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Lingua Latina by Hans Ørberg

Not long ago, my students and I just finished another trip through Lingua Latina Per Se Illustrata, by Hans Orberg. Every time I read this book, I am amazed. I am amazed at how well it teaches Latin.  And, I am amazed at how tough it is. Did you catch that?  Let me...

When does Henle 2 start?

I received the following question: Do you know the day and time for Henle 2?   Here is my reply: Once we start back up, we will meet daily, probably six days a week.  This class will meet a half hour a day and will meet early.  At least, that’s the plan.  6 am...

Tip of the Week for Saturday, August 8, 2020

Happy Saturday, Everyone! These days, I am pushing myself to master Spanish.  As much as I love this language, mastery has eluded me. I am doing everything I can think of to change this.  This week, I made a strange discovery.  In order to further develop my abilities...

Before you apply to college…

Every few months, I edit, or add to this post, and then re-post it.  Here we go again. College, for me, was a waste of time.  I naively did what I was told.  I did what every high school graduate was supposed to do.  I went to college. It was a four year delay of...

Word Up and Visual Latin are on sale today.

Compass Classroom and I spent the first few months of quarantine doing really dumb stuff.  And, now you can watch it. Just so you know, there is a sale going on over at Compass Classroom.  Today is the last day. If you liked watching me make a fool of myself in Word...

The Spanish book I use on my site.

I received this question: Hello! We have been following along with your Henle 2 class and are so grateful for you help! I would like my son to add Spanish this year but I am quite uncertain which curriculum he should use, especially since we want to continue with...

Just stop it, academic Latin. Please.

I received this question: Hi Dwane, I am a rising junior and have been through 4 years of Latin through CC. This year I am not continuing with CC, but instead putting together a course load. I am planning to do one more year of Latin, and then do some Legal Latin...

Visual Latin Errata: Lesson 35

I received this question: Chapter 35 - Adjectives - Indefinite and Irregular Section 35A. Grammar The table at bottom of page. Singular Accusative and Ablative I suggest that accusative feminine and ablative feminine and neuter are wrong.   Here is my reply: You...