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How will we get a grade in the French course?

I received this question: My son is excited to be joining you for French this year, although probably for the recorded lectures. I do have a question on whether you will be going through the exercises that are in the book? There does not appear to be a workbook like...

You may find these questions helpful…

I received a series of questions.  You may find them helpful. Her questions are followed by my bold answers.  1) The Henle I class will begin from the beginning in September. Yes.   2) You teach the Henle classes every morning.  Correct.  That is happening now.  These...

Visual Latin and High school credit

I received this question: My son (9th grade) will be doing Visual Latin this year.  I am hearing conflicting info on whether VL meets high school requirements, some are saying it is used for college.  I homeschool, so I wish to ensure that my son has the high school...

What I teach my own kids If I could start over

I received this question: I have worked through Memoria Press's  Prima Latina, First Form Latin, and Second Form Latin with my high school age students, and we are a few lessons into Third Form.  Honestly, it's become a bit of a slog and I don't think we are doing a...

My wife asked me to stop writing tests for Henle Latin.

I received this question: If I just let my kids continue with Henle 1 (and pick up from where you all ended last year), will you continue on with Henle 2 when you finish with Henle 1?  Since your Henle 2 class this year will also just pick up from where you ended, I...

What others are saying….

I am answering A LOT of emails these days.  Comes with the territory.  In August, people are wondering what to do about Latin. If you are unsure about signing up, this may help.  I have an entire page dedicated to testimonials. Here is what a few people are saying: "I...

Henle Latin, Visual Latin, or Lingua Latina?

I received this question: Hi! I am intrigued by your online classes and your Visual Latin curriculum and am considering switching my CC Challenge I student to one of these. He will still attend Challenge I (and has already completed the Latin required in Challenge B,...

Okay. Fine. I’ll do it. Lingua Latina is back this fall.

I received this question: My son has taken Visual Latin 1 and is on lesson 49 of VL 2.  He loves it!  I looked @ your FAQ’s and would like to sign him up for a live Latin class.  It looks like your recommendation is the Lingua Latina.  Do you have any idea when you...

Grading?

I received this question: How does your grading component work? Here is my reply: Ah. Grading.  That tends to be a major headache no matter where you go for help. That would be one area where my site does stand out.  I have spent untold hours creating tests for my...