Jona et Piscis Grandis – A Big Fish Translating Adventure

From the time students start learning their first vocabulary words and noun declensions, they are itching to translate something in Latin. The challenge is that even once they’ve spent years soaking up the grammar, it can still be very challenging to head to a text originally written in Latin and feel confident about translating it.…

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Master Latin Verbs with 4 Principal Parts Tests & Quizzes

When Andy and I first encountered Latin verbs, we felt lost and confused. He started to gain some understanding when he started copying Latin conjugation charts. However, we still didn’t understand the importance of memorizing the 4 Principal Parts of every verb in the vocabulary. After we discovered the vast importance of knowing each of these…

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Strengthen Translation Skills with Latin Vocabulary Quizzes

The two things that make working through Latin translations faster are memorizing vocabulary and memorizing the paradigms (declensions of nouns and conjugations of verbs). I’ve seen this first hand as I have worked through Henle’s First Year Latin text with my son. He worked to memorize the vocabulary with flashcards, and I hoped that I could flip…

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Latin with Andy – Behind the Scenes

A year ago, my son and I launched ourselves out on a crazy adventure that has surprised us beyond measure. To celebrate a year of loving learning Latin with people all over the world, we’re taking a moment to give you a glimpse behind the scenes of Latin with Andy and giving gifts to our…

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