I hope you get a lot out of this little presentation. If you've been wondering what studying Latin with me is like, this is a sample. I'd love to hear your thoughts after you view the video.
Drill Masters for LNM 1
Here are some "Drill Masters" inspired by the work of Fr. Paul Distler adjusted to be used with Lessons 10, 11, and 12 of Fr. Most's Latin by the Natural Method.
LNM Readings: Some Recordings
Salvete, Omnes! For those of you starting out on the grand old road of Latin study with Fr. William Most and his excellent Latin by the Natural Method as your guide, I present recordings of the Latin texts in the first four chapters of the textbook. (Eventually I hope to have the whole book recorded,... Continue Reading →
Silly Latin Stories–(Use with LNM)
I recently wrote these stories for the students in my Latin I class. They should be enjoyed after a student has worked through the lessons marked.
Church Latin Links Master List
Links are tucked away in the dozens and dozen of posts on this blog. And since sometimes I update old posts months later with related new finds, even if you have read every post here from the beginning, you may find something you hadn't seen in the below new list!
Textbooks for Learning the Latin Divine Office
Guess what? There are old books that were specifically written to teach the Latin texts found in the Traditional Divine Office.
Learn Latin Resolution: A Paragraph a Day
This seems like the perfect time of year to plan something exciting: start-to-finish Latin by the Natural Method, Vol. 1 doing just a paragraph a day. Really. A paragraph is so bite-sized almost every single one of you should be able to squeeze that in. But there are enough days in the year that you... Continue Reading →
By Way of Encouragement
As I said in a recent post, if you're here because you want to start worshiping at the Traditional Latin Mass, the most important thing I want to tell you is that with a good Latin Mass Missal, you don't need to actually know Latin to worship well. But there are so many good reasons... Continue Reading →
How to Design a Self-Study Church Latin Course
You want to learn Latin. DO IT! Let's get you started today. In order to design a course you will learn from and keep going with, you should match your strategy with the ways you learn best. This whole website is devoted to helping you design a program of study for yourself, but in this... Continue Reading →
Completed: NEW Recordings for Pattern Practice Exercises (Latin by the Natural Method)
I'm redoing something from the past that doesn't exist today! I'm taking the incomplete tape scripts from Fr. Most's Latin by the Natural Method, translating and completing each exercise, and recording them, making them an audio resource as they were meant to be. After reading each lesson of the textbook, students can then listen to... Continue Reading →