Handspeak: An online ASL resource

Back in August I started learning American Sign Language in order to have more fluent conversations with one of my co-workers. Having someone to talk with five days a week really helps out when learning a new language, and in…

Chinese Skill- First Impression Review

During my quest to learn a new language, I came across Duolingo. The nifty app+website does a great job of introducing learners t o a new language through practice and repetition. Though it is clear that Duo is not a comprehensive single…

Ancient Greek #6: Negative Adverbs

In Greek, there are two forms of the negative adverb “not”: one for indicative verbs (e.g. He is not teaching.) and one for imperative verbs (e.g. Do not teach.) The negative adverb is placed immediately before the verb. The following table shows the two…

Ancient Greek #1: Greek Alphabet

The Greek alphabet consists of 24 letters, most of which were adapted from Phoenician letters. Since we won’t use transliteration (Latin letters) in the Greek readings in these lessons, it’s important to learn the Greek alphabet before moving on: Letter…

Latin Practice 2 – Vocab, Conjugation

VOCABULARY (VOCĀBVLA) mē – me, myself quid – what nihil – nothing nōn – not saepe – often sī – if amō, amāre, amāvī, amātum – to love, amābō tē – please cōgitō, cōgitāre, cōgitāvī, cōgitātum – think, ponder, consider,…