Learning Arabic with YouTube

YouTube is a great supplement to any language study. Every Monday we watch selected videos on the Arabic language during lunch. I chose videos related to the alphabet and vocabulary. The Arabic alphabet songs are catchy and the vocabulary is simple. The Arabic alphabet songs and the videos from the…

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Learning the sounds of Arabic

For our Arabic language studies we are focusing on learning the sounds of the various letters in Arabic. I am using Alif Baa. Alif Baa is a curriculum designed for the older learner so I am adapting this program for the boys. The curriculum comes with a DVD and it…

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Rosetta Stone Language Program – Making it work for us

Rosetta Stone is a widely acclaimed foreign language program, but my boys don’t like it. They get bored of it quite quickly. We have version 2 and I purchased it for my oldest son when he was in Kindergarten. When I found out that the shipping costs for my new…

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Hey Andrew, Teach Me Some Greek Review

Hey Andrew, Teach Me Some Greek!is a curriculum designed to teach your children Koine Greek. We started using the first book in the series last school year. We didn’t spend too much time on it last year so we only made it about a 1/3 through the book. The first…

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Spanish Red Light, Green Light

We are starting to learn Spanish in our homeschool.  For Spanish today, we started by playing a Spanish Bingo Game. This Bingo game gives them exposure to 50 basic Spanish words. My youngest son won again. Somehow he seems to always win Bingo games. Following that, my boys did another…

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