Proofs of OSSA Latinitatis Sola

Another publication date has come and past, so I wish to update you on our progress on the OSSA book. Some of you may have hoped to be teaching with this book already. Publishing this text has been a monumental task, and we appreciate your patience as we continue to push ahead. First, I called Reggie recently and he sounds stronger than when I left him on Christmas day. He has begun teaching again and welcomes people to come and read Latin texts with him. Reggie and I spent most of … [Read more...]

3 January UPDATE

UPDATE 11 February 2016: Reggie was released from hospital after a short stay. I called him yesterday and he sure sounds good, stronger than when I last saw him on Christmas day. He continues to hold class sessions, now in the same building as his residence, which is so much easier for him. UPDATE 03 January: Reggie was admitted this afternoon to the Intensive Care Unit of Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, where he remains in stable condition. BACK TO SCHOOL 05 December: Reggie is scheduled to … [Read more...]

Writing with Reggie Foster

My personal story about writing with Reggie is available below, in the current issue of Kansas Monks on pages 11-12. If you cannot read the article above, it is available here, on pages 11-12 of the present issue of Kansas Monks also available here. Writing with Reggie From the beginning it was clear that Reggie could lead me into the knowledge of Latin like no other teacher I had could for any other language. So I stuck with Reggie and Latin. Through thick and thin we both have … [Read more...]

update OSSA: The Mere Bones of Latin

For you who have pre-ordered and perhaps hoped to be using it already in your teaching, here is an update OSSA: The Mere Bones of Latin Several weeks ago Reggie and I sent the 120 pages of corrected sample proofs back to the publisher with our corrections, suggestions. The publisher is currently updating those pages and preparing the remaining 750 pages and send them to us. Reggie and I will take some time to review the approximately 870 pages, assembled for the first time as one … [Read more...]

Latin course 2015-2016

Download here the curriculum for Reginald's Latin experiences held during school term. The organizational meeting for the Latin course held during the academic year 2015-2016 will be held on the first Monday of October - 5 October 2015 - beginning at 2:00 PM in the church hall located in the basement of the church: St Florian's Church 1215 S 45th St West Milwaukee, WI 53214 USA. Reginald will wait in front of the church until 2:00 to welcome participants. Next to the main front stairs of … [Read more...]

Title Page

The title page of the series reads: “LATIN’S BODY”  REGINALD BEING THE OVERSEER DANIEL THE ASSISTANT The first page proofs have arrived for our final review of the book OSSA LATINITATIS SOLA: the mere bones of Latin. I'm delighted to see the final presentation take such beautiful shape. Now Reggie and I get to review and suggest changes to the way the book looks, the way the text is arranged on the page. After reviewing these initial pages and making our suggestions, the rest … [Read more...]

Number 1

Number 1 New Release in Foreign Language Instruction on Amazon.com and the book is not even out yet! Reginald Foster's method sweeps the charts! This new method of teaching the Latin language was developed by Reginald Foster while teaching hundreds of students in Rome during four decades while serving as the personal Latin secretary of four popes: Paul VI; JP I; JP II; Benedict XVI. The publihser has announced the book will be available in October. Pre-order your copy now from the … [Read more...]

Latinatus

Please update your bookmark for Ossa Latinitatis Sola. Pre-order direct. Download flyer. "One letter can kill you!", Reggie says, to indicate that the entire meaning of a Latin word can change by changing one letter. Get one letter wrong and the whole meaning is lost. Sad to say, this happened on a global scale, in the Latin title of our book Ossa Latinitatis Sola. Somewhere it was wrongly transcribed to read Ossa Latinatus Sola or even Ossa Latinatuas Sola. Three errors appeared on … [Read more...]

Bones of Latin

Bones of Latin are rattling about Pre-order your copy of OSSA LATINITATIS SOLA "The Mere Bones of Latin" by Reginald Foster - Daniel McCarthy Pre-order online from CUA Press here. Download the pre-order form and flyer. Anticipated release in October 2015. Paperback: $39.95 eBook: $39.95 Reggie talks about teaching Latin with OSSA: If video of Reggie and Dan does not appear, watch it here on YouTube. Description of OSSA From the first encounter with the Latin language … [Read more...]

Latin Summer 2015

Aestiva Milvauchiae Latinitas MMXV Latin summer with Reginald Foster Monday June 8 - Saturday August 1, 2015   Latin Summer 2015 Click on image to download a poster you may print & post or email: For more information I have a whole packet with • a Latin presentation of the whole undertaking, • an English presentation of the Summer program, • the daily calendar, • the academic contract, • the preliminary assessment for both levels of ‘iuniores’ and ‘seniores’. To inquire, … [Read more...]