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Three Basic Steps to Learning Latin

If you are learning Latin, or teaching your children Latin, and you feel overwhelmed, do not despair. You should feel overwhelmed. Latin is tough. In fact, it is tougher than you think it is. If you are learning Latin, you are climbing one of the toughest academic...
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What to Do about Elementary School Latin

I sometimes see posts on the Classical Conversations Facebook page that remind me of an article I should write (gratias tibi ago—thank you). Many times in these posts, people ask when they should start Latin with their child beyond the Latin in the Foundations Guide....
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Latin as a Conversation

“…if I were asked what, of all the things I was ever taught, has been the greatest practical use to me, I should have to answer the Latin Grammar. An early grounding in the Latin Grammar has these advantages: 1. It is the quickest and easiest way to gain mastery over...
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Challenge: The Moment You've Waited For

The memory should be specially taxed in youth, since it is then that it is strongest and most tenacious. But in choosing the things that should be committed to memory the utmost care and forethought must be exercised; as lessons well learnt in youth are never forgotten...
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Beefing Up Sixth Grade

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read In more and more Classical Conversations communities, sixth graders start their final year in Foundations already knowing a lot of the memory work. Many...
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