The family of courses in World to the Wise Academy is growing. And you have the opportunity to gain access to ALL courses -- existing courses as well as any new courses added to the collection for the next year -- for one upfront payment or small monthly installments.
When you subscribe for one year, you will have unlimited access to as many courses as you choose to enroll in, PLUS any new courses added to the collection during your subscription year. You'll of course need to subscribe again to access any courses added after the year is up.
Here is our current family of courses:
How to Learn a Foreign Language: 7 Hacks for Making the Daunting Doable
This is our foundational course which we recommend to anyone and everyone setting about learning any foreign language. It is designed to shorten your learning curve by preparing your all-important mindset, as well as equip you with practical tools to anticipate the challenges of learning your target language. ($49 value)
Intro to Spanish
As the title indicates, this course will get you well on your way to learning the second most widely spoken language in the world and becoming more and more important to know. Twenty video lectures with quizzes and additional recommended resources. ($99 value)
Spanish for Short Term Missions
Each year thousands of good-hearted people head to Central and South America to do good work, yet painfully few have a good handle on the Spanish language. This mini-course will not only help you get around a Spanish-speaking country on a practical level, but equip you as well to have meaningful conversations about things that really matter. ($49 value)
French for Real Life, Semester One
French for Real Life is a full length French course for high school credit -- OR for the adult learner who is serious about learning the language. Each lesson consists of a 35-40 minute video lecture with full explanations and illustrations, with David's native-sounding French affording the student exposure to this beautiful language on a regular basis. ($99 value)
French for Real Life, Semester Two
Content is "dripped", meaning released one week at a time, a continuation of French for Real Life, Semester One. ($99 value)
Coming in 2019 (if all goes as planned!):
Spanish for Real Life, Semesters One and Two
Same model as French for Real Life, fulfilling the first of two required years of a foreign language for high school graduation in most US states. ($99 value each)
Intro to French
Understanding Verb Conjugation (mini-course)
David Durham is a student of the world. Born in the United States, he has also lived seventeen years of his life outside the US, and views the world through an international lens. He has been a language language learner all his life, is conversant in six foreign languages and currently working on his seventh.
In addition to being a language freak, David is the creator and host of the World to the Wise podcast, where his guests tell compelling stories about crossing cultural bridges of various kinds. He and his wife also lead cultural tours to Europe. You can read more about the podcast and the tours, as well as read David's blog, at DavidDurham.org.
David and his wife Rebecca are the proud parents of three sons, three daughters-in-law, and five grandchildren, and live in Nashville, Tennessee.