Charlotte Mason Simple Spanish – a Curriculum for Young children

 It has been very encouraging to see new business ventures emerge within the home education movement in recent years. Downloadable products are especially helpful to those outside of the USA who pay a premium for postage and this format lends itself well to learning another language.  Charlotte Mason Simple Spanish is a Curriculum for teaching … Continue reading Charlotte Mason Simple Spanish – a Curriculum for Young children

Classical Academic Press – Review & Give Away! French for Children

 Paris, 2015     Moozle, my ten year old, has been learning French informally for a few years, mostly by listening to French folksongs and copying French phrases into her notebook. This has worked quite well up until recently. Her pronunciation sounds natural, and she speaks the French she knows with confidence, but I knew … Continue reading Classical Academic Press – Review & Give Away! French for Children

The Avion My Uncle Flew by Cyrus Fisher – Newbery Honor Book 1946…how this book has been inspiring in the acquisition of the French language

The war in Europe had just ended and Johnny Littlehorn's father was in France recovering from injuries he received when a German shell exploded near him. Johnny's mother was French and had met her husband in America. After their marriage they had settled on a ranch in Wyoming and now Johnny's mother, with the help … Continue reading The Avion My Uncle Flew by Cyrus Fisher – Newbery Honor Book 1946…how this book has been inspiring in the acquisition of the French language