Tag Archives: learning

Review: Lewis, Fluent in 3 Months

Benny Lewis. Fluent in 3 Months: How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World. New York: HarperOne, 2014. pp. vi, 250. Much attention has been given recently to adapting modern language learning methods to classical languages. What is often missing from these discussions is that the internet, […]

Learning with Texts for Classical Languages

Last March, U. Chicago’s Alex Lee wrote a great piece for the Dickinson College Commentary blog on the value of flashcards in learning Latin, with particular focus on the electronic flashcard app Mnemosyne. My own experience confirms Lee’s conclusions about electronic flashcards—I attribute a good part of my success on comprehensive Latin and Greek exams […]