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Keys to Foreign Language Proficiency for the Homeschool Family

"Our yearly family mission trips in Mexico has been enriched by Sonlight in multiple ways. The friendships we have developed over the years are a great incentive to learn Spanish, and through Sonlight we purchased the Rosetta Stone Latin American version. … Continue reading

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Three Reasons to Immerse Your Children in a Foreign Language Now

Did you know that children who learn a language before the onset of adolescence are much more likely to have native-like pronunciation? Why is it so easy for kids to learn a new language? Child development experts attribute optimal language-learning … Continue reading

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Warning: Sonlight Ruins You for Mediocrity

I found this post very encouraging: Dear Sonlight, thanks for "ruining" my son. The short version: Reading stories about people like Nathaniel Bowditch and Eli Whitney inspired Katie's son to take up Latin. Latin! As she put it: "Yep, he … Continue reading

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The Urgency of Now

I knew the line "the urgency of now" from a Smashing Pumpkins song or two (they released a greatest hits album when I was entering college). But somehow I had missed the fact that the line comes from Martin Luther … Continue reading

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