Latin for younger students…

I received this question: What you recommend for Latin for younger kids?  We have heard from other moms that their older Challenge students really struggle having little to no Latin background. Our kids soak everything up right now and we would love to give them a...

Abandon Latin.

I received this sad email from one of my students: I wanted to talk to you because I feel like I’m having more trouble this year compared to last. I’m able to figure out a sentence, but the fluency of being able to read or hear a sentence and understand its meaning...

A simple way to learn Latin.

Perhaps you are familiar with the book Carry On, Mr. Bowditch!, by Jean Lee Latham. Carry On, Mr. Bowditch! is the story of an early American merchant who spends quite a bit of his time at sea.  As Mr. Bowditch sails around the world selling his wares, he teaches...

Thee, Thou, and all that (Part 2)

Yesterday, I blogged about the English pronoun “you.” Here is part of the post: Often you will hear people say things like, “I can’t read the King James Version of the Bible.  I get tired of the formal ‘thee’s’ and ‘thou’s.’” Funny thing is, those...