Word Up: Live and “Adumbrate”

Ran across an interesting quote this morning during Word Up: Live! Vocabulary.com quoted Lauren Collins from an article in the New Yorker. “More than any juice cleanse or lottery win or career switch, a foreign language adumbrates a vision of a parallel...

Go long, Hermann!

I’ve been reading The Decline and fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon. Today I came across this quote.  Gibbon is describing the Barbaric tribes far north of the Roman Empire.  Well, at least I think is.  I suppose it was possible that he was predicting...

Henle Latin again.

I received this comment: I’m looking for some help with my Latin study. I am a first year Classical Conversations Challenge B tutor. We are using Henle 1. This is my first year tutoring and also learning Latin. I’m not finding Henle very user-friendly for someone...

First Year Latin by Robert Henle – Live online!

Since Classical Conversations adopted Henle Latin as their preferred Latin textbook, we have received requests from students asking for an online Henle Latin Class.  Well… here it is! This fall, I will take students through the first year Henle course! That’s right....

Bad medicine is what I need.

I am re-reading many of the testimonials that have come in through the years.  I am mining them for some advertising ideas. Honestly, by March, I am done with Latin.  Tired of it.  If Latin came over to my house to ask to borrow an egg, I would probably throw the egg...

We are ditching Henle Latin…

I received this question: Hi Dwane, We are ditching Henle Latin and want to start Lingua Latina.  Which books do we purchase to begin your class?  We are finishing 2nd year of Henle Latin 1. Here is my reply: I try to keep it pretty simple.  You could spend a lot of...

First Year Latin by Robert Henle and Visual Latin

People often ask me, “Will Visual Latin help me with First Year Latin by Robert Henle?” Yep.  It will.  Same language, after all. In fact, a few years ago, I took some time and matched the two.  This free guide tells you which Visual Latin lesson to watch...