Dwane

  • Dwane wrote a new post, Yep. 12 hours, 50 minutes ago

  • This week I received this note:

    Hi!  Just wanted to let you know how we LOVE visual latin – my two older kids do it with me. : )

    Are you planning to ever do a video series for visual greek? We would buy […]

  • I have decided to offer a National Latin Exam preparation class.

    During this class, we will practice taking the National Latin Exam together.  Students will have the opportunity to ask specific questions […]

  • Dwane wrote a new post, Air 4 days, 20 hours ago

    As I blog my way through my study of Italian, I am considering bring the “Word of the Day” back.
    For several years, I posted consistently.  Then, in the craziness that was for me 2016, I dropped the ball.   […]

  • Dwane wrote a new post, Lucky? 5 days, 5 hours ago

    My family and I are very likely moving back to Greece in March.  If I can figure out visas, we will be there for five months, or so.

    Several people have commented lately that I am lucky.

    Maybe, I am. […]

  • In church last Sunday, the pastor quoted Samuel Johnson.
    “People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed. ”
    If you hang out on my blog at all, you know that I like DuoLingo.  I have e […]

  • If you are in one of my online classes, and if you are wondering… yes.  Classes resume today.

    There are no scheduled breaks between now and May.  We have a long road in front of us.

    However, I may be a […]

  • Dwane wrote a new post, Parental success 1 week ago

    • I like that and i am not a parent. i am only 11 years old, but will show this to my mom…. 🙂

  • Like you, I subscribe to several “tips of the week.”  This morning I received one from Bill Meyers.  I was already working on my own “tip of the week” when his showed up.  It’s good. I am going to postpone mine an […]

  • This note made me happy:

    Let me start by telling you how happy I am to have found your website!!  You have totally revolutionized the way we study Latin in my home. 🙂  This will be my 4thyear being a C […]

  • Dwane wrote a new post, Next year? 1 week, 3 days ago

    I received this question:

    I am planning out our 2017-18 school year. We have been involved in Classical Conversations for seven years now. Due to some changes in our family, we will be taking the year off from […]

  • As many of you know, I’m studying Italian.  This year, I hope to blog my way through the language.  I am going to attempt to post something about Italian, or about my trip through Italian, every day.

    For s […]

  • I received this question:
    I have a few of questions about Beyond Word Up:
    Is it in the same format as Word Up?
    How many lessons are there?
    Since it’s not a live class, do you have to sign up for a year or just […]

  • Dwane commented on the post, General questions 1 week, 5 days ago

    Hi, Lela!

    Do you have a book the school is recommending? If so, I would start there. If you need a powerful, quick introduction to Latin, I would recommend Wheelock’s Latin. If you are looking for something to read in Latin, start with Lingua Latina by Hans Ørberg. If it is too difficult for you, you are welcome to join any of my Lingua…[Read more]

  • Hi, Tanya!

    I apologize for the delay. Finally catching up this afternoon…

    Sure! You could do that. In fact, I only have a monthly option at the moment.

    You will find the link at the bottom of this page: https://www.dwanethomas.com/

    Let me know if you need more help!
    Dwane

  • Many people make fun of New Year’s resolutions. Not me. I’m a fan.  Of course, I don’t always refer to them as resolutions.  I call them goals.

    Today is the last day of the year. On December 31st of every y […]

  • I majored in History in college.  I never heard any of this.  Did you hear any of this when you were in college?  I doubt it.

    Author Douglas Wilson comments on this same subject in a post from 2011 en […]

  • One of my favorite living authors is Bob Bly.  His writing is full of practical, no-nonsense advice.  I usually leave his articles with an idea I can use right away.

    Today, this showed up in my inbox.  I fo […]

  • Dwane wrote a new post, What now? 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    I received this question:

    So what do you recommend after we have completed Latin 2??

    Here is my reply:
    Ah.  What a question.
    This rant may help: https://www.dwanethomas.com/world-world-winning/
    And, t […]

  • I received the following series of questions:
    Can you give me a little more info about this?

    How many video lessons per week is it designed for to get through in 1 year?
    I per day 5 days a week? […]

    • Hi, Lela!

      Do you have a book the school is recommending? If so, I would start there. If you need a powerful, quick introduction to Latin, I would recommend Wheelock’s Latin. If you are looking for something to read in Latin, start with Lingua Latina by Hans Ørberg. If it is too difficult for you, you are welcome to join any of my Lingua Latina online classes.

      Happy to answer any further questions you may have!
      Dwane

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