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OLD VERSION (see link in description) Lingua Latina Per Se Illustrata Cap.1 Imperium Romanum

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The LLPSI series can also be purchased through regional distributors Vivarium Novum, Focus/Hackett Publishing, Cultura Clásica, Addisco, & NewSouth Books. The video does *not* include the important and necessary exercises, vocabulary lists, indices, or grammatical explanations (all of which are critical to make any use of the text) found in the complete book Familia Romana, which is by far the best instrument ever designed to teach the Latin language. The main purpose of this recording is to help my students understand correct pronunciation of Latin and is intended for educational use only. The secondary purpose is to encourage others to purchase the books of the Lingua Latina series.

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This recording is unique in that it preserves all long and short vowels and syllables, as well as the correct scansion and rhythm of the phrase, exactly as encountered in Ancient Roman poetry. It represents one of the most accurate interpretations of the pronunciation of Classical Latin (roughly 100 B.C. to 200 A.D.).

When using these videos, pause after each phrase, and repeat after me. Try to emulate what I do as exactly as possible: clearly pronounce the long and short vowels, the long and short syllables, and follow the rhythm and the melody of the phrase just like music. Note the elision or mixing of vowels between words, a vital part of the pronunciation of Latin and all the Romance languages. The result will be an exceedingly natural pronunciation that will permit you to understand intuitively the scansion of Latin poetry, and to speak Latin with native-style fluency.

See this playlist on Latin pronunciation for more: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLU1WuLg45SizQQ5VwufQbCB9rL-Z3VIUJ
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