructor and supplemental exercises, as well as chapters on testing and lesson planning. Latine Doceo is filled with teaching tips and offers strategies for Lingua Latina as a whole. This is a valuable resource for instructors at any level.

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Key Features

  • Aids instructors using the Lingua Latina series
  • Provides background on the methodology and philosophy of Lingua Latina
  • Includes supplemental exercises, as well as chapters on testing and lesson planning


  • Preface
  • Preface to the Italian Edition
  • Introduction by Hans H. Orberg
  • Prolegomena to Teaching Lingua Latina Per Se Illustrata
    • General Methodological Principles
    • Structure of the Course
    • Speaking Latin
    • Beginning Use of the Course
    • Planning a Typical Lesson
    • Supplemental Exercises
    • Testing
    • Some General Recommendations
  • Notes for the Instructor not Included in the Student’s Manual Latine Disco
  • Appendices:
    • I. Advice to the Teacher by H. H. Orberg
    • II. Sample Lesson Plans from Ian Thomson, Teacher’s Manual (1975)
    • III. Prefaces to the First Edition of Lingua Latina Per Se Illustrata
    • IV. Essential Bibliography on Aspects of Roman Civilization
    • V. Latinitas: The Misdiagnosis of Latin’s Rigor Mortis by T. O. Tunberg
    • VI. Principal Parts of the Fifty Most Frequent Latin Verbs by J. J. Hessinger
    • VII. Catalogue of Latin Syntax
    • VIII. Synopsis Sheet for the Latin Verb

Product Details

  • Title: Latine Doceo: A Companion for Instructors
  • Authors: Christopher G. Brown and Luigi Miraglia
  • Publisher: Focus Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Pages: 68

About the Authors

Christopher G. Brown is the William Sherwood Fox Professor of Classics at the University of Western Ontario.

Luigi Miraglia is an authority on spoken Latin. He is the director of the Academy Vivarium Novum, a college in Rome where students spend one or more years immersed in Latin and Ancient Greek.

Sample Pages from the Print Edition