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Teaching a Foreign Language When You Don’t Speak it.

I am not an expert in foreign language instruction.  I only speak English fluently and have taken upon myself the task of helping my children learn multiple foreign languages.  In graduate school for Speech-Language Pathology I was blessed to be able to “specialize” and work with a professor to help …

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Ancient Greek Pictionary

Learning foreign language vocabulary can be done through rote memorization, but it isn’t very fun and at times it can be quite tedious.  We’ve had success learning individual words by association.  For instance the word for farmer in ancient Greek is αὐτουργός which sounds like owe – tore- gose. We …

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Learning Multiple Foreign Languages in a Homeschool Setting

Being able to converse in multiple languages is something that is important to our homeschool so we spend a bit of time working toward that goal.  For several years now we have been slowly learning 3-4 languages.  Right now we are working on Arabic, Mandarin, and ancient Greek.  French was …

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