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Visual Latin pronunciation

I received this question: Also, with the pronunciation, it seems a little random. In 2C you had iratus pronounced eye-ray-toos, rather than more like ee-rah-toos. Also Lie-toos for laetus, which at least makes sense from a classical pronunciation. My kids seem pretty...

I apologize.

As some of you know, I am in the middle of a rather extensive demolition project these days. Long story short... I bought a house for my family ten (or so) years ago.  The county refused to accept the old septic tank and refused to allow me to add a new one.  After I...

Struggling with Dyslexia?

A friend of mine is an expert in dyslexia.  He has dealt with it all of his life, has studied dyslexia professionally, and has even written a book on the subject. On Wednesdays, he is offering a free series of classes.  If you have dealt with dyslexia, or if you know...

Which class do I join?

I received this question: Hello, I would like help "placing" my daughter in your classes. 15 YO, CC Ch II. We have struggled through Henle 1 in Ch A-I. She loved the learning in Ch A but interest has dropped since. I was very involved in Ch A (I was a first year...

Why I do not celebrate Federal holidays.

Yesterday was Labor Day.  I don't celebrate Labor Day.  Or the fourth of July.  Or President's Day.   A student emailed me, "Just curious, why do you not celebrate government holidays?" Here is my reply.  (Sent on Labor Day): Oh.  Lot’s of reasons.  Some of them good...

Challenge one and Latin 3?

I received this question: My son is in Challenge 1 with Classical Conversations.  Would he be ready for Latin 3 live class? Here is my reply: It depends.  I am not entirely familiar with the breakdown Classical Conversations uses, but here is how I break it all down. ...

Orientation class tonight.

Even though the Wi-Fi is terrible at my home, and even though last week's orientation class tanked halfway through, I am going to try again. There will be another orientation class tonight.  That's Thursday, August 30.  7:00 pm to whenever central time zone. Anyone...

Links for the live classes…

Links for the live Henle classes and the live Lingua Latina classes are good to go.  Feel free to register for the live classes.  Use this page: https://dwanethomas.com/live-classes/ I am still working on the early morning classes and some possible Thursday classes. ...