We are professionally trained in Classical Philology. We are passionate about language learning and teaching. In our classes, we put the experience and knowledge we have gained into play in order to make our classes the most engaging and rewarding possible. We invite all of you who desire to learn Latin or Greek for knowledge’s sake to begin a journey with us which will lead us to enjoy in their original languages the works underlying the politics, art, literature, religion, science, philosophy, and indeed, all the thought of our civilization.
Carlos Martínez Aguirre: I’ve been teaching languages since 1998. I’ve given classes in Latin, Greek and Spanish in Greece, France and Spain. In addition to Classical Philology, I’ve studied Byzantinology in Athens and I have published various books of poetry and an autobiographical essay on the teaching of classical languages title A strange odyssey. Confessions of a Classicist.
Aloysius Adam Aeschliman:I completed my Latin and Greek studies at St. Michael's abbey in Orange, California and studied additionally under the mentorship of Antoine Haaker. Subsequently, with an emphasis on modern language acquisition methods and individualized curricula, I taught Latin and ancient Greek at both the high-school and college levels since 2017.
Individuals lessons meet at least once a week for 1h30. The only things needed are a high-speed internet connection and a computer with a microphone. Our teaching follows an active, natural approach.
In accordance with Stephen Krashen's Comprehensible Input Hypothesis the first goal of instruction is for the student to understand as many meaningful and compelling messages in the target language as possible, first passively (through reading and listening) and then, when it is expedient, actively.
Students enrolled in any of our courses have exclusive access to our interactive Latin exercises.