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Tip of the Week, Saturday, September 26, 2020: Libby

Good morning! It’s really easy to access audio books these days.  I don’t want to do the whole “when I was a kid” thing… but, here goes. When I was a kid audiobooks were only available in cassette form.   I remember listening to The Hunchback of Notre Dame in...

But, not California

A few days ago, I posted my view about the future of our world.  I believe it is, overall, getting better.  There are fewer wars.  Less crime.  More freedom.  And, even the diseases we fear most have a recovery rate of 99.5%.   (The CDC has basically admitted that...

 The world is getting better.

I received an interesting question from one of my students. I was at youth group tonight (mine meets on Monday nights) and I was thinking about something that you had said in the Harry Potter class. At least I think it was in the Harry Potter class. Maybe it was...

What should we use before Visual Latin?

I received this question: Hi!  We are LOVING Visual Latin 1. However, we are considering homeschooling our almost-10-year-old son as well and I am curious: what Latin program would you recommend using before Visual Latin 1? Thanks so much! Here is my reply: Happy to...

Today’s Q&A / Orientation

If you are having trouble navigating my site, this will help. I am planning to offer weekly live Q&A classes this year.  Already underway, in fact. But, not too many people are showing up. Either I am doing a really good job and you guys don't need any help, or...

Destinos: a free Spanish video course

About a week ago, a reader sent me a link to an old Spanish language learning series. Destinos, filmed in the 1980's, is a Spanish language course aimed at intermediate Spanish students. Fortunately, the series is available online completely free. Unfortunately, it's...

Everything? Forever? Really?

I received this question: Hi, Dwayne, I have a question about your lifetime subscription offer. After we finish paying the 3 years, do we keep access to EVERYTHING on your site? Or is everything just for the 3 years, and after that we only have your Latin content?...

A schedule mistake

Guys, I messed up. I forgot that I will not be able to teach French and Exercitia Latina (the exercise book for Lingua Latina) on Wednesday mornings.  I am teaching a class in Nashville on Wednesdays and I have to leave home right after the morning Spanish class. We...

Live orientation/Q&A class today.

Join me every Tuesday from 3 pm central time zone to 4 pm for a live Q&A.  Ask questions about any of the classes I teach.  Ask questions about any of the languages I study.  Ask questions about any troubles you are having with the site.  Ask questions about...

Classes start tomorrow.

Classes start back in the morning.   Pretty early.   Here's the schedule. Second Year Latin by Robert Henle  • 6:00-6:25 am CST Mondays – Saturdays    Third Year Latin by Robert Henle  • 6:30-6:55 am CST Mondays – Saturdays   Spanish • 7:00-7:25 am CST  Mondays –...