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Imparting fluency in foreign languages

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Most American high schools teach foreign languages, yet few American high school graduates are fluent in these languages. This is nothing new. Back in 1939, the great Canadian humorist Stephen Leacock wrote an accurate article on this. It was a rarity. […]

How do we teach Latin or Greek to a child when we don’t know the language ourselves?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Question: How do we teach Latin or Greek to a child when we don’t know the language ourselves? In fact, having attended public school, we feel as if we lack a healthy grasp of the English language! Answer: When we first learned English, did we construct sentences based upon a conscious knowledge of subject-verb agreement? […]

New Video — Teaching Classical Languages at Home

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Teaching Classical Languages at Home by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn This seminar was given in Austin, Texas in 2004.

Hebrew Flash Cards

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Large Hebrew Letters & Vowels Flash Card Set Hebrew font used on these large flash cards is the most common printed Hebrew font found in Hebrew Bibles and Hebrew prayer books.

Free Vocabulary Studies Workbook Ages 10 and Up

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Free copy of our 100-page vocabulary studies ebook — Vocabulary Bridges from English to Latin and Greek — today through Friday. Workbook for ages 10 and up.

Grammatical gender does not necessarily correspond with actual gender

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Bluedorn, Thank you so much for your ministry. I have owned and read your book for six years now. It’s my most recommended homeschool book to new homeschoolers. It’s been such a blessing to me. My question is a simple curiosity question regarding the Hebrew language. I am a homeschool mom […]

College Credit for Rosetta Stone Spanish?

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

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Rosetta Stone Giveaway

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

UPDATE: The winner is lizacoutu. Rosetta Stone is giving away a copy of their Homeschool Edition Level 1 program in the language of your choice (valued at $249) here on my blog. HERE’S HOW YOU ENTER. Post the information below (the paragraphs between the ***’s) on your blog – and if you have multiple blogs […]

Three Levels of Language Study

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

I’m enjoying reading Teaching the Trivium so much! I’d like your advice on a sequence for foreign Languages. My oldest daughter is 10 years old and we’ve completed Prima Latina and plan to do Latina Christiana I this year. We also worked on memorizing the Greek and Hebrew alphabets last year. After reading your section […]

Two-Year-Old Learning a Second Language

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

My name is Anna and I have a daughter who will be turning two in December. I am convinced that I will homeschool and I found your website quite helpful. I plan on purchasing your Teaching the Trivium in the near future. If you could guide me in an area I would be appreciative. The […]

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