The new Resource page

One of the most common questions I get (especially these days) is, “Which books do I order?” In the past, I have responded to each of these questions individually by listing the books, and linking to the books. Then, about ten days ago, the obvious hit...

What Latin teachers aren’t telling you.

Whenever I try to learn a language, as much as possible, I like to learn much about the history of the language. These days, I am hyper-focused on Spanish. When taking a break from studying the language itself, I have been reading about the language… by reading...

Orientation/Q&A class today

For anyone who wants to come, I am starting a series of Orientation/Q&A classes.  These will continue until May.  At least, that’s the plan. For now, scheduled on Wednesdays.  Here is the info: ================================================= Please...

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...