Five Obstacles in Teaching Foreign Languages
When it comes to foreign languages, many parents (homeschooling or not) feel stuck. They may feel fearful or even antagonistic toward learning a language other than English. A major contributor for these feelings is personal experience. Foreign Language lessons often contain dull drills, unclear grammatical explanations, and topics that are simply uninteresting. Therefore, the goal is to make sure our own children’s experience is different.
Latin: The Silver Key
While Latin study has been undergoing a growing renewal in the United States, it is still common to hear parents ask, “Why study Latin?” Naturally, if a family is going to commit a great deal of time and effort to studying a language no one in the family knows, that family wants to know if the study will really be worthwhile. It is a fair question.