I received this question:

I have a question regarding Henle 1.  My 13-year-old is taking Latin 1 through a Homeschool Community this year.   They are covering Units 1-5 this year and will be covering Units 6-14 next year.  However, I am anticipating a change in our homeschooling and he may not be continuing on in this community.  I have found your website and I am thinking I would like to sign him up for a class to continue his Latin with you in the fall, but am not sure how I will be able to do that since you cover all of Henle 1 in one year.  Have you run into this problem before?  And if so, do you have any suggestions for a solution?  Thanks in advance for your help.

Here is my reply:


I teach through First Year Latin by Robert Henle for one reason.  The title.  🙂  It doesn’t feel right to charge families for three years of Latin when the book is called First Year Latin.

That said, I realize the pace is a bit much for many students.  For this reason, I rarely take the old classes down. In fact, I have quite a few students who use the old classes only.  They can move at their own pace.  If they want to finish the course in 6 months, they can.  If they want to finish in 6 years, they can.  

Students are always welcome to contact me if they have any questions.

By the way, you will not be limited to Henle Latin on my site.  A subscription grants access to every live class I teach. It also grants access to every previous class on my site.  

Let me know if you need more help!

Dwane Thomas