Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Not Much Blogging Lately, But...

Very little time these days. Finishing up a grammar workbook for introductory Italian which will be published next month. You can still read my weekly column (link on left).

Friday, July 01, 2005

Latin Not Quite Dead Yet

Although Latin is not as popular as the other foreign languages, it’s holding its own. Don Best, principal of Gatlinburg-Pittman High School, in Tennessee recently requested a new Latin teacher during a meeting of the Gatlinburg Board of Education earlier this month. All four county high schools offer Latin, which is somewhat rare these days. Spanish is, of course, more popular, but the fact that Latin is viable is certainly remarkable.