My name is Gene Moutoux. Welcome to my home page.
a forty-year teaching career, which ended in 2004 with my
retirement from Eastern High School in Louisville, Kentucky,
I taught at four universities, three high schools, and a
middle school. Subjects taught include German, Latin,
English, mathematics, and humanities. My home is in Goshen,
Kentucky, just northeast of Louisville. I have a Ph.D. in
German from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
site includes eleven fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm,
thirteen letters by German-speaking men and women of note, a
four-part introduction to the German language, approximately
1750 Latin derivatives, two medieval Latin tales, and more
than 500 examples of "old-fashioned" sentence
diagrams (60 basic diagramming examples, "The Daily
Diagram" and 240 archived "daily diagrams,"
20 diagrams of sentences by contemporary journalists,
diagrams of 16 sentences from the U.S. Constitution, a
diagram of the opening sentence of the Declaration of
Independence, diagrams of the complete Gettysburg Address,
44 diagrams of presidential addresses, diagrams of ten very
long sentences from English literature, diagrams of 36
German sentences, diagrams of 65 Latin sentences, and more).
The fairy tales, the letters, and the Latin tales are
accompanied by vocabulary blocks and marginal notes. Also
included on my web site are some poems that I wrote as well
as descriptions of my books on sentence diagramming, Latin
derivatives, the German language, German fairy tales, and
German letters. I hope that you enjoy your visit. Please
tell me what you like and what you don’t like; I would
love to receive your questions and suggestions, too. Thanks.
email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also write to me at email@example.com.
From the right: My
daughter, Pam, and her husband, Stacy; me; son
Tom and his wife, Johanna;
son Dave and his wife, Amelie. We were
about to ride into the
mountains, up to a beautiful lake, where we
spread my wife Joni's