Reviews and Testimonials


Several months ago I purchased Volumes 1 and 2 of Joegil Lundquist’s English from the Roots Up. Since then my son and I have been studying Volume 1 at home. In using this book, we find that learning word roots greatly increases the number of new vocabulary words we can learn in a given period of time. In the book, roots are presented individually along with many example words and a wealth of information about them. This makes for a fascinating study, bringing the words to life as we learn how they were used in the past. There are notes for the teacher on every page. These are written a personable style allowing us to imagine that Mrs. Lundquist, herself, is right with us, sharing her vast knowledge of history and the roots of the English language. You get the feeling she really cares about her readers and how they look at things as they learn. In a week’s time we are able to cover two or three new roots and find it satisfying to note how rapidly our ability to decipher new words multiplies with every page we turn. Volume 2 is a contin…

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