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PROGRAMS - COMPLETE lesson plan and a student worksheet in this booklet and a free website for even more ideas. I ran one of the videos past our resident 2 and 4 year olds. They were completely engaged in the graphics, colors and faces on the TV. I think cuddling the toy panda while watching helped connect them to the video. Once I asked them to say some of the Spanish words they began to interact with the video more. It was a hit! Video 1 covers eating and drinking. Video 2 is titled, "Wake up smiling." Video 3 talks about playtime, while video 4 teaches things around the house. Video 5 is called, "Happy, sad and silly," and video 6 includes counting. The program comes with a variety of components, packaged in several different ways: ¾ DVD 3-Packs: Vol. 1 DVDs (1, 2, & 3) or Vol. 2 DVDs (4, 5, & 6) in a slip case ¾ Gift Set: 3 DVDs & plush panda in tote ¾ Intro Gift Set: DVD 1 (eating/drinking), music CD, and a plush panda in tote ¾ Gift Set Plus: Volume 1 DVDs, word & phrase cards, and a plush panda in a tote ¾ Deluxe Gift Set: Volume 1 DVDs, word & phrase cards, music CD and a plush panda in a tote ¾ 6-pack Gift Set Vol. 1 & 2: all 6 DVDs plus Little Pim plush panda in a tote ¾ Deluxe Teacher's Kit: 24 pg teacher's guide, poster, Vol. 1 DVDs, plush panda, music CD, word & phrase cards, and access to secure website area containing 21 downloadable lesson plans & student worksheets ¾ Music CD: 15 songs ¾ Word & Phrase Cards: 60 flash cards ¾ Backpack Plus: all 6 DVDs, word & phrase cards, plush panda, in a clear plastic backpack with red trim ¾ Backpack Deluxe: all 6 DVDs, word & phrase cards, plush panda, 2 books (colors & feelings), music CD, and a clear plastic backpack with red trim ¾ Books: Little Pim stories are in English with vocabulary words featured in both French & Spanish, includes a pronunciation guide for parents. The Pim stuffed toy is just soft and cute. Your child may even use it as a Spanish-speaking puppet around the house. Overall, I really like this program and wish it had been around when my teenagers were small. It's simple to use. It's flexible to learning styles, lively and enjoyable. Although it is recommended for little ones, I could see this going to about second grade before children find it too juvenile. ~ Sara EACH 3-PACk . . . . . . . . . . . . 49.95 36 .50 EACH 6-PACk . . . . . . . . . . . . 99.95 72 .75 EACH Gift SEt . . . . . . . . . . . 59.95 43 .75 EACH Gift SEt PLuS . . . . . . 74.95 54 .50 EACH DELuxE Gift SEt . . . 84.95 61 .75 EACH 6-PACk Gift SEt . . . 109.95 79 .95 EACH intro Gift SEt . . . . . 34.95 25 .50 EACH intro Gift SEt w/Bk 39.95 29 .25 EACH MuSiC CD . . . . . . . . . 14.95 10 .95 EACH DELuxE tEACHEr'S kit119.95 87 .25 EACH BACkPACk PLuS . . . . 129.95 94 .50 EACH BACkPACk DELuxE . 144.95 105 .50 EACH WorD/PHrASE CArDS 14.95 10 .95 Spanish 052911 052912 052913 052916 052920 052922 052923 052924 052921 052917 052914 052915 052918 052919 french 052884 052885 052886 052869 052892 052894 052895 052893 052889 052887 052888 052890 052891 Chinese 052872 052873 052874 052878 052871 052880 052881 052875 052876 052877 052879 German 052896 052897 052898 052901 052903 052904 052905 052899 052900 052902 3-pack Volume 1 3-pack Volume 2 6-pack Vol . 1 & 2 Spanish Bop Music CD Word/Phrase Cards Vol . 1 Deluxe teacher's kit Vol . 1 Gift Set Vol . 1 Gift Set Vol . 2 6-Pack Gift Set Vol . 1 & 2 Deluxe Gift Set Vol . 1 Backpack Deluxe Backpack Plus intro Gift Set intro Gift Set w/ Book 3-pack Volume 1 3-pack Volume 2 6-pack Vol . 1 & 2 french Bop Music CD Word/Phrase Cards Vol . 1 Gift Set Vol . 1 Gift Set Vol . 2 6-Pack Gift Set Vol . 1 & 2 Deluxe Gift Set Vol . 1 Backpack Deluxe Backpack Plus intro Gift Set intro Gift Set w/ Book 3-pack Volume 1 3-pack Volume 2 6-pack Vol . 1 & 2 Word/Phrase Cards Vol . 1 Gift Set Vol . 1 Gift Set Vol . 2 Gift Set plus Vol . 1 Backpack Plus intro Gift Set intro Gift Set w/ Book 6-Pack Gift Set Vol . 1 & 2 3-pack Volume 1 3-pack Volume 2 6-pack Vol . 1 & 2 Word/Phrase Cards Vol . 1 Gift Set Vol . 1 Gift Set Vol . 2 Gift Set plus Vol . 1 Backpack Plus intro Gift Set 6-Pack Gift Set Vol . 1 & 2

Little Pim (ages 0-5) Pim is a Panda. Pim speaks Spanish. We like Pim! Little Pim's language programs come to you in a kit which includes: 3 DVDs, a music CD, a pack of flashcards, a teacher's guide, a poster, and the best bit ­ a 9" stuffed panda, all in a clear plastic pouch. Little Pim is also a television program on PBS Kids and is a Top 20 Consumer Award winner. Are you wondering if age 0 is too young to start your child learning a second language? It is not, in fact, too young. Many families raise children to speak 2 or more languages in the home. Second language learning can begin anytime in a person's life, but it is much easier for the younger learners. I reviewed the Spanish kit, but each language will be similar in structure. Each video is 35 minutes. Starting with five minute segments, you can build to watching a full video at a time, or watch your favorites over and over. Pim is your host panda and he speaks only in the target language! This is called total immersion and it is what you want in language learning. Faces of toddlers, babies, families, and older children are combined with animation and colorful graphics to hold your child's attention while they are hearing only Spanish (or French or German or Chinese!) Children are given the chance to repeat after Pim and learn to link the words they hear to the images on screen. The videos come in a colorful box to keep them together nicely. All songs on the CD are in the foreign language and are lively and clear. Some are slower and ask kids to clap along; others make you want to dance around the living room. You get the lyrics in Spanish and English, so when you learn the songs by heart while driving around town, you can also answer the question, "What does that song mean?" You are also getting a pack of 60 flashcards in their own sturdy box and a useful idea guide on how to tie the flashcards to the videos. The teacher's guide is a small booklet with lots of suggestions for using your Little Pim kit as more than its parts. An example of this is to have your child sit with their back to the TV, give them several cards from the selected video segment, have them listen for those words and show you the card when they hear that word. The large flash cards show Pim with an object on one side and on the other there is the same image with the word in Spanish (la manzana,) the phonetic pronunciation spelled out [la mahn-ZAH-nah,] and the word in English (apple.) It also tells you which video corresponds with said card. There is a reproducible 990 Foreign Language See page vi for key to Consumer Product Safety

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PoWEr-GLiDE LAnGuAGE CourSES (Pk-12) Power-Glide courses make learning a new language exciting, relevant, and fun. In each course, the student takes the place of a character who has just embarked on an adventure in a new country and must learn enough of the language to communicate with the locals in order to unravel the mystery. Each level begins by incorporating just a few common words and phrases into the storyline, with more words, phrases, and sentences introduced as the program continues. The emphasis is on everyday conversational language, not learning isolated words, so students feel they're like learning and thinking in the language even after a short amount of time. Because of the interesting story, the student has a desire to go on, to master the language, getting rid of the barrier to communicate with people speaking this language. Three levels are available for Spanish and French - a 2-year elementary level for grades PK-4, a 2-year middle school level for grades 5-8, and a 2-year high school course for grades 9-12. German and Latin courses do not have a middle school level, so the elementary level is recommended for grades PK-6 and the high school level for grades 7-12. All levels are designed to be used with beginners, so children may start in the level appropriate to their grade ­ not their language-speaking ability. Improvements in the program, packaging and components have been frequent. In 2007, Power-Glide obtained rights to the program back from Alpha Omega, however, the changes since then have been minimal, so. the components are still very much the same as they were in the Alpha Omega versions. Power-Glide Elementary Course (Pk-4) The Elementary Course is an easy-to-use introduction to the Power-Glide program for young learners, and is based on an exciting adventure theme. While playing in the attic, Tony and Lisa come upon some paintings from their Grandpa Glen. As he tells them the story of how he came to paint the pictures and pursue a treasure, he slips in foreign language instruction too! Course content includes matching games, story telling, speaking, drawing, and creative thinking. By the end, children should know some common phrases, common complete sentences, numbers, colors, body parts, and more. Regular complete Elementary Courses include a Parent's Guide, three workbooks, eight audio CDs, and the Elementary CD-ROM (included with Spanish, French, and German only). The Parent's Guide contains helpful commentary and reduced student pages so you can "follow along." It includes instructions, objectives and lesson plans, cultural information, child-friendly recipes, and suggestions for additional activities. An exception is the Latin Course, which includes one workbook and four audio CDs. Additional workbooks are also available for all languages. Please note that while the Spanish and French courses have a middle-school follow-up, they are recommended for grades PK-4. German and Latin do not have a middle-school sequel, and are recommended for grades PK-6. EACH CourSE (excpt noted) 129.95 109 .95 011216 french 011218 German 011219 Latin . . . . . . . . . . . . 59.95 54 .50 011215 Spanish

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Power-Glide Middle School Spanish (5-8) Do you love mysteries? Assuming that most middle school students would like to be involved in searching for clues and solving a mystery, the Power-Glide Middle School Spanish draws students in with a story about a brother and sister who come to visit their grandpa - only to find him missing. Before they know it, students are learning basic vocabulary and beginning to follow conversations as they are involved in the immediate use of the language. Perhaps it will come as no surprise that the search for grandpa continues through the entire course weaving throughout vocabulary, grammar, and usage instruction. Here's another surprise - although grandpa is found at the end of the course - he brings along another mystery leaving the student with a cliffhanger, eager to continue his adventure through the next course (Power-Glide High School Course). Come back next year! As in the other Power-Glide programs, language is approached from a variety of teaching methodologies. Students look over the material, then listen to the audio tracks several times - first while following the text, then without the text. Reading the story out loud is done first with the audio, then various sentences are repeated with the text, and then without looking at the text. Next, students are expected to say the Spanish sentences from the English and write the material. While this may sound a bit complicated, the books are user-friendly, individual students can work alone, and the program is very flexible. Students completing the Elementary course can use this as a continuation course before going on to the High School Course. However, an older student (gr. 3-6) can start with this course without having had any other instruction. The Spanish Middle School course is split up into Year 1 and Year 2. Years 1 and 2 each consist of three audio CD's and a worktext. Additional workbooks are available if you are using the program with multiple students. The worktexts include complete answer keys for all quizzes and exercises, as well as a scope and sequence for the course. So, what did happen to Grandpa? ~ Janice 000850 Span Yr 1 Course 129.95 109 .95 000851 Spanish Yr 1 Extra Workbook . . . . . . . . 39.95 36 .50 007895 Span Yr 2 Course 129.95 109 .95 007909 Spanish Yr 2 Extra Workbook . . . . . . . . 39.95 36 .50 010574 Spanish Year 1 & 2 Bundle . . . . . . . . . 229.95 195 .95 Power-Glide High School Courses (9-12) Good morning, secret agent! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to "drop" into a foreign country and become fluent in reading, speaking, writing and understanding it at a high school level! In the high school level of this course, the student is an undercover agent who is parachuting into a country to save it from invaders and find a treasure. One problem? Everyone except you and your

fellow officer speak only the foreign language. It immediately becomes important for you to learn the language so you can communicate with your contact ­ and the other locals ­ and find the treasure. The program begins with common phrases like these in the Spanish program; "hasta la vista" (so long), "buenas dias" (hello/good day"), etc. Pieces of the adventure story are interspersed with quizzes, games, and Diglot WeaveTM stories, which take a familiar story and "weaves" in words in the foreign language, helping students read and understand the words in context and remember them. The exercises include the student translating to and from the foreign language, which exposes them to sentence structure and gets them thinking in the foreign language too. While some language courses start the student out with words, it's not the case here! When you ask your student what they've learned in a lesson, they will probably be able to surprise you with a complete sentence! The program is very self-instructional between the workbook and the CDs. Each page of the workbook gives the student instructions on how to complete the activity, and which CD and track the audio portion of the lesson is on. The High School Course is divided into Year 1 and Year 2. Year 1 begins with common words and phrases, and works into numbers, the alphabet, common words and vocabulary, simple grammar and basic conversation. Information about culture is incorporated into the program as well. Year 2 begins with the student journeying to another country on a new secret mission. This level gets into more complicated sentences and more advanced grammatical concepts. Year 1 High School courses include one workbook, four audio CDs, and an interactive CD-ROM. Year 2 programs each include one workbook and six audio CDs. Bundles consist of Years 1 & 2 packaged together, and include all of the components from each year. Because Spanish and French have middle-school courses, the publisher places the high school courses at a 9-12 level; however, German and Latin, which do not have middle-grade courses, are graded at 7-12. All of the PowerGlide courses are designed for beginners at that level, so you could use this level with serious 7th or 8th graders, perhaps at a slower pace or with other minor adaptations. EACH 2-Yr CourSE . . . . . 229.95 195 .95 000150 french 2-Year Course 000183 German 2-Year Course 000331 Spanish 2-Year Course EACH uLtiMAtE YEAr 1 . . 129.95 109 .95 003127 french 002280 German 003798 Spanish EACH Yr 1 ADD'L . LEArnEr 39.95 36 .50 003122 french 002282 German 003746 Spanish EACH uLtiMAtE YEAr 2 . . 129.95 109 .95 000610 french 000795 German 000866 Spanish EACH Yr 2 ADD'L LEArnEr 39.95 36 .50 000698 french 000801 German 000867 Spanish EACH CourSE . . . . . . . . . . 169.95 141 .95 011206 Latin ~~~~~~~~~~~ Foreign Language 991

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LAnGuAGE language study. "Rollovers" and "clicks" elicit an audio rendition of words, sentences, conversation. Much easier than stopping and starting a Switched on Schoolhouse french/Spanish CD player ­ or even an MP3 player. However, one feature that separates this program from its Programs (k-8) At the elementary level (grades 3-6), memo- higher priced computer-based counterparts (i.e. rable songs, games, and animated exercises are Rosetta Stone and Tell Me More) is the lack of used to teach basic vocabulary and grammar. voice recognition software. In other words, the Prior knowledge of the language is not required student will have ample opportunities to hear by either the student or teacher, and this 65 words and conversation and will be encouraged lesson course can be completed in anywhere to reproduce the sounds, yet there will be no feedback (other than yours) on pronunciation between 1 to 4 semesters. Like the elementary level, secondary programs approximation. As with any such program, it (grades 7-12) also utilize memory aids, songs, will be very helpful for your student to have and games. At this stage, however, the student the opportunity to interact vocally with native/ is introduced to reading, writing, speaking, and fluent speakers. It's the SOS teacher/administration system that listening skills in a variety of situations. The CD-ROMs feature audio recordings of Spanish appeals to many homeschoolers ­ and these or French speakers and also provide cultural courses make full use of its advantages. Even information. What I really like about this pro- though the installation and set-up operations can seem a bit lengthy, it's worth the wait to be able gram is that no extra materials are required. If you've used other introductory language to have automatic grading of activities, quizzes, programs such as Power-Glide, you may notice and tests as well as grade tracking. The SOS teacher can review/preview lessons, customize significant content overlap. For those who are familiar with Alpha Omega's assignments, and print reports. A particularly Switched-On Schoolhouse software, this should helpful feature in these language courses is the be a cinch to add to your curriculum. Otherwise, "rollover" translations for exercises. This makes it might take a while before you get the hang it more feasible for the parent/teacher to stay on of using Switched-On Schoolhouse's lesson top of the learning taking place in a language planning and administrative features. Please she may not know. Other SOS features and sysrefer to the Curriculum/Unit Studies section of tem requirements are consistent with the latest this catalog for more in depth information on edition and described in the curriculum section. Switched-On Schoolhouse products. 2011 ver- Minimum system requirements: Windows XP sion includes new and improved features - see (Service Pack 3), Vista and 7. ~ Janice complete Switched-On-Schoolhouse description 022916 french i . . . . . . . . . 99.95 89 .96 in Curriculum section. System requirements: 022939 french ii . . . . . . . . . 99.95 89 .96 Windows XP (Service Pack 3)/Vista/7; CD-ROM 004823 Spanish i . . . . . . . . . 94.95 85 .46 011554 Spanish ii . . . . . . . . 94.95 85 .46 drive and printer recommended. ~ Anh EACH CourSE . . . . . . . . . . 104.95 94 .46 Alpha omega Spanish (9-12) 018317 Elementary french A high school-level course to teach beginning 025836 Secondary french Spanish using the LIFEPAC method. Complete 018318 Elementary Spanish set contains 10 LIFEPACs, Teacher's Guide and 025837 Secondary Spanish CD's. A Switched-On Schoolhouse course is also available. This is designed to be the Alpha omega SoS foreign Language (k-8) All the advantages of the Switched-on- equivalent of the first semester of college-level Schoolhouse learning environment coupled Spanish. After completing the course, students with a traditional approach to high school level should be able to ask and answer basic quesforeign language. The result? An easy-to-do- tions, initiate and respond to simple statements at-home program with a reasonable price tag. and participate in brief conversations about "Traditional" in terms of foreign language means familiar topics. that you gradually build vocabulary while intro- 002196 Spanish i Box set w/ CDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85.95 77 .36 ducing grammatical constructs ­ all interwoven with conversational opportunities. These SOS 004822 Spanish i - 10 LifEPACs only (no CDs or tchr Gd) 50.99 45 .89 programs take a "cognate" approach to vocabulary and start with words that have similar coun- 002232 Spanish ii Box set w/ CDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85.95 77 .36 terparts in American language. For instance, the ~~~~~~~~~~~ first words introduced in the Spanish program include guitarra, barbacoa, and chocolate ­ all words from which American words have been GrEAt CoMMiSSion LAnGuAGE derived (or adopted). This means that those very first foreign words don't seem so foreign Easy _____ Jr . Language Programs (k-12) While the normal Easy Spanish and Easy after all. From there it's 1) introduce more words ­ gradually working through examples French courses can be adapted to fit a variety of of all the parts of speech (nouns, pronouns, age levels, these junior levels were created for articles, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, etc.) and 2) younger students. The format is similar to the add/explain the accompanying grammar (e.g. normal programs, utilizing fresh stories written masculine-feminine aspect, article-noun agree- for a younger reading level. The more rigorous ment, verb tenses, etc.), and 3) provide transla- coursework such as the phonics, grammar and tion activities and conversational examples to writing have been left out of the Junior version. EACH ProGrAM . . . . . . . . . 69.95 58 .95 reinforce learning. The SOS environment offers smooth incorpora- 007333 Easy french Jr . tion of the audio element so important in foreign 007342 Easy Spanish Jr . ALPHA oMEGA forEiGn ProGrAMS (k-12) 992 Foreign Language

Easy _______ Language Program (2-AD) This is a foreign language program the whole family can use! Written so that it can be easily adapted for younger students, middle students, independent learners or as a high school course, this program is laid out into 36 lessons that can be completed in 1, 2, or 3 years depending on the age and goals of the individual student. The programs employ the Charlotte Mason method of learning language in a natural way. Each lesson contains several different parts, starting with a short conversational story, with words in both English and the language being studied so students will be able to figure out through context what the foreign words mean. A short vocabulary section follows containing the foreign words in the story and giving the English translations. An activity section comes next, containing several different activities such as creating English-foreign language flash cards, having mock conversations, gradually using common expressions in the foreign language instead of English throughout the week, reading books, doing research projects, and much more. Lessons also contain scripture verse memorization in the foreign language, teacher helps, cultural notes, some trivia, and instructions for completing a page in their notebook. The notebook is a binder that you add pages to after every lesson and will show what you've completed throughout the program. Different sections are completed somewhat differently, depending on the age and level of the student, and all of the adaptations for different levels are included in the beginning with the plans laid out for finishing the program in a timely fashion. A younger child will spend approximately 45-60 minutes per week on their lessons, and the independent or older learner will spend approximately 1 ½ to 2 hours per week. Audio CDs are included to aid in pronunciation and learning, and they go along with each story and the vocabulary sections. If you prefer to break your foreign language study up into one-year increments, consider the 1A and 1B programs. These are basically the first and second halves of the full programs, given a few tweaks to appeal more to an older audience (grades 7 and up). The font is more formal, the stories are slightly different, and the grammar and other worksheets have been integrated into the textbook instead of being located on a separate CD. The two CDs included hold the audio portion of the program and answers to the activity sheets. The phonogram cards are not included in 1A or 1B, so you will need to purchase those separately. Test books and keys are available separately for French IA and IB. The non-reproducible test books include a test for each lesson (no cumulative tests), which are mostly fill-in-the-blank and short answer questions with a few oral exercises thrown in. Test books do not include an answer key ­ these are available separately. Keys include all test content, with answers filled in. Although not required, these resources are available if you feel you need assessments. ~ Megan EACH fuLL ProGrAM . . . . 139.95 125 .95 006900 Easy Spanish Lvl 1 (El Espanol facil) 003100 Easy french Lvl 1 (Le francais facile) 043772 Easy french Level 1A 84.95 046119 french Lvl 1A tests 10.00 046120 french 1A test key 10.00 79 .95 8 .95 8 .95

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roSEttA StonE HoMESCHooL (1-AD) rosetta Stone Homeschool Version 3 (1-AD) We've all heard the adage "If it's not broke, don't fix it." That was my initial reaction when hearing that Rosetta Stone was coming out with an entirely new version. NASA, the Peace Corps, the U.S. State Department, thousands of elementary and secondary schools, as well as colleges and universities across the country are all users of The Rosetta Stone, so why change it? Well, I'm beginning to appreciate why the Rosetta Stone people are excited about their newest version. Version 3 is not just a revision of the old, it is a complete reworking and rewriting of the entire program. The "dynamic immersion" methodology that distinguishes Rosetta Stone is still foundational. But there are some changes: more grammar and writing activities, more curriculum structure, more flexibility in meeting learning objectives. And there are some technical tweaks that will make the homeschool mom's life easier. Rosetta Stone combines multimedia technology with a total immersion approach. The resulting Dynamic Immersion environment utilizes four aspects ­ images, intuition, interactivity, and instruction. First of all, real-life images are coupled with words or phrases both spoken (by native speakers) and written. These images convey meaning by using your intuition to discern meaning from the clues provided in the images. This learning is reinforced by constantly interacting with the program ­ making selections which are confirmed if correct. Constantly building toward language acquisition, the student explores his understanding by spoken responses to real-life simulations completing the instruction picture. This methodology bypasses the old translate-in-your-head approach. And aren't we glad? Rosetta Stone levels are divided into Units. These Units each focus on a language topic such as greetings and introductions, work and school, shopping, etc. Each Unit has Core Lessons, Focused Activities and a Milestone. The Core Lessons utilize a full range of skills ­ (A) Listening & Reading combined, (B) Listening only, (C) Reading only, (D) Speaking, and (E) Writing. The Focused Activities are exercises that concentrate on language skills ­ vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, reading, speaking, listening, writing. A feature called Adaptive Recall schedules review material to reappear at an optimal time to help move language into long-term memory. As the language is mastered, Adaptive Recall appears at longer intervals. Each lesson also includes a formal Review and Test that evaluates the student on the material he has learned to that point. Milestones serve as end-of-unit "rewards" allowing the student to practice his new language by speaking and interacting in real-life scenarios. Each student (or the parent/teacher) can determine his Course through the program based on various combinations of these different components. Here is where the increased flexibility comes in. The RS program has outlined a number of different courses based on specific learning objectives. You might think of these as templates. When a student first logs in, he makes certain selections that will determine the order (and number) of activities. The Full Year curriculum path takes

MiSSion ABC ProGrAMS (k-2) A delightful introduction to a language. My high school French is pretty rusty but this program is so well-organized and easy-to-follow with good auditory support that I think anyone ­ no matter their language background - could reasonably expect an enjoyable and profitable learning experience. Familiar children's songs and Bible stories in the target language and clearly presented vocabulary and conversations make progressing through the workbook material interesting. Teacher prep is minimal (maybe 20-30 minutes per week) and typically involves gathering items or making flashcards. Games are an important part of the reinforcement and review but again prep is minimal ­ using masters to make copies. Developed in Canada for use in Christian schools, some English words reflect British spellings (i.e. colours). Not to worry though that these programs will be heavily laden with classroom "stuff"; they're simply and clearly organized and presented. Each Workbook contains 20 lessons. #1 covers the alphabet, colors, shapes, days of the week, the creation story, and basic conversation. #2 reviews and expands vocabulary, the story of Noah, family, food, classroom, body parts, emotions, family tree. #3 reviews and expands, numbers, house, the story of Joseph, silverware, birthdays, clothing, clock, and introduces prepositions. #4 covers counting, transportation, buildings, money, translations, instruments, and introduces verbs. Workbooks are a combination of text w/ questions and exercises, and conversations. Although black and white, the illustrations are well-done and some could be colored. Tests (usually two per book) are in student books. The Teacher's Manual, threehole punched looseleaf, provides the words to all songs, lesson plans, and game masters. The audio CD (enjoyable listening) has songs and conversations. Program includes the Teacher's Manual, all workbooks, and CD. ~ Janice EACH ProGrAM . . . . . . . . . 85.00 79 .95 EACH WorkBook . . . . . . . . . 9.00 8 .80 EACH CD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.00 14 .50 french Mission ABC 005299 ABC Complete Program 005300 Workbook 1 005323 Workbook 3 005314 Workbook 2 005334 Workbook 4 046018 CD Spanish 005426 005433 005434 046024 Mission ABC ABC Complete Program Workbook 1 005443 Workbook 3 Workbook 2 005452 Workbook 4 CD

the student through every language skill and is intended to guide him through one level of language in a scholastic year. However, there are seven alternative curriculum paths available as well as four placement tests which might be more appropriate in certain situations. (i.e. A student already has some language skills and wants to progress from "midstream" or perhaps is confident in the written language but needs work in pronunciation.) The Version 3 computer screen interface is very user-friendly. Completing Core Lessons and the various Focused Activities are mostly self-evident with any necessary help to getting started provided in the User's Guide. At various time as the student progresses through the lessons he might be asked to choose an image or prompt, pronounce syllables or practice her speech by producing new phrases or sentences. Writing exercises are easy to complete thanks to an on-screen keyboard that shows you how to type special characters and a tile drag-and-drop function that lets you build sentences without being bogged down by spelling (a feature brought over from V 2). One of the strengths of Rosetta Stone has been the pronunciation diagnostics and Version 3 continues this desirable feature and improves it with state-of-the-art technology. Speech analysis includes visual graphs of both the native speaker's pronunciation and the student's that provide assessment and input for fine tuning. Additionally, prompts are given when a student's efforts need to be repeated. A headset with microphone is included with the purchase of each level or combination of levels. Timing when speaking into the microphone is important, so some experimentation might be necessary. (Background noise can affect results.) Another area of improvement is the Student Management tools. All tools are now included within the program application and are "unlocked" with Activation. After activation, the program can be installed on two computers and used by up to five students. Parents can plan, track and print reports of student progress. As mentioned above, lesson plans are more flexible and can be chosen to meet specific learning objectives. This flexibility also means that the curriculum path can be adjusted to accommodate a younger learner. Ancillary materials are provided in PDF format but availability differs with the language. Workbooks in hard copy form are not included but can be purchased separately for Spanish (Latin American) and English (American). Currently, PDF material (listed below) is available for English (American) and Spanish (Latin American) Levels 1, 2, & 3. Printable PDF files include tables of contents for each level, scripts for each lesson, an index to all words in the program, a 96-page student Workbook including a quiz for each lesson, Unit Tests, and the Answer Key for workbook quizzes, and tests. Online registration gives the purchaser access to other support downloads and updates. Levels 4 and 5 are currently available for English (US), French, German, Italian, Spanish (Latin American) and Spanish (Spain). So what do the levels mean now? Level 1 - Builds a foundation. Fundamental vocabulary, essential language structure, basic conversational skills (continued...) Foreign Language 993

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including greetings and introductions. Includes colors, adjectives, numbers, prepositions, definite and indefinite articles, singular and plural nouns, family relations, the five senses and time of day. Level 2 ­ navigate Your Surroundings. Builds on vocabulary and essential language structure. Giving/getting directions, using transportation, telling time, dining out, and enjoying basic social interactions. Includes verb tenses, adverbs, formal imperatives, school subjects, months, and emotions. Level 3 ­ Connect with the World. Builds on language fundamentals and conversational skills. Learn to share ideas and opinions, express your feelings and talk about everyday life, your interests, your work, and current events. Includes household items, physical activity, animals, possessive pronouns, present subjunctive, present perfect, weights, and measurements. Level 4 ­ Deepen Your understanding . Expands on what you learned in Levels 1, 2, and 3. Negotiate complex situations with confidence. Develop conversational skills to navigate the workplace, care for your health, arrange repairs, and move abroad. Level 5 ­ Develop Your Command of the Language . Refine crucial communication skills and make full use of everything you've learned in Levels 1-4. Discuss entertainment and culture, government and the marketplace, and celebrate language-learning success. Each level or combined level program includes: application CD, language CD, the Audio Companion, headset with microphone (USB port), keyboard stickers (to identify the changes necessary when typing in the language being studied ­ actual typing conversion is controlled by the RS program), installation guide, illustrated User's Guide, and Parent's Guide. The Audio Companion is the audio content for the program in a take-and-go format (MP3 format CD). This allows the student to listen and re-listen to the audio content on any MP3-compatible CD player or MP3 player. The User's Guide provides an orientation to the RS method, and step-by-step instruction for setting up and using the course. The Parent's Guide has information on creating lesson plans, suggestions for supplemental cultural activities, 45-week daily lesson plans, and instructions for a Progress Report (activity status and completion, when the activity was completed, the duration of activity, scores for completed activities, and the student's overall progress). Rosetta Stone Version 2 and Version 3 are completely different and switching from one to the other is equivalent to completely changing curriculum. Although some subject matter from Version 2 has remained, other content has been added and the types of activities have changed. The program now includes exercises focusing on pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary as well as activities focusing on more conversational elements such as listening and speaking. Investing in a foreign language program is a considerable commitment. Rosetta Stone offers an online demo of their language programs on their website ( If you are unsatisfied with a purchased program, the publishers have a 6-month return policy. The product must be returned to Rosetta Stone, after you 994 Foreign Language

have provided them the activation code, and they give you a ticket number. Contact us with the ticket number, and we will contact Rosetta Stone to receive an RMA number. We will then contact you with the RMA number, and you can then ship the product back to Rosetta Stone directly. Rosetta Stone returns should not be shipped to us. Defective or damaged discs will be replaced by the publisher. System requirements: Windows 2000, XP or Vista; Mac OS 10.4 or later; 512 MB RAM; 600 MB free hard-drive space (per level); 16-bit sound card; 300 x 600 display resolution (1024 v. 768 recommended); internet or phone connection required for product activation. ~ Janice EACH inDiViDuAL LEVEL . . 159.00 127 .20 EACH LEVEL 1-2 CoMBo . . 279.00 223 .20 EACH LEVEL 1-3 CoMBo . . 379.00 303 .20 EACH LEVEL 1-5 CoMBo . . 479.00 383 .20 EACH WorkBook . . . . . . . . . . 15 .00 ArABiC 043567 043568 043569 043571 043572 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Levels 1-2 Combo Levels 1-3 Combo

043597 Levels 1-2 Combo 043598 Levels 1-3 Combo itALiAn 043599 043600 043601 007835 007837 043602 043603 048050 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Levels 1-2 Combo Levels 1-3 Combo Levels 1-5 Combo

JAPAnESE 043604 Level 1 043605 Level 2 043606 Level 3 043607 Levels 1-2 Combo 043608 Levels 1-3 Combo korEAn 000535 Level 1 000522 Levels 1-2 Combo 000605 Levels 1-3 Combo LAtin 002502 045964 045965 045966 045967 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Levels 1-2 Combo Levels 1-3 Combo

CHinESE (MAnDArin) 043575 Level 1 043576 Level 2 043577 Level 3 043573 Levels 1-2 Combo 043574 Levels 1-3 Combo frEnCH 043583 043584 043585 007743 007768 043586 043587 048048 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Levels 1-2 Combo Levels 1-3 Combo Levels 1-5 Combo

PoLiSH 000684 Level 1 000606 Levels 1-2 Combo 000764 Levels 1-3 Combo PortuGuESE 043609 Level 1 043610 Level 2 043611 Level 3 043612 Levels 1-2 Combo 043613 Levels 1-3 Combo ruSSiAn 043614 Level 1 043615 Level 2 043616 Level 3 043617 Levels 1-2 Combo 043618 Levels 1-3 Combo SPAniSH (LAtin AMEriCA) 043619 Level 1 019282 Level 1 Workbook 043623 Level 2 019318 Level 2 Workbook 043624 Level 3 019346 Level 3 Workbook 007890 Level 4 007896 Level 5 043621 Levels 1-2 Combo 043622 Levels 1-3 Combo 045862 Levels 1-5 Combo SPAniSH (SPAin) 043625 Level 1 043626 Level 2 043627 Level 3 007902 Level 4 007907 Level 5 043628 Levels 1-2 Combo 043629 Levels 1-3 Combo 048051 Levels 1-5 Combo

GErMAn 043589 Level 1 043590 Level 2 043591 Level 3 007781 Level 4 007788 Level 5 043592 Levels 1-2 Combo 043593 Levels 1-3 Combo 048049 Levels 1-5 Combo GrEEk 000369 Level 1 000368 Levels 1-2 Combo 000411 Levels 1-3 Combo HEBrEW 043594 Level 1 043595 Level 2 043596 Level 3

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SWEDiSH 000862 Level 1 000787 Levels 1-2 Combo 000888 Levels 1-3 Combo tAGALoG 004717 Level i 004721 Level 2 045958 Level 3 004726 Levels 1-2 Combo 045959 Levels 1-3 Combo ~~~~~~~~~~~ tHE LEArnABLES ProGrAMS (2-AD) Many of our customers may already be familiar with this highly-recommended foreign language program. We, too, are ardent fans, having used the program in several languages, with great success. It's an immersion approach that uses a system of pictures with accompanying audio of native speakers using only the target language. Extremely effective, children learn in context similar to the way a baby would learn English by just being around people in everyday life. The program does put some emphasis on topics important to travelers, such as foods, restaurant conversations, modes of transportation, etc. that would help someone actually using the language in a foreign country. A series of book and audio sets - or the newer computer-based versions - take you from learning the numbers to ten through some pretty serious dialogue and vocabulary - and it's enjoyable learning that the whole family can do together, anytime. Each of the books contain ten lessons with one hundred pictures each, plus comprehension checks. Each of the lessons takes about 20 minutes. Most books come with a set of audio CDs. Book Two of the series has more CDs, which is why the price is slightly higher. One book is included with each set. While books can be shared, we found it best to provide a book for each child, so we also offer the books separately (listed before specific language listings below). Note that they are not languagespecific; the same book can be used with any of the languages. This makes it much easier to learn an additional language later. The basic sets include no reading or writing in the foreign language. However, these facets are included in the Basic Structures series, designed to supply the reading portion of the program. There are 3-4 levels of Basic Structures, depending on the language you are using. Basic Structures is meant to be used following the completion of the basic Learnables sets at each level. Many of the same pictures used in The Learnables appear in the corresponding Basic Structures, to help reinforce the association of spoken, visual, and written words. Basic Structures books feature lessons, exercises, answers, and vocabulary lists. Lessons include illustrations with descriptive sentences, and students can listen to the audio reading of the sentences on the CDs included in the Basic Structures sets. Several sets of exercises follow the lesson, which offer more sentence examples, ask the student to match the correct picture and sentence, complete a sentence, and more. Most sentences and phrases used in the exercises are included on the audio CDs.

A Grammar Enhancement program is also available for some languages. It is intended for students who want to further increase their understanding of grammar. The program focuses on basic prepositions, plurals, pronouns, and present/past tense verbs. The publisher recommends using this program as the first step of Level 2 for the best results (before moving on to the Learnables Level 2). The Learnables programs have been around for years. As a result, the format has changed with the times. When we first began stocking them, many of the audios were cassettes. These have (mostly) been replaced by audio CDs. Now not only has the publisher developed a computerbased version of both The Learnables Level 1 and Grammar Enhancement for Spanish but as the computer versions are completed, they are phasing out the CD versions. The Learnables on Computer are available for Level 1 of French, German, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, and Grammar Enhancement for Spanish and French. The lessons are the same on the CD-ROM as in the books, with the same pictures and content. In the Learnables CD-ROMs, a speaker reads the words as the pictures come on the screen. Ten questions follow, with the student choosing the picture that matches a given spoken word. A supplemental game or activity follows every lesson, to provide motivation and practice. These include slide shows, funny movies, a balloon game, a tictac-toe game, and more. Like the books, these lessons include 100 pictures and take about 20 minutes to complete, with each Learnables course containing over 3 hours of instructional material. The Grammar Enhancement program contains five programs, covering prepositions, plurals, colors, pronouns and verbs. These lessons show six pictures per page, and as the word for the picture is spoken, a sentence is displayed. After repeating the lessons several times, students can attempt the corresponding identification exercise. CD-ROM courses come with short booklets that contain installation instructions and tips for using the lessons. Please note that CD-ROMs are designed for either PCs or Macs, not both, so make sure you purchase the right one for your operating system. PC system requirements: Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, or Windows 7. MAC system requirements: 9.0 and above, but not 10 .7 (Lion) . See available CD-ROM versions under each language below. ~ Rachel EACH LEArnABLES Book . . 15.00 001102 Level 1 Book only 001104 Level 2 Book only 001106 Level 3 Book only 001107 Level 4 Book only CHinESE 001070 Level 1 CD-roM (PC) 001072 Level 2 Bk & CDs . . 59.00 frEnCH Learnables: 036008 Level 1 CD-roM (PC)60.00 041548 Level 1 CD-roM (MAC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60.00 017368 Level 2 w/ CDs . . . . 65.00 015662 Level 3 w/ CDs . . . . 70.00 13 .50

Basic Structures: 015659 Basic Structures 001078 Basic Structures 017407 Basic Structures 001080 Basic Structures 015660 Basic Structures 016700 Basic Structures

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Grammar Enhancement: 017000 CD-roM Pgm (PC) 75.00 049819 Program w/ CDs . . . 75.00 036006 G .E . book only . . . . 30.00

Combined Sets: fr1PCD Learnables Level 1 (PC) & Basic Structures 1 . . . . . 120.00 101 .95 Includes Learnables on Computer French Level 1 for PC and Basic Structures 1 set w/ audio CDs fr1MAC Learnables Level 1 (Mac) & Basic Structures 1 . . . . . 120.00 101 .95 Includes Learnables for Computer French Level 1 for Mac and Basic Structures 1 set w/ audio CDs fr2PAk Learnables Level 2 + Basic Structures 2 . . . . . 140.00 107 .95 fr2CMB Lrnbls Lvl 2 + Basic Structures 2 + Grammar Enhancmt 215.00 176 .50 fr3PAk Learnables Level 3 + Basic Structures 3 . . . . . 140.00 107 .95

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1 CD-roM (PC)60.00 2 w/ CDs . . . . 65.00 3 . . . . . . . . . . 70.00 4 . . . . . . . . . . 65.00 1 1 2 2 3 3 . . 60.00 bk 25.00 . . 75.00 bk 40.00 . . 70.00 bk 30.00

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Grammar Enhancement: 026810 Complete w/ CDs . . 75.00 007981 G .E . book only . . . . 30.00 65 .00 49 .95

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Combined Sets: Gr1PCD Learnables Level 1 (PC) & Basic Structures 1 . . . . . 120.00 101 .95 Includes Learnables for Computer German Level 1 for PC and Basic Structures 1 set w/ audio CDs Gr2PAk Learnables Level 2 + Basic Structures 2 . . . . . 140.00 107 .95 Gr2CMB Lrnbl Level 2+Basic Structures 2 + Grammar Enhncmt 215.00 166 .50 Gr3PAk Learnables Level 3 + Basic Structures 3 . . . . . 140.00 107 .95 Foreign Language 995

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HEBrEW 048753 Level 1 CD-roM (PC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60.00 026813 Level 1 . . . . . . . . . . 60.00 001099 Level 2 . . . . . . . . . . 59.00 026812 Basic Structures 1 . . 70.00 001097 Basic Structures 1 bk 30.00 JAPAnESE 001100 Level 1 . . . . . . . . . . 60.00 001101 Level 2 . . . . . . . . . . 65.00

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ruSSiAn 001110 Level 1 CD-roM (PC) 60.00 58 .95 001108 Basic Structures 1 . . 65.00 54 .95 001109 Basic Structures 1 bk 25.00 21 .95 rS1PAk Learnables Level 1 (PC) and Basic Structures 1 125.00 104 .95 SPAniSH (LAtin-AMEriCAn) Learnables: 036009 Level 1 CD-roM (PC)60.00 041549 Level 1 CD-roM (MAC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60.00 010640 Level 1 w/ CD's . . . . 60.00 015667 Level 2 w/ CDs . . . . 65.00 017408 Level 3 w/ CDs . . . . 70.00 023871 Level 4 w/ CDs . . . . 65.00 036005 Level 5 w/ CDs . . . . 65.00 Basic Structures: 010641 Basic Structures 001115 Basic Structures 015664 Basic Structures 001118 Basic Structures 017409 Basic Structures 001120 Basic Structures 015666 Basic Structures 015665 Basic Structures 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4

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Grammar Enhancement: 045488 CD-roM Progrm (PC) 75.00 73 .95 003575 Complete w/ CDs . . 75.00 63 .00 003574 Book only . . . . . . . . 30.00 24 .95 Combined Sets: SP1PAk Learnables Level 1 + Basic Structures 1 . . . . . 120.00 94 .95 SP1PCD Learnables Level 1 (PC) & Basic Structures 1 w/ CDs120.00 101 .95 SP1MAC Learnables Level 1 (Mac) & Basic Structures 1 w/ CDs120.00 101 .95 SP2PAk Learnables Level 2 + Basic Structures 2 . . . . . 140.00 107 .95 SP2CMB Lrnbls Lvl 2 + Basic Structures 2 + Grammar Enhancement Set w/ CDs . . . . . . 215.00 166 .50 SP2CCD Lrnbls Lvl 2 + Basic Structures 2 + Grammar Enhancement CD-roM Program 215.00 175 .50 SP3PAk Learnables Level 3 + Basic Structures 3 . . . . . 140.00 107 .95

Livemocha Active Programs (6-AD) You will be saying "Ole" and much more with over 100 hours of online language instruction in these compact boxed sets. Published by Collins in association with Merriam-Webster, students interact with native speakers, taking the pressure off of you to remember your high school foreign language classes! Four books and an online code card come in an easy to store kit. Once you open your account, you have three months to use your 100 hours and complete the four levels. At the end of this time, you have the option to purchase more online instruction. There is a free website where you can go to play around while practicing the day's material. For example, if you learned about the past tense in your online lesson today, you can then go to the website and play some verb games to reinforce the new material tonight. In my sample, the Spanish lessons focus on Latin American language and culture with just a bit about Spain. Four levels take your students from beginning pronunciation to basic conversation on a variety of topics. There is clearly an emphasis on speaking and listening with this kit. Students log in to the website with their code to see native Spanish speakers interact in the target language. The books closely follow the online presentation and you can access the lessons 24/7 for you night owls! Skills included in level 1: talking about you, describing things, forming questions, present tense, formal v. informal, and basic vocabulary. Level 2 includes: asking for information in cities, word gender, two options for "to be," likes/ dislikes, time, routines, body and hobbies. Level 3 has restaurant vocabulary, opinions, pronouns and prepositions, plans, past and future tenses and more advanced vocabulary. Level 4 develops more conversational skills on the topics of travel, asking permission, making requests, commands, comparatives and superlatives, invitations, advice and then also covers the future tense. Each level has a nice variety of grammar, vocabulary and culture. The books are small and easily taken along with the student for extra review while out and about or if they just want to spend more time looking at the material from their lesson. These are not workbooks but rather an accompaniment to the online element. Loads of beautiful color photos make a person long to visit the exotic locales, perhaps sparking an interest in further study. Livemocha uses teenagers in their photos and dialogues to add to their appeal. The cover of the four books shows a pair of teens in their beachwear on the covers, though this is not the case throughout the book. This program seems to follow a high school series of language classes (level 1 book = 1st year Spanish class,) but with only 100 hours of direct instruction, that really is not the case. I feel your student would have the equivalent of two full years of high school Spanish with regular practice on the free website. A sixth grade student would be just as comfortable starting this program as a ninth grader. This set would make a great addition to a study unit on Spain, European colonization, or South American culture. You do not get an answer key, teacher edition, or workbook. You will get your student confident and enthusiastic about learning a foreign language. It is a practical way to determine

if further investment in language learning would be a good option for you, while achieving a moderate level of proficiency. ~ Sara EACH ProGrAM . . . . . . . . . 49.95 41 .95 049361 french 049362 German 049363 italian 049364 Spanish tELL ME MorE Language Programs (7-AD) In our years of homeschooling, we tried a number of language programs ­ always looking for the perfect and painless way to learn a foreign language. While we met with varying degrees of success, we never found one that was perfect - but then we never used the Tell Me More program either! This program is just about as close to our sought-after ideal as I can imagine. If not perfect, then it's practically perfect! Tell Me More provides hours and hours of language instruction all wrapped up in one tidy computerbased package. Some of the program's features include customizable study plans, speech recognition software, transportable audio content, and a broad base of instruction covering vocabulary, grammar, and culture through exercises that include conversation, reading, writing, and speaking/listening. Version 9 ­ recently released ­ retains all the valuable features of the previous edition plus brings some very desirable changes to the program for the European languages (French, German, Italian, and Spanish). Now, when activating the program, the user can select five consecutive levels of instruction from a spectrum of ten. This means that if your student already has some basic vocabulary and grammar in the language, they can take an initial assessment test and choose the appropriate levels which might be levels 2-7 or even 5-10 if previous instruction has been more extensive. May I just say that this is an amazing option! Levels are roughly comparable to one year high school or one semester college study (although they can be completed in less time). Please note that Version 9 courses include DVD-ROMs instead of CDROMs, so you will need a computer with a DVD-ROM drive. Arabic, Chinese, and Japanese programs are not yet available in the latest version. The Chinese and Japanese programs have 3 CD-ROMs for a total of 300 instruction hours each. The Arabic course contains 4 CD-ROMs and 800 hours of instruction, from "complete beginner" to "advanced." As with the previous version, all the audio files can be downloaded and burned to a CD or placed on an MP3 player. This allows for listening anywhere (and everywhere) ­ a very important component to language acquisition. Tests are now built in from the initial assessment to regular progress tests at the conclusion of each level to a final achievement test after all five levels. For fun, Version 9 has added a Euronews Bonus link where the student can access a news


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story in the language of study. For help, Version 9 provides 24/7 access to an online advisor. Tell Me More is an immersion program. As the adjective implies, the student is immersed in the language from the beginning ­ all instructions, exercises, and dialogues are in the target language. Research indicates this is the most natural and effective way to learn a new language. However, with Tell Me More you can choose to put instructions in either the target language or in English. While young minds deal fairly well with the immersion approach; older, visual learners will find a certain degree of comfort in having an English option. One of the other great features of this program is the translation and conjugation tools that are available at all times during the instruction and activities. A simple click of the button will bring up the translation of a word or phrase or a verb conjugation. The student can also quickly access a 10,000 word glossary ­ it's just a click away. While "immersion" usually refers to being totally in the target language, with Tell Me More, it actually has a broader meaning. All the skills needed to learn a language are covered ­ not only reading and writing, speaking, and listening, but also grammar/conjugation, vocabulary, and (delightfully) culture. In fact, the history, geography, and recipes provided in the culture workshops could provide the basic components of a unit study. Navigation through the program is very easy. After signing in, the student can choose the mode they wish to employ ­ dynamic, guided, and free-to-roam. [Guided ­ the lessons are in strict order; Dynamic ­ student sets goals and the program follows these individual needs; Free-to-Roam ­ student can choose between the workshops.] When a student completes an exercise in the Dynamic Mode and moves to the next exercise, the program does a profile analysis looking for strengths and weaknesses and tailors the curriculum accordingly, deemphasizing the exercises the student shows adequate proficiency in and re-emphasizing the exercises where the student needs some help. This sounds very appealing and parents/students will often want to start with this mode but the Guided Mode is a better option for an introduction because it places an equal emphasis on all areas of the curriculum. There are six different workshops ­ cultural, written, vocabulary, grammar, oral (pronunciation), and lesson. Each of these workshops has its own icon, making them easy to identify. Strong in grammar, vocabulary, and composition exercises, most students will complete these on the computer to allow for grading and grade-tracking. However, any screen can be printed out. In addition, an internet link is included which gives access to the full content of the courses as pdf documents ­ either with or without solutions. This enables the homeschooling family to print out workbooks if they so choose. (Keep in mind we're talking about hundreds and hundreds of pages!) What sets any computer-based language program apart from the more traditional audio/ workbook approach is the possibility of pronunciation feedback. Tell Me More excels in this area. Included with every course is a microphone/headset. Not only is the student expected to repeat back all words, phrases, etc., but he can also engage in an interactive

conversation. Within the oral/pronunciation workshop, there is an extremely helpful animated 3-D head which shows the mouth/palate/ face movements needed to make the various sounds. Additionally, the program provides a graphic rendition of both the native speaker's voice pattern and the student's. The student can see before his very eyes how his pronunciation differs from the model's and make changes to bring it into alignment. Wow! The grading and tracking system is also pretty impressive. As you would expect, you can use the program with an unlimited number of students and track their progress. At a glance you can see which exercises have been completed and even a percentage-based graph that shows the amount of correct versus incorrect answers. System requirements for Version 9 (French, German, Italian and Spanish): 1.7 GHz processor PC with Windows 7, 2000, XP, or Vista 32/64 bits, 256 MB RAM (512 MB for Vista), 110 MB available on hard disk, DVD-ROM drive, 16-bit sound card, 24-bit 24 x 768 graphics card, headset or speakers and microphone. System requirements are slightly different for Arabic, Chinese and Japanese. Arabic: (Windows XP, 2000, or 2003; requires Arabic language support, 256 MB RAM, 140 MB available on hard disk, 24x CD-ROM drive, 1024 x 768 graphics card (24 bit), 16-bit sound card, microphone and speakers/headset. Chinese and Japanese: PC running Windows 95, 98, NT4, 2000, or XP; 32 MB RAM (128 MB for 2000 and XP), 110 MB available on hard disk, 12x CD-ROM drive, 16-bit sound card, 1024 x 768 graphics card, microphone, speakers/headset. Tell Me More will only work on Macs running PC environment software. ~ Janice 040126 Chinese . . . . . . . . . 309.00 224 .95 040127 french . . . . . . . . . 319.99 229 .95 040128 German . . . . . . . . 319.99 229 .95 040129 italian . . . . . . . . . . 319.99 229 .95 040130 Japanese . . . . . . . . 309.00 224 .95 040131 Spanish . . . . . . . . . 319.99 229 .95 BoB JonES forEiGn LAnGuAGE ProGrAMS (2nD ED) (9-12) In typical comprehensive Bob Jones style, these programs contain all the materials you need to teach Spanish or French to your students. Whether you are a strong speaker of the language or very limited in your vocabulary, you will find that you are able to teach and assist your class as they learn a new language. Because we have had more opportunity to look at the Spanish 1 program in depth, the description below will focus on it. However, the French 1 program has been revised for 2008, and is structurally similar to the Spanish 1 program. As far as teacher preparation goes, it is minimal; all the lessons are laid out for you. The Spanish taught is the type spoken in Latin America and is learned through practice and application of necessary words rather than memorization with the goal being that the student is able to read and converse at a beginning level. The text is taught more from an immersion perspective with very little English text, but it is presented in such a way that the meaning is quite clear and students will pick up words they don't even realize they are practicing. The comprehensive teacher's edition gives teachers all the information they need to know,

broken down into each lesson. Each day's objectives, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation are given so teachers know what students should have learned by the end of the lesson. Any preparation necessary before class is detailed along with any other information teachers will need to share with their students, and answers to all the activities are given. The full text of the student text is shown in the teacher's edition, so the teacher can follow along and give the accompanying notes or check answers for each page as they go. The student text is softcover, full-color, and stretches over 300 pages. Material is presented in a friendly and easy-to-read manner, almost completely in Spanish. Each chapter begins with a short reading section followed by a Spanish conversation, a vocabulary section, and lots of activities. The book is composed of 33 lessons in several sections which can be broken up into days as the teacher desires. The activity manual presents lots of different activities in different formats to accompany the lessons. This gives students extra practice on the things they've learned and helps cement those in their memory. Some of the activities are oral and others are written. A teacher's edition to the activity manual is also available and is an exact replica of the activity manual with the only (and very important) difference being that the answers are all filled in. CDs also accompany this course, as is the case with most foreign language programs, so that students can hear proper pronunciation of the language. 12 CDs are included in all, each covering approximately 3 lessons. A test packet is available with tests for each chapter and larger exams for each larger section of text (each covering approximately three lessons). A test answer key provides all the answers for each test. The Spanish 1 Subject Kit contains the student text, teacher's manual, activity manual, teacher's edition to the activities manual, CD set, test packet, and test answer keys. There is also an optional DVD supplement to the Spanish program (not included in the kit). The supplement includes 33 teaching modules on two DVDs and work sheets designed to accompany them. ~ Megan Spanish 208066 187294 270892 194571 194589 199752 195990 196006 205088 1 Program: Subject kit . . . . . . . . . teacher's Edition . . . . . Student text (revised) Student Activity Manual teacher Activity Manual CD Set . . . . . . . . . . . . tests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . tests Answer key . . . . *DVD Supplement . . . . Program: Home School kit . . . . . Student text . . . . . . . teacher Edition with DVD Student Activity Manual teacher Activity Manual CD Set . . . . . . . . . . . . tests . . . . . . . . . . . . . tests Answer key . . . . *DVD Supplement . . . . ~~~~~~~~~~~ Foreign Language 295 .50 54 .44 44 .44 23 .33 25 .56 137 .78 15 .56 10 .00 49 .95 264 .00 48 .89 54 .44 23 .33 25 .56 100 .00 15 .56 10 .00 49 .95 997

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PROGRAMS - BASIC Textual / Multimedia Languages for Children with 3 Audio CDs (Pk-4) I love a language program with a CD because it ensures that a learner will be hearing correct pronunciations, especially when the parent or teacher is not fluent. Using authentic native speakers, these programs offer a nice program for young students. The course book is colorful and easy to follow with or without the CD, though I recommend using both. The voices are varied to keep it interesting and I particularly liked hearing children's voices in the target language. They point out that they will be speaking Spanish as they speak in Spain (Castillian) and point out some of the pronunciation differences among Spanish speakers. A list of suggestions to making learning fun is really useful. Simple ideas like say everything out loud and keep lessons short are helpful to those not used to teaching a second language. You are encouraged to do these programs with friends Topics covered include (in this order): saying hello and counting to 10, answering yes or no to a question (comprehension,) places, friends, family, house, number 11-20, colors, zoo, food, and saying things you like or would like to do on your birthday. The activity book provides more speaking practice and has some writing involved. The course book has some English while the activity book has none. You are encouraged to start a binder for things you learn. Add to it as you look up countries where the language is spoken. Take the binder out and about to reinforce language learning. Listen to the CDs on the road without the books for something different. Each kit contains a full color course book with 2 accompanying CDs and a black and white activity book with 1 CD. ~ Sara EACH kit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39.00 29 .95 053244 french 053245 German 053251 Spanish Écoutez, Parlez! (french) Escucha y Hablemos! (Spanish) (k-AD) So you have studied a foreign language for several years. Suppose you get the opportunity to visit a foreign country and put your skills to the test. Are you excited, or do you feel a little nervous? Will native speakers really be able to understand what you're trying to say? Well, the goal of this program is to get you sounding like a native speaker while teaching simple phrases you'll probably have occasion to use. Please note that this is not a complete program. You won't get specific lessons on grammar, syntax, writing or reading comprehension. However, you will learn correct pronunciation, practical vocabulary, and basic conversational skills with a full 10-15 minutes of speaking practice a day. Each program consists of a spiral-bound textbook containing 50-55 pages and an audio CD. Black-and-white (non-reproducible) student 998 Foreign Language

workbooks are available separately, with written exercises corresponding to the lessons in the textbook. The workbook exercises tend to focus on writing and translating sentences and phrases, plus fill-in-the-blank and word search activities (answers included). In each unit, new vocabulary (and the sentences and questions you can make using that vocabulary) is introduced. The book contains colorful pictures and English translations next to the French or Spanish phrases and sentences. Instructions are given in English, but everything else you'll hear and be asked to repeat, will be in the foreign language. It is recommended that you repeat each unit once for 9 days before going onto the next unit. Each book has five units. Program one introduces greetings and numbers, fruits and colors, family, farm animals, and school words. Program two covers vegetables, days, months, numbers to thirty and dates, facial features and body parts, weather and seasons, and breakfast and lunch foods and conversation. Program three focuses on sports, wild animals and geographical features, places in the city, place settings and meals, and items of clothing. Program four features marine animals, rooms in a house, continents and countries, transportation, and zoo animals. Verbs and questions that go along with each topic are also introduced and used. Though I've only worked through Unit 1 myself, this seems like a really easy program to implement. With consistent use, you can develop a better "ear" for listening to and understanding spoken languages and gain increased confidence in speaking them yourself. ~ Anh EACH ProGrAM . . . . . . . . . 31.99 31 .00 EACH WorkBook . . . . . . . . . . 9 .99 Écoutez, Parlez! (French) Program Book 027151 Book 1 027152 Book 2 027153 Book 3 027154 Book 4 Workbook 032776 032777 032778 032779

in written context. Travelers would particularly benefit from this course, as it would enable them to engage in simple conversations in a foreign place in a relatively short time. These also are excellent for language exploration or younger students. While not a complete high school level course, they let you "try out" the language and have some fun with it before investing in a more in-depth course. They provide excellent reinforcement for auditory learners in particular who will want to speak and play with the language right off the bat, not just study it. Books are complete language-learning kits with sticky labels (to label items in your home), and flash cards to cut out. The books have all been updated and now include a CD-ROM with interactive language activities. A great way to spark interest in learning a foreign language. Audio packages are also available for several languages. These include the 10 Minutes a Day book plus 6 audio CDs which follow the scope and sequence of the book. Audios features overa a dozen different "Language Guides" from various countries which speak the target language, which will no doubt improve your own pronunciation as well as develop a better ear for listening to others. EACH WitH CD-roM . . . . . . 26.95 17 .95 001749 Arabic 005224 italian 005216 Chinese 005225 Japanese 005721 french 005234 russian 005218 German 005247 Spanish 005219 Hebrew EACH AuDio PACkAGE . . . . 59.95 39 .95 032021 french 032022 italian 001077 German 024225 Spanish E-Z Spanish / french (6-AD) These hefty workbooks are designed for anyone who is interested in reviewing, learning, or supplementing their study of a foreign language. My sample copy is the Spanish workbook. While there are tons of different exercises and activities housed in the volume, Each chapter begins with short dialogue completely in the target language, with vocabulary words listed afterwards and simple questions to help you write sentences in that language. Besides answering these questions and reading these stories, in the pages that follow students will unscramble, match pictures and words, practice verb forms, fill in the blanks, complete word searches and much more. Topics covered include nouns and different articles, various tenses, numbers, irregular verbs, prepositions, time, months, days and seasons, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, commands, and much, much more. The dialogues are based around lots of various scenarios, and by the end of the chapter students should have so much practice with this vocabulary that they have a much better understanding of the dialogue without looking at the English words. The back of the book includes an index of vocabulary (both in Spanish-English and English-Spanish), verb reviews, and other reference pages. Lots of various workbook pages to provide you with ample practice and review. The Spanish and French books are over 400 pages, pb. Formerly titled ... the Easy Way. - Melissa 022031 E-Z french . . . . . . . 16.99 12 .25 022032 E-Z Spanish . . . . . . . 16.99 12 .25

Escucha y Hablemos! (Spanish) Program Book Workbook 035034 Book 1 043335 035035 Book 2 043336 035036 Book 3 043337 035037 Book 4 043338 10 Minutes a Day Series (4-AD) Designed to be very accessible, the purpose of these kits is to give you an immediate ability to speak in the target language. If you can say "kess kuh say", you can ask ,"What is that?" in French ("Qu'estce que c'est"). Lessons are bite-sized (hence the 10 minutes per day) and worktexts are colorful and inviting to work in. Courses start with the basics: alphabet, question words, everyday items, counting, colors, etc. Learning is playful and users are encouraged to work at their own pace. Course instruction begins to incorporate words in the target language also, helping the learner become more familiar and comfortable with reading and understanding foreign words

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Painless... Language Series (7-AD) Designed as either self-study, practice, or as a basic course, these books feature an immersion approach that includes grammar, cultural information, everyday vocabulary, and lots of practice exercises. Because there is no auditory portion, I could see these being used in conjunction with an audio program that includes a lot of practice in listening and speaking but light on reading and writing in the language. Each book includes 10-13 lessons, with each lesson designed to take about a week to complete. The lessons are all structured to include a sequence of activities which build on the information from the previous lesson. Each lesson begins with an immersion reading passage, followed by a vocabulary list of many of the words used in the passage. The second part of each lesson focuses on grammar, and usually covers several different grammatical concepts. While the instruction in this section is in English, many examples are given in the target language. Additional vocabulary, everyday speech, and interesting cultural information are also included in each lesson. "Brain Tickler" exercises are placed after each instructional section and offer a variety of activities for using the language and grammar. Painless Spanish also features a few other bells and whistles such as pronunciation, reading selections from classic Hispanic authors, and composition practice, which round out the study and make it so much more than just a "travel language course". 270+ pgs, pb. ­ Jess 012706 french . . . . . . . . . . . 9.99 7 .25 041381 italian . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.99 7 .25 041382 Spanish . . . . . . . . . . . 9.99 7 .95

instant immersionTM v3 .0 / Levels 1-3 (7-AD) A fun and easy way to learn the fundamentals of a foreign language. Each Instant ImmersionTM 3.0 set includes 5 CD-ROMs or 2 DVD-ROMs. Several of the programs are revised and are now Levels 1, 2 & 3 programs. Levels 1, 2 3 sets include seven CD-ROMs, one DVD-ROM, and an MP3 audio CD. Although much of the content is the same, there are a few differences. The v3 .0 programs feature Talk Now!® French, Talk More French, World Talk® French the Who is Oscar Lake?TM game, and a Multilanguage Video Phrase Book DVD, with a searchable phrase database, with videos and other aids for each phrase entry. The Levels 1, 2 & 3 sets are structured a bit differently but include much of the same content. These include six leveled CD-ROMS (two for each level), a Who is Oscar Lake?TM CD-ROM, a language learning game on DVD and an MP3 format audio CD (which can be uploaded to your iPod or similar device for learning on the go). Level 1 features "Talk Now," and "Vocabulary Builder;" Level 2 features "Talk More" and "Talk the Talk;" Level 3 is "World

Talk" and "Talk Business." The "Talk Now!" program concentrates on building basic vocabulary, such as learning first words, basic phrases, colors, numbers, food, and time. There are two drill-like exercises and two different games to help you recognize and pronounce new vocabulary. There is also the option to print a picture dictionary, which is useful for studying or even for making your own flashcards. Two different voices, one male and one female, are used to help you develop your "ear," and each word is paired with a corresponding illustration which greatly helps with memorization. The second disc, Talk More French, continues adding on to your vocabulary with phrases geared towards business and travel, such as greetings, shopping, emergencies, hotels, and restaurants. These phrases and dialogs utilize multimedia clips and are supplemented with quizzes and a printable dictionary. The World Talk® French CD-ROM offers even more practice for the intermediate-level student in the form of 10 interactive games, 6 dictation exercises with printable worksheets, and a recording studio to help you with your pronunciation. Who is Oscar Lake?TM contains an interactive game that immerses you in the language. Falsely accused as a diamond thief, you must solve the mystery of "Who is Oscar Lake?" in order to clear your name. Along the way, you get to converse with other characters and learn new vocabulary. The I-DVD in the Levels 1-2-3 sets features nine topic areas, multiple choice quizzes and multi-level games. All in all, I think this is a great program for those who want to reach beginner to intermediate proficiency in speaking and listening to a foreign language. I like that you are immediately exposed to the sounds of the language, but that help in English is always readily available. One thing I would suggest, if you want to take full advantage of the recording capabilities of this program, is to get a microphone for your computer. Please note that the Spanish program features Spain/Castilian Spanish, not Latin American Spanish. Requirements for v3.0: Windows XP/Vista or Mac OS 10.3.9 or higher, 1024x768 color display, sound card, DVD-ROM drive, microphone (recommended) and iTunes 6 or higher (recommended if you use your iPod). Requirements for Levels 1-3: Windows XP/Vista/7 or Mac OS X 10.4 or higher, 512 MB RAM, sound card, DVD-ROM drive, microphone, iTunes 10 or higher (recommended). ~ Anh 037948 french Levels 1/2/3 49.99 35 .95 037950 German Levels 1/2/3 49.99 23 .95 037952 italian v3 .0 . . . . . . . 29.99 23 .95 037955 Japanese v3 .0 . . . . . 29.99 23 .95 037956 Spanish Levels 1/2/3 49.99 35 .95 Mission Monde french/Mision Mundo Spanish (3-8) "Go ye into all the world!" It's pretty hard to go and be understood without speaking the language. With the stated purpose of introducing students to world missions with stories and cross-cultural content, Mission Monde provides interesting instruction in conversational French as well as in reading and writing. Teachers knowing very little French can successfully teach the program through the use of an audio CD (which includes all instructional content) and

a user-friendly, detailed Teacher's Manual. The methodology is simple and classic. Use repetition (read, sing, write, drill) to learn new vocabulary. Practice (do exercises) to learn new grammar rules. Use the language (speak, write, listen) to develop fluency. Lesson plans are comfortably detailed, listing materials needed for daily lessons, prompts for the audio tracks (also in workbook), workbook pages used, and suggestions for review activities. Each of the courses has five units each with 10 lessons. The TM suggests four weeks per unit which means two-three 30-40 minute lessons per week and this seems a very leisurely classroom pace. However, I think if homeschoolers wanted to cover the material more quickly the pace could be comfortably doubled to two weeks per unit. Be sure to allow plenty of time for adequate review using games, flashcards and supplemental exercises. The Teacher's Manual is a 3-hole punched set of loose leaf papers. The tests and forms section includes reproducible classroom management sheets, unit study sheets that summarize everything taught in each unit, tests and test answer keys. Also provided in the TM are extra (reproducible) worksheets, seasonal activity sheets, teaching aids such as flashcards and bingo games which can be copied onto cardstock and laminated, and a complete answer key for the student workbook. The Student Workbook contains written versions of all the audio CD content. This includes vocabulary pronunciations, stories, questions, and miscellaneous instructions. There is a storyline about a missionary family living in France ­ or a French-speaking country - that runs through the courses. Students learn to pray and memorize Bible verses in French. Instruction includes cultural information about the various countries. Vocabulary illustrations ­ black and white - are photos or drawings but there is also a cute little not-quite-stick fellow who appears regularly. Also included in the workbook are a variety of practice and reinforcement exercises. The Audio CDs are easy listening with clear pronunciation (I could follow MM 1 easily with my forty-years-ago high school French). The full program includes the Teacher's Manual (TM,) Student Workbook (WB,) and CD. Additional students will need their own workbook. Workbooks vary from 65 ­ 75 pgs, pb. Level 6 includes two DVDs on outreach ministries in inner-city Toronto.~ Janice Since we just added the Spanish version of this program, I was comparing the French and the Spanish versions to see if they cover the same material, and they do in Level 1 and much of Level 2. However, as the series progresses, the material becomes more and more specific to the language and the location change. Level 1 has you in Spain and France respectively. You will learn to introduce yourself & family, to be (both forms in Spanish,) to have, weekdays, #1-12, colors, nationalities, making adjectives agree with nouns in number & gender, question words, continents, singing "Jesus Loves Me," easily conjugated (continued...) Foreign Language 999

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verbs, school, friends, house, animals, and a prayer. There is a nice glossary of all the new vocabulary in the back of the student workbook. It also talks about the life of a Missionary Kid (MK) and what it means to be a Third Culture Kid (TCK) which is someone who moves around often and does not really identify with a "home" country or culture. These kids may not see their grandparents and cousins for years at a time. They make new friends and leave friends behind. The series addresses how God is often these kids' best friend and is always with them. Level 2 is still in Spain and France and really adds a lot of vocabulary and grammar in the target language (TL). The CDs will be very useful to the kids and parents at this point and from here on actually. There is more historical information specific to each country in this level, all in the TL. Areas covered in both languages include: a quick review of points in level 1, food, a song, phonics, accent marks, the European Union and the euro, #1-60, religion, bible verses, irregular verbs, months, seasons, outdoor activities, these/those, prepositions, weather, body parts, the negative, time and other little grammar points that make you more fluent in the language. Level 3 and Level 4 French are now in Burundi, Africa. You meet a new missionary family from Canada. There is still a lot of grammar and vocabulary to learn, but also an emphasis on the place. Names and locations reflect Burundi rather than France. Level 5 and 6 French are in Quebec, Canada. There is a lot of information that would be useful to a family living here: historic events and places, government, geography of the region as well a continuation of your language study. Level 7 French is for those missionaries going to Haiti. You will still need to complete at least up to level 5, I think, for the language learning. The teaching manuals and CDs will be extremely helpful to you if you have no prior French experience. The workbooks are easy to follow for students and have a nice variety of activities. ~ Janice & Sara EACH ProGrAM (exc noted) 65.00 62 .95 005348 french 1 005404 french 5 005356 french 2 046339 french 6 005362 french 3 050372 Spanish 1 005392 french 4 050373 Spanish 2 048772 french 7 . . . . . . . . . 85.00 79 .95 EACH WorkBook onLY . . . 13.95 13 .50 005352 french 1 005423 french 5 005359 french 2 046341 french 6 005389 french 3 049003 french 7 005402 french 4 EACH CD onLY . . . . . . . . . . 15.00 14 .50 046019 french 1 046023 french 5 046020 french 2 046340 french 6 046021 french 3 048773 french 7 046022 french 4

Standard Deviants foreign Language (7-12) This program is a lively method to learning a foreign language. The Standard Deviants method takes challenging subjects (see index for other titles) and simplifies them through graphics, skits, music, and a fun format. The programs feature six teenagers who cheerfully aid the process. Although these videos may come across as being slightly cheesy (is there such a thing as being too excited about a subject?) the approach might work for your students. "The Basics" videos introduce the language and its alphabet, accents, pronunciation, greetings, cognates, counting, basic conversation, and much more. "Beyond the Basics" goes to the next step, teaching vocabulary, different parts of speech, communication tips, tenses, conversation, time, weather, and more. The "Advanced" videos (only available in Spanish at this time) review all the basics that you've already learned. The first "Advanced" video delves into irregular verbs, verb construction, making comparisons, adverbs, prepositions, direct and indirect object pronouns, lots of different scenes and conversations, and more. The "Advanced Verbs" video teaches modal and reflexive verbs, many different verb tenses, mood, the subjunctive, and commands. It also teaches a total of 64 new verbs. Videos run around 80-90 minutes each. EACH DVD (exc noted) . . . . . 19.99 15 .95 Spanish: 018945 the Basics DVD 018943 Beyond the Basics DVD 035538 Advanced Spanish: Building on the Basics - 2 DVDs 018886 Set of all DVDs . . . 69.99 54 .95 italian: 035548 the Basics DVD 035547 nouns, Verbs, Adjectives DVD WORKBOOKS / ACTIVITIES Skill Builders (k-8) These are great tools for keeping children current in their foreign language studies or to prepare them for the next level. Students practice with a variety of fun and challenging activities. Each workbook is full-color and contains material based on national standards for the appropriate grade level. Exercises are entertaining and interactive to make learning fun and effective. With learning French or Spanish as a native English speaker, practice is the key to retention. You can supplement any foreign language program you are using with one of these workbooks. I find it is always useful to criss-cross language programs. There are usually different styles and it shows the kids are advancing when they pick up on subtleties like different vocabulary used in Europe vs. North and South America. If you have a program that is done mostly on the computer, this is some needed writing practice for your students. ~ Sara EACH WorkBook . . . . . . . . . 4.99 3 .95 051544 french 1 (k-5) 025495 Spanish 1 (k-5) 051554 Spanish 1 (6-8) 025496 Spanish 2 (k-5) 051555 Spanish 2 (6-8)

foreign Language 100+ reproducibles (k-12) This series provides over 100 reproducible worksheets for you to choose from and use to supplement any foreign language course you are using. They are basic worksheets targeting beginner students. If you have a high-schooler who has studied Spanish for a couple of years, these books will be too simple. For example, the table of contents in the middle/high school books include greetings, numbers, days of the week and months of the year, verbs, ser vs. estar, clothing, and other simple worksheets before moving onto slightly more difficult concepts where they must write complete sentences and answering question from a paragraph in that language (the vocabulary is covered beforehand). The middle school book is also quite simplistic, and could be used with students who want to begin learning a foreign language. The majority of these exercises include looking at pictures and writing the foreign name of the word, filling in diagrams, and learning simple concepts like the alphabet, colors, and numbers and vocabulary of random themes - at the store, on the farm, etc. If your foreign language curriculum is short on activities and worksheets, or if you'd like to be able to give your student extra practice with some concepts, think about using these workbooks to fill in the gaps. - Melissa EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.99 9 .50 025311 french Elementary (k-3) 025313 German Elementary (k-3) 025343 Spanish Elementary (k-6) 025344 Spanish Middle/High School (6-12) Little Linguists Language Workbooks (1-5) These workbooks offer fun, light introductions to foreign languages for young kids. The purpose of the books is to get children excited about learning foreign languages by acquainting them with some of the common words or phrases as well as words from that language they may already know without even realizing they are foreign words. The worksheets cover basic concepts like numbers, colors, household objects, and family members. After children match the foreign words with their English counterparts, they'll get a chance to practice their new vocabulary by writing sentences containing the words. Most of the worksheets hold less than ten questions/words so they aren't overwhelming for students, as again, the purpose is simply to provide an introduction to the language. Pronunciation is provided in parentheses after each foreign word so you and your children can learn to say them correctly. For languages not in the "ABC" alphabet, the "Romanized" or transliterated version of the language is used. Answers are included in the back of each book. Reproducible, 32 pgs. - Melissa EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.95 5 .50 001113 Chinese 001123 Japanese 001116 french 001124 Latin 001119 German 001129 russian 001122 Greek 001130 Spanish 016422 italian


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k'tav B'kalut (Hebrew Script) (2) This is the same Handwriting Without Tears method, being applied to Hebrew script. This book was written for children who know the Hebrew alphabet and are ready for Hebrew script. It is appropriate for all levels of reading comprehension, and is designed for all children with different learning styles. The book reads like traditional Hebrew, so the book will appear to work backward. The teacher section is in the back of the book and includes classroom set up, posture, paper placement, pencil skills, multi-sensory teaching strategies, and lesson strategies for the workbook pages. The student pages include letter pages, word pages, sentence, and other pages. The Hebrew alphabet is included at the front of the book. This book doesn't teach the pronunciation of the letters, just the formation of the letters. 002720 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 .95 Word Puzzle Book (3-8) This pair of puzzle books has panache and should prove popular with your young peeps as it panders to their pang for multiplicity in language pedagogy! In other words, it will spice up their language practice by giving them crossword puzzles and word searches using their basic French or Spanish vocabulary. This is not an introduction to a language. Students need some existing vocabulary to apply here. Happily for parents, there is an answer key and a dictionary page in the back. Some areas covered include: food vocabulary, asking questions, colors and numbers, months, animals, and things to do with the outdoors. These colorful workbooks would be effective as both an activity supplement and as a fun diversion for the young language learner. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Sara EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.99 4 .95 050821 french-English 050824 Spanish-English Language Learner kits (5-AD) Beginning Spanish and French students will find much to discover in these fun DK kits. Each kit includes an Activity Book, Picture Workbook, flash cards, a red die, a Bilingual Dictionary, an audio CD, and a Parent's Guide. The Activity Book consists of 26 themed topics and introduces children to common phrases and basic vocabulary pertaining to everyday situations-- such as greetings, school, or at a picnic. The lessons feature color photos of school-aged

children (with bilingual speech bubbles), as well as colorful graphics, tips, and vocabulary games that sometimes make use of the red die. The audio CD corresponds to each of the lessons, and students are encouraged to listen to the CD (to develop an ear for native dialogue and pronunciation) while they follow along in the book. The Picture Wordbook contains colorful photos of people, places and objects with the Spanish or French words (and English translations) written below. The Bilingual Dictionary contains translations for 2000 of the most commonlyused Spanish or French words. The flashcards consist of five sets of twelve flashcards covering food, clothes, objects, numbers and animals. The flashcards can be used to play the games in the activity book, or they can be used by themselves to study vocabulary words. The Parent's Guide booklet provides a useful reference to the basic grammatical points covered in the Activity Book. All of the kit's contents are packaged inside a rigid, plastic, fluorescent, transparent box. The visual appeal of this kit (and the dicerolling vocabulary games in the Activity Book) should inspire even the most reluctant foreign language students. ~ Lisa 016333 french . . . . . . . . . . 19.99 14 .50 044069 Spanish . . . . . . . . . . 19.99 14 .50 Berlitz Essential foreign Language (6+) Either as a beginner or a veteran of the language, the books within this series are designed to provide you with a general understanding of the essential elements of the target foreign language. Each lesson in the book begins with a dialogue (also provided on the audio CD) and is followed by grammar and vocabulary sections. Last but not least, each lesson concludes with a set of exercises that allow for you to practice the vocabulary and skills learned in that lesson. After completion of the extensive collection of exercises and activities provided, you will have the skills to introduce yourself and others, locate places and identify objects, follow instructions and receive information, ask and respond to questions, and much more. Additional online activities are also referenced throughout the book. ~ Enh EACH (except noted) . . . . . . . 16.99 12 .95 028168 french 028172 russian 028171 Japanese 028173 Spanish 028169 German (no CD) . . 10.95 9 .25 Vocabulary/Grammar Verb Workbooks (8-AD) These workbooks are ideal supplementary texts for high school and college-level courses. Often verbs and verb conjugation confuses students the most when learning a language, and these workbooks can help students overcome their difficulties. The focus is on verbs and correct verb usage, with chapters for each tense, commands, passive voice, and nonfinite verb forms. Verbs are presented with conjugation rules and with typical verb forms shown in contrasting typeface. Tons of worksheets are included, with exercises like translating sentences, conjugating verbs into charts, and filling out crossword puzzles using the correct verb forms. Review chapters after every five sections help reinforce learning throughout the book. Though these aren't complete courses for the languages because they lack instruction in other parts of

speech, students will certainly learn and practice all the verb skills they need to learn the language. An answer key and dictionary (from English to the featured foreign language) is included in the back of each book. The workbooks are not reproducible, and the exercises can be completed directly in the book. Solidify your student's mastery of French or Spanish by ensuring their understanding of the most commonly used verbs. 300-400+ pgs pb. ~ Rachel EACH (except noted) . . . . . . . 14.99 12 .25 013889 french Verbs 034886 italian Verbs . . . . . . 16.99 13 .75 013893 Spanish Verbs Schaum's Guides to foreign Language Grammar and Vocabulary (9-AD) These guides are excellent knowledge building books for foreign language students. They present information, exercises, and review in a straightforward manner, aimed to really help students learn and retain the language and its rules. The books assume some previous knowledge, so these should not be used as a first introduction to the language, but I definitely recommend them to supplement another program. These are not fill-in-the-blanks-in-the-English-sentence-witha-foreign-equivalent-exercises; rather they are completely in the foreign language. Therefore, your student must know enough to be able to complete sentences in that language or at least deduce the basic statement. At the time I originally wrote this description, I was not aware that there were also French and German volumes, so I described the product based on the Spanish books. However, the other books closely follow the format of the Spanish editions, so reading the following information should help you make a knowledgeable decision on any of the books. In the Spanish vocabulary book, familiar, useful scenarios are used to help build vocabulary. These topics include being at the airport, train station, asking for directions, making a telephone call, at the clothing store, at the restaurant, shopping for food, at home, sports, the beach, the weather and many more. In each chapter, key vocabulary words are given in complete sentences, with the English translations of the word following. Then the student uses the new vocabulary to complete exercises written entirely in Spanish. As I was saying earlier, although this book is building their vocabulary, they do need to know the basics already. For example, one question is ¿Hay más de una _____ en el aeropuerto? While the vocabulary provides the student with the word for "terminal," they will need to be able to read the rest of the sentence in order to answer. Each chapter contains plenty of exercises, plus lots of practice reading Spanish sentences and paragraphs (which is extremely beneficial and will go a long way in making Spanish students more comfortable with the language. Plenty of practice ensures that students will be able to retain the new vocabulary and use it correctly. At the end of each chapter, a more extensive list of key words is given with English translations in case students need more help (continued...) Foreign Language 1001

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to read the sentences. The back of the book holds a glossary containing most of the words, which students can also reference if they don't recognize words. The Spanish grammar book is very similar, packed with serious, productive exercises to give students practice with the rules of Spanish grammar. There is not much English in this book at all, but because the focus of this book is correct grammar, the sentences are kept simple. If students have a basic understanding of the language (basic words, pronouns, common verbs) they will be able to complete the exercises and learn from them even if they cannot yet recognize each word. The exercises in this book cover nouns and articles, adjectives, verbs (different tenses, conjugations, imperfects, perfect tenses, preterits, subjunctives, participles, reflexives, infinitives and passives), negatives, interrogatives, pronouns, ser vs. estar, por vs. para, and special uses of certain verbs. This book would be excellent to work all the way through or to supplement a program by choosing related exercises. Any high school student who wants to really know the language should definitely have a good handle on Spanish grammar, and this is a very complete book to ensure that. Answers are included. - Melissa EACH GuiDE (exc noted) . . . 18.95 14 .95 022471 french Grammar 022472 french Vocabulary 022473 German Grammar 022474 German Vocabulary 20.00 15 .95 019576 Spanish Grammar 019577 Spanish Vocabulary Language Grammar Drills (9-AD) Both beginning and intermediate language learners will get plenty of grammar practice with these reasonably priced workbooks. Each book contains over 200 grammar exercises covering nouns, verbs, pronouns, articles, and more. The beginning of each chapter briefly reviews the specific grammar topic being practiced and then proceeds to approx. five pages of exercises per topic. The varied and interesting exercises include fill-in-the-blank, underlining, editing/ finding mistakes in passages written in the foreign language, and translating entire sentences from English into the foreign language. These workbooks are a particularly strong resource for extra writing practice--a skill most students could benefit from. Answers included. 330+ pgs, pb. ~ Lisa EACH Book (except noted) 12.95 10 .95 034117 french 034135 italian 034186 Spanish 034133 German . . . . . . . . . 14.00 11 .95 READERS / STORYBOOKS

learned in the previous levels. Each level introduces students to 20 new words. The stories have colorful, humorous, cartoon-like illustrations. Although audio CDs have previously been included with the books, the publisher is transitioning to a MP3 download available on their website. Audio CDs will be phased out by the end of 2012. An audio CD is included which features a narrator reading the story (with sound effects and music). Frequent repetition, combined with familiar stories, present a fun, non-threatening way to expand or reinforce your foreign language vocabulary. 29 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.95 12 .50 french 043349 Cinderella ­ Level 1 043353 Goldilocks & the 3 Bears ­ Level 2 043345 Beauty and the Beast ­ Level 3 German 043350 Cinderella ­ Level 1 043354 Goldilocks & the 3 Bears ­ Level 2 043346 Beauty and the Beast ­ Level 3 italian 035075 Cinderella - Level 1 035077 Goldilocks & the 3 Bears - Level 2 035066 Beauty & the Beast - Level 3 Mandarin 043351 Cinderella ­ Level 1 043355 Goldilocks & the 3 Bears ­ Level 2 043347 Beauty and the Beast ­ Level 3 Spanish 043352 Cinderella - Level 1 043356 Goldilocks & the 3 Bears ­ Level 2 043348 Beauty and the Beast ­ Level 3 Hebrew 037957 Cinderella - Level 1 037958 Goldilocks & the 3 Bears - Level 2 037954 Beauty & the Beast - Level 3

story" readers slowly immerse students into a foreign language by telling the majority of the story in English, but inserting some foreign words. These words appear in bold, fully conjugated, and are footnoted to translations appearing at the bottom of the page. Over 450 foreign words appear in each book, covering nouns, verbs, adverbs, and adjectives. The story is interesting and funny, and cleverly throws in some technology humor. Black and white illustrations in a computer-generated, 3D style appear throughout the book. 63 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.95 9 .15 011347 french 011486 Spanish Bible Stories in ____ Book & CD (2+) The good folks that bring you The Learnables language program now also give you something worthwhile to read and listen to in the foreign language. Bible Stories in ... is a combination illustrated book/CD, retelling stories of Creation, Noah's Ark, Moses and the Ten Commandments, the birth of Jesus, the Crucifixion, and the Resurrection. The book should be understandable after completing Level 2 (including Basic Structures 2) and easily understandable after completing Level 3. In keeping with the basic approach of The Learnables, each sentence has its own picture. The accompanying CD includes the narrative spoken by a native speaker, who speaks every sentence clearly and distinctly. If you are getting ready for a foreign missions trip, this may be an invaluable preparation tool. 010637 Spanish Book & CD 25.00 21 .95 010675 Spanish Book only . . 15.00 13 .50 010638 french Book & CD . 25.00 21 .95 010676 french Book only . . 15.00 13 .50 010639 German Book & CD 25.00 21 .95 010664 German Book only 15.00 13 .50 Let's read in french, Spanish & English (3-6) Young students will actually enjoy reading in a foreign language with these fun, original stories. Each colorfully illustrated story contains parallel text, with one page of each two page spread containing text in the foreign language, and the other page containing a translation of the story in English. The stories tend to feature mystery and adventure plots involving school-age children, and a quiz page at the end allows students to test their vocabulary. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.99 4 .15 023587 Danny's Blog--french 023593 Danny's Blog--Spanish 023747 tina, the Detective--french 023816 tina, the Detective--Spanish 023830 twins & time Machine--french 023834 twins & time Machine--Spanish 023878 Where's toto--french 023884 Where's toto--Spanish Easy _______ reader (7-AD) Okay, you've studied some Spanish and feel ready to tackle the "real thing." Each of these books features short, contemporary readings or dialogues, historical selections, and simple literacy adaptations - all geared to building confidence in your mastery of a foregn language. Once you've finished this, you'll be ready to tackle Don Quixôte or Le Fantome de l'Opéra. 001322 french . . . . . . . . . . 11.95 10 .25 001324 Spanish . . . . . . . . . . 11.95 10 .25

Learn Languages through fairy tales (Pk-12) This unique series teaches students basic foreign language vocabulary through familiar fairy tales. Using a slow immersion approach, each fairy tale begins in English, then gradually introduces new words in the foreign language. The first time a foreign word is introduced, the corresponding English word in the fairy tale is circled with its foreign-language translation in the column. Then the foreign word appears in tin Bot foreign Language readers (2-7) red throughout the rest of the story, and it is freMeet Tin Bot, the best detective in the city, quently repeated and used in context. Levels 2 as he solves the mystery of who dognapped and 3 introduce more words and include words Senorita Margaret's dog. These unique "spliced 1002 Foreign Language

Cat in the Hat Bilingual Versions (Pk-AD) Now you can read Dr. Seuss' beloved classic in a foreign language! This bilingual version is identical to the original, English version of "Cat in the Hat" (right down to the illustrations), except the text is translated into Spanish or French. The English translation appears (in smaller type) below the foreign language text. 63 pgs, hc. ~ Lisa EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.99 6 .95 047068 English & french 047069 English & Spanish

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Berlitz kids Picture Dictionaries (Pk-4) Young children show a remarkable dexterity in acquiring the skills of a foreign language. Use these picture dictionaries to further develop this extraordinary aptitude by building upon their vocabulary. Each dictionary contains over 1,000 core words with each word having a translation, a simple sentence, and an engaging illustration designed to enhance the meaning of the word. These books provide a great reference for basic foreign words such as colors, shapes, numbers, foods, and animals. Although the majority of the words are listed in alphabetical order, there are occasional instances in which a page is filled with more precise words within a particular theme (rooms in the house, parts of the body, or various types of clothing for example). ~ Enh EACH Book (exc noted) . . . . 12.95 9 .95 Student Dictionaries (6-AD) 028177 french 024025 Japanese These economical student dictionaries are 028178 German 028181 Spanish 024020 Chinese . . . . . . . . . . 14.99 11 .45 done in quick reference style, with one-word definitions. Each bilingual dictionary contains 14,000 entries (the Spanish dictionary has the "ñ" alphabetized as an "n" for rapidity and ease as a student reference). 001957 french-English . . . . . . 2.95 2 .75 001959 Spanish-English . . . . . 2.95 2 .75

folded. Each map provides essential phrases, translations, and phonetically-spelled pronunciations in the following topics: meeting people, asking questions, money, numbers, mail, telephone, dining out, time, calendar, shopping, emergencies, sightseeing, transportation, and hotels. Maps for languages with non-English alphabets (like Russian and Hebrew) have an extra alphabet reference panel. Pictograph and ideograph-based languages (like Chinese and Japanese) also have an extra panel, which lists basic characters. Please note the Chinese map is for Mandarin Chinese. ~ Anh EACH MAP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.95 6 .50 028342 Arabic 013306 italian 013296 Chinese 013307 Japanese 013297 french 013309 Polish 013298 German 013311 russian 013305 Hebrew 013312 Spanish

Stuck on Series (k-AD) While immersion may be the most effective way to learn a foreign language, these may be the next best thing! Learn 150 basic vocabulary terms with the aid of these oversized sticky notes. The French or Spanish word is in bold followed by the phonetic pronunciation. A realistic picture is provided and works to build an association between the object and the word. Lastly, the English word is provided to clarify the meaning of the picture. Stick these notes to the corresponding objects (most all can be found in the home, office, or school setting) and in no time at all, essential everyday words like desk and chair will be part of your new French or Spanish vocabulary. Each note measures 3 ½" x 3 ½". ­ Enh EACH SEt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.95 7 .75 024027 french 024036 Spanish

first thousand Words Books (Pk-12) This fascinating book teaches basic vocabulary through colorful illustrations. Some facing pages hold a colorfully illustrated scene, such as a classroom, a city, a beach, a kitchen, or another common area. Smaller pictures of everyday objects found inside the picture border the page, along with the word written in the foreign language. Other pages focus on a theme (parts of the body, jobs, food, animals, and actions) with the small pictures depicting the foreign word being taught. A word list is included in the back of each book. 64 pgs, hc. ~ Lisa EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.99 9 .95 046102 Chinese 020746 french 013954 English 020785 Spanish Picture Word Books (3-AD) Large black and white illustrations of thematic scenes (kitchen, supermarket, zoo, etc.) with items labeled in the foreign language. Over 500 commonly used words are depicted. Perfect for coloring as you learn. Each volume also includes a complete alphabetical listing of words with their English translations. EACH Book (exc noted) . . . . . 3.95 3 .50 009521 German 017661 russian 024629 italian 009524 Spanish 029651 Mandarin 009520 french . . . . . . . . . . . 4.99 4 .25 Language Maps (Pk-AD) From the publishers of 10 Minutes a Day, language "maps" are compact reference guides containing over 1,000 common words and phrases. All information is printed on four laminated panels that fold like a map. Map dimensions are approximately 4 inches by 11 inches,

foreign Language number Dice (k-AD) Learn the numbers one through six in a foreign language! Each set contains six white 20mm six-sided dice, with the numbers one through six written out (in words, not numerals) on the dice in the foreign language. (The Chinese dice has the numbers 1-6 written in Chinese characters, not the pinyun spelling.). Use these dice to teach and quiz students the numbers in a foreign language, invent your own games, or Cassel's English/foreign Language Dictionaries simply swap out your ordinary dice with these (7-AD) ones next family game night for extra language This is one of the best foreign language dic- reinforcement. ~ Lisa tionaries I've seen. Inexpensive, thick, and soft- CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs. cover, the dictionary is actually 2 in 1. The first EACH SEt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.50 3 .95 half translates from the foreign word to English 047527 Chinese and gives pronunciation, while the second goes 047530 french from English to the foreign language. With over 047531 German 35,000 entries, extensive tables of regular and 047537 Spanish irregular verb forms, and other language basics, this is an excellent supplement to any foreign Audio Aids language program. EACH Book (exc noted) . . . . . 7.99 6 .95 Bilingual Baby DVDs (ages 1-5) 007459 french/English The first thought that popped into my mind 007460 German/English was, "Isn't this a bit early to start a second 031833 Latin/English language?" Well, several studies have shown 007468 Spanish/English . . . . . 9.99 7 .75 that the best time to introduce a new language is actually from birth to age five. Research has SUPPLEMENTS also shown that children who have had a small amount of second-language instruction tend to Language for Beginners flashcards (k-AD) become better problem solvers and more creLearn over 200 vocabuative thinkers than those who have not. So why lary words with these colshouldn't your baby be a Bilingual Baby? orful flashcard sets. Each These 45-minute language DVDs are colorful, set contains 100 doublestimulating, and sure to capture your child's sided flashcards, with difinterest. They use a total immersion approach ­ ferent vocabulary words only the target language is heard. Simple nouns, on each side. The top verbs, and sentences are carefully introduced left-hand corner of each by a series of clear visual images while classiflashcard lists the vocabucal music is softly played in the background. lary word in the foreign Vocabulary in the target language is displayed language, and a large carin large on-screen letters, while smaller English toon illustration depicting translations are briefly flashed on-screen for the the word appears below. benefit of the parents. The entire dialog is printed The bottom corner of the card provides the on a fold-out panel on the video's slipcover. English translation in small type and a pronun- Vocabulary includes numbers, colors, manners ciation hint. (To quiz yourself or others on the and phrases (please, thank you, hello, good-bye, vocabulary, simply cover up the top portion of etc), and familiar words and sentences (boy, eat, the card with your thumb.) Pronunciation prac- apple, the boy eats the apple, etc). ~ Anh tice is available on the publisher's website. ~ Lisa EACH DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.99 11 .95 EACH SEt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.99 7 .75 042041 french 042046 russian 021664 french 042042 German 042047 Spanish 021754 Spanish 042044 Hebrew Foreign Language 1003

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Beth Manners' Language CDs for kids (Pk-2) Introduce young children to a foreign languages using fun and lively songs, stories, games and dialogue with these audio CDs. Each CD features over 100 words and phrases in English, followed by children repeating the words in the foreign language. Both familiar games and stories (ie. The Three Bears, Simon Says) appear, as well as catchy original songs and storylines with sound effects. Lyrics to the songs are printed inside the CD jacket. Approx. 30 min. ~ Lisa EACH CD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.98 12 .75 french Spanish 046352 fun 046349 fun 046350 Magic 046351 Magic 046352 Playtime french and Spanish Bible Songs CD (Pk-3) A CD of Sunday-school type music sung without instruments, you will hear them slowly at first so you can learn the words and melodies then practice them at regular speed as you memorize the words. Improve both languages and learn all 24 songs. It's always easier to remember new vocabulary when it is set to a pattern; foreign language vocabulary is no different in this respect. This comes from the people at Mission Monde/Mision Mundo who specialize in teaching languages to those going on missionary trips abroad. ~ Sara 050659 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.00 18 .95 Bi-Lingual PreSchool Books & CDs (Pk-4) Start your kids off early with a second language with these fun and friendly music CDs. Twelve songs have a mix of English and the target language (French or Spanish.) The book has all of the lyrics for you and several hints for parents and teachers. The music has a fun beat but is not loud or garish. Song topics include laughing with friends, rhyming animal words, follow the leader, manners, one similar to the Hokey Pokey, I Spy, Hickory Dickory Dock, a bike race, and going places. Both languages have the same songs. This set precedes the Bilingual Beginners, but I found them to be nearly parallel in difficulty. The topics covered are different however, and the other has more language learning skills in the songs. Music is a fun way to introduce a new language at any age. Each CD has 12 songs plus the musical accompaniment tracks if you wanted to just play the music. ~ Sara EACH SEt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17.95 14 .25 053348 English/french 053349 English/Spanish

Bi-Lingual Beginners Books & CDs (Pk-4) Capture a child's natural love of music and teach them a second language at the same time while their language acquisition window is wide open. Age appropriate music would be fun in the car or as a language lesson. The book includes all song lyrics as well as tips for parents and teachers to best use the CD. Topics covered in both languages in this set include: greetings, numbers to 12, the alphabet, colors, vowels, food, family, and body parts, C, CC and CH, G and J, and Qu. Only Spanish has LL and Y, the Ns, R and RR. Only French has accents, animals, opposites. Each CD has 12 songs plus the musical accompaniment tracks if you wanted to just play the music. This CD has more of a language learning feel to it, where Bi-Lingual PresSchool (053348-9) is more like just fun songs. Parents don't have to fuss about having correct pronunciation either because it is all on the CD. ~ Sara EACH SEt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17.95 14 .25 053346 English/french 053347 English/Spanish Bilingual Songs (Pk-AD) These CDs feature peppy songs with native speakers that help students learn basic vocabulary in Spanish, French or Mandarin Chinese. Volume 1 focuses on the alphabet, counting to 10, days of the week, months of the year, weather and seasons, colors, food, animals at the zoo, parts of the body, clothing and family members. Volume 2 contains songs on counting to 30, emotions, places in the community, opposites and measuring devices. The Volume 3 English-Spanish set showcases introductions, genders, plurals, dates, there is/are, descriptive adjectives, possessive adjectives, this or that, these and those, and capitalization. Volume 3 English-Spanish includes songs about formal/ informal `you,' unisex nouns, the verb `to be,' phone numbers, adverbs of frequency, question words, how much/how many, pen pals, superlatives, and question marks/exclamation marks. Each CD comes with a lyric book that features the song lyrics in both English and the foreign language as well as supplementary reproducible activities to complete. I listened to one of these at a trade show and was impressed by the clarity of the lyrics, the professional-quality, and the up-beat music that reflects the culture of the language being studied. (Watch out for those Spanish ones - you may be salsa-ing around the room instead of singing!). Both male and female native speakers sing the songs, giving students a good feel for what the language sounds like. These high-quality, educational audios would make an excellent introduction to the language for young students both in learning vocabulary, picking up the sound of the language, and as a memorization aid. - Jess EACH CD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17.95 14 .25 English-french 027397 Vol . 1 CD English-Spanish 027399 Vol . 1 CD 036740 Vol . 3 CD 027401 Vol . 2 CD 027403 Vol . 2 CD 036741 Vol . 4 CD

SPANISH Complete Programs SPEEDY SPAniSH ProGrAMS (Pk-AD) Speedy Spanish Primer (Pk-3) Now your younger students can enjoy the benefits of Speedy Spanish as well! This simple introduction to Spanish is perfect for young children. The Primer book is divided into six primer sections, each featuring different topics. Section 1 covers colors, numbers, days, and months, Section 2 contains seasons, home, school, and church, Section 3 teaches animals and people, Section 4 presents parts of the body, clothes, and food, Section 5 covers things and places, Section 6 contains opposites. Each page presents pictures and the English version of 3 words and the facing page contains the translation in Spanish. There are really no lesson plans to speak of, although the workbook is divided into lessons which cover different pages of the primer. The workbook contains matching activities (pictures to Spanish words, English to Spanish words, etc.), coloring activities, mazes, and more. The teacher key contains all the answers, showing small copies of each workbook page (4 per page) with the correct answers marked; some instruction appears at the bottom of each teacher page. Your students will have a solid introduction to basic Spanish words at the end of these 33 lessons. ~ Megan 040993 Primer Book & CD 26.00 25 .50 009674 Workbook . . . . . . . . . . 7 .50 009665 teacher key . . . . . . . . 3 .50 Speedy Spanish (3-AD) "Como es especial este programa?" ("How is this program special?). For starters, it was written by Christian missionaries as an aid to witnessing. Emphasis is on sentences and phrases that you would use in conversation. Quizzes and games are used in each chapter for better memorization, and vocabulary words are continually reviewed. Pronunciation is shown clearly, and explanation is given for the use of masculine and feminine. It even includes Bible verses in Spanish and Spanish Bible songs. Also available are extra practice sheets with 30 pages of additional exercises and a key. A great Spanish course for elementary students and beginners! - Megan 003295 Book 1 & tape Set 48.00 47 .50 018650 Book 1 CDs onLY 48.00 47 .15 006084 Additional Book 1 . . . . 15 .00 023307 Book 1 tchr Guide 10.95 10 .75 006092 Book 1 tests and Answers 5 .95 004420 Extra Practice Exercises & key 7 .00 040991 Book 2 CDs onLY 52.00 51 .00 006085 Additional Book 2 . . . . 15 .00 049867 Book 2 tchr Guide . . 9 .95 006094 Book 2 tests and Answers 5 .95 009704 Extra Practice Exercises & key 6 .95 040994 Sing-A-long Book & CD 8 .95 ~~~~~~~~~~~

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Let's Play in Spanish by Susy Dorn Complete Set (the Gift of Spanish) (Pk-3) 054194 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149.00 119 .50 teach them Spanish! (Pk-5) Due to the quickness that young children possess in picking up a foreign language, it is ideal to introduce the language as early as possible. This is easy when the parents themselves know the language, but what if they don't? Well, you're in luck if you are interested in teaching your child Spanish. The Teach Them Spanish! series is designed for the parent/ teacher "who has little knowledge of Spanish and a lot of enthusiasm." Each book provides a vast source of teacher lesson plans and age appropriate worksheets and classroom activities. At the preschool and kindergarten levels, the material is presented in units categorized into general themes familiar to young children such as greetings, colors, numbers, foods, clothing, classroom objects, community, family, the face, transportation, and animals. The majority of the activities include activities such as games and songs that encourage regular repetition of Spanish vocabulary. At the upper levels, the material is presented in more defined lessons. Each lesson includes an easy to follow teacher lesson plan covering 4-6 activities. The content of the upper level books progressively advance in content and work to develop skills including listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar. For example, at the uppermost level (5th grade), lessons cover the topics of: numbers, month & dates, frequently used expressions, gender & plurals, definite & indefinite articles, using numbers, occupations & possessive adjectives, clothing, antonyms, telling time, sports, sizes, shapes, colors, prepositions, subject pronouns, regular -ar verbs, regular -er verbs, regular -ir verbs, irregular verbs, adjective agreement, household items, restaurant & market, and transportation. ~ Enh EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.99 8 .25 025357 Grade Pk 025353 Grade 3 025356 Grade k 025354 Grade 4 025351 Grade 1 025355 Grade 5 025352 Grade 2 La Clase Divertida (k-8) If you want to acquaint your children with the basics of a foreign language in a fun and nonintimidating way, consider joining Senor Gamache's friendly Spanish class. This enthusiastic, if somewhat less than professional, presentation includes 4 DVDs of 15 lessons in a small class setting, an audio CD for practice, a brief teachers manual (which includes objectives and materials list for each lesson, as well as extra Spanish words and phrases used by the teacher), two workbooks (one each for two students), and enough craft materials for two students. Additional student kits are available. The introduction to the program is on the first DVD. It is quite lengthy, but resist the impulse to skip over it since it contains important

instructions and background on how to use the program. This program is designed for families to use together; parents watch the lessons with their children to help them participate in the songs and activities. Parents also supervise the craft and cooking projects. (Fried ice cream, anyone?) Intended for families with children in grades K-6, the DVDs will probably have more appeal for those in the younger half of that range. Including older children in a group class should work fine, but if you are teaching only 5th-6th graders, they might consider this too juvenile. Quite a bit of repetition is used, and the Spanish words are translated into English. Children must respond out loud as they watch the DVD lessons. Lessons cover the alphabet, numbers from 1-20, colors, days of the week, parts of the body, animals and family members as well as selected phrases such as, "What is your name", "Where is ___", etc. Along the way, children also hear other words and phrases and absorb information about the history and culture of Mexico through stories and crafts. The pagan gods and cultures of Mexico are discussed, but the program, while not overtly Christian, comes from a Christian point of view. Workbook lessons reinforce what was presented on the DVD and give practice in writing Spanish. Use one DVD lesson each week, or take the lessons at a slower pace. Watching the same lesson multiple times and using the audio CD at home or on car trips will give your children the practice they need to be successful. The entire course should take about four months to complete. ~ Reprinted from Christian Home Educators Curriculum Manuals with permission of Cathy Duffy, Grove Publishing. If you have tried and enjoyed Level I, you can anticipate the same enthusiastic, "can-do" approach in Levels II and III (see level 3 on our website). These levels also include lesson DVDs, audio CDs, a teacher's manual, two student workbooks, two sets of worksheets, and two sets of craft materials, and flashcards (in Level III). Level II includes 15 lessons on ordinal numbers, ordering at a restaurant, animals and habitats, telling time, months, seasons, weather, numbers 0-200, sports, verbs and preposition, and more conversation in Spanish. You'll also enjoy a map study of Spain, take a DVD tour of St. Augustine, FL, learn about flamenco dancing, and make more Spanish foods and crafts. Level III contains another 15 lessons, this time with more of a focus on Latin America. You'll do a map study of Central America and the Caribbean, enjoy a DVD tour of Costa Rica, and cook Latin-American foods. Language topics covered include: regular ar/er/ir verbs, verbs ser and estar, forming questions, physical characteristics, emotions, transportation, emotions, household words, clothing words, parts of a city, occupations, and more converstion. Level 1 (k-6) 014536 Curriculum kit . . . . . . 014537 Extra Student Pack . . . . 001466 Extra Student Pack w/CD Level ii 014538 014539 001472 (1-7) Curriculum kit . . . . . . Extra Student Pack . . . . Extra Student Pack w/CD 110 .00 15 .00 25 .00 125 .00 25 .00 35 .00

Pasaporte al Español (1-3) With all the foreign language programs out there, it can be difficult to pick the right fit for your family. If you have younger students in the elementary grades and want a Christian focus, you may want to consider this program produced by Bob Jones University Press. Students learn along with Choco the hedgehog, a furry little hand puppet that accompanies Kit A, as well as several other friendly animals. The program is divided into three steps, with each step designed to take one year to complete. In typical Bob Jones style, the full text teacher's manual is very easy to use and very comprehensive. Several pages of teacher's helps appear at the beginning to familiarize teachers and parents with the program, layout of the text, and use of the workbooks and teaching charts. Charts in front of the teacher's manual provide teachers with a scope and sequence for each unit and then break down each individual unit to show what lesson pages will be used, which workbook pages accompany them, which read-aloud book will be read, and which teaching charts should be shown. Each lesson is then broken down into step-bystep directions for the teacher. A materials list is given along with directions for any preparation to be done ahead of class (usually very minimal). Each day starts with a short Bible time which entails a prayer and a Bible verse in Spanish. In every odd numbered lesson, students learn new concepts and words through the teacher, conversation, and puppet interaction (if you wish to use them!), while in even numbered lesson, students usually review the previous day and complete a couple of workbook pages. Teaching tips for each lesson are included in shaded boxes, and all the Spanish words used in the lesson are highlighted in red while the English translations are given in blue or purple (in the teacher's manual only). Copies of each student workbook page are included on the teaching pages with all the answers filled in in red. The program utilizes colored teaching charts comprised of Bible Verse Charts showing a picture and a reference to a Bible verse, Song Charts, Country Charts showing eight Hispanic countries, and Vocabulary Charts to aid in learning the meaning of Spanish vocabulary words in context. A 4-CD set is included in each program containing the songs, Bible verses, read-aloud books, Bible Truths, Vocabulary Charts, teaching conversations and assessments all recorded to aid in learning and pronunciation. Sixteen read-aloud books included feature short stories exclusively in Spanish, although English pronunciations are given on the inside cover of the front page for easy reference. The books are colorfully illustrated and are an easy read. As an added bonus, each book contains vocabulary words to learn from the story and questions to aid in testing comprehension. Each kit also contains three colorful workbooks which contain all the activity pages for (continued...) Foreign Language 1005

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the students. Built-in flashcards, which may be cut out, are included along the bottom of each workbook page, and the back of every page features a Bible verse, truth or song or a fun recipe. The workbooks also contain a certificate of completion and a sticker page to document your student's journey through the language. In summary, Kit A is comprised of the teacher's manual, Choco the puppet, 16 read-aloud storybooks, 123 teaching charts, 4 CDs, and Step 1, Step 2, and Step 3 workbooks. The teacher's manual in this kit also contains some adapted workbook pages for slightly older students (over grade 3). The workbooks and CD sets are also available for purchase separately. All in all, this is a very inclusive Spanish program for your younger students. ~ Megan 228320 Home School kit A . . . 362 .22 211581 Step 1 Worktext . . . . . 22 .22 211532 Step 2 Worktext . . . . . 22 .22 211540 Step 3 Worktext . . . . . 22 .22 211557 CD Set A . . . . . . . . . . 83 .33 Spanish for Children (3-AD) "Learn more than how to order a taco" with this great program. The books are divided into 32 weekly chapters, including 5 review chapters. Each lesson introduces new vocabulary words alongside a Spanish concept, starting with verbs and nouns in the first unit and moving on to number, gender, adjectives, pronouns, verb conjugations, and more. The lessons are short (about 4 pages each), plus weekly worksheets and quizzes. Lessons begin with Spanish phrases, a conversation, a chant (to aid memorization of grammar and vocabulary) and a vocabulary list. Then the lesson discusses the concept being taught, followed by short exercises and a quiz. Each level teaches 290 of the most commonly used vocabulary words in an engaging, conversational way. A helpful glossary is included in the back of the primer. The pronunciation CD is no longer included with the text, but a complete MP3 file of all pronunciations can be downloaded at the publisher's website. Answer Key is a copy of the worksheet and quizzes in the Primer with the answers filled in. If the instructor is not familiar with Spanish, consider the DVD and Chant CD set, which features 4 DVDs with the author teaching the lesson to her students. Each lesson (approx. 15 min each) corresponds to the weekly chapter in the Primer, and text from the book appears on screen as the lesson is presented so you can follow along. The students chant their weekly grammar work, and vocabulary and visual images appear which correspond with the words. The audio chant CD includes grammar chart chants and complete vocabulary. Picking up where Primer A left off, Primer B emphasizes grammar and the parts of speech as tools for understanding and speaking Spanish. Also included are expanded dialogs, stories, songs, and chants. Primer B contains 32 weekly chapters, including 6 review chapters and an end-of-book review. The text teaches 290 commonly used vocabulary words, plus a review of vocabulary from Primer A. Students will 1006 Foreign Language

continue mastering grammatical concepts, such as verb conjugation, tense, and noun gender. Weekly worksheets and quizzes are included, and students will enjoy sharpening their Spanish with dialogs, stories, and a puzzle that involves searching for treasure in Mayan ruins. 024984 Primer A . . . . . . . . . 21.95 19 .95 024985 Answer key A . . . . . 12.95 11 .75 024929 DVD/Chant CD A . . 64.95 57 .95 SfCAPk Package A . . . . . . . 109.80 92 .95 Includes Primer A, Answer Key, DVD/CD set and the Tin Bot Spanish Reader. 011346 Primer B . . . . . . . . . 24.95 21 .95 011344 Answer key B . . . . . 14.95 13 .95 026627 DVD/Chant CD B . . 64.95 57 .95 SfCBPk Package B . . . . . . . 104.85 87 .95 Includes Primer B, Answer Key & DVD/CD. Getting Started with Spanish (4-AD) Subtitled "Beginning Spanish for Homeschoolers and Self-Taught Students of Any Age," this book serves as a great introduction for the family who wants to "try out" the language before investing in a full-fledged Spanish course. This book contains 177 short lessons (usually a page in length), which are straightforward and incremental in progression. Lessons strike a balance between introducing new vocabulary, explaining simple grammatical concepts, and memorization of noun and verb forms. Lessons are self-paced, self-explanatory, and offer plenty of practice exercises. Lessons that introduce new Spanish vocabulary feature a new Spanish word, its English translation, and often a pronunciation tip, followed by about ten sentences to translate. Grammar lessons introduce concepts and verb forms gradually; as verb forms are introduced, they are added to a chart, which students use to aid in translating sentences. For pronunciation help, the author provides free, downloadable MP3 audio files on his website, which can be used with the lessons. Because this book is a non-reproducible worktext (not a workbook), it can be used with multiple students. (The author recommends writing the translating exercises in a separate notebook.). Overall, this course teaches students about 100 vocabulary words, gives them a grasp of basic Spanish grammar, and makes them comfortable translating simple Spanish sentences. After completing this program, students will be ready to tackle a "regular" Spanish program with confidence ­ and they will be off to a good head start! ~ Lisa 026126 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.95 19 .50 Alpha omega Spanish i Switched-on Schoolhouse (9-12) A high school-level course to teach beginning Spanish using the LIFEPAC method. This is designed to be the equivalent of the first semester of college-level Spanish. After completing the course, students should be able to ask and answer basic questions, initiate and respond to simple statements and participate in brief conversations about familiar topics. Please refer to the Curriculum/Unit Studies section of this catalog for more in depth information on Switched-On Schoolhouse products. 2011 version includes new and improved features for both student and teacher. Minimum system requirements: Windows XP Service Pack 3, Vista or Windows 7; CD-ROM drive and printer (recommended). 004823 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94.95 85 .46

Alpha omega Spanish ii Switched-on Schoolhouse (9-12) This follow-up course is the equivalent of the second semester of college level Spanish. Please refer to the Curriculum/Unit Studies section of this catalog for more in depth information on Switched-On Schoolhouse products. 2011 version includes new and improved features for both student and teacher. Minimum system requirements: Windows XP Service Pack 3, Vista or Windows 7; CD-ROM drive and printer (recommended). 011554 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94.95 85 .46 Living Language Spanish Complete Course (9-AD) "The Basics - For Beginners or Anyone Who Wants a Thorough Review." This course is a nofrills look at Spanish utilizing the conversation building-block method. Everything you need is included in this handy little pack including a Spanish-English dictionary, a coursebook, and 4 audio CD's. The coursebook is divided into 40 lessons, which are fairly short and very do-able. All the words in bold faced type are pronounced on the audio CD's so you can learn the correct pronunciation. Notes scattered generously throughout the lessons explain pronunciation, rules and other information. Most lessons include one or two quizzes for you to practice what you've learned. The quizzes are generally formatted with matching exercises where you match Spanish phrases to English phrases and fill-in-the-blank with multiple choices of Spanish words to fill in a Spanish phrase (the English version of the word is next to the blank in parentheses). Answers are easily accessible at the end of each quiz section. The included Spanish-English dictionary is comprised of over 20,000 of the most frequently used Spanish words and the audio CD's contain over 3 hours of recorded material. This course has been recently updated and changes include the addition of 18 supplemental vocabulary sections and updated references including e-mail etiquette and Internet resources. ~ Megan 008602 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29.95 21 .95 Basic Programs i Can read & Speak in Spanish (Pk-6) With flash cards, stickers, lots of pictures, and an audio CD, I think I could learn to read and speak Spanish, too! A lot of beginning language books focus on only learning lists of basic words. This one not only teaches you to read and speak lots of basic words, but it also instructs you on how to form them into complete sentences. The authors' teaching method is wonderful, as you not only read the words in Spanish with the help of colorful pictures and English subtitles, but you also hear the correct pronunciations on the audio CD. The lively narrator pronounces the word for you several times and then you can repeat it. There are also hands-on activities utilizing flash cards and

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stickers to complete sentences as well as create fun stories. This hardcover book has 47 text pages, 48 flash cards, 24 stickers, and an audio CD that is 78 minutes in length. Your children will love how quickly and easily they can master the contents of this book! ­ elise 036222 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.95 12 .75 Let's Learn Spanish (k-8) This series is intended to slowly immerse your child in the Spanish language. There are eight lessons per grade level with the eighth lesson consisting of a review of the topics and vocabulary covered in the book. Although the series covers up through the eighth grade level, the lesson within each book are all relatively short and may not cover an entire year's worth of foreign language studies. Lessons are organized topically. For example, at the kindergarten level, students learn greetings, introductions, colors, vowels, numbers, basic classroom items, and feelings & emotions while students will learn about the months of the year, expressing dates, telling time, school subjects, towns, people in the community, and Easter at the fourth grade level. Each lesson includes a teacher/parent notes section that provides suggestions on how to introduce each of the lesson's worksheet activities, there are generally 4 activities per lesson, in order to maximize student learning. As an additional feature, each book includes a list of suggested websites and various other resources that are recommended for use to make for a more enjoyable learning experience for your student. ~ Enh EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.95 5 .95 029137 Grade k 029133 Grade 5 029129 Grade 1 029134 Grade 6 029130 Grade 2 029135 Grade 7 029131 Grade 3 029136 Grade 8 029132 Grade 4 Easy Spanish Step By Step (7-AD) If you're looking for a simple but fairly thorough way to learn Spanish, this book teaches it in 15 straightforward grammatical steps. You'll learn Spanish the way people naturally acquire a language, with each step building upon the one before. First you learn the elements of a sentence with steps including: Nouns, Articles, and Adjectives; Estar, Ser, and Subject Pronouns; Hay, Interrogative Words, Days, and Months; Numbers, Dates, and Time; Regular Verbs; Irregular Verbs; Ir and the Future; Adjectives and Adverbs; and Negatives and Prepositions. Then you move on to more complicated steps like Indirect Objects, Direct Objects, Reflexive Verbs, Present Subjunctive, Preterit Tense, and finally Imperfect Tense. Each chapter contains clear grammar explanations and students will need to make sure they understand every concept before moving to the next or they may struggle to keep up. The book explains each component of Spanish grammar in an uncomplicated way, with plenty of examples to help students understand. After the explanations, varied written and oral exercises are included so students get used to reading, writing, and speaking in Spanish. While speaking with a native Spanish speaker is the best way to learn how to pronounce the words correctly, a pronunciation guide is included in the book that's very helpful in describing how words should be

pronounced. Each chapter also includes Spanish readings with comprehension questions to help students learn new vocabulary and practice reading aloud. Some may find that there's not enough review or drills in this book to help them cement the language into their head, because it does move rather quickly from step to step. However, if students are willing stay with each step until they truly understand the section and have memorized the vocabulary words, this program will give them a working knowledge of the language and allow them to communicate in everyday Spanish. You'll need a Spanish/English dictionary to get the most out of this book because while some of the Spanish words are shown with their English translation (including over 300 of the most commonly used verbs), many are not and the actual number of vocabulary words (specifically nouns) is limited. Overall, this is a great book that can quickly give students the knowledge they need to comminute in Spanish with confidence. An answer key for all the exercises is included in the back. By Barbara Bregstein, 304 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel 041584 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.95 10 .95

Hablo Espanol (k-3) Tengo un gato en la casa. El gato es blanco y negro. Any idea what I just said? Well, educators are beginning to teach Spanish to children at a younger age when it is easier for them to learn. This book of creative activities supplies a great way for children to learn Spanish by doing fun crafts and activities. The activities include coloring, cutting, pasting, hole punching, and flash-card making. Besides working on these basic art skills, children will learn the Spanish names for numbers, colors, days of the week, school supplies, parts of the body, and much more. Eventually, they will be able to translate what I said earlier and know that I have a black and white cat in the house. ~ Rachel S. 015104 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.99 8 .50 Let's Speak Spanish (k-8) These books look like they're more for younger kids, but would provide an easy introduction for anyone beginning Spanish. The books feature a family who decide to learn Spanish together. It's in story form, with the family continually adding new words they learn and share with each other. Plenty of review questions and other practice problems are provided throughout. By the end of the first book, students will know many greetings, common questions and phrases, and lots of other everyday words. They will also be able to write complete sentences and even paragraphs in Spanish. Answers included. - Melissa EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.50 2 .95 019210 Book 1 019211 Book 2 019212 Book 3

Elisabeth Smith's teach Yourself Spanish Starter kit (7-AD) A Spanish tutor in a box! Sort of. Learn conversation without having to study a lot of grammar and structure with this entertaining learning program. Your tutor is a British woman on the CDs. Take her along on the ride to work for a quick lesson, whether it is 5 minutes or 15. You will make friends with Paul and Claire, a pair of Brits planning to escape the dreadful weather in England for a holiday in sunny Spain. The variety of voices is nice for the learner and keeps your attention level high. You will learn 5 new words a day. You can do that can't you? Small flashcards will help you review your words and commit them to memory. Read your short chapter in the book for the day, then listen to the CDs, and practice with your set of flashcards and you will impress yourself with what you learn. There is also a small traveler's booklet to carry with you on your Spanish speaking holiday. Of course you can use this program even if you are not going on vacation to a hispanophone (Spanish speaking) country, do it just for fun. Includes 2 CDs, 3 packs of small flash cards, a lesson book (126 pgs, pb) and a travelers companion booklet (41 Spanish Workbook & Music CD (k-7) pgs, pb.) ~ Sara Looking for a fun way to teach your child the 053510 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39.95 29 .25 basics of Spanish? This workbook/CD combo offers a fun, musical way for children to learn Workbooks / Practice some common Spanish words and phrases. Stored directly in the book cover, the CD Complete Book of Starter Spanish (Pk-1) includes 12 original stories and songs with This workbook is the "junior" version of the vocals. Through repetition and catchy lyrics, the popular Complete Book of Spanish (003145). songs teach Spanish numbers 1-10, greetings, Like its older sibling, this hefty workbook intro- family titles, common foods, weather, clothing, duces younger kids to Spanish with fun, color- colors, and feelings. Included in the full-color ful worksheets. Basic concepts such as colors, workbook are lyrics to all the songs on the CD. shapes, the alphabet, family, clothing, com- The workbook also includes six Spanish/English munity, seasons, and time are introduced and mini-books so children can read along with reviewed. Activities are tailored to preschoolers the Spanish recordings of the stories. Spanish/ and early elementary students and include col- English word searches, crossword puzzles, and oring, drawing, matching, tracing, circling, and vocabulary practice are also included in the handwriting. The back of the book includes a workbook. Printable lyrics and an answer key section of Spanish songs and rhymes, glossary, are included on the music CD. CD runtime is and answer key. 352 pgs. ~ Lisa 40 minutes; workbook is 48 pages. ~ Rachel 052527 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.95 10 .95 020894 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.99 3 .95 Foreign Language 1007

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the Complete Book of Spanish (1-3) Like other Complete Book of workbooks, this one is packed with fun, colorful worksheets. It was designed for kids who have had little or no previous Spanish, and it covers many basic concepts such as numbers, alphabet, parts of speech, expressions, days and months, colors, clothes, parts of the body, and more. The exercises vary, but they maintain a writing emphasis to help children retain what they're learning. Besides the worksheets, there is also a section of Spanish songs and chants as well as a section full of learning cards to be used as flashcards. A poster and stickers are included as an added bonus. A final review is included in the back, as well as a complete answer key. 352 pgs. - Melissa 003145 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.95 10 .95 Spanish Elementary Workbooks (1-3) Though we offer a variety of Spanish programs for younger students, we've never before had a consumable workbook. These workbooks cover simple Spanish. One page introduces the Spanish names for several pictures from a certain category. Then another page reviews the same objects, with an exercise in matching or fill in the correct Spanish word. Categories include rooms in a house, outside, colors, shapes, numbers, family members, parts of the body, days, times, months, seasons, fruits and vegetables, meats, and several others. Pictures can also be colored in for more fun. In the back of the book are two crosswords, a word search, some reviews, and a Spanish test for additional practice. Reproducible. - Melissa EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.99 8 .25 007288 Level 1 007289 Level 2

Building Spanish Vocabulary (3-8) Filled with activity pages to acquaint students with basic Spanish vocabulary, this workbook is a perfect introduction to Spanish or a good supplement to a more heavy-duty program. Typical workbook-type exercises teach and quiz students on the Spanish words for numbers, shapes, colors, days, months, food, family, verbs, animals, clothing, parts of the body, opposites, and more. Accompanying the worksheets are over 350 vocabulary cards featuring a Spanish word on one side and the English word on the other. These cards can be used for a number of different vocabulary-building exercises described in the book. Answers are included. Reproducible, 128 pgs. ­ Melissa 041406 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.99 12 .50 nice `n Easy Spanish Grammar (6-AD) A nice `n easy introduction to Spanish grammar for the beginning foreign language student. Easy to use and understand, these books build a solid foundation in grammar. Grammar exercises are included to test student's knowledge. 001338 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.95 4 .50 E-Z Spanish Grammar (6-AD) In similar format to the other E-Z foreign language books, this one focuses on Spanish grammar. Anyone who has studied Spanish knows that the different grammatical structure of the language certainly validates a separate book. With the same workbook style as the others, this one provides plenty of information as well as an abundance of exercises combined into simple, straightforward lessons. Topics covered include pronunciation, nouns and articles, adjectives, verbs (the toughie!), tenses, pronouns, adverbs, the subjunctive, clauses, commands, different types of sentences, prepositions, and other important topics in Spanish grammar. This book would easily complement any Spanish curriculum to provide extra practice and understanding of the grammatical rules. 442 pgs. - Melissa 028034 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.99 13 .75

Activities first thousand Words in Spanish Sticker Book (Pk-7) Learning a thousand words has never been more fun! With over 500 colorful stickers, your child will learn common vocabulary words. Each page has a brightly colored scene of places in the home, on the coast, at the park, or on the farm. Your child will also learn animal names, colors, foods, parts of the body, and much more! There are 55 pages to work through and each page has approximately 10 to 15 sticker boxes with captions to help you place the appropriate sticker in the correct box. This method encourages active learning and helps them associate the word with the object to ensure effective vocabulary building. The illustrations themselves are colorful and full of amusing details that contain many other objects which you can use to teach many other vocabulary words. Available in English, Spanish and French the books are identical, with the same stickers and illustrations on each page. A great way to begin teaching Junior a foreign language. However, you might want to have a dictionary on hand to help you with pronunciations if you are not already fluent. Each book is paperback, consumable, and the sticker pages are easily removed from the middle of the binding of the workbook. These books will give your children hours of constructive enjoyment no matter what language you pick! ~ elise 032353 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.99 7 .75 Spanish 1A CD-roM (Super Star) (Pk-AD) This unique program presents students with fun games, activities, and animation that will teach them Spanish. The phonics-based approach to learning the sounds of the Spanish language allows students to break down words to their sounds and then build on that sound recognition to build words and word recognition. There are concise instructional presentations, drills, and tests ­ all with visuals and games that make the learning fun. Colorful pictures and animation, along with sound effects and sing-along-songs help students learn the Spanish alphabet, numbers, colors, days of the week, common greetings, conversation, and more. The games challenge students to identify Spanish (or English) words and sounds to earn a silver or gold star on each game (30 different drill games are included). It all leads up to a final "test" where students must use all the basic Spanish words taught in the program and become a super star. The estimated playing time for completing the whole program is 12 hours, but kids will enjoy returning to the games for fun. Teacher aids include an explanation of how to use the CD-ROM, print pages for all the words to the songs, and print pages for all the activities (there are 18 activity print pages). This bilingual phonics approach can teach Spanish and English words to anyone, and it's a lot of fun! System Requirements: Windows 95/98/ ME/XP/NT/2000/2003 Pentium 166 or higher; Macintosh Power PC processor 120 MHz or higher, OSX (native), 32 MB RAM. ~ Rachel 041526 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.95 23 .95

fun Spanish (1-3) If you've been looking for a Charlotte Masoninspired approach to learning Spanish, then you've come to the right place! Fun Spanish is a workbook that teaches beginners Spanish, one phrase at a time. This workbook introduces an average of five new words daily in the context of a "fun" sentence for students to copy, memorize, and illustrate. Each lesson appears on a two page spread. The left hand side of the page has verb conjugation exercises, a short vocabulary list, and a sentence in English to translate into Spanish. The right hand page has a Spanish sentence to copy, followed by three-quarters of a page of white space for students to draw a picture. Four lessons per week follow this format, followed by a verb conjugation review. (Verb conjugation reviews consist of conjugation exercises, English-Spanish vocabulary translations, and translating sentences.) Teacher helps include a suggested weekly schedule, memorization suggestions, and a brief grammar review/reference. Seventeen weeks of lessons are included, with answer keys following each set of weekly lessons. Spiral, not reproducible. ~ Lisa 049740 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 .95 1008 Foreign Language

Exercises in Spanish Grammar (7-12) Though these workbooks are slim, they offer straightforward worksheets that would be very beneficial for those studying Spanish. They offer practice on a variety of Spanish grammar concepts, (no instruction, just worksheets) many of them are ones that typically present problems for Spanish students. Concepts covered include identifying correct articles (un, una, unos, unas, el, la, los, las), adjective agreement, possessives, verb tenses, regular and irregular verb forms, use of "ser" vs. "estar", object pronouns, preterit tenses, and much more. Although the recommended grade level on these books is grades 7-12, I think they would benefit anyone ready to use them, from middle school through college. (I see several sheets here that would have fit my introductory classes perfectly.) Answers included. - Melissa 019204 Book 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 6.95 5 .95 Spanish Volume 1 CD & Activity Book (1-5) 019205 Book 2 . . . . . . . . . . . 6.95 5 .95 054408 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.99 10 .00 See page vi for key to Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act warning labels.

Learning Wrap-ups for Spanish intro kit (1-6) Drill Spanish vocabulary with this addition to the Learning Wrap-Ups family. Like the popular math sets, this Spanish version consists of stacks of ten large colorful plastic "keys" that are attached together. The left side of each Wrap-Up features illustrated symbols representing vocabulary words, while the right side lists words written out in Spanish. Use the attached string to match the picture to the correct Spanish word, wrapping around the Wrap-Up multiple times until you've matched all the words. The back of the Wrap-Ups show the correct string pattern for easy self-checking. This kit contains four sets of Wrap-Ups, for a total of 480 Spanish words. The Wrap-Ups are divided into four categories: Learning Words, Talking Basics, Making Statements, and Asking Questions, covering a wide variety of words such as parts of the body, numbers, money, foods, animals, and much more. Also included in the kit is an audio CD which gives correct pronunciation and usage, plus a teacher's guide. ~ Lisa 034113 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 32 .95

Listen `n Learn Spanish with Your favorite Movies (9-AD) One of my favorite weekend pastimes is movie night: curling up on the couch, making some microwave popcorn, and settling in to watch a good film. Now you can continue movie night ­ and learn Spanish at the same time! Simply select one of the sixteen popular movies covered in this book, turn on the DVD's Spanish audio track, open up this book, and follow along to learn key Spanish vocabulary and phrases. This book consists of detailed vocabulary guides for each movie, divided into short scenes. Each movie guide begins with an overview of the movie (in English), followed by a basic vocabulary list of Spanish words (with translations) that recur frequently throughout the movie. Next, the guide lists Spanish vocabulary words (with translations) for each scene. Short one- or twosentence summaries of each scene are provided in English--so you can make sure you're on the right scene. Movies are categorized into four levels of difficulty (beginner, advanced beginner, intermediate, and advanced) and all of the movies are family-friendly and easy to find via your favorite video rental outlet. Some of the movies covered in the book include: Fox and the Hound, Princess Bride, Eragon, Chronicles of Narnia: Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe, Home Alone, Anne of Green Gables, and Mary Poppins. A total of 7000 Spanish words and phrases are included. 274 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa 022856 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.95 13 .95 Readers / Storybooks Spanish Children's Books translations (Pk-3) These books offer Spanish learners simple stories to read, especially for younger children. Most of the books below are Spanish translations of popular children's books, without an English translation. With a Spanish-English dictionary handy, these could also be good introductory translation work as students look up the unfamiliar words to fill in the blanks and expand their vocabulary. The board books are small in size and fully illustrated. - Melissa 021183 Buenas noches, Luna 6.99 4 .95 The Spanish version of Goodnight Moon, this edition is Spanish only, no English. 021190 El Conejito Andarín . . 6.99 4 .95 El Conejito Andarín (The Runaway Bunny), translated into Spanish (no English). Bilingual fairy tale Story Books (Pk-3) These storybooks are great, containing adaptations of popular kids' stories that are told in both English AND Spanish. For each two-page spread, a full-color, cartoon-looking, full-page illustration is included on the right side. The left page then contains two text sections, one in English and one in Spanish, which tell the story in a lively and kid-friendly way. Perfect for Spanish class or just for fun reading, these storybooks are great for young and old alike. Written by Merce Escardo I Bas and illustrated by Pere Joan, approx. 28 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.99 5 .75 014378 Aladdin & Magic Lamp/Aladino y la Lampara 014382 Beauty and the Beast/La Bella y la Bestia 040176 Cinderella/Cenicienta

040179 Goldilocks & 3 Bears/ricitos de oro 014499 Hare & the tortoise/La liebre y la tortuga 014516 Jack & Beanstalk/Juan y los frijoles magicos 040184 Little red riding Hood/Caperucita roja 014547 Musicians of Bremen/Los Musicos de Bremen 014557 Princess & Pea/La Princesa y el Guisante 014564 Puss in Boots/El Gato con Botas 014574 rapunzel 014596 rumpelstiltskin 040185 Sleeping Beauty/La Bella Durmiente 040188 three Little Pigs/Los tres Cerditos 014617 thumbelina/Pulgarcita 040189 ugly Duckling/El Patito feo ~~~~~~~~~~~ trip to _____ Beginning Spanish rdrs (4-12) This is a series I'm excited about. These books take you on a trip to another country, completely in Spanish. The fictional but realistic stories are fairly short (on a two page spread each), with key vocabulary given in English and then questions at the end of the story (answers are included). The topics of the stories are related to a real trip to that country, with stories titled "Where is Spain," "On the Plane," "Arriving in Madrid," "At the Restaurant," "The Bullfight," "Goodbye Spain" and other relevant lessons. (In the Spain book, there is even the story of Don Quixote). There are over twenty different readings in the books. The stories are fairly basic, but because there is no English translation given (although an extensive glossary in the back holds just about all the words from the stories) students will need to have a basic understanding of the language before using these and will probably need to refer to the glossary to fill in gaps. Especially good for those using an immersion approach. ~ Melissa 019221 trip to Mexico . . . . . 6.95 5 .95 019222 trip to Spain . . . . . . . 6.95 5 .95 read & think Spanish (9-AD) This would be a wonderful supplement to any Spanish program that's light on reading, or for anyone using the immersion approach. The book consists of over 100 articles written entirely in Spanish, all pertaining to Spanish culture. The articles are a page or two long, with generous amounts of the text bolded and then translated into English in the sidebar of each page. Students of all skill levels can benefit from these reading passages ­ beginning students can look for familiar words and become acquainted with Spanish sentence structure, while more advanced students will learn new vocabulary as well as information about the Spanish culture. The passages are grouped into sections by subject matter, including culture, travel, traditions, celebrations, people, sports, music, history, geography, and food. Each section ends with a "test your comprehension" page containing 1-4 questions (posed in both Spanish and English) about each passage to see how much students understand/remember of what they've read. Answers to these questions can be found in the back of the book. 206 pgs. ­ Melissa 041586 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.00 12 .75 Foreign Language 1009

Singing the Basics Beginning Spanish CD & Activity Book (4-8) Although there are a lot of educational songs written to help students learn a new language, most of these focus on isolated words like numbers, days of the week, and basic words. This unique song and activity book includes songs for these words, but also features songs on Spanish sounds, grammar, pronunciation, parts of speech and more. Most songs are accompanied by a lesson and activity sheet, which explain the concept and offer examples in both Spanish and English. The songs are catchy, lively, and feature toe-tapping rock beats and guitars. I have to warn that you just may get some of these stuck in your head (especially the "-ar Verb Song"). 15 songs are included, which cover days of the week, weather, helping verbs, questions, stress and accents in words, masculine and feminine endings, times of the day, family words, -ar verbs, time words, words for different forms of "you", pronunciations, direct objects, and more. The exercises and examples that accompany the songs are excellent, and offer the student more practice and variety of examples than the songs alone can offer. Teaching tips, suggestions for games and other activities have been included as well, offering you additional options for covering the material. Although not a complete Spanish course, these songs and activities will help students to remember details about grammar, sentence structure and words that could otherwise fall through the cracks! - Jess 031136 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.95 19 .95

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References My English/Spanish Dictionary (k-5) This simple little book is useful for teaching and reviewing basic Spanish vocabulary. Each page is devoted to a specific letter of the alphabet and it lists several English words beginning with that letter (along with each word's Spanish translation). Blank lines are provided on each page for students to add new vocabulary words they encounter in their studies. The front of the book includes tips on pronunciation and articles, and the back of the book reviews colors, days of the week, months of the year, and numbers. Non-reproducible. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa 044135 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.99 1 .75 notebook Spanish Dictionary (4-12) This is a complete dictionary for Spanish students of varying ages. It includes over 8000 easy to read entries, and the three-hole punch design makes it convenient to store right inside binders. 019563 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.95 2 .95 Spanish Basic Skills Charts (Pk-AD) Reinforce your Spanish vocabulary with these colorful charts. Each 17" x 21.4" chart features cartoon stick figure children of various ethnicities demonstrating basic Spanish vocabulary concepts. Each Spanish vocabulary word is written in colorful type and accompanied by visuals to help the concepts stick in your mind. ~ Lisa EACH CHArt . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.49 2 .25 020680 Colors 020693 Days of the Week 020694 Months of the Year 020695 numbers 020726 Shapes

Supplements / Tools Bilingual flash Cards (Pk-k) These oversized flashcards (3.25"x 5.25") are easy to hold and see. Each deck contains approximately 50 double-sided flashcards that practice letters, numbers, or basic vocabulary in English and Spanish. Included with each deck are Parent Cards that explain the format of the flashcards and different games and activities you can try with them. ~ Anh EACH SEt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.99 2 .50 035317 Alphabet (Abecedario) Includes uppercase and lowercase cards with colorful pictures of objects that begin with the letter on the flipside. 035320 numbers 1-100 (números 1-100) These cards show the number in the middle, the number word in Spanish on top, and the number word in English on the bottom. 035321 Beginning Sight Words 108 basic words, such as `at', `my', and `house', that are often used in beginning readers. 035318 Colors, Shapes & More (Colores, figuras & Más) Colors and shapes, fruit, animals, and other common nouns. Colorfully illustrated.

Spanish Words & Phrases usborne Language Cards (1-12) Students of all ages will be extra motivated to practice Spanish phrases once they take a look at these flash cards! What sets these cards apart is the adorable claymation-like images of animals, objects, and children in modern settings. Each 4" x 6" card features a Spanish phrase (with an accompanying illustration) on one side, with the identical image translated into English on the other side. A variety of topics are covered including colors, animals, numbers, the parts of a house, and more. The centerpiece of the set is what I call the "dialogue" or "scene" cards. These cards feature people having short conversations, with their dialogue appearing in speech bubbles. (For example, one card shows a woman asking her student where his book is; the student answers "I don't know."). Pronunciations of the words and phrases found on the cards are available on Usborne's website. The set contains 50 cards total. ~ Lisa 026170 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.99 7 .75 Games Spanish Bingo Game (Pk-AD) The game of bingo is adored by young and old alike, and this game combines the fun of bingo with a great learning experience. The game contains 36 bingo game cards, 50 calling cards, an answer mat, and square cardboard bingo chips. Each game card consists of the traditional B-I-N-G-O letters at the top of the card, with 25 squares beneath. Each square contains a colorful picture of some kind of object, with a Spanish label given directly beneath the picture. The game is played like traditional bingo, with a caller drawing calling cards and then reading the letter and object given on the card. For example, the caller reads, "B, la manzana," and players look for la manzana (an apple) in their "B" column. The first player to cover five squares in a row wins the game. A large answer mat is included for the caller to mark which objects have been called. Fifty basic Spanish words are covered including objects, animals, body parts, and more. The game is for 3-36 players, so it's perfect for any group. - Rachel 034748 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.99 7 .50

Spanish flashcards (1-6) This inexpensive flashcard set is the perfect tool for young students to learn and quiz themselves on basic Spanish vocabulary. This set of 86 cards introduces everyday words--colors, numbers, food, clothing, animals, people, and household objects. One side of the card lists the Spanish word in large type; the reverse side provides a cartoon illustration depicting the vocabulary word, with the Spanish word Basic Spanish Grammar ready reference Card repeating underneath and the English translation Please see Ready Reference descripton in appearing in small type in the upper right hand corner. A parents' card suggests activities for Home School Helps - References. 002467 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.99 0 .75 using the flashcards. ~ Lisa 025307 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.95 2 .95 Spanish Grammar flippers Please see complete Flippers description in Photographic Cards - Everyday Words in Spanish (Pk-AD) Home School Helps - References. Flashcards are one of the fastest and easiest EACH fLiPPEr . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.95 7 .50 000317 Spanish Grammar 1 ways to learn vocabulary, especially words in foreign languages. They're a perfect tool 000320 Spanish Grammar 2 for in-class mastery or for students to quiz themselves. This flashcard set contains cards Spanish Chartlet - Alphabet 017499 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.49 1 .95 featuring a Spanish word with a photographic hint to what the word might mean on the front. Spanish fundamentals Quick Studies (7-AD) For example, next to the word, "el conejo" is a These handy Quick Study charts provide a picture of a rabbit. To increase the challenge, concise reference for Spanish language students. use the back sides of the cards which have only Each four page chart is laminated and hole- the Spanish words and no picture to help. 104 punched to fit into your binder or notebook. cards. illustrated with full-color photos. The topics (and subtopics) covered on the charts 032052 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.49 5 .50 are color-coded and well organized so you can easily find what you're looking for. For exam- flip-flash Spanish flash Cards (4-8) 5 .75 ple, the Grammar chart has different colored 025305 Level i . . . . . . . . . . . 7.99 sections for each part of speech: nouns, articles, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, and so forth. Sample sentences (with English translations) are included on the charts where appropriate. ~ Lisa EACH GuiDE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.95 4 .50 015390 1 - Grammar 015392 2 - Vocabulary 015403 3 - Verbs 015523 4 - Speaking & Writing 1010 Foreign Language

Spanish in a flash (1-AD) This program from Edupress introduces students to Spanish vocabulary words in a variety of ways. The best and most useful part is the great card sets, which were developed to help students learn basic Spanish vocabulary as easily as possible. Each set includes 100 flashcards, with two metal rings included to bind them together if necessary. One side of a card displays a full color photograph of something, with an English label beneath it. The opposite side of the card shows the same photograph with a Spanish label. The flashcards measure 4" x 2.5" and are color-coded by subject (for example, cards about colors are framed in green, cards about food are framed in yellow, etc.). Each set includes different vocabulary words, but the sets are all the same difficulty level and don't really See page vi for key to Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act warning labels.

build upon each other, so you can use them in any order. Each set also includes an insert with reproducible awards, a vocabulary chart of all the words included in the set, and a simple pronunciation guide. These are great, colorful flashcard sets to aid in the learning of basic Spanish vocabulary. Other Spanish in a Flash products are also available for fun add-ons, which correspond to the main flashcard decks. If you're looking to add some excitement and fun to learning these words, consider the corresponding Bingo Sets. Each game contains 36 bingo playing cards, 100 calling cards, and 500 square, yellow cardstock bingo chips. Game cards consist of 25 squares, each containing a colorful picture of some kind of object, with a Spanish label given directly beneath the picture. The game is played like traditional bingo, with a caller drawing calling cards and then reading the term given on the card. Players search for the Spanish term on their bingo card and cover it if they find it. The first player to cover five squares in a row is the winner. The cool thing about these bingo games is that they contain the same exact 100 vocabulary words included in the corresponding flashcard sets. For example, a card from Flashcard Set One displays a glass of milk and is identified in English on one side and Spanish on the other. Then, in Bingo Set One, a caller draws a card and reads "la leche" and players search for a graphic with the "la leche" label which appears with the same pictures as used in the flashcard set. Of course, the Bingo games can be played without the flashcard sets and students would eventually learn all 100 terms for each set by repeated playing, but the Bingo games are great for reinforcing the flashcards and adding some fun. Another fun add-on is the 32-page Word Search Books, which are entirely composed of the vocabulary words featured on the flashcard sets. Each book is full of basic word-search puzzles divided into the same categories as the flashcards and covering the same words. Each book also has a few review puzzles where different types of words are mixed together and a few vocabulary match-up worksheets to reinforce comprehension. A combination of all three of these resources assures that students are familiar with all 100 Spanish vocabulary words in no time ­ 300 words if you use all three sets! Set 1 of all the products includes Spanish words from the classroom, the body, colors, days of the week, family, food, numbers, and school. Set 2 includes clothing, expressions, feelings, the home, months, time, money, weather, and seasons. Set 3 includes animals, the city, hobbies, occupations, outside, sports, technology, and transportation. Whether you like flashcards, interactive bingo games, or fun word-search puzzles, these sets are helpful for learning basic Spanish vocabulary. ~ Rachel EACH fLASHCArD SEt . . . . . . 9.99 7 .50 EACH BinGo SEt . . . . . . . . . . 9.99 7 .50 EACH WorD SEArCH Book 5.99 4 .75 026752 flashcard Set 1 026754 flashcard Set 2 026756 flashcard Set 3 026748 Bingo Set 1 026749 Bingo Set 2 026750 Bingo Set 3 037694 Word Search Book 1 037695 Word Search Book 2 037696 Word Search Book 3

FRENCH first Start french (3-8) Author Danielle Schultz has developed an easy to follow program that introduces the basics of grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, and speaking skills of the French language. Closely modeled after the format found in the Latina Christiana program, First Start French is also geared towards both parents and students who may not have any prior knowledge of or exposure to the language. The student book starts off with a reference guide that provides the general rules of French pronunciation and breaks the rules down by the following categories: vowels, nasal vowels, consonants, silent consonants, liaisons, and stress/accents. The book contains 36 lessons (following every 5 lessons of new content, a review lesson in provided), and each lesson is broken down into the following format: French song or saying, vocabulary (10-15 themed words or phrases), short grammar lesson, short dialogue entirely in French, and written exercises that are designed to test the student's translation skills and understanding of the grammar skills just covered. Although quizzes and answers are not provided in the book itself, free PDF downloads are available at or a free copy by mail can be obtained through Memoria Press. Student pages are not reproducible, so it you have more than one student, you will need to purchase a separate book for each. Grammar coverage in Book 1 covers verbs in three regular conjunctions (present and perfect tenses), basic noun forms, personal pronouns, and demonstrative pronouns. Short lessons on French culture covering manners, families, school system, food, symbols, and holidays are also included for additional exposure. Volume 2 continues to build upon the skills introduced in the first level with more extensive vocabulary and expanded grammar; cultural information covering French history, geography, science, and art is also covered. The teacher edition begins with an overview of the program and offers lots of suggested ideas and teaching tips for how to use the program. Copies of completed student pages are provided for each lesson, and although an outline for a 4 day schedule is also provided (introduction of vocabulary, grammar, and dialogue on day 1, review and practice on days 2 and 3, and quiz on day 4), the program can easily be adjusted to accommodate any pace you would like to set depending on student aptitude. Because the student book does not contain any answers to the exercises, the teacher's edition is a highly recommended resource. The pronunciation CD consists of all the vocabulary words covered within each lesson (spoken by a native French speaker) as well as 6 traditional French songs included to help with grammar and vocabulary development. The complete set includes student book, teacher book, and pronunciation CD. For those of you who are concerned with how this program will translate to high school credit, both levels 1 and 2 need to be completed to equate to one year of high school credit. Although this program is not intended to make your student a fluent speaker right off the bat, it is nicely designed to let the non-French speak-

ing parent or teacher teach the basics of the language before investing in a more expensive program. Bonne Chance! ­Enh Volume i 042702 Student Book . . . . . . 17.50 15 .45 042703 teacher Book . . . . . 17.50 15 .45 042700 Pronunciation CD . . . 4.95 4 .50 042701 Complete Set . . . . . . 39.95 32 .95 Volume 045061 045062 045059 045060 ii Student Book . teacher Book Pronunciation Complete Set . . . . . . . CD . . . . . . . . 17.50 . 17.50 . . 4.95 . 39.95 15 .45 15 .45 4 .50 32 .95

15 french Bible Stories with CD (k-3) A versatile course which could be used as a supplement either with the French Mission ABC material, with lower levels of Mission Monde, as a supplement to another French course, or as a stand alone introduction to the French language. Through fifteen familiar Bible stories (Creation, Noah, Moses, Gideon, Esther, stories of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection plus others), many simple concepts (numbers, family words, etc.) are reemphasized. The stories ­ presented on the CD ­ should be repeated until the student has them almost memorized. Coloring pages are reproducible and can even be made into flashcards if copied onto cardstock and laminated. The complete text of the Bible story is written on the back of the coloring page master. ~ Janice 045065 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.00 23 .95 CHINESE Sing to Learn Chinese DVDs (Pk-AD) EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 054564 Vol . 1 DVD 054565 Vol . 2 DVD 054566 Vol . 3 DVD 9 .90

Get talking Chinese (3-AD) Mandarin Chinese is an intimidating language to learn, and materials that allow young beginners to simply "try it out" are few and far between. If you or one of your children is considering a serious study of Mandarin, but aren't sure you want to invest in a Rosetta Stone program yet, this little book and CD will provide you with a terrific introduction to Chinese characters, pinyin spellings of Chinese words (Chinese words written in our alphabet, like "mo"), and pronunciation of some basic Chinese words and phrases. For every word or phrase taught, you will find both the Chinese character(s) and the pinyin version. An audio CD is packaged inside the front cover, and every time you see a headphones symbol and a track number, you know you can turn to the CD to hear what you are read- (continued...) Foreign Language 1011

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ing. The first section of the book serves as a comprehensive introduction which includes general information about Mandarin Chinese, an explanation of pinyin, tables of initial and final Chinese sounds equated with similar sounds in English, the four "tones" of Mandarin, an explanation of Chinese characters, details on the strokes that make up the characters, memory tips to remember characters, and some very basic grammar pointers. The next eight chapters focus on teaching basic vocabulary, including greetings, Chinese names, words for family members, simple travel phrases, parts of the body, numbers 1-100, days of the week, names of months, years, seasons and weather words, transportation words and phrases, food-related vocabulary and phrases, tourism, and even some basic slang like "ok" and "bye-bye." Conversation Practice pages are scattered throughout the book, and offer the reader an opportunity to use the vocabulary they have learned in simple sentences which are also always located on the audio CD. The layout is very exciting, with plenty of full-color photos, graphics and colorful charts, and details on the history and culture of China keep the language study relevant and fascinating. There's really nothing to not like about this book. If you are a complete beginner and unsure if you can tackle learning Chinese, this is a great place to start. You will be amazed at the amount of content that has been squeezed into only 128 pages! - Jess 042250 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.99 10 .50 Chinese for kids flash Cards kits (Pk-7) Actually, "flash card kit" is an understatement for this amazing product! This is not your typical set of vocabulary flashcards; rather, it is a multi-sensory toolkit that gives students plenty of practice with Chinese vocabulary--both written and spoken. The kit contains 64 flashcards, an audio CD, a full-color wall chart, and a learning guide booklet. The flashcards are the "building blocks" of the kit and are packed with information. The front of each card contains a vocabulary word written in large Simplified Chinese characters, accompanied by a colorful illustration and the pinyun spelling of that word. The back of the card provides a wealth of information on the vocabulary word. First, it lists the Simplified Chinese characters, pinyun spelling, English translation, and radical (written Chinese character that forms the "root" word) for the vocabulary word. Next, it lists two sample sentences using the vocabulary word, in Simplified Chinese, pinyun, and English. The bottom of the card lists step-by-step instructions for writing the Simplified Chinese character for that word, with directional arrows. The audio CD pronounces the contents of the cards and includes nine Chinese children's songs. For reference and an extra visual reminder, a large wall chart (measuring 3' x 2') contains color images of the front sides of all the flashcards featured in the set, organized by topic (ie. family, colors, numbers). The 32-page Learning Guide contains teaching tips, basics about the Chinese language (including an introduction to tones), an audio CD track list, written lyrics to the songs featured on the CD (in Chinese, pinyun, and English), and a Simplified and Traditional character radical index. ~ Lisa EACH kit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.95 14 .75 047149 Chinese for kids (Volume 1) 022384 More Chinese for kids 1012 Foreign Language

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LATIN Complete Programs MEMoriA PrESS LAtin ProGrAMS (k-AD) Prima Latina (k-3) This course is aimed towards young Latin scholars. Designed to precede Latina Christiana I, it introduces students to beginning Latin. 25 lessons cover seven parts of speech, two tenses, 125 vocabulary words, numbers 1 through 10, basic constellations, and introductions to conjugations, declensions and derivatives. The lessons are broken down into grammar skills, five vocabulary words, a practical Latin phrase, and a line of prayer that is completely learned by the end of the chapter. Also included are five review lessons, five tests, and an appendix and answer key. The CD includes an introduction, pronunciation guide, prayer instructions, the sanctus, the doxology, the table blessing, the pater noster, and pronunciation helps for the lessons. We offer the pieces separately, or in sets for convenience. The Text set includes only the books and CD while the Complete set also includes flashcards and DVDs. 017071 Student Book i . . . . 14.00 11 .95 017072 teacher Manual . . . . 14.00 11 .95 017070 Pronunciation CD . . . 4.95 4 .50 025389 DVD Set . . . . . . . . . 45.00 37 .45 Enjoy author Leigh Lowe's engaging teaching style, including her lively presentation and eye-pleasing graphics. Set includes 3 DVDs with nine hours of instruction. 049809 Copybook . . . . . . 14.95 13 .75 Handwriting practice in New American Cursive to complement each lesson in Prima Latina. Line spacing is 5/16" with dotted middle and lower extender space. 48 pgs, pb PLtxSt text Set . . . . . . . . . 32.95 27 .50 Includes the Teacher Manual, Student Book I, and Pronunciation CD PLCPSt Complete Set . . . . . . 92.90 77 .95 Includes Latina Christiana I/Prima Latina Flashcards, Pronunciation CD, Student Book I, Teacher Manual, and DVD Set Latina Christiana (3-8) The Teacher Manual starts with a grammar overview: noun cases and declensions, word order, verb conjugations. Students will be able to pronounce, spell, and translate around 200 Latin words in Year 1 and 200 more in Year 2. Sessions are to begin with a teacher greeting and student response, followed by the prayers Pater Noster (Our Father) and the traditional Roman Catholic table blessing prayer, all in Latin. This is followed by the recitation of grammar forms previously learned, or drill of Latin sayings, vocabulary, or songs. Student books have the lesson laid out in this order, followed by exercise page for written translation and grammar work. Thus, the program incorporates both oral and written work. Teacher Manual shows a reduced copy of the student pages with answers filled in, surrounded by a lesson plan and teaching ideas. A history guide with key provides information about ancient Rome. Also included here are 5 reproducible tests and answer keys and 25 reproducible quizzes. Prayers, songs, sayings, grammar structure, and vocabulary

kingka Games (Pk-AD) Learn Mandarin Chinese characters and vocabulary with these versatile board games. Each game set features its own set of vocabulary words and contains six double-sided 9" x 9" game boards, 54 PING cards, 54 KINGKA cards, two storage bags (for loose cards), and an audio CD with a Chinese pronunciation guide. There are different levels of play, but basically the object of each game is to recognize and match Chinese characters to each other (match characters to characters) or to match characters to corresponding vocabulary pictures. Each game board has nine Simplified Chinese character squares on one side; the other side has nine squares of color photos that represent different vocabulary words. The PING cards contain an image of a Chinese character on one side, with the reverse side containing a color photograph that represents that vocabulary word (the Pinyin spelling and translations in English and several other languages are provided in the margins around the photo). The KINGKA cards each contain an image of a Chinese character on one side. Depending on the game, players either use the character side or picture side of the game boards, or they use the PING cards (with pictures) or the more challenging KINGKA cards (without pictures). The included game booklet provides six different game ideas, ranging from entry level (match character cards to characters on the board), to intermediate (memory and bingo games matching picture cards to characters on the board), to advanced (challenging puzzle, memory, and bingo games matching the picture-less KINGKA cards to pictures on the board). These games can be played solo, or with up to six players. The audio CD contains the Pinyun pronunciation of all 54 Chinese vocabulary words, keyed to a reference card with track listings (and cross-referenced to game board positions). A helpful Mandarin Chinese pronunciation guide brochure is also included, which explains the four tones used in speaking the language. Kingka games provide a fun, hands-on way to build and review Chinese vocabulary. ~ Lisa EACH GAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 24 .95 048756 kingka Game 1 Covers numbers (1-10), animals, body parts, food, nature and daily objects 048757 kingka Game 2 Covers colors, basic verbs, more animals, body parts, food, nature and daily objects 048758 kingka Game 3 Covers family relationships, basic adjectives, basic adverbs, more animals, body parts, food, nature and daily objects.

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index are in both the teacher and student books. The DVDs are a terrific supplement to the books, with additional "live" instruction from Latina Christiana author Leigh Lowe. Designed to be used as a follow-up to the book lessons, each lesson on DVD includes recitation, review, explanation of new concepts, and vocabulary practice. There are between 20-30 minutes of instruction for each lesson, so you are getting a good amount of review and explanation here ­ extremely helpful if Mom is learning Latin for the first time, too! Latina Christiana I DVDs include 18 total hours of instruction on five DVDs, while Latina Christiana II DVDs include 12 hours of instruction on four DVDs. Latina Christiana i (3rd Ed .) 004675 Student Book i . . . . 15.00 13 .15 004681 teacher Manual i . . 20.00 16 .45 004682 Audio CD i . . . . . . . . 4.95 4 .50 010682 flashcards i . . . . . . . 14.95 13 .25 027055 DVD Set i . . . . . . . . 55.00 47 .95 LC1WCD Set i w/ CD . . . . . . . 39.95 31 .95 Includes Student Book, Teacher Manual, and audio CD LC1CMP Complete Set . . . . . 109.90 91 .95 Includes Student Book, Teacher Manual, audio CD, Flashcards and DVDs for Level I 054214 review Worksheets i 9.95 8 .75 054215 review Worksheets tchr key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.00 4 .50 Need more practice? These worksheets provide 1-2 pages of cumulative review for each lesson in Book I. Teacher Key contains full text of worksheets with answers filled in. Latina Christiana ii (3rd Ed .) 004685 Student Book ii . . . . 15.00 13 .15 004686 teacher Manual ii . . 20.00 16 .45 004690 Audio CD ii . . . . . . . 4.95 4 .50 010683 flashcards ii . . . . . . 14.95 13 .25 027058 Grammar Charts i/ii 20.00 17 .75 032731 DVD Set ii . . . . . . . 45.00 38 .95 LC2WCD Set ii w/ CD . . . . . . 39.95 31 .95 Includes Student Book, Teacher Manual, and audio CD LC2CMP Complete Set . . . . . . 99.90 83 .95 Includes Student Book, Teacher Manual, audio CD, Flashcards & DVDs for Level II first form Latin Series (5-AD) Mastery is the key to success in Latin ­ and this program is designed to produce mastery. The First Form series is a projected four text series (First, Second, Third, & Fourth Forms) from Memoria Press that will teach Latin grammar completely and thoroughly and move the student firmly into translation and reading. Each student text provides concise, 2-page lessons with a specific format: a Latin saying, a set of grammar forms, vocabulary, a grammar lesson, and some elementary syntax. The corresponding workbook has 4-6 pages of exercises and welldesigned drills per lesson that guide the student and teacher through the lesson. Other components of the program include weekly quizzes, cumulative tests, flashcards, a pronunciation CD and instructional DVDs. 4th to 6th graders can expect to spend about 3 hours per week for an academic year; grades 7th and up can cover a volume in one semester or less. The Teacher Manual is "where the action is" so to speak. It includes a lesson overview, a

wrap-around text that includes a scripted lesson and grammar "chalk-talk" (again, scripted in question and answer format utilizing a white board). In addition to explaining the integration of workbook, drills, quizzes, and recitation, there are suggestions for incorporating the Lingua Angelica program. Games and Review Activities complete the offering. Teacher prep is also spelled out very well: read and reread the Teaching Guidelines for each lesson, read and reread the student text and teacher manual, do all workbook exercises (yes, the teacher will need her own workbook). While this may seem like a lot to remember the assumption is that the teacher does not know Latin herself and is therefore learning along with the student, staying one complete lesson ahead in terms of prep. Appendices to the Teacher's Manual include Latin conversations, prayers and sayings with translations, and a grammar reference. I must say, there is something very satisfying about a well-ordered Latin program. It just makes you want to dig in and learn it. The Text Set includes the Student Text, Workbook, Test & Quizzes, Pronunciation CD, and Teacher Manual, Workbook & Quiz/Test Answer Key. The Complete Set includes all the items of the Text Set plus the flashcards and the instructional DVDs. These DVDs are taught by Glen Moore utilizing humor and a variety of visual techniques. The Grammar Wall Charts, where available, are not included in any set. They are 17x33 (folded), heavy paper, color charts providing visuals for the grammar taught in the course. (Be prepared to "donate" a significant amount of wall space to these charts.) The Student Text includes historical notes and photos of current scenes and artifacts. Incorporating Famous Men of Rome (also published by Memoria) is optional but will add an additional historical element into the study. ~ Janice first form Five units; 34 lessons. Covers verbs (present, perfect; 1st & 2nd conjugation) and nouns (1st ­ 5th declension). 045056 Student text . . . . . . 12.50 10 .85 045057 Student Workbook . . 15.00 13 .15 019271 tests & Quizzes . . . . 5.00 4 .50 045055 Pronunciation CD . . . 4.95 4 .50 045058 teacher Manual, Workbook & Quiz/test key . . . 24.95 19 .95 ffLtxt text Set . . . . . . . . . 62.40 52 .95 045054 flashcards . . . . . . . . 14.95 13 .75 045053 DVDs . . . . . . . . . . . 55.00 47 .95 ffLCMP Complete Set . . . . . 132.35 109 .95 048540 Grammar Wall Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.00 17 .75 Second form Five units, 26 lessons, five unit reviews. Covers nouns (1st ­ 5th declensions; dative and genitive cases), adjectives (1st, 2nd, & 3rd declensions), pronouns (1st and 2nd person), prepositions (ablative, accusative), and verbs (present, perfect, passive; 1st ­ 4th conjugations). Reviews all material from First Form Latin. 048545 Student text . . . . . . 12.50 10 .85 048546 Student Workbook . . 15.00 13 .75 048548 tests & Quizzes . . . . 5.00 4 .50 048544 Pronunciation CD . . . 4.95 4 .50 048547 teacher Manual, Workbook & Quiz/ test key . . . . . . . . . 24.95 19 .95

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third form (k-8) Five units, 26 lessons, five unit reviews. Covers perfect passive of 1st-4th conjugations and ­ io verbs, active/passive subjunctive of 1st-4th conjugations and ­io verbs, imperative mood, vocative case, 4th declension neuter nouns, 3rd declension adjectives of one and three terminations, nine irregular adjectives, regular/irregular comparison of adjectives and adverbs, 3rd person, demonstrative, intensive and reflexive pronouns, and apposition syntax (adjectives used as nouns, subjunctive in purpose clauses, exhortations, deliberative questions, objective and partitive genitive). 050978 Student text . . . . . . 12.50 10 .85 050979 Student Workbook . . 15.00 13 .75 050981 tests & Quizzes . . . . 5.00 4 .50 050977 Pronunciation CD . . . 4.95 4 .50 050980 teacher Manual, Wrkbk & Quiz/tst key . . . . . . 24.95 19 .95 tfLtxt text Set . . . . . . . . . 62.40 52 .50 050976 flashcards . . . . . . . . 14.95 13 .75 050975 DVDs . . . . . . . . . . 55.00 47 .95 tfLCMP Complete Set . . . . . 132.35 109 .95 Latin Grammar for the Grammar Stage (5-AD) All things grammar ­ Latin, that is ­ in one place! Designed for students and including all conjugations and declensions plus an introduction to syntax (how to use the grammar). An essential resource for mastery and review for students during all four years of the Forms Latin Series but which can be used with any Latin program. 62 pgs, spiral-bound ~ Janice 049173 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.95 13 .75 Book of roots (3-8) Many students learn just enough Latin to study English vocabulary; if your students are already studying Latin, why not use the Latin they're learning to beef up their English vocabulary at the same time? This book is designed as a supplement to students who are using Latina Christiana I, although it could be used (with a little more effort) with other Latin programs as well. Book of Roots focuses only on Latin words presented in Latina Christiana that have "significant derivations in English vocabulary", so not every Latin word from each LC lesson will be covered in Book of Roots. The lessons are designed to correlate with lessons in LC, and for the two programs to be used side-by-side. The book begins with an introduction, notes to the teacher, an index of Latin roots, a drill form, and an introduction to prefixes and suffixes. Lessons are made up of several pages, each of which focus on one Latin root. The Latin root is given in its complete form, with multiple forms for verbs and nouns. Each form of the root is defined, and its English derivative is given, along with the definition of the English derivative. Exercises ask students to use the English derivatives correctly in a fill-in-the-blank sentence, and grammar questions ask the meaning of prefixes, suffixes, and whole English words that contain Latin roots. In this (continued...) Foreign Language 1013

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manner, over 1500 English derivatives are cov- CLASSiCAL ACADEMiC PrESS LAtin (k-AD) ered ­ all through Latin! This gives students an excellent vocabulary boost, and helps them remember both their Latin and English words longer as they study them together. 033710 Book of roots . . . . . 19.95 16 .45 045829 Answer key . . . . . . . . 1.95 1 .80 Ludere Latine: Games for Latina Christiana (3-12) What's the seven letter ablative form of the Latin word meaning aid? Auxilio, of course! Just fill in the blanks for 21 across. Those of us more English-minded will recognize the root word for auxiliary - which is exactly the type of work provided in these consumable (but nonreproducible) workbooks. Ludere Latine lessons are coordinated with the vocabulary and grammar in Latina Christiana but can be used independently by any beginning Latin student. The Grammatical Forms Crossword described above is one of the four types of fun and instructive word games included. What are the other three games, you ask? Each lesson includes a Word Search and a Derivatives Crossword (supply the English derivative from the Latin clue) along with the GFC. Hangman is included as a review after every five lessons. If you're in a co-op or classroom setting (or perhaps your homeschool just has multiple students), rules for five group games are also included. Never fear, a complete answer key is in the back of the book. Also if you're wanting to use these for a co-op or for multiple children but are concerned about the price and the fact that you are not allowed to make copies, you may want to note that when you purchase one copy of either Book I or II at the regular price, you will find information inside on how to purchase additional copies directly from Memoria Press at a deeper discount. 033711 Latina Christiana i . . . 19.95 16 .45 008580 Latina Christiana ii . . 19.95 16 .45 Lingua Angelica (Pk-AD) Is Latin a "dead" language, useful only for reading classical literature and English vocabulary building? You won't think so after hearing this high-quality recording. Hymns are sung in Latin by a six-person acapella Gregorian chant choir. Students hear clear pronunciations, and can add hundreds of words to their Latin vocabulary. More advanced students will pick up on Latin syntax and grammar. Contains all the music in Latina Christiana I and II, plus the Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei, Stabat Mater, Dies Irae, Ave Maria, Panis Angelicus, Ubi Caritas, and more (24 hymns in all). Student workbooks are used for vocabulary, translation and grammar/word study. Teacher Manuals include answers and instructions on how to use the course. Please note that the CD and the songbook are used with Books I and II, each of which covers 12 songs. 010678 CD . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.95 10 .75 010679 Songbook . . . . . . . . . 9.95 8 .75 010680 Student Book i . . . . 11.95 10 .75 010681 teacher Manual i . . 16.95 15 .50 LGAnGL Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50.80 39 .95 Includes the four items above. 025387 Student Book ii . . . . 11.95 10 .75 025388 teacher Manual ii . . 16.95 15 .50 Covers the remaining 12 hymns from the CD. ~~~~~~~~~~~ 1014 Foreign Language

gram is designed as an introduction to Latin for Children but could be used as a stand alone, get-acquainted-with-Latin experience. ~ Janice 042137 Student w/ CD . . . . . . 22.95 19 .95 042139 teacher . . . . . . . . . . . 22.95 19 .95 SSLSEt teacher & Student Set 45.90 37 .95 032157 Latin Monkey Game . . 24.95 21 .95 SSLtnP Complete Package . . . 70.85 59 .95 Includes student, teacher and game. Latin for Children (3-5+) As the books state, "Caveat emptor - let the buyer beware - this series has made Latin the favorite subject of many homeschoolers...." This thorough program can help you teach your children Latin effectively even if you have no background in or experience with Latin. The books are divided into a handful of different units, with a total of thirty-two lessons per book. Primer A starts right at the beginning. Each lesson introduces new vocabulary words alongside a Latin concept, starting with verbs and nouns in the first unit and moving on to linking verbs, adjectives, more verb forms, predicates and nominatives, and a bunch of other concepts found therein. The lessons are fairly short, just four pages each, except for the periodic reviews which generally have a couple more pages. The lessons begin with a list of vocabulary, a chant, and then a discussion/explanation of the target concept. The last two pages hold a variety of short exercises practicing the grammar concept using the vocabulary words. Primers B and C build upon the skills learned in Primer A, progressing through more vocabulary words and more advanced grammatical concepts. All levels are integrated with Shurley Grammar as well, so it should correlate nicely if you are using that program. The lessons become longer in the later levels, but they follow the same simple format. Each level introduces students to 240 of the most frequently occurring words in an engaging, easy manner with plenty of practice to help them retain what they've learned. Helpful glossaries are included in the back of each primer. Paperback. Paperback answer keys contain copies of the student exercises, but with answers provided in bold font. A suggested weekly teaching schedule is also included at the beginning. To further enhance the program, there are DVD and CD sets available for each level, which show the author actually teaching the lessons to young students, explaining the grammatical concepts in a clear, easy to understand manner. Boys and girls in the elementary and middle grades perform the chants, while the text from the book is displayed on the screen, which helps your child learn them as well as the correct pronunciation. Each DVD holds five or more hours of instruction, on 2-3 DVDs. We've heard a lot of positve feedback on the DVDs, which kids find entertaining as well as educational. Audio CDs are also included in the set, which feature the same chants, plus Classical and Ecclesiastical pronunciations of vocabulary. These extend the use of the program to places you might not have a DVD player, like the car! Activity books and history readers are also available for each level. The activity books provide additional practice for each chapter, through fun activities like crosswords, puzzles, word searches, codes, mazes and other fun

Song School Latin (k-3) If you expect a program with this title to be a gentle auditory introduction to Latin, you've nailed it! But be sure to note that this program is also well-constructed, easy-to-use, and FUN. After all, you have an almost-3D monkey illustrating each chapter, familiar tunes introducing the vocabulary, understandable explanations (i.e. Latin nouns are grouped into five families. These families are called declensions.), and just the right amount of practice. What more could you ask for as a painless way to infuse some Latin into your young child's day? There are 31 chapters ­ each a week's worth of instruction. Four or five new vocabulary words are introduced and featured in a song. These songs are primarily English with appropriate words in Latin and are often set to familiar tunes. (i.e. If you're happy and you know it, touch your nose ­ na-res!) The words to each song are printed both in the student text and the teacher's book along with the specific CD track where the song can be found. Actually, I should say "tracks" because each song and its Latin words are presented in two tracks ­ one with classical pronunciation and one with ecclesiastical. A two-page guide found in both the teacher and student books delineates the distinctions between the two pronunciations and concludes "ultimately the decision (about which to use) is not a significant one." Each chapter has a short lesson (grammar) which includes an historical linguistic tidbit as well as a famous Latin saying the student is to memorize. Some chapters include a story which intersperses Latin words with the English. Then it's up to the student to Practice Your Latin (writing the words), Show What You Know (brief vocabulary identification), Grow Your English (English words with Latin roots), and Review Words (past vocabulary words). Often a cutand-paste (or some other sort of hands-on activity) is included for reinforcement. Review chapters are included regularly ­ about every fourth or fifth chapter. The Student book is a worktext which includes the song CD. The Teacher book is identical to the Student book (but no CD) with answers filled in and teacher's notes inserted as shaded boxes. While most moms/teachers will be able to figure out the correct answers, the notes and additional activities in the Teacher's book flesh out the course. For extra vocabulary practice, consider the Latin Monkey Match Flashcard Game. This flashcard set contains over 100 Latin words (with the English translation appearing in small upside down type); use this set to play the suggested games, or simply use them as traditional flashcards. This pro-

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puzzles. These will supplement and enhance Latin practice while adding a dash of fun for students. The history readers each offer a selection of stories about history, which are keyed to the vocabulary and grammar learned at each level. The stories are written in Latin and each story includes a glossary, notes, and follow-up questions (in Latin). Reader A shares stories from Greek and Roman history, while Reader B covers Medieval history and Reader C covers the Age of Exploration through 1815. If you are using Veritas History, you may be pleased to know that the content in the readers parallels that from Veritas History for each time period covered, and that the readers share history in a Protestant-friendly way. While this program is certainly flexible, it was designed so that each level is completed in one year, at the rate of one lesson a week, split up into at least two days of assignments. While the program is suggested for use with grades 3-5, with Primer A being taught in 3rd grade, it can be used for older children. If you want to start in 5th grade, you should still begin with Primer A before moving on to Levels B and C. We offer the materials separately, in Packs, or in Mastery Bundles. Packs include the student text, answer key, and DVD/CD set at that level, while Mastery Bundles include a Pack (student text, answer key, and DVD/CD set) as well as the Activity Book and History Reader. Also available for Levels A and B are the Clash Cards: Latin, Level 1 and Level 2 Flash Cards. Each card contains two vocabulary words on each side of the card (divided into "day" and "night" words), with Latin on one side and the English translation on the other. The Latin side of the card contains the main word in Latin, with additional declensions, conjugations, or definitions listed below. The English side of the card contains the main word in English, with common derivatives listed below. Also listed on the English side is the word's classification (ie. noun, verb), as well as the word's book and chapter references to match with the Classical Academic Press textbooks. This set contains 240 vocabulary words that students can use to quiz themselves, or they can practice their vocabulary skills with other students by playing different variations of the Clash Game (instructions for three levels of play are included). - Melissa Primer A 020108 text . . . . . . . . . . . . 22.95 019915 key . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.95 019886 DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . 54.95 LfCAPk Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . 90.85 046288 Clash Cards: Latin Level 1 flash Cards . . . . . 26.95 015838 Activity Book . . . . . 16.95 015840 History reader . . . . . 9.95 AMAStr Mastery Bundle . . . 117.75 Primer B 020288 020137 020136 LfCBPk 049623 19 .95 11 .75 49 .00 76 .95 23 .95 14 .95 9 .15 99 .95

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Latin Alive! (7-AD) Maybe you just recently decided to incorporate Latin into your homeschool, and you're looking over your shoulder at the fun and simple elementary programs that are now too basic and ahead at the thick and intimidating upperlevel courses available. You wonder, "Can my child really handle that?" If you're wanting to begin now, never fear! This well-designed and manageable course by Classical Academic Press is designed for middle school and high-school students who are just starting out in Latin. The series, which will eventually consist of three books which make up a 3-year program, provides students the opportunity to learn the Latin language and grammar, using an incremental approach. Drawing upon the successful teaching methodology used in Wheelock's Latin, the authors of this program have in essence taken the best approaches and features of Wheelock's, and designed a thorough course that is more appropriate (and exciting) for middle school and high school beginners. Also, because the novelty of studying Latin only goes so far, the program also does a fantastic job of demonstrating how relevant Latin is to us, even today. If you are not just starting out in Latin, or perhaps even wanting to continue your journey from Latin for Children, you will find much review in Book One, but thorough coverage of grammar and the reading passages from Latin writers will be well worth continuing your journey. Book One contains 36 chapters, each intended to take a week to complete. Chapters are grouped into units, with several lessons of new material followed by a review lesson. A consistent format is followed through the lessons which always begin with vocabulary and pronunciation before continuing into grammatical lessons, exercises, and reading. The first chapter covers the classical pronunciation of the consonants, consonant blends, vowels and dipthongs. Examples of similar sounds from the English language are provided for each, followed by a Latin example. Syllabication, accent, and basic sentence structure are also discussed, which provides students the foundation to write out the syllables and practice the pronunciation of the rest of the vocabulary in the book which they are asked to do immediately after all new

vocabulary is introduced throughout the rest of the book. The grammatical component of the lessons are divided into sections, each of which focus on one grammatical concept. The grammatical rule is explained and then modeled through examples. Exercises are then included for student practice. Several different types of exercises are found in the lessons, including identifying parts of sentences, declining and conjugating new vocabulary, parsing/diagramming/translating, conjugating verbs, translating only, and more. While the grammar portions of the lessons often utilize sentences, each chapter (starting in Chapter 4) also contains a Latin passage for students to read. In Book One, these have been carefully adapted from Livy's History of Rome. In Book Two, the readings are less "adapted" to match the student's growing skill. The goal in Book Three is for students to be able to read original Latin texts with little help. The readings offer students the opportunity to read real Roman literature while they are learning the language, rather than the invented stories most beginners "cut their teeth" on before they are allowed to jump into the classics. To aid in comprehension, a list of characters mentioned in the passage and a glossary of words that have not been introduced yet in the lesson vocabulary are also included. Reading comprehension questions, which often include both Latin questions (to be answered in Latin) and English questions (to be answered in English) follow the readings and reinforce vocabulary. Additional segments which crop up in most lessons include Colloqumur, Culture Corners and Derivative Detective. Colloqumur sections provide questions and responses in Latin, with the question translated into English. Students can use their knowledge of Latin and clues from the questions and responses to determine the English translation to the response. Additionally, they can use these as conversation practice in Latin. Culture Corners provide a dash of Roman culture and history to learning the language. In Derivative Detective, students dig into the English language to find the Latin origins of words and phrases. Occasionally a "Latin in Science" tidbit is also included, where students see how the Latin vocabulary they are learning has found its way into science vocabulary. I also like how every lesson begins with one of the state mottoes and seals which is also translated into English. A unit review is included at the end of each unit. These primarily consist of reading passages and multiple choice questions about the passage. Each review includes a passage in English that provides relevant historical and cultural information. This is followed by a suggested series of steps for the reading comprehension review. First, the Latin passage (with English title) is given, with each line numbered for easy reference and a glossary of vocabulary words. The following comprehension questions are multiple choice and many of them reference specific lines in the passage. The reviews and other exercises in the book have been designed with an eye towards preparing the student for the National Latin Exam or the AP Latin Exam, which is a feature I can't say I've noticed in many other Latin programs at this level. There is a nice balance in this program between self-instructional and teacher-directed. All the instruction is found in the (continued...) Foreign Language 1015

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student book as they read the lessons, work the exercises, and translate passages. The teacher's book is basically a version of the student's book (which correlates directly page-to-page) with answers. If you have no background in Latin and your child is a motivated student, you will probably use the teacher's manual as primarily an answer key. However, there are just enough "extras" included in the teacher's manual to make it useful for the co-op teacher as well. Besides answers, small shaded boxes appear here and there on the teacher's manual pages offering suggestions for extra practice, additional activities, and teacher helps. Although the introduction to the student at the beginning of the book describes the goals of the course well, the teacher's book provides more background on the specific exercises. At the end of the teacher's book, you'll also find translations of all the Latin passages used, as well as unit tests (with answer keys), additional worksheets, and project ideas. Both teacher and student books include appendices with vocabulary presented in each chapter, reference charts and a complete glossary. Please note that the student books are not reproducible, but that the additional worksheets and tests in the teacher's book are, for your family or classroom only. The DVD & CD Sets are the next best thing to actually taking a Latin class. Or perhaps they're better, since you can rewind and pause each lesson as needed! Although at first glance the price tag seems hefty, the set for Book 1 includes seven DVDs which contain video lessons for all 29 chapters. Although I half-expected author Karen Moore to fly through the lessons and concepts, she steadily and methodically progresses through each lesson, presenting material that complements what is in the textbook beautifully. If you are serious about your Latin study and neither you nor your student has ever taken Latin previously, you will find the DVD/CD set a huge help purely from a pronunciation standpoint. As Karen teaches the lessons, she pronounces all of the Latin example words used. Just the repeated exposure to spoken Latin would be a huge help to a student learning to train their ear and tongue to the pronunciation of words that look ­ but don't necessarily sound ­ similar to English. The CD included in the set features seven tracks that correspond to the seven Unit Readings. An experienced Latin speaker reads each selection slowly and clearly, so students can follow along, and eventually speak along as well. The audio quality of both the DVDs and CD is excellent, and Karen's deep love of Latin comes across in the lessons. If you are learning Latin for the first time, I think you would find this set a worthwhile investment. With its similarity to Wheelock's Latin, the variety of activities and extra, and the solid vocabulary and grammar presented, I think you'll find this a rigorous yet appealing choice to begin learning Latin at the upper grades. ­ Jess 024888 Book 1 Student . . . . 24.95 21 .95 024889 Book 1 teacher . . . . 29.95 27 .95 046083 Book 1 DVD/CD . . 114.95 104 .95 Ltn1BD Bundle 1 (3 above) 169.85 139 .95 011338 Book 2 Student . . . . 26.95 23 .95 011342 Book 2 teacher . . . . 29.95 27 .95 050038 Book 2 DVD/CD 114.95 104 .95 Ltn2BD Bundle 2 (3 above) 171.85 139 .95 ~~~~~~~~~~~ 1016 Foreign Language

LAtin'S not So touGH! (1-AD) By the author of Hey, Andrew! Teach Me Some Greek!, this introduction to Latin begins gently, so even the youngest elementary students can start. Level One is similar to Level One of the Greek, teaching the 24 letters of the Latin alphabet, along with their sounds with and without the macron, and the sounds of vowel and consonant combinations. The workbook has fun activity pages, including matching and fill in the blank. Level Two teaches 50 Latin words to lay the foundation of the study of Latin grammar beginning in Level Three. It reviews the alphabet, diphthongs and special consonants from Level I, then introduces the student to the reading and writing of Latin words. Level 3 applies the vocabulary learned so far to the translation of simple Latin sentences. Noun and verb inflections are introduced. Begin this level in upper elementary or junior high. Level 4 reviews alphabet, vocabulary and grammar. Students continue to read and write in Latin sentences as they learn five declensions and four conjugations (present active indicative); these are reinforced with a variety of activities and continuing sentence translation. In addition, question words, principal parts, macrons, syllables, and accents are studied. Level 5 begins with a review of pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar (especially conjugation and declension) taught in Levels 1 through 4. In Level 6, students learn all about infinitives, personal pronouns, cardinal and ordinal numerals, additional special case uses, the passive voice, imperfect and future tenses, and (as always) additional words to expand their vocabulary. New material is heavily focused on new vocabulary and adjectives (singular and plural of the following cases: nominative, genitive, dative, accusative, ablative). Prepositions and adverbs are also introduced. The student is often asked to translate sentences from and into Latin. Level one 000736 Workbook . . . . . . . . 000732 Answer key . . . . . . . 000734 full text Answer key . 000735 Quizzes/Exams . . . . . 003265 flashcards on a ring . Level two 000747 Workbook . . . . . . . . 000737 Answer key . . . . . . . 000738 full text Answer key . 000741 Quizzes/Exams . . . . . 003275 flashcards on a ring . Level three 003279 Workbook . . . . . . . . . 003276 Answer key . . . . . . . . 003277 full text Answer key . 003278 Quizzes/Exams . . . . . 003266 flashcards on a ring . Level four 007531 Workbook . . . . . . . . . 007527 Answer key . . . . . . . . 007528 full text Answer key . 007530 Quizzes/Exams . . . . . 007523 flashcards on a ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 .95 4 .00 14 .95 5 .50 6 .00 18 .95 4 .00 18 .95 5 .50 8 .00 21 .95 6 .00 21 .95 5 .50 9 .00 23 .95 8 .00 23 .95 5 .50 11 .00

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CAMBriDGE uniVErSitY PrESS (2-10+) Minimus Latin Program (2-6) The Minimus Latin program for younger children takes a very similar approach as is found in Cambridge Latin (please see description for more details). Students are introduced to basic Latin vocabulary and culture as they follow the adventures of Minimus the mouse throughout the texts. In the Minimus: Starting Out in Latin text, students will meet Minimus and an actual Roman family that lived in Vindolanda in ancient Britain. Each lesson begins with a full-color, illustrated cartoon with Latin dialogue in speech balloons. A short vocabulary list of the Latin words used in the cartoon follows, with English translations so students begin the program able to read the cartoons. A "Grasp the Grammar" section explains the simple Latin grammar used in the dialogue section. The Latin vocabulary taught is also reflected in root-based exercises, where students identify the Latin word they have learned in the lesson within a familiar English word. At this point another Latin cartoon story is included along with accompanying vocabulary, so there are two cartoon stories per chapter. Chapters are rounded out with tidbits of Roman culture in a "Roman Report" and classic Roman myths or stories to enjoy (in English). Most fascinating, however, are the photos of artifacts related to the Roman family that is featured in the text. This almost brings a little archaeology into the classroom too! At the end of each chapter, vocabulary is reviewed. In short, the chapters are constructed very similarly to Cambridge Latin stages but at a much lower level. While the text is the centerpiece of the program, there are also audio CDs and teacher's resources available. The audio CDs contain performances of the two cartoon dialogues from each lesson, which is helpful in learning the correct pronunciation. If you, as the teacher, have never studied Latin, the Teacher's Resource Guide should be of great help. For each lesson, the teacher's guide includes the English translations of the cartoon stories, background information on the story and Roman subjects of the story, answers or teaching helps for the grammar section, Latin root exercises answers, and suggested cross-curricular extension activities. Each lesson also refers to specific activity sheets, which are included at the back of the teacher's resource. These may be photocopied for the students. A complete

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glossary of Latin words and a completion certificate are also included in the teacher's resource. Designed as a gentle and entertaining introduction to Latin, this course should be enjoyable for you and your student even if neither of you has any prior experience with Latin. - Jess Minimus: Starting out in Latin (2-5) 001165 Student text . . . . . . 23.00 001181 teacher's resource . . . 001161 Audio CD . . . . . . . . . . Minimus 001084 001111 001066 Secundus (3-6) Student text . . . . . . 23.00 teacher's resource . . . Audio CD . . . . . . . . . . 17 .75 70 .00 23 .00 17 .75 70 .00 23 .00

Cambridge Latin (7-10+) Although not specifically designed for homeschool use, it would be hard to beat the combination of history, culture, grammar, and literature found in this immersion-based Latin program! The strength (and appeal) of this program is that it gets students reading and comprehending in Latin right away. Each "stage" or chapter in the text opens with illustrations captioned with short sentences or paragraphs in Latin. The captions are designed to be the "model" sentences for that stage. Between the pictures and the text, students can intuit the meaning of the sentences, even if somewhat roughly. This is followed by a vocabulary list that includes the Latin words (and their English translations) used in the captions. Following the vocabulary list is a reading passage, also entirely in Latin, and another vocabulary list. With the Latin students have already learned in the captions and vocabulary lists, the reading passage should be understandable for them. The first three units use fictional but realistic stories about Roman characters which are strung throughout the book, while Unit 4 utilizes actual Latin literature for practice. Following the Latin immersion passage, you'll find two sections which focus on language - "About the Language," and "Practicing the Language." In the first section, students will read simple explanations of Latin grammar and syntax, while example sentences (in Latin) are also given. Some of these sections are purely informative, while others feature short practice exercises or reference charts. The bulk of the text exercises are found in the "Practicing the Language" section, where students use their Latin reading, grammar, and usage skills to translate and complete sentences, change parts of speech into different forms, and more. There are usually three different types of exercises in each of these sections, which give students a nice variety of practice. After all that hard vocabulary and language work, students will come to one of my favorite sections, the cultural background. This section features fascinating facts about life in ancient Roman times... and it's all in English, so it gives students a break from reading in Latin. The text is augmented by

full-color photos of artifacts, ruins, and period artwork, and in my sample of Unit 1, topics include gladiatorial shows, Roman beliefs about life after death, the work and treatment of slaves, education, local government and elections, and much more. The last portion of each stage focuses on word study and word patterns (in Units 3 and 4). Word study focuses on English words derived from Latin and includes several exercises which explore the Latin roots and the English meanings. In "Word Patterns," which are only found in the last two units, exercises practice Latin vocabulary, grammar, and usage. A "Vocabulary Checklist" is located at the very end of each stage and lists the important Latin words (and their English translations) which were learned in that stage. At the end of each unit's text, there are summaries for grammar, word order, usage, and a complete LatinEnglish vocabulary index (alphabetized by Latin word). An index of cultural topics, an index of grammatical topics, and a time chart spanning 2500 B.C. to 1945 A.D. for Rome, world history, and world culture are also included in each textbook. Unit 4 includes additional sections on poetry, metrics, and literary and rhetorical devices. Student texts are all paperback. Now that you're familiar with what the text contains, let's look at the spiral-bound Teacher's manual. A lengthy introduction about the course and using the student text in the course orients you to the material and offers suggestions for teaching the course. While designed for the classroom teacher, there are plenty of suggested teaching methods and ideas that will be of use in the homeschool as well. The center of the book holds the "Stage Commentaries," which offer abbreviated summaries of each stage's content, additional information and notes on the photos and illustrations found in the student book, a suggested introduction to the stage, teaching guidance for each portion of the stage, suggested discussion questions, and further activities. No answers to the exercises in the text are found in this section, just teaching information. The appendices hold diagnostic translation tests, a complete list of the "Vocabulary Checklist" words, lists of vocabulary by form, a bibliography, answers for text exercises, diagnostic tests, and workbook exercises. Omnibus workbooks include a variety of activities that are based on the vocabulary, grammar, and storyline from the text. Some exercises in my sample of the Unit 1 Omnibus workbook include translating sentences, matching, multiple choice, identifying proper word forms in a sentence, matching sentences with pictures, speaking sentences for oral practice, and much more. Additional cultural information and literature are found in the workbooks, which are closely correlated with the information found in each stage of the text. The workbooks are consumable, and no mention of copying is mentioned. Because of this, you may choose to complete exercises on a separate sheet of paper in order to "stretch" them through the years. Other components offered include the audio CDs, Activity Masters, Stage Test books, and Latin readers. Audios include selected recordings of model sentences, dialogues, and stories using the classical (or restored) pronunciation. If you are looking for extra grammar, reading comprehension, review, and word study

exercises, the Activity Masters provide even more practice (although for the price, they may be better suited to co-op use). Stage Tests are spiral-bound and feature multi-page test masters which thoroughly test the information covered in each stage. These are reproducible, but because they are somewhat pricey, you may wish to skip them unless you find you need the additional reinforcement. The readers are designed as a supplement to the program, with reading selections in Latin at a level consistent with what is taught at that unit. For a wide array of free resources related to each stage, check out and click on "Online Activities." It's a complete, high-interest, high-rewards program. Students find themselves reading right away while they learn the language, and the content is fascinating. I love the way the characters and storyline become more complex throughout each text. If nothing else, you want to go on to learn more! The drawbacks are that the program is relatively pricey, and because it's designed for a classroom situation, it expects that the teacher knows enough Latin to facilitate the class. However, all answers are included in the teacher's materials, and if you learn some Latin along with your students, you should be able to help them if they need assistance ­ it just may be more difficult than if you had a strong background in Latin yourself. The program would work best for students who are strong independent learners or anyone looking for an immersion course that incorporates a lot of historical and cultural information as well. If this approach interests you but you have younger students, check out Minimus: Starting Out in Latin. ­ Jess Cambridge Latin unit 1 000593 Student text . . . . . . 24.00 000598 teacher's Manual . . . . 000538 omnibus Workbook . . . 000518 Audio CD . . . . . . . . . . 011874 Activity Masters . . . . . . 000550 Stage tests . . . . . . . . . 001253 Vesuvius and other Plays 001202 Short Latin Stories (reader) Cambridge Latin unit 2 000694 Student text . . . . . . 24.00 000805 teacher's Manual . . . . 000686 omnibus Workbook . . . 000676 Audio CD . . . . . . . . . . 011914 Activity Masters . . . . . . 000691 Stage tests . . . . . . . . . 001202 Short Latin Stories (reader) Cambridge Latin unit 3 000903 Student text . . . . . . 41.00 000998 teacher's Manual . . . . 000896 omnibus Workbook . . . 000890 Audio CD . . . . . . . . . . 011931 Activity Masters . . . . . . 000899 Stage tests . . . . . . . . . 000372 Amor Et Amicitia (reader) Cambridge Latin unit 4 001028 Student text . . . . . . 43.00 001053 teacher's Manual . . . . 001004 omnibus Workbook . . . 001002 Audio CD . . . . . . . . . . 011932 Activity Masters . . . . . . 001005 Stage tests . . . . . . . . . Foreign Language 18 .50 46 .00 14 .00 28 .00 56 .00 59 .00 17 .00 15 .00 18 .50 46 .00 14 .00 28 .00 56 .00 59 .00 15 .00 29 .95 53 .00 18 .00 31 .00 59 .00 62 .00 14 .00 31 .95 64 .00 19 .00 33 .00 61 .00 66 .00 1017

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Student's Latin Grammar - north American (9-12) Geared to students in the upper levels of the Cambridge Latin Course (Levels III-IV), this helpful book serves as a quick reference guide to Latin grammar. The book is divided into four main sections. Part I covers morphology (formation of words) and covers topics such as nouns, adjectives, and verb tenses. Part II covers syntax (formation of sentences), covering concepts such as statements, questions, commands, time and place, subordinate clauses, and more. Part III covers word order and sentence structure, and Part IV covers miscellaneous topics such as how to use a Latin-English dictionary, a list of predicative datives, examples of cognate words, and figures of speech. Plenty of examples (including sample sentences and verb tables) are included, and a vocabulary list and index are located in the back. 147 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa 038812 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 .00 ~~~~~~~~~~~ CAnon PrESS LAtin ProGrAMS (3-AD) Latin Primer Series (3-AD) There was a time when a child with a good classical education could translate Greek, Latin, and English before entering high school. Martha Wilson and the rest of the folks at Canon Press are doing their part to help today's grade school youngsters learn Latin the traditional way. Although this challenging course was originally written for teachers with some knowledge of Latin, the publishers have begun revising the earliest levels of the program to make it more user-friendly for parents and teachers who are new to Latin. At this time, Latin Primer: Book 1 and Book 2 have been revised in this manner, while Book 3, Grammar 1 and Grammar 2 are older versions and will probably be more of a challenge for parents to use. Latin Primer: Book 1 can be used as early as third grade. Upon completion of this book, a student will have a Latin vocabulary of 350 words for everyday concepts like farming, sailing, the human body, constellations, and the family, will recognize the English derivatives of Latin words, will understand and use 1st and 2nd declension nouns and 1st and 2nd conjugation verbs, will memorize Latin charts, and will be able to do simple translation work. The student book includes word lists, chants, worksheets, quotations and exercises for each week as well as space to keep a weekly journal or material learned. The teacher's edition is necessary. It contains information on Latin grammar, Latin quotations to use in weekly exercises, games, teacher's notes, weekly quizzes and unit tests with answer keys, and worksheet/ exercise answers. The revised 3rd edition of LP 1 described above takes fundamentally the same approach as previous editions although much easier to use. The overall layout has been redesigned (and some material rearranged) using a lesson-by-lesson format with added exercises in each lesson. The teacher's edition has been expanded, and organization follows the student book in a week-by-week fashion. Exercises are shown in the teacher's edition with answers, making it easy to follow along with the student book. [3rd edition material is not compatible with older editions of the Latin Primer I.] A 1018 Foreign Language

supplemental CD covers the pronunciation of the vocabulary and chants, gives students a chance to check their answers as they listen, and provides some bonus word stories that are not included in the text. Flashcards are available for purchase or can be downloaded from the publisher's website (although the cost of printing them on cardstock may be close to our price). We offer packages with and without flashcards. Although not currently available, a DVD program is expected in the future. Latin Primer: Book 2 builds on Book 1 and covers nouns to the 5th declension, verb tense, verb voice, and more translation work. In 2010 this level was revised in the same style as Latin Primer 1, with an easier-to-use format and expanded teacher's edition. Latin Primer: Book 3 adds more vocabulary, simple translation, and more grammar. Please note that the 3rd edition of this level is in the works and is expected to be available in the summer of 2011. For more teacher help, Julie Garfield of Logos School Materials has put together lesson-bylesson video sets. A Teacher's Packet is also available which includes a test and quiz book. Please note that these have not been updated for the newest editions of Primer 1 and 2. From here you go to Latin Grammar: Book 1. Designed for 6th grade students, lessons cover 5 noun declensions, four verb conjugation, adjectives, prepositions, and pronouns. Translation to and from English is a large portion of the exercises. As you can see, these courses are no cakewalk, but will require some effort on the part of the student. Memorization and study is necessary. The reward is a better understanding of the English language, and a peek through the door to the classical world. The publisher also suggests that if you are using this series with an older student, it is a good idea to use the Latin Grammar Book 1 alongside Latin Primer Book 1. Latin Grammar: Book 2 provides a deeper study of Latin grammar. It begins with a review section and then moves into nouns, adjectives, adjective comparisons, possessives, numbers, interrogative adjectives, pronouns, verbs, infinitives, the subjunctive, participles and gerundives, and adverbs. Each of these sections ends with a few exercises. Then students move into reading Latin paragraphs, and then into Latin poetry. At the end of the book, they complete translation work on longer passages of Latin, such as the Aeneidos Liber Primos, the book of Esther, and some hymns and psalms. As you can see, this is a serious course. The author states in the preface that upon the completion of this text, students will have completed the grammatical equivalent of two years of rigorous high school Latin. Primer 1 (3rd Ed .) (3-AD): 011961 Student text . . . . . . 22.00 011964 teacher Edition . . . . 28.00 011941 Audio Guide . . . . . . 15.00 011951 flash Cards . . . . . . . . . Ltn1Pk Package w/ flashcards85.00 Includes four items above: student teacher's edition, audio guide and cards. LP1nfC Package (no flashcds)65.00 17 .75 22 .50 11 .95 21 .95 68 .00 text, flash 50 .00

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LoGoS PrESS LAtin (3-4) Logos Latin (3-4) "It helps with vocabulary!" is probably the number one reason for learning Latin. That being the case, it makes sense to use a Latin program that teaches the English derivatives along with the Latin vocabulary and grammar. Welcome to Logos Latin! Written by Julie Garfield, a Latin teacher with 20 years elementary classroom teaching experience, this program contains the chants and grammar (correlated with Shurley English) you would expect in a classical program ­ but there's more! English derivatives (English words based on Latin roots) are introduced right along with the Latin vocabulary and used as a connection between Latin and English as well as an aid to memorization of the Latin words and their meanings. Everything is tied together by two children ­ Iulius and Iulia ­ who find their way into most lessons in some capacity (i.e. Iulius dormit. Iulia cubat.) as well as enrichment activities particularly designed to keep a young child connected and engaged. This is a wellconstructed program with strong, user-friendly teacher support (this means it's designed for teachers with no Latin background). It's also a grade-specific program (there will ultimately be six levels). This is advantageous if you are

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following a classical plan and want an approach that is designed specifically to appeal to a grammar stage student, yet will grow with him in terms of academic challenge as he moves into the logic stage. The grade-appropriate and stage-specific nature of this program is what sets it apart from others. Both Logos Latin and Latin Primer originate in the same northwest city, and there is a connection between their respective publishers. But, it's important to note that they are distinct programs and their scope and sequences do not intersect. Logos Latin is designed to introduce 3rd graders to Latin and prepare them for a grade-by-grade progression through Latin grammar and vocabulary, with an eye to first grammar stage and then logic stage learning. Latin Primer has a more generalized approach. While it can be used with students as young as 3rd grade, it is not specifically targeting that audience. The three Latin Primer levels represent a sequence of vocabulary and grammar skills that can be started at any level (e.g. 3rd grade, middle school, even high school). The Logos Latin teacher Manual is spiral bound (lays flat, yay!) and starts with a suggested weekly schedule followed by a unit and lesson overview. Each aspect of the daily lesson is discussed and pointers are given for implementation. There are five units each with five lessons (the first unit includes an extra introductory lesson) and a review lesson (subsequent book levels may have a different number of units and lessons). The courses end with a lesson or two based on well-known stories (e.g. Goldilocks and the Three Bears and The Three Little Pigs) plus extensive end of the year reviews. The bulk of the Teacher's Manual is a full-text answer key to the Student Workbook. This allows the teacher to work through the lesson with her students in a dialog fashion. The Quizzes and tests include reproducible masters for all quizzes and tests (unit tests plus a grammar test and a vocabulary test) as well as the answer keys for the quizzes and tests. There is a reference section for each level. In Level 1, the reference section is in the back of the Quizzes and Tests book and includes a verb tense and a noun endings chart as well as verb, noun, and pronoun chants. In Level 2, the reference section is in the back of the Teacher's Manual and includes memory work a few jingles in addition to the chants and charts. Unfortunately (and, hopefully, corrected soon in another printing,) some of the information in both reference sections is poor quality (pixilated). The Student text provides writing space for each aspect of the daily lesson ­ vocabulary, grammar, translation, and derivative practice, as well as the saying of the week. And there's plenty of white space here. Illustrations are black and white, but engaging, line art. Activity Sheets ­ and here is where the fun is ­ are packed into the back of the book (so as not to be distracting during lessons). The varied activities include drawings, word searches, crossword puzzles, macaronic stories, poetry, and maps. If you're like me and thought macaroni was a comfort food, you'll be relieved to know that macaronic stories are those a student writes in English using as many Latin words as she can. An Active Verb Tense Chart and a Noun Endings Chart are included in the back of the Student

Text (color versions in the TM) along with a Latin to English and English to Latin Glossary. The DVDs are versatile and can be used either as teacher prep (you watch and then teach your student) or as the teacher (you and student watch together). Lessons are clearly presented and solidly in the "teaching" category (as opposed to entertainment). Homeschooling moms not familiar with Latin will appreciate the security and guidance the DVDs offer, but I think the course could be done without them if your budget is really tight. The eflashcards provide a computer environment for the old reinforcement standby. Memorization is the key to Latin mastery, and being able to use the computer frees up momtime and, hopefully, engages the student. The flashcards require an app that's readily available as a free download. Students can review (see words and meaning) and practice (type) from the vocabulary word list; the app keeps track of completion records. The Complete Package includes all components of the program ­ Teacher, Quizzes and Tests, Student Text, DVDs, and eFlashcards. The Elementary Latin Charts are not included in the packages. Designed for classroom use, the chart set includes four (18x24) posters corresponding to the color versions in the Teacher Manuals: one shows Latin noun endings for five cases (nominative, genitive, dative, accusative, ablative) in five declensions (1st, 2nd, 2nd ­ neuter, 3rd, and 3rd ­ neuter); another noun endings poster shows an additional five declensions (3rd ­ i-stem, 3rd ­ i-stem neuter, 4th, 4th ­ neuter, 5th); the first verb chart shows "to be" conjugations in present, imperfect, and future tense; the remaining verb chart shows "to have" conjugations in the same tenses. ~ Janice Book 1 (3) Covers verbs (present, imperfect, future; 1st & 2nd conjugations), nouns (nominative, accusative cases; 1st, 2nd, 2nd neuter declensions). Both singular and plural nouns and verbs are used. Following the Shurley Grammar method, sentences are introduced as Pattern One and Pattern Two. A few prepositions are presented with objects in either the accusative or ablative case. LGSLt1 Complete Package 1 108.00 95 .00 048086 DVD 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 .00 048087 eflashcards 1 . . . . . . . . 19 .00 048088 Student Workbook 1 . . . 19 .00 048089 teacher Manual 1 . . . . . 21 .00 049164 Elementary Latin Charts 35 .00 049660 tests & Quizzes . . . . . . 12 .00 Book 2 (4) Reviews all material from First Form and completes the verb paradigms for all four conjugations; i.e. mastery of 6 indicative active and passive tenses of all four verb conjugations, 5 noun declensions including er-ir nouns and i-stem nouns, adjectives in 3 declensions, personal pronouns, prepositions, and 180 new vocabulary words. LL2CMP Complete Package 2 118.00 95 .00 049166 DVD 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 .00 049167 eflashcards 2 . . . . . . . . 19 .00 049168 Student Workbook 2 . . . 21 .00 049169 teacher Manual 2 . . . . . 29 .00 049661 tests & Quizzes . . . . . . 12 .00 ~~~~~~~

Lively Latin (3-8) Lively Latin is a solid Latin program that offers some definite differences and a good amount of flexibility that you don't find in many other Latin programs at this level. First of all, even though you get a LOT of content (there's a reason why they call them "Big Books!), everything is on disc at both levels. Level 1 (for Gr. 3-6) includes over 400 pages in PDF format while Level 2 (for Gr. 4-8) features over 600 pages! Each level is divided into 16 multi-part lessons. Both levels also include an audio CD with classical and ecclesiastical pronunciations for all vocabulary learned. Secondly, the program is self-paced and designed for independent study (perfect for parents with no knowledge of Latin). Author and "Magistra" Catherine Drown recommends spending 20-30 minutes on Latin three times a week or 15 minutes five times a week. While older students may complete each level in about a year, younger ones may need two years to work through a level. Although you may be picturing a jumble of PDF files on CD, the course is very organized. Each Big Book CD holds all of the lesson files, the answer key files for each lesson, the glossary, the chant sheet, the introduction, the "My History of Rome" files, notebook dividers and a cover. The introduction makes a very convincing case for why the student should study Latin and provides the student instructions on how to set up a 3-ring binder to hold all lesson content (and how to keep it organized!). The notebook will end up with five divisions, which reflect the range of the lessons: language lessons, vocabulary, derivatives, history and "Et Cetera." The pages of the lessons feature different outline colors which make it easy for students to figure out where to place them in the binder. Lessons are made up of each of these parts, beginning with language, continuing with vocabulary, examining English derivatives of the Latin vocabulary studied, and reading a segment of Roman history (excerpted and edited from Famous Men of Rome and The Story of Rome). One of the most notable characteristics about the course is not only the distinct segments of each lesson, but the impressive range of exercises and activities built into each part of each lesson, which plays a major part in helping the course live up to its self-proclaimed "lively" reputation! The language segments focus on grammar, reinforcing both Latin and English grammatical concepts ­ even sentence diagramming! The teaching portions are short and to the point, and the student gets to practice the concepts through a wide variety of short "chunks" of exercises, including matching, short-answer, labeling, drawing, translating and much more. There are fun questions thrown in here and there (like identifying the "reginae" depicted in three paintings) to mix things up a little more. Vocabulary study is done though an introductory vocabulary list and accompanying chant (pronunciation is included on the audio CD). Printable flashcards for each vocabulary list are incorporated into the lesson PDFs, and are intended to be cut out and applied to index cards for practice. Word Power activities emphasize derivatives of the Latin vocabulary learned in the lesson and provide opportunities for reinforcement through short answers, word puzzles and more. The history (continued...) Foreign Language 1019

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portion of the lesson proceeds chronologically through the history of Rome with excerpts from the books mentioned above, followed by reinforcement activities including picture studies based on works of Roman-inspired art masterpieces, notable places and names to unscramble and match, crosswords, character studies, map activities and much, much more. But that's not all! As students read each history segment, they will also be creating a page in their My History of Rome book by drawing a scene from the story and writing a few sentences about it. When they're finished with a Big Book, they'll have their own fully-illustrated history booklet to share with others. All in all, it's obvious that a lot of thought and creativity went into every lesson! So, what will you cover in each level? The Big Book Volume 1 covers 1st and 2nd declensions; Latin nouns, cases and genders; use of ablative cases, 1st conjugation verbs in present, imperfect and future tenses; the irregular "to be" verb in 3 tenses; 1st and 2nd declension adjectives, sentence diagramming, 175 Latin words, and the history of Rome from its founding to the Third Punic War in 146 B.C. The Big Book Volume 2 covers declensions 2-5 of Latin nouns and uses of all of the rest of the cases, conjugations 2-4 of verbs and all verbs in 6 tenses, personal pronouns, 350 new Latin words and the history of the Roman Empire from 146 B.C. to the end of the Western empire in 476 A.D. If you combine the Big Books, it's about the equivalent of one year of high school Latin, or three years of elementary Latin. There are a few other features to point out about this engaging program. First of all, students using the Big Books can create an account online at and access the author's tips and helps for each lesson, ask questions in the forum and play featured games. Secondly, you will get much more out of the lessons if you print them in color. The pages are fun to look at and incorporate quite a bit of clip art and art reproductions as well. So you'll want to have access to a color printer and plan on printing most of the pages (you can get away without printing the answer keys if you want). Third, the program is from a religiously neutral viewpoint. There is a lot packed into a deceptively-small CD case here! I suspect that young students will especially enjoy the varied activities and the "accumulation" of the finished work into their own personal binder. The inclusion of Roman history and culture tends to "break up" the language and grammar content, giving students a little relief from the vocabulary memorization and grammar concepts. The "My History of Rome" project, art studies and other creative activities will appeal to creative types and students with different learning styles. I like that both classical and ecclesiastical pronunciations are included, giving you the choice of which you prefer. While it appears expensive at first glance, I think you'll find that it's comparable to other programs in this section if you add on all the "extras" such as flashcards, history readers, etc (although you also have to take the cost of printing into consideration). You can use it with multiple children at similar levels, and there's virtually no teacher preparation time, or even participation time except for ensuring that your students follow a 1020 Foreign Language

chosen study schedule and progress through the lessons in order. True, there are a lot of options for studying Latin at this level, but there's a lot to like about Lively Latin! ­ Jess 053533 Big Book 1 (3-6) . . . 79.00 71 .10 053534 Big Book 2 (4-8) . . . 89.00 80 .10 Visual Latin (4-AD) Maybe you are looking for that Latin program the whole family can use together. Or maybe your children have started and burned out on at least one Latin program. Or maybe you know you want your children to learn Latin, but you have no idea where to start and just wish that a Latin teacher would happen to move in next door. If you fall into any of these camps, you might want to take a good look at Visual Latin. Chances are you just might get hooked yourself! Visual Latin is a video-based Latin course, with all instruction done through short, engaging videos and printable PDF worksheets (with answer keys) included for review. Teacher preparation (and involvement) is minimal, and you or your student can set your own pace. The course is also designed to be immediately rewarding, with students reading and using short sentences immediately, without having to first memorize vocabulary lists or charts. Each DVD contains 10 complete lessons, each of which is broken into three short video segments with a printable PDF worksheet for each segment. The three parts of the lesson include: (A) Grammar, (B) Sentences, and (C) Reading. To complete a lesson you would print out all of the worksheets for each lesson, then the student would watch the first segment (`A'), then complete worksheet `A'. Then it's onto video `B' and worksheet `B' and then video `C' and worksheet `C.' At this point, it's recommended that the student go back and watch all three video segments again for review before moving on to the next lesson. It's just about that simple. And all you need to do to prep is to print out those worksheets! The video instruction is truly the heart of the program, and it features experienced Latin teacher Dwayne Thomas and his trusty chalkboard. That's it, no gimmicks. No cheesy cartoons. But trust me, your children will watch! Dwayne brings his extensive knowledge of Latin and passion for languages into every lesson, and he does it with expression, humor and just enough unedited "goofs" to make it feel like you are sitting right there in his classroom, hanging on to every word. The quality of the DVDs is excellent, and I love the fact that as Dwayne provides and speaks example sentences, they appear on the screen so you get the visual AND the auditory at the same time. In the Grammar segment of the lesson, Dwayne introduces the grammatical topic, explains it thoroughly and provides several examples to illustrate. He provides many more sentences that illustrate the grammatical concept in the second portion of the lesson, which also exposes the student to quite a few new vocabulary words. In the last portion of the lesson, students really get to dig into reading and translation. In this "Latin immersion" segment, Dwayne reads abridged selections from the Latin Vulgate Bible. He reads the selection straight through the first time, then reads it through again slowly, pausing after each line so the student can repeat the sentence

and gain practice with pronunciation. Again, the words are shown on the screen, reinforcing the auditory and visual link. At the end of each lesson segment, the student is prompted to complete the correlating worksheet. There is typically about one worksheet per lesson, and these closely mirror what was covered in the video lesson. Worksheet `A' recaps the grammar concept, and often provides additional examples. There may or may not be some short exercises; if not, this page may function primarily as a written reference. Worksheet `B' is primarily made up of exercises to practice the grammar: translating, choosing the correct form of a word, etc. Worksheet `C' provides the written text of the lesson's reading, with ample space in between the lines and a vocabulary key. Students are challenged to translate the reading into English, using the vocabulary key and the grammar they have learned. As the lessons progress, the readings become longer, so there may be multiple pages to this particular exercise. The answer key contains the full text of the worksheets, with answers provided in red. The first three DVDs (Lessons 1-30) are classified as Latin I and are available now, while the next three DVDs (Lessons 31-60) will comprise Latin II and all of these are projected to be available this summer. Specific topics are listed by lesson on the back of each DVD; visit our website to see these in more detail. According to their website, Latin I will take about a year to complete at the pace of about one lesson per week. Now, for those of you considering Visual Latin as a high school language course, there are a couple things to think about. On its own, Visual Latin I is considered a half credit. However, you can flesh that out into a full credit by supplementing the course with Lingua Latina Pars I: Familia Romana and Lingua Latina Exercita I. If you choose this route, there is a free download available from their website which pairs Lingua Latina lessons with Visual Latin lessons. You can actually use Lingua Latina I through Latin I and Latin II for two years of high school Latin credit. This course would be a great fit for families wanting to learn Latin together, for students who are intimidated by a heavier, drier Latin course, or any student who could benefit from the experience of "sitting in a Latin class." It's engaging, entertaining, and I think students will feel empowered by their ability to read and translate Latin from the first lesson. It's perfect for parents who have no prior knowledge of Latin and don't have the time to invest in learning Latin along with their children (although you certainly may want to!). The format is great for students to use independently, and if you and your child become stuck, the creators of Visual Latin encourage you to visit their website forum and FAQs. Because everything is on DVD, there are no additional resources or books you have to juggle (unless you follow the Lingua Latina track), making this a portable and relatively inexpensive course as well. Just to be fair, I should point out some potential quibbles as well. First of all, there's not an abundance of written practice on each concept. While quick learners will not miss this, I could see where some students might wish for more practice work. Secondly, the Latin pronunciation appears to be a bit muddled between Classical and Ecclesiastical.

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According to the website, Dwayne prefers Ecclesiastical pronunciation, but was trained in Classical pronunciation, sometimes resulting in an "Ecclesiassical" flavor. If you have strong feelings about one versus the other, this may be an issue for you. Lastly, this is Latin and purely Latin. There are no options to tie the course into Roman history or geography like many other Latin courses do. If you're just reading about this program for the first time, I'd encourage you to check out their website, You'll find additional information and you can even download several free lessons so you can actually try it out. I think you'll find that it really IS the next best thing to having that Latin teacher move in next door! ­ Jess EACH DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 .00 049216 Lessons 1-10 Includes four introductory lessons plus ten Latin lessons. 049217 Lessons 11-20 049218 Lessons 21-30 052001 Lessons 31-40 052002 Lessons 41-50 052003 Lessons 51-60 GEttinG StArtED WitH LAtin (4-AD) Subtitled "Beginning Latin for Homeschoolers and Self-Taught Students of Any Age," I could see this book serving as a great introduction to Latin for the family who is not sure they want to jump right into a full-fledged Latin course. Of course, it would be just as useful for an older student (or even Mom and Dad), if they have never studied Latin but want to learn it on their own. The course was designed out of necessity by author William E. Linney, after he was asked by a relative to teach Latin to her children. He set out looking for a course that would not require a Latin teacher, was self-paced, self explanatory, offered lots of practice exercises, was nonthreatening, and inexpensive. When he couldn't find a course that suited his needs, he designed this one. The book contains 134 lessons, which are short (usually less than a page in length), unfluffy, and incremental in progression. Lessons strike a nice balance between introducing new vocabulary, explaining simple grammatical concepts, and memorization of noun and verb forms. No lesson covers all of these tasks, but instead focuses on one objective and covers it well. Lessons that introduce new Latin vocabulary feature a new Latin word, its English meaning, and sometimes a pronunciation tip. This is usually followed by about ten sentences to translate. Lessons on grammar are also bite-sized, and different forms and cases are introduced gradually. As they are introduced, they are added to a chart, and students will translate sentences that use the forms and cases that they have learned. As charts are filled with endings or forms, students may be asked to memorize them, to aid in future lessons. Just for fun, "Latin Expressions" are scattered throughout the book. In each one, the author takes a common Latin phrase like "caveat emptor," or "etc." and explains the Latin history behind each phrase. Don't underestimate how these little "sparks" of knowledge whet your appetite to learn more! By the end of the book, students will have stockpiled basic vocabulary of around 100 words, be comfortable translating simple sentences in Latin, and have a grasp of basic Latin grammar.

There are a couple of aspects of this course worth noting. First of all, because the book is more of a text than a worktext it is not designed to be consumable. For translation purposes, the author recommends translating the sentences in a separate notebook. If extra practice is desired, you may wish to translate the sentences back to the form given in the lesson. Secondly, while we all realize that pronunciation is very difficult to teach "out of a book", the author has considered this, and has come up with an ingenious solution. He has provided MP3 audio files free of charge on his website, which can be downloaded and used with the lessons. As an added bonus, you can choose from either classical pronunciation or ecclesiastical pronunciation. Audio commentary on the lessons and a host of other helpful resources is also included on the website. Lastly, this course would be excellent prep for an older student who will be studying Latin in high school or college who hasn't had the benefit of laying a basic Latin foundation earlier in life. Upon completion of this book, I think students would be more ready to tackle Lingua Latina, Oxford University Latin, Henle Latin, or Cambridge Latin, than if they were starting off cold. Latina Christiana I or other complete courses designed for younger students could also be considered reasonable continuations, although there would be much more overlap/review between courses. This is a terrific way to get started in Latin and I am glad that the author did not find what he was looking for to teach Latin, because he has certainly written a course that fulfills all of his goals! ­ Jess 041921 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18.75 17 .50 LAtin roAD to EnGLiSH GrAMMAr (5-12) Is it an English grammar or Latin course? Well, both. While it primarily teaches Latin, its purpose for students is to "gain a better knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary through the study of Latin." It succeeds admirably. Students can start using the program as soon as they have finished a basic phonics program and have a foundational understanding of English grammar - probably about 5th grade. The first lesson in Volume I introduces the Latin alphabet and its pronunciation and reviews English grammar. Then, English grammar is examined alongside the teaching of Latin as structural similarities and differences are noted. Every multiple-part lesson includes a Christian or patriotic reading in Latin. These and other words and phrases used in the lessons are included on two Latin pronunciation CDs. The author has chosen to use Church Latin instead of the "Classical" form of pronunciation as it is the only pronounced Latin in use today (in church liturgies and classical music texts). The author, Barbara Beers, was a Writing Road to Reading instructor and utilizes a similar method of learning in this course. Students construct a Latin notebook as part of the learning process. If you have no Latin background yourself, you'll want to do the same. In fact, the Teacher Guide binder includes a sectioned notebook for you. Barbara suggests staying a few days to a week ahead of your student in order to be an effective teacher. She has made it super easy to teach the course. Teacher notes and lesson plans have a friendly tone and are very clear and detailed. A suggested daily schedule is included. Besides

all of this, the binder also contains charts for lessons, reproducible tests and a map. Sturdy vocabulary cards are provided with the curriculum, too. Excellent for drill, these are color-coded according to type of word and gender. The student text consists of instruction and exercises (non-consumable) in the first half of the book, glossaries in the middle, and perforated, tear-out worksheets and test forms in the last half. To reuse with another student, you can purchase just the worksheets/test forms. Complete Sets contain everything you need to get started, including the textbook, teacher's guide, pronunciation CD and vocabulary cards. Student notebook Packages are useful extras that help keep students organized. This packages include a 1" three-ring binder, printed tabs, colored notebook paper and pens, and the Latin Comprehensive Reference Guide. If you've had difficulty fitting an "extra" course in to teach Latin or foreign language, using this course would greatly reduce your English load. You would still need to teach some mechanics and composition, but grammar and usage would be pretty much covered here. The three-year course is also the equivalent of two years of High School Latin instruction, so your child can complete her language requirement before high school and be prepared for studying another language. Volume 009443 009444 009445 024104 Volume 009446 009447 009448 043942 Volume 009449 009450 009451 043943 i Complete Set . . . . . . . Extra textbook . . . . . . Extra Worksheets/tests Student notebook Package 159 .00 29 .00 12 .95 24 .95 159 .00 29 .00 12 .95 24 .95 199 .00 32 .00 12 .95 24 .95

ii Complete Set . . . . . . . . Extra textbook . . . . . . Extra Worksheets/tests Student notebook Package iii Complete Set . . . . . . . . Extra textbook . . . . . . Extra Workshts/tests . . Student notebook Package

Latin Comprehensive reference Guide (5-12) A useful grammar guide for The Latin Road to English Grammar. Grammar principles are color-coded for easy identification of grammar covered in volume 1, 2, or 3. This reference sheet is double-sided, laminated, and holepunched to fit a 3-ring binder. ~ Anh 024105 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .95 Latin road-teacher training DVDs (AD) These videos correlate with each volume of The Latin Road to English Grammar and are available on DVD. To help make you more comfortable learning and teaching Latin, the author personally takes you through each volume chapter by chapter giving you helps, hints, more explanations, and detailed markings of sentences for translation. Each volume comes in 3-4 DVDs and also integrates the English grammar learned in The Phonics Road... and The Bridge to the Latin Road. EACH DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 .00 023006 Vol . 1 DVD 023008 Vol . 2 DVD ~~~~~~~~~~~ Foreign Language 1021

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LinGuA LAtinA (8-AD) This complete immersion course by Hans Ørberg is designed to get students comfortable reading and understanding Latin, and after completing the first part of the course, able to read some classic texts for themselves outside the program. Through the second part of the course, students will be reading classical texts by themselves, refine their syntax, and accrue a Latin vocabulary of over 4,000 more words. The publisher assures that after students have completed the second part of the course, they'll be able to read fairly difficult classical texts. The first portion of the course consists of a reader, Familia Romana, a student manual, Latin exercises, a Latin grammar booklet, and a list of Latin-English vocabulary used in the reader. The reader is written entirely in Latin, follows the daily life of a Roman family set in the 2nd century A.D., as told through 35 chapters and a 1500-word basic Latin vocabulary. The last portion of the book features readings from classical poets and Donatus' Ars Grammatica, a popular Latin school text. Each chapter consists of two to three readings, followed by short sections on grammar highlighting grammatical points that have been used in the reading text, as well as grammar and vocabulary exercises to further solidify the student's grasp of words and usage. The new words introduced in the reader are used in context, are explained through the illustrations, and are often noted in the margin. Altogether, it is designed so that the student should be able to read and advance through the book without extensive breaks to look up words, and reorient themselves. The chapters subtly advance in complexity so that the student gains new vocabulary through the context of words he or she has already become comfortable with, building onto their previous knowledge to acquire new knowledge fairly seamlessly. The Latine Disco, or student's manual, functions as the student's guide to pronunciation, and offers instructions and information on key points featured in each chapter of the reader. The Grammatica Latina manual contains paradigms and forms of Latin grammar, as used in the reader. Exercitia Latina offers the student multiple exercises to practice grammar, usage, and vocabulary using content and text from the lessons in the reader. Nearly a dozen or even more exercises are included in this book, offering extensive practice that would be highly beneficial to the student in learning the content more quickly and efficiently. A College Companion is also available, which you would use in place of Latine Disco, Grammatica Latina and the Latin-English Vocabulary. Designed for college students using the course who wanted more grammatical explanation, it "provides a running grammatical commentary" on Familia Romana. Chapters of the College Companion correlate directly to chapters in Familia Romana, with Grammatica Latina and the Latin-English Vocabulary appended in the back of the book. Because this book goes into so much more detail than the Latine Disco, it is also recommended as a good companion for teachers who have little knowledge of Latin. Compared to 1022 Foreign Language

Latine Disco (50 pages), the College Companion is much heftier with 324 pages. For those who would prefer the Companion, we are offering it individually and in a package, replacing the other three booklets. While use of all components would certainly be best for a well-rounded and complete study, the publishers add that the use of Familia Romana and the student's manual will get the student off to a good start as well. Nearly the same components are included in the second part of the program, with a few exceptions. First, the Instructions for Part II serve the same function as the Latine Disco in Part I, but also includes background historical and grammatical information for each chapter in the corresponding reader. The reader for Part II focuses on Roman history through the eyes of Roman authors, and the 21 chapters include portions of the Aeneid I-IV, Livy's Book 1, and the writings of Ovid. Indices for Part II is available separately and features lists of Roman consuls and their accomplishments, as well as name and word indexes for the whole course. Several types of instructional aids are available. Teacher's Materials includes chapter-by-chapter exercises for Familia Romana and Roma Aeterna, answer keys to these exercises, and answer keys to Exercita Latina I and II. The Teacher's Manuallike Latine Doceo does not contain answer keys, but does include plenty of information and advice for the teacher, tips on lesson planning, and helpful appendices. An audio CD is available for the first ten chapters of Familia Romana in classical Latin pronunciation. Other CDs have also become available, which contain the text from some parts of the program, or interactive exercises. See individual CDs listed for details. Through immersing the student into Latin through the readings and exercises, it is expected that they will be "up and running" with a basic understanding of the Latin language, grammar, and acquire a basic Latin vocabulary in a focused and fairly easy way. The stories in the readers are written with humor and charm, and readers should find the content fairly interesting. I have to admit, when I first begin looking through the program, I was not too excited to be writing about it, but when I really starting examining it, it began to look organized, wellwritten, and hey, not even as intimidating as other Latin programs I've been familiar with. Fairly inexpensive and user-friendly, I'd give this one a try for your upper level students. - Jess Set i Components: 026449 familia romana (roman family) . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 26 .95 026452 Latine Disco (Student Manual) . . . . . . . . . . 7.00 6 .75 026447 Exercitia Latina i . . . 18.00 16 .75 026450 Grammatica Latina . . 7.00 6 .75 026453 Latin-English Vocabulary for Part i . . . . . . . . . . 4 .95 LLSEt1 Lingua Latina Set i . . 67.00 54 .50 (includes all components above) 046116 College Companion 27.00 23 .95 LL1WCC Set 1 Pkg w/ College Companion . . . . . . . 75.00 61 .75 Includes Familia Romana, Exercita Latina and the College Companion Set ii Components: 026462 roma Aeterna (Eternal City) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35.00 30 .75

007108 Part ii: indices . . . . 10.00 026454 Latin-English Vocabulary for Part ii . . . . . . . . . . 026451 instructions for Part ii (in English) . . . . . . . . 7.00 026448 Exercitia Latina ii . . 18.00 LLSEt2 Lingua Latina Set ii 75.00

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Supplemental reading: 026445 Colloquia Personarum 15.00 13 .95 Use during the first year of Latin. An illustrated collection of texts to supplement Familia Romana. One colloquium is given for each chapter in Familia Romana. 050604 Epitome Historiae Sacrae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.00 22 .95 Intended for students who have completed Familia Romana, this text (written entirely in Latin) provides 209 readings from the Old Testament and 37 readings on the life of Jesus. It also introduces over 1300 new vocabulary words and provides exercises such as crosswords and matching. CDs & CD-roMs 035451 familia romana CD-roM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32.95 28 .95 Features the complete text of Familia Romana, an audio recording of 30 chapters of the book in classical Latin pronunciation, and an interactive version of the exercises. For PC use only. 035450 Exercita Latina i CD-roM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26.95 23 .95 Contains supplementary grammatical exercises for all of the lessons in Familia Romana. For PC use only. 045013 Lingua Latina Per Se illustrata CD-roM for Mac . . 60.00 52 .75 The only CD currently available for Macs, this one contains all text from Familia Romana, Roma Aeterna, Indices, and Grammatic Latina, a Latin morphology. Both exercise books, Exercita Latina I and II are also included with exercises that can be done on computer. System requirements: Mac OSX version 10.3, 1.25 GHz PowerPC G4, 256 MB RAM, 700 MB hard disk space, 1024 x 768 screen resolution and QuickTime player v6.5. 035452 Latine Audio for familia romana Chapters 1-10 . . . . . 26.95 23 .95 Contains audio of the first ten chapters in the restored pronunciation of classical Latin. 035453 roma Aeterna CD-roM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32.95 28 .95 Includes the complete text of Roma Aeterna, an audio recording of 21 chapters in the book in classical Latin pronunciation, indices, an interactive version of the exercises, and an audio recording of the questions in Pensum C with answers. PC only. 045012 Exercita Latina ii CD-roM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26.95 23 .95 Contains additional exercises for the lectiones in Roma Aeterna (Pt II). PC only. teacher Aids: 026455 Latine Doceo (A Companion for teachers) . . . . . . 22.00 19 .95 026456 teacher's Materials 25.00 22 .50 ~~~~~~~~~~~

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HEnLE LAtin (9-12) This Latin course from Loyola Press was designed for the serious student. It appears to be very thorough and fairly rigorous. The four levels were designed to use one each year of high school, for a total of four years of Latin. The digest sized books vary in length between 480 and 627 pages. The study of Latin is done systematically, starting with the basics and moving into readings and translations. The skills covered in the first books include a thorough mastery of forms, basic syntax, and simple vocabulary to prepare students for simple readings and translations. Each lesson is followed by several exercises. Because different people learn faster, the exercises vary in difficulty and students are not required to work them all, rather, they can choose ones that they are ready for. Any required exercises are marked. There is plenty of material for both class and private study. The second book is more intensive. Besides reviewing the first year's lessons, students tackle readings from Caesar's Commentaries, work extensive exercises, and complete Latin-English and English-Latin activities. There are several boxes of vocabulary for each lesson. Students who have completed the first year should be able to start right into the readings; however, the first 16 lessons provide a review and a slower start into the second year if students are not ready to jump right into Caesar. The readings also progress in difficulty, starting with simple sentences. The third book is an introduction to Cicero. The majority of the exercises are composed of readings, which the student translates from English into Latin, or from Latin into English. The exercises are all based on Cicero. When students progress to the fourth level of Henle Latin, they are translating longer readings. The text is based entirely from Cicero and Virgil. All four books are written in a very non-flowery and straightforward way, and each one includes word lists and EnglishLatin and Latin-English vocabulary in the back of the book. There is also an accompanying book titled Latin Grammar, for use with all four levels. This 270-page volume is split into two units. Unit I covers forms of nouns, adjectives, adverbs, numerals, pronouns, and verbs. Unit II introduces syntax, word order, main and subordinate clauses, cases, rules for place and time, prepositions, diagramming and many other essentials. Though it can and should be used for review and reference alongside the third and fourth years, the grammar book is directly used with the first two books. In the lessons, it assigns specific sections of the grammar book to go along with the exercises. The grammar book is strongly recommended for use with all of the books. Please note that this Latin course is from a Catholic publisher, and the content of the books reflects this, especially in the First Year text. - Melissa 015936 first Year Student . . 22.60 21 .50 015937 first Year tchr . . . . . 6.00 5 .75 015941 Second Year Student 21.26 20 .25 015942 Second Year tchr . . . 6.00 5 .75 015943 third Year Student . 21.26 20 .25 015944 third Year tchr . . . . . 6.00 5 .75 015938 fourth Year Student 21.26 20 .25 015939 fourth Year tchr . . . . 6.00 5 .75 015940 Latin Grammar . . . . 12.67 11 .95

Henle Latin Study Guides & Quiz/Exam Packets from Memoria Press (8-12) With the goal of keeping Latin studies continual, challenging, and enjoyable, Memoria Press has developed this series of guides and quiz packets to make the Henle Latin course more manageable for the younger student. Although only the first two years have guides, the study plan covers Henle I in 4.5 years. The guides, which each outline a one-year course, can be used by any student after completing Latina Christiana I & II or by a junior high level student just starting Latin. Thirty daily lesson plans assign reading and exercises from the Henle I text. Vocabulary and grammar card instruction, helpful notes and hints, memorization and drill helps, weekly quizzes, and a cumulative grammar test (answers included) round out the contents of the guides. Units I & II covers the basic grammar relating to five kinds of Latin nouns and two kinds of Latin adjectives (Henle I, pgs 1-98). Units III - V studies the basics of Latin verbs along with a short addition segment on nouns and adjectives (Henle I, pgs 99-224). Please note that these do not contain answers to exercises in the Henle Latin 1 text. The Quiz/Exam packets each include 30 weekly student quizzes, syllabi, and a sample final exam. Answer keys are included. ~ Janice EACH StuDY GuiDE . . . . . . 14.95 12 .95 EACH QuiZ/ExAM PACkEt . . . 9.95 8 .75 Level Study Guide Quiz/Exam Year i, units i - ii 016019 006109 Year i, units iii - V 025386 006112 Year 1 units Vi-xiV 054213 Lingua Biblica (6-12) Can you imagine a better way to keep Latin interesting and relevant than in translating Bible stories? Utilizing the simple Latin found in the Latin Vulgate Bible, Memoria Press developed this book in a versatile format accommodating students at various levels in Latin. Each of the fifteen stories contains grammar and translation activities at three different levels. Tied to the Henle Latin Study Guides, instruction at the Beginning Level coordinates with the HLSG for Units I & II while the Intermediate Level coordinates with the HLSG for Units III-V. Lingua Biblica can thus be used for two consecutive years parallel to the Henle Study Guides. The Advanced Level provides an additional level of grammar and translation difficulty. Lessons contain a short passage from the Latin Vulgate Bible, complete vocabulary for each lesson, footnotes to aid in translation, and grammar exercises to support the translation. The Teacher Manual is a replica of the consumable student worktext with answers supplied. - Janice 032733 Student Book . . . . . . 19.95 17 .25 032734 teacher Manual . . . . 19.95 17 .25 Henle Latin Syllabi (9-12) If you like the idea of using Henle for high school Latin but feel you need some structure, these syllabi from Mother of Divine Grace School are what you are looking for. Providing 32 weeks of daily lesson plans as well as weekly quizzes and quarterly exams, the plans are specific (do exercises _____ on pp _____) and thorough while detailing chart and vocabulary card preparation and review. Students can expect to spend one hour per day on the lessons

which include vocabulary, grammar, chants and exercises. Making vocabulary cards, declension and conjugation charts and compiling a Latin notebook is considered fundamental. Chant charts are recommended and can be either purchased from Emmanuel Books or made by the student. Exercises may be done orally, as written assignments, or even as tests but the student is expected to complete all the exercises. There is no copyright information in these books, but the blank quizzes and tests appear to be reproducible for single family use. Answer keys are filled-in versions of each. There are also blank conjugation and declension charts which appear to be reproducible. Each syllabus represents one high school credit. Grading charts for both 1st and 2nd semester are also provided. Coil-bound, 200 pgs, pb ~ Janice 043851 Latin i Syllabus (Henle 1st Year Latin, units 1-7) . . . 35.00 34 .75 required 015936 015937 015940 texts Henle first Year Stdnt 21 .50 Henle first Year Answer key 5 .75 Henle Latin Grammar 11 .95

recommended resource Chant Chart Set 1 043852 Latin ii Syllabus (Henle first Yr Latin, units 8-14) . . 35.00 34 .75 required 015936 015937 015940 texts Henle first Year Student 21 .50 Henle first Year Answer key 5 .75 Henle Latin Grammar 11 .95

recommended resources Chant Chart Set 1 Chant Chart Set 2 Chant Chart Set 3 043853 Latin iii Syllabus (Henle 2nd Year Latin) . . . . . . . . . . . 35.00 34 .75 required texts 015941 Henle Second Year Student 20 .25 015942 Henle Second Year Answer key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 .75 015940 Henle Latin Grammar 11 .95 ~~~~~~~~~~~ WHEELoCk'S LAtin (9-AD) The name "Wheelock" seems almost synonymous with "Latin" and with good reason. When Frederic Wheelock set out to infuse the assumedly boring study of Latin with the rich vibrant history of the Roman experience, he succeeded masterfully. So much so, that most Latin courses now follow the same path he established in the late 40s as he faced college classrooms of returning servicemen. So, if Wheelock sets the standard, why not learn from the master? With basic components ­ grammar text, workbook, and intermediate reader ­ any (continued...) Foreign Language 1023

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homeschooled high school student can pursue the same well-organized and vibrant study as college students. Covering the grammar text and workbook in two years (Wheelock's text is the equivalent of two years of high school Latin) the Reader is then used as a sequel; an opportunity for intermediate students to experience the richness of Latin literature. The text's introductory material includes essays on "The Position of the Latin Language in Linguistic History" and "A Brief Survey of Latin Literature" as well as a pronunciation guide and maps. Each of the 40 Text chapters follow an established pattern ­ grammar instruction, vocabulary development, practice & review (sentences to translate), sententiae antiquae (reading exercises derived from original/ancient authors), and etymology (Latin derivatives in English and the Romance languages). Each chapter ends with a section on Latin phrases still in use. The Text Table of Contents pages shown on our website detail the progression of grammatical instruction. There are two sections at the end of the Text which are intended to be used as classical reading practice for the beginning student. Loci Antiqui are passages chosen from ancient authors that have been adapted to meet the linguistic experiences of first-year college students. Loci Immutati are for those who finish the Loci Antiqui and wish to tackle some unaltered classical Latin. The remainder of the 511 page Text includes an answer key to the reading and translation exercises, English-Latin and Latin-English Vocabularies and an index. The consumable Workbook follows the text chapter by chapter. Again there is a consistent format: Intellegenda (lesson objectives), Grammatica (grammar review/practice), Exercitationes (translation exercises), Vis Verborum (vocabulary exercises), and Lectiones (translations and questions from the readings). Answers to the Workbook exercises are not provided, but both home school instructors and independent students can submit a request for a Workbook Answer Key directly to Harper Collins, the publisher (request form available on the Harperacademic address listed below). The reader includes selections from Cicero's Orations, Letters, and Philosophica, Livy's History of Rome, Ovid's Metamorphoses, and Pliny's Letters, as well as examples of medieval Latin and the Vulgate. These selections are fully annotated with Professor Wheelock's comments listed on facing pages to the text. A complete Latin-English vocabulary is also included. As mentioned previously, this reader is intended as a next step for the student completing the Text and Workbook. Wheelock's presents an excellent independent study opportunity for the motivated homeschool student. The instruction is methodical and wellorganized. Incorporation of carefully selected Latin passages provides vibrancy. Online resources for support material abound but these two will provide a starting place ­ (audio for all chapter vocabularies and other pronunciation helps) and www. (teacher material). ~ Janice 026517 Student text . . . . . . 21.99 13 .95 026532 Workbook (3rd Ed) 17.99 11 .95 026551 Workbook / reader 19.99 12 .95 1024 Foreign Language

Comprehensive Guide to Wheelock's Latin (9-AD) It's been said that the best way to learn English grammar is to study Latin. But the corollary is also true, the better your knowledge of English grammar, the easier you will find Latin. But what if you're determined to study Latin (Wheelock's in point) and you find your knowledge (or lack thereof) of English grammar is getting in your way? This little book will come to your rescue. Designed as a companion to Wheelock's, it walks alongside the student providing additional grammatical definitions and instruction, practice exercises, and helpful etymological information. The general tone of the book is conversational laced with the author's wry sense of humor. Take for instance the discussion of English relative clauses (did you know that English has relative clauses?). The book starts with a "bare bones definition", then provides example of how to merge two sentences by utilizing a relative clause which leads to a discussion of English relative pronouns and then Latin relative pronouns which (of course) leads us to an understanding of Latin cases. Anyone who has delved very far into Latin knows that an understanding of "case" is absolutely important. The Comprehensive Guide will take you there. And if you're attempting Wheelock's Latin without a thorough understanding of English grammar you will welcome the guidance. This is a helpful supplement but not part of the actual Wheelock's program. Answers to all exercises are in the back. 307 pgs, pb. ~ Janice 050288 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39.00 37 .95 Latin in 054511 054507 054510 054508 054509 054516 054512 054515 054513 054514 054521 054517 054520 054518 054519 054523 054522 054506 the Christian trivium (9-AD) Vol .i textbook . . . . . 34.95 Vol .i Activity Bk . . . 16.95 Vol .i tchr Guide . . . 36.95 Vol .i Pronctn CD . . . . 8.95 Vol .i Study/Drills/tests19.50 Vol .ii textbook . . . . 42.95 Vol .ii Activity Bk . . . 16.95 Vol .ii tchr Guide . . 52.95 Vol .ii Pronctn CD . . . 8.95 Vol .ii Stdy/Drill,tests 19.50 Vol .iii textbook . . . 48.95 Vol .iii Acticity Bk . . 16.95 Vol .iii tchr Guide . . 59.95 Vol .iii Pronctn CD . . 8.95 V .iii Stdy Sht,Drl,tst 24.50 V .iV txtbk (Hnrs) . . . 48.95 V .iV tchr Gd (Hnrs) 48.95 Vol . i & ii txtbks . . 54.95 33 .25 16 .50 35 .15 8 .75 18 .55 40 .80 16 .50 50 .30 8 .75 18 .55 46 .50 16 .50 56 .95 8 .75 23 .25 46 .50 46 .50 52 .20

guage that has the reputation of being "dead"? Never has "dead" seemed so alive! Following the introductory cartoons, each chapter includes Latin readings that are "glossed" (meaning that new vocabulary is highlighted in the margins), follow-up exercises focusing on reading comprehension and grammar, and a background essay in English concluding each chapter. Essays cover a variety of topics including history, food, and travel, among others. The course is divided into four parts, each with an accompanying teacher book containing the course background and overview. Teacher books also include chapter-by-chapter historical and grammatical commentary as well as translations for all Latin passages and exercises: Book 1 contains chapters 1-16; Book 2, chapters 17-33; Book 3, chapters 34 - 52; and the Reader, six selections each with 3-4 parts. The Reader contains extracts (with commentary) from Caesar, Cicero, Catullus, Virgil, Livy and Ovid and occasional response questions. These extracts are extensively "glossed," contributing greatly to the student's ability to read, absorb, and understand. All student books contain numerous photos and illustrations portraying Roman art, architecture, countryside, and artifacts. Parts 1-3 are full-color while the Reader is black and white. Containing recordings of selected extracts from the Course I & II books and Course III book & Reader, the audios provide an enjoyable and welcome supplement to the course materials. Excerpts from the Course books include cartoon captions, Responde Latine, Fabellae, dramatized dialogues, and short passages of narrative prose and verse. Longer extracts of prose and verse covering the principal authors of the Golden Age are provided from the Reader. For the student with no experience in Latin or languages, this course makes an excellent introduction and, at the high school level, could be done mostly independently. However, I also think a jr. high student prepared to study Latin would also do well with this course - particularly a student who has had some experience with one of our introductory grade-school level courses (i.e. Prima Latina, Latina Christiana, Latin Primer, Matin Latin). ~ Janice 031201 Part 1 w/tchr . . . . . 37.95 34 .95 031202 Part 2 w/tchr . . . . . 37.95 34 .95 031203 Part 3 w/tchr . . . . . 37.95 34 .95 008205 reader (Part 4) w/tchr 25 .00 006613 CD 1 (Part i & ii) . . . . 29 .95 006596 CD 2 (Part iii & reader) 50 .50 Readers Winnie ille Pu (5-AD) A.A. Milne's beloved classic, Winnie-thePooh, is available in Latin! This unabridged story contains all of the hilarious adventures from the original English version, and you will delight in meeting Pooh, Christopher Robin, Piglet, Eeyore, Owl, Kanga, and Roo. Illustrations by E. H. Shepard (the original illustrator) appear throughout the book, and the back contains notes and a glossary with English translations of some of the trickier Latin words. This book even made the New York Times bestseller list--the first (and only) book in Latin to do so. Translated by Alexander Lenard. 148 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa 008391 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.00 9 .50

oxforD uniVErSitY LAtin CourSE (10AD) Cartoons! Who would associate cartoons with Latin? Well, now you will. Each chapter of this revised full-color edition of the Oxford University Latin Course opens with a set of cartoons containing Latin captions illustrating new grammar points. This is just the beginning of the features that make this course accessible and enjoyably interesting! Built around a narrative detailing the life of Horace based on historical sources, students are immersed not only in language studies but also in the daily activities, concerns, and habits of real Romans. What better way to develop an understanding of Roman civilization during the time of Cicero and Augustus? What better way to learn a lan-

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Supplements / References Classical Latin Alphabet Bookmark (1-AD) Tuck this 1 3/4" x 8" bookmark into your Latin textbook for a quick reference! The bookmark is made out of a sturdy cardstock and features all thirty letters of the Latin alphabet in both upper and lowercase along with their phonetic pronunciations. Several diphthongs and special consonants are also shown. ­ elise 037707 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 .20 Latin Crosswords (3-AD) If your student is studying Latin, no doubt they need a break from their translation exercises. Why not enjoy a crossword puzzle instead? This little book features 80 crossword puzzles with clues given in English that you solve in Latin. There are puzzles for high-frequency words, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, nouns, phrases, prepositions, pronouns, and verbs. The high-frequency word puzzles are correlated to Primers A, B, and C from Latin for Children, so if you are working through that program, you have ready-made fun practice available! If you are using a different program, there should still be quite a bit of vocabulary overlap, making this an enjoyable option for you too. If you get stuck, there is an Englishto-Latin dictionary in the back and answers too! 110 pgs, pb. ­ Jess 011343 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.95 9 .15 Latin Memory Songbook & CD (5-10) 054174 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.95 19 .50 Annus Horribilis (7-AD) User friendly, noncommittal, Latin lite! Here is a fun introduction to Latin for your student without signing up for a full program. It's readable and enjoyable, not words associated with most Latin courses. When the author named this book Annus Horribilis: Latin for Everyday Life he was referring to how much Latin is around us every day. Words like actor, agenda, exit, tandem, insomnia, trivia, data, audio and doctor come to us straight from the Latin language. He covers relatable topics like church, gardening, lawyers, phrases and acronyms. Students will learn about Latin and its structure in this book, but it is not grammar lessons per se. Kids and parents can read this book and decide if Latin is a good subject to commit to as a family. If you are still interested in Latin, but perhaps not ready for a full-on Latin program, the companion book, Annus Mirabilis: More Latin for Everyday Life, explores the subject further and has a bit more of a lesson-feel to it. Add this book to a student studying French, Spanish or Italian and it will help them understand the roots of the language they are learning even more. 192 pgs, pb. ~ Sara 052824 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.95 10 .95

Annus Mirabilis (7-AD) Latin lite the sequel! Actually, this second book is much heavier in content than Annus Horribilis. Students will encounter ancient curses, enlightenment poetry, medieval lyrics, epitaphs and the gossip of Emperors. Kids can just read this book and learn or they can make themselves a set of note cards to retain specific bits of the language.These books are not a language program and that is part of their appeal. You can learn about Latin without having to learn Latin. I like how these books make Latin accessible when it can often be seen as daunting. 157pp, hb. ~ Sara 052825 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.95 18 .50 nunc Loquamur (Guided Conversations for Latin) (7-12) This resource provides students with the opportunity to practice Latin conversational skills in a low-pressure way. Each two-page unit begins with a model dialogue--entirely in Latin--for two students to read. Portions of the dialogue are underlined, signaling variations for students to swap out with other words in the unit exercises (four variations are provided for each base dialogue). This gives students the chance to speak Latin in conversation, reinforcing their skills by repeating the same basic conversation several times, using different names and other slight changes. Lined space is also provided for students to write out their own version of the dialogue. Appealing black-and-white cartoon illustrations accompany the exercises to remind students of the theme of the conversation. A total of 30 units are included, beginning with basic greetings and progressing to topics such as people, places, objects, and verbs. A Latin/ English appendix is found in the back, with the English translations of the conversations (and variations) listed alongside the Latin versions. Audio files of the conversations are available as free downloads from the publisher's website. 72 pgs, spiral-bound. ~ Lisa 033635 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.95 15 .75 Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases (9-AD) Thumbing through this book, I remember, way back when, taking two years of Latin in high school and struggling to memorize my weekly vocabulary words. I couldn't for the life of me figure out what value this would have in my life. After a while, though, it began to dawn on me that I was seeing pieces of the words I'd learned showing up in common words. Now, I catch myself looking at the words and phrases in this book and testing myself on what I can remember. For instance, I couldn't translate margaritas ante porcos, only remembering that "ante" meant "before." In case you don't know, it means "pearls before swine." For anyone who is as interested in words and their roots as I am, this is a fun read. It features over 1,000 Latin words, phrases, proverbs and sayings, listed in alphabetical order (in Latin). Translations are found immediately afterward, with other interesting information as to its usage, especially in literature. 224 pgs, pb. ~ Tom 027235 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.95 10 .95

GREEK HEY, AnDrEW! tEACH ME SoME GrEEk (Pk-AD) This series of workbooks teaches koine Greek using a combination of deductive, inductive, and interactive methodology. Its main goal is to equip students to study the Greek New Testament for themselves, so they can identify inaccurate theology based on faulty exegesis. But it's also worthwhile to pursue for expanding vocabulary, since many English words have Greek roots. The Level One reader teaches the 24 letters of the Greek alphabet. Its companion workbook reinforces the learning, including a variety of activity pages (matching, dot-to-dot, puzzles). Students below fourth grade should start at this level. Level Two begins using the Greek alphabet to form words. Eleven vocabulary words lay the foundation for grammar to be introduced in Level Three. The workbook contains a review of the alphabet, Greek words to read and write, and a variety of puzzles and activity pages. Level Three begins to incorporate grammar, introducing noun and verb inflections, including second declension nouns and present active verbs. Students begin to translate Greek to English and English to Greek. The workbook reviews alphabet and vocabulary from previous levels, so upper senior high and adult students can begin here. Level Four continues with the first declension and the articles, incorporating these new skills into the translation of Greek sentences. The workbook reviews learning from previous levels, and teaches articles, accents, feminine nouns, and word order. As with other levels, it also contains activity pages to help make the learning fun. Level Five adds adjectives, prepositions, and adverbs. Level Six introduces imperfect and future indicative, middle/passive voice, personal pronouns, enclitics, deponents, and continues to expand vocabulry. In Level Seven, students perfect their Greek skills as they learn additional pronouns, work on language proficiency in all tenses and voices, expand their vocabulary, and work on translating the first two chapters of I John. According to the author, completing the first seven levels of the program is roughly equivalent to three credits of high school Greek. Just recently added, Level Eight covers subjunctive and imperative mood, irregular adjectives, comparison of adjectives and adverbs and more while continuing to translate and write Greek sentences and translating II John and III John. Because of the gentle introduction and incremental learning, this series is excellent for teaching Biblical Greek without prior experience with the language. Although I have not personally undertaken the study of Greek, a good friend has found this series extremely helpful and easy to use as a first introduction to the language. She is very concerned about being able to correctly translate the New Testament from the original Greek herself so that she can understand more clearly the original meaning of the scripture, especially the words of Jesus. Level one (Pk-AD) 000729 reader . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 .95 000707 Workbook . . . . . . . . 14 .95 000704 Answer key . . . . . . . . 4 .00 000705 full text Answer key . . 14 .95 000706 Quizzes/Exams . . . . . . 5 .50 003261 flashcards on a ring . . 6 .00 Foreign Language 1025

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Level two (2-AD) 000711 Workbook . . . . . . . . 000708 Answer key . . . . . . . 000709 full text Answer key 000710 Quizzes/Exams . . . . . 003264 flashcards on a ring . Level three (3-AD) 000719 Workbook . . . . . . . . 000712 Answer key . . . . . . . 000715 full text Answer key . 000716 Quizzes/Exams . . . . . 003262 flashcards on a ring . Level four (4-AD) 000724 Workbook . . . . . . . . 000721 Answer key . . . . . . . 000722 full text Answer key . 000723 Quizzes/Exams . . . . . 003260 flashcards on a ring . Level five (5-AD) 000728 Workbook . . . . . . . . 000725 Answer key . . . . . . . 000726 full text Answer key . 000727 Quizzes/Exams . . . . . 003259 flashcards on a ring . Level Six 007519 007515 007516 007517 007508 (6-AD) Workbook . . . . . . . . Answer key . . . . . . . full text Answer key . Quizzes/Exams . . . . . flashcards on a ring .

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line is printed in koine Greek. Printed below this line is the English translation, printed in the exact order the Greek words appear (which may seem a little awkward). Below this line are two blank lines. The upper line is for your child to practice writing the Greek, and the lower line is for practice writing the English translation. It is recommended that you have your children work on one verse at a time. Once an entire verse is copied, have them read it aloud in Greek and think about its meaning. Do not expect to complete the entire copybook in one year! This will take a lot of time and dedication. With this activity, consistent daily work in small doses is much more profitable than infrequent longer sessions. Shorter sessions (they recommend 5-10 minutes) will keep the focus on the understanding of the language, while longer sessions may cause your children to simply form letters. This method is designed to help your children become more and more familiar with the flow of koine Greek sentences and thought. The work in this book will span several years and several Hey, Andrew! workbook levels. This copybook can be started at any stage in their learning. Younger students will begin copying one word a session. With maturity and increased understanding, they will advance to phrases and eventually entire verses. Copying the Gospel of John will not only increase their understanding of the koine Greek language, but it will increase their understanding of God's Word! Not reproducible, 190 pgs, pb, spiral-bound.- elise 029003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 .95 ~~~~~~~~~~~ CLASSiCAL ACADEMiC PrESS GrEEk (1-6)

released Greek for Children, below. Because we have not seen this course in person as of this writing, we have drawn heavily on details provided by the publisher for this description. ­ Jess 024892 Student . . . . . . . . . . 24.95 21 .95 024927 teacher's Edition . . . 28.95 25 .95 041089 Greek Beak Game . . 26.95 23 .95 SSGrkP Package . . . . . . . . . 80.85 71 .95 Includes student book, teacher's edition and Greek Beak game. Greek Alphabet Code Cracker (1-6) Greek often seems more intimidating than Latin because of its unique alphabet. Most of us only come across those funny little symbols in higher-level math and science! This ingenious book, however, equates learning the Greek alphabet to learning a top-secret code needed to solve a robbery case. A priceless ancient Greek urn has been stolen, and it's up to the reader to learn the Greek alphabet to decode clues from the eyewitnesses. There are eight units in the book, which are estimated to take eight weeks to complete if you study Greek 3-4 times per week. Of course, you could complete the book in less time or spend more time on it, depending on the ages and abilities of the students participating. Unit 1 introduces the Greek alphabet and a pronunciation guide. Units 2-5 each introduce six new letters in the Greek alphabet while reviewing previously learned ones. Units 6 and 7 cover consonant blends, vowels and diphthongs and Unit 8 is comprehensive review. The Greek letters are reinforced through a variety of exercises, including matching, solving simple "cyphers" that equate to English words, handwriting practice with the Greek letters, writing Greek words and saying them aloud, and word puzzles. The author also recommends beginning each session by singing the Greek Alphabet Song together, which can be downloaded from the publisher's website. Although the pages seem to be intended as consumables, they are glossy, full-color and not reproducible. Because of this, you will either need a book for each student, or have them write on a separate sheet of paper. Reference charts, extra writing practice sheets, code-making worksheets and a Greek Alphabet Code Cracker Cypher Wheel to assemble are found at the back of the book, with answers to all activities. Additional goodies designed to accompany the book are provided at along with the alphabet song mentioned above. Whether you are looking to begin Greek for Children, or are just "testing the waters" to see if you are interested, you can't beat this introduction for the excitement of catching the thieves! 96 pgs, pb. - Jess 024877 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.95 14 .95

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Hey, Andrew! Alphabet Song - Sheet Music When we learn our ABCs we learn a song, as it is one of the easiest ways to remember. The same is true when you learn Greek! This simple sheet music has all twenty-four letters of the Greek Alphabet set to an easy-to-learn tune. Before you know it, you and your children will be singing the Greek letters from Alpha to Omega without a hitch! The sheet music provides the melody as well as chords to allow you to accompany the song with either the piano or guitar. Who knew learning Greek could be so much fun! 028879 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 .95 Hey, Andrew! Bible Copybook - John This copybook contains the entire Gospel of John. These pages have a very unique layout. Allow me to explain. Each line of the Gospel of John has four lines dedicated to it. The first 1026 Foreign Language

Song School Greek (1-3) In the same spirit as Classical Academic Press' Song School Latin, this gentle course introduces early elementary students to the language of the New Testament, Koine Greek. There are 32 weekly lessons, each of which includes catchy songs that introduce basic vocabulary, writing practice, stories, games and fun activities. The musical CD is included with the student's book. The Teacher's Edition includes the answer keys, teaching suggestions and a DVD for parents and teachers that provides them with enough understanding of the Greek language to enable them to teach the lessons. For extra vocabulary practice, consider the Greek Beak Match Flashcard Game. This flashcard set contains over 130 Greek words (with the English translation appearing in small upside down type); use this set to play the suggested games, or simply use them as traditional flashcards. You can use this as a stand-alone introduction to learning Koine Greek, or as a prequel to the newly-

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Greek for Children (3-6) If a well-organized course of study isn't enough to keep your children interested in Greek, then just add the clever Greek Alphabet Critters peaking out from every page in the text and that will do it! Each Critter represents the opportunity to "find" and identify the uppercase or lowercase Greek letters that provide body parts. This is obviously just the start of a program designed to introduce young students to Greek and encourage proficiency through the use of classical methodologies (i.e. chants, grammar, and vocabulary). It's also easy to use. Instruction is clearly delivered in bite-size pieces, reinforced, and reviewed. Providing instruction in Koine Greek (NT pronunciation), Primer A covers the Greek alphabet, verbs (present, imperfect, future tenses, "being"), nouns (first and second declension; accusative, dative, and genitive cases), adjectives (first and second declension), sentence patterns, and prepositions. The Text (consumable worktext) provides 33 lessons (29 chapter lessons and four introductory lessons on the Greek alphabet) ­ one lesson per week. Although the alphabet instruction is thorough, the use of the Greek Alphabet Code Cracker by the same publisher is recommended for additional review and repetition. Each chapter lesson starts with a Memory Page that includes a Bible verse written in Greek with pronunciation and translation, chants and vocabulary review. The Grammar Page provides instruction and is followed by the Worksheet Page that includes translation, chants, grammar, and derivatives before ending the chapter with a Quiz Page that includes the same. By the way, these "Pages" are usually multiple pages long. Every fourth chapter is review. Although not labeled as appendices, there are reference charts (parts of speech), and glossaries (by chapter and by alphabet) in the back of the text. The Answer Key provides all student pages (full size) with answers filled in. What makes this course so easy on the parent/ teacher is the professionally done DVDs and Chant CD . The DVDs (five of them) provide lesson by lesson instruction through the course. The format is simple: instructor explaining, utilizing a whiteboard for greater illustration. Repetition in the form of chants is done by a group of students in the background (you never see them). The Chant CD is audio only and provides a chanting chorus that makes the homeschooling student feel not quite so alone as he chants through his Greek grammar. The Primer A Bundle includes the text, answer key, DVDs and CD. As with other material from this publisher (Latin for Children, Latin Alive!), this course is well-organized, userfriendly, confidently and competently taught. Text ­ 289 pgs, pb. ~ Janice

Greek Alphabetarion with CD (1-AD) A primer for teaching how to read, write and pronounce ancient and biblical Greek. If you want to learn Greek, start here. This book will begin with the basics ­ the signs and sounds of the Greek alphabet, including vowel combinations. Part One goes one letter at a time through the Greek alphabet, teaching you to recognize and say each letter. Periodic reviews assure that you have mastered the material before continuing. Part Two of the book is devoted to learning to read Greek. It teaches you how to transliterate Greek to English, concentrating on phonetic sounds. By the end of this section, you will be able to translate short passages. Part Three teaches more advanced phonics (and is apparently easy enough for a tento twelve-year-old to tackle). It covers some of the "finer points" while not getting in too deeply. After you finish this book, you should be ready to begin studying formal Greek grammar with Homeschool Greek, by the same author. While sounds are adequately described in the text, there is no substitute for actually hearing the sound on the accompanying CD (with tracks corresponding to each division of the text). Also appreciated is the short History of Languages in the appendix. A Greek Hupogrammon ­ A Copybook for Beginning Students of Greek is a workbook of exercises meant to accompany this course. 033308 Greek Alphabetarion 28.00 25 .95 037254 Greek Hupogrammon20.00 18 .95 Greek Alphabet Book (2-6) We think of Memoria Press as the Latin and Logic people but this book implies they might be venturing into Greek soon. Designed as an introduction to the Greek alphabet, there are three units ­ I (8 lessons): presentation of the Greek alphabet, II: reading & writing Greek, and III: accents, diphthongs, breathing marks, and iota subscript. Lessons consist of the introduction of three letters followed by a cumulative review and a quiz. The last two units do not have separate lessons and appear to be a combination of review and introductory application of the alphabet. The Student Text (a consumable workbook) introduces the letters in lowercase and uppercase forms along with their English name and pronunciation. Students are given the opportunity to trace and write the letters. Fill-in-the-blank questions reiterate the miscellaneous information given about each letter. The Teacher Key is simply the student pages with answers filled in. This program is in beta form and although there is a hint of the typical clearness and userfriendliness of MP material, I expect we may see some changes in this program as it matures. Both books are 82 pgs, comb-bound. ~ Janice 050531 Student . . . . . . . . . . 15.00 13 .75 050532 teacher key . . . . . . 10.00 8 .95

Elementary Greek koine for Beginners (2-AD) If you're looking for an easy-to-use program that teaches New Testament Greek in a straightforward and uncomplicated way that can be used with all ages (even students as young as 2nd grade), then your search is over. Elementary Greek is just that sort of program! Lessons are brief and incremental. Each concept is covered thoroughly with regular review. The teacher needs no previous knowledge of Greek and, in fact, both older students and adults can use the course as a self-teaching study. There is a basic simplicity in all the material. Don't be fooled! This course also provides substantial coverage of the language of the New Testament. Speaking of which, did you know that Koine Greek was the language of the common people ­ not quite as precise as classical Greek, but close ­ and the language of business transactions and everyday activities as well as the written words of the little community that ushered in world changes? The format for each year's course is the same ­ 30 lessons divided into 5 days of lessons. Lessons include presentation and review of memory verses, new conjugations coupled with review, declensions and review, irregular verbs with review, and systematic vocabulary presentation and review. These lessons are written out in each textbook. Basically you pick up the book and off you go! The workbook parallels the textbook providing space to write as the student progresses through the lessons. Daily work includes copying memory verses, writing words and translations, filling out conjugations along with review questions, fill-in-the-blank questions to reinforce lessons, review questions and practice, and review and translate from memory. The Audio Companion CD also parallels the text. Each lesson component is read with pauses to allow for practice. Memory verses are presented first with each word said separately with a pause for repetition and then without pauses but time to repeat the complete verse at the end. Memory verses, by the way, are all taken from Scripture. The Flashcards are exactly what you would expect ­ sturdy cards containing the vocabulary words introduced during the year. I must say that I find their small (2.5" x 3.5") size very appealing albeit a little slippery. Each Year "set" includes the text, workbook, CD, and flashcards. Year 1 introduces the Greek alphabet, basic vocabulary, present active indicative verb conjugation, 1st and 2nd noun declensions, nominative and genitive case, article "the," adjectives, prepositional phrases, linking verbs with sentence constructions, and translations. Year 2 reviews and expands year 1 material and teaches dative and accusative case, direct objects, use of negative, personal pronouns, conjunctions, imperfect active indicative verb tenses, deponent verbs, masculine nouns with sentence constructions, and translations. (continued...)

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Year 3 reviews and expands material from year 1 and 2 and covers 3rd declension nouns, proper nouns, irregular declensions, deponent verbs in future tense, demonstrative pronouns, dative of means, verb passive voice, passive imperfect, feminine nouns, contract verbs, future tense with sentence constructions, and translations. Year 3 includes reviews for every five lessons. Elementary Greek is a little surprising in the amount of material covered each year ­ especially considering that it can be effectively used with young students. By comparison, material covered in Year 1 of Elementary Greek isn't covered until Level 3 of Hey, Andrew! 040680 Year 1 Audio CD . . . 12.95 11 .25 040681 Year 1 flashcards . . 12.95 11 .25 040682 Year 1 textbook . . . 18.95 15 .25 040683 Year 1 Workbook . . 12.95 11 .25 EGkfB1 Year 1 Set . . . . . . . . 57.80 44 .50 040684 040685 040686 040687 EGkfB2 040688 040689 040690 040691 EGkfB3 Year Year Year Year Year Year Year Year Year Year 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 Audio CD . flashcards textbook . Workbook Set . . . . . . Audio CD . flashcards textbook . Workbook Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.95 . 12.95 . 18.95 . 15.95 . 60.80 . 12.95 . 12.95 . 18.95 . 17.95 . 62.80 11 .25 11 .25 15 .25 12 .95 46 .50 11 .25 11 .25 15 .25 14 .50 48 .50

Zondervan Vocabulary Builder Series Basics of Biblical Greek (7-AD) When a program is recommended by a major classical publisher (Veritas), we're going to take notice. Such is the case with Basics of Biblical Greek. Originally intended for (and used for over two decades in) Bible schools or seminary classrooms, it's a comprehensive and thorough introductory study of Koine Greek with the goal of giving the student tools by which he (or she) can better understand the Word of God and correspondingly share that understanding with those around him/her. Utilizing and intertwining the methodologies of two philosophies of language acquisition, the course allows the student to get into textual material as soon as possible, employing the natural learning process (inductive learning) for fine tuning while at the same time using charts and rote memorization as "first teaching" (deductive learning). In other words, the goal is to reduce the essentials to a minimum so the language can be learned and retained easily. To do this the writing/lesson style is friendly ­ almost chatty ­ and "beyond basic" information is presented either with the help of a little cartoon professor who shows up in the margins or in the "Advanced Information" section at the end of each chapter. The result is a course that is inviting and promises to encourage the student along the way ­ and which seems very doable for the homeschooled high school student. What do I mean by "encourage"? Well, first of 1028 Foreign Language

all, most translation exercises are taken directly from the Bible. Vocabulary studies start with the nouns and a few other words (i.e. and) which are the most frequently used words in the New Testament. In fact, each vocabulary word has a frequency number and at the end of each lesson, the student is told what percentage of the entire NT vocabulary they now know. [Just to show how powerful this is, by the end of Lesson 9 (1/4 of the way through the course), that percentage figure is over 50%.] The student has the option of following one of two tracks after Lesson 9. Track 1 continues with nouns while Track 2 alternates between noun chapters and later verb chapters. Each chapter ends with an exegesis section ­ knowing the grammar often makes a difference in the interpretation of the text. Since the Advanced Information is at the end of the chapter, it doesn't confuse, but at the same time does provide challenge material for students who are "into" the study. Memorization is kept to a minimum and a lexicon is provided for words used more than 10 times in the NT. The Grammar ­ the basic course text ­ covers alphabet/pronunciation, nouns (nominative, accusative, genitive, dative, vocative), definite articles, prepositions, pronouns (personal, demonstrative, relative), adjectives, verbs (present active indicative, contract, present middle/ passive indicative, future active/middle indicative, verbal roots, imperfect indicative, second aorist active/middle indicative, first aorist active/middle indicative, aorist and future passive indicative, perfect indicative), participles (present adverbial, aorist adverbial, adjectival, perfect, and genitive), and moods (subjunctive, infinitive, imperative, indicative, and non-indicative) in 36 chapters. Each chapter starts with an overview, then the lesson points (instruction), summary, and vocabulary lesson, ending with the previously mentioned advanced information and exegesis. There is an extensive reference appendix which includes grammar charts and paradigms as well as the lexicon and index. The marginal "Professor" keeps things interesting by providing overviews and summaries, trivial/historical tidbits, and conversational Greek. The Workbook (which is three-hole punched and perforated) includes exercises for writing out paradigms, parsing, warm-ups, translation, sometimes additional translation, and a closing summary. The answer key for the workbook is available as a free online download (see below). The Vocabulary Audio CD and Vocabulary Cards are somewhat self-explanatory. The CD provides pronunciation guidance ­ each chapter on its own track ­ as well as vocabulary practice (time provided to give the meaning). There are both MP3 and M4B files on the CD. There are 1000 1 ¾" x 3 ¼" ­ i.e. business card size ­ cards in the set. The first 320 cards are based on the BBG course presentation order while cards 321 ­ 1000 are ordered according to frequency. Each card provides the Greek on one side and the translation along with the BBG lesson number, the frequency in the NT number, and the card number on the reverse side. The Graded reader is "what comes next" after the basic course. Designed to provide biblical reading assignments for second and third year students, it progresses in difficulty but slowly incorporates intermediate grammar.

Introducing an exegetical methodology called "phrasing," the student is also given tools for beginning exegesis. Each page includes the Greek text, footnotes which define words that occur less that 20 times in the NT, and exegetical discussions. An intermediate and advanced grammar ­ such as Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics by Daniel Wallace ­ is recommended. There is amazing online support for this course offered by the author and others. provides resources, audio and video helps [i.e. class lectures: main points in 8-10 minutes per lesson (free) or full-length lectures (for sale)], student/teacher forums, complete answer key for the workbook and more. ~ Janice 003750 Grammar . . . . . . . . 49.99 39 .95 003797 Workbook . . . . . . . . 22.99 16 .95 003753 Vocabulary Audio CD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.99 9 .95 003758 Vocabulary Cards . . 16.99 12 .95 003869 Graded reader . . . . 16.99 12 .95 Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics (9-AD) Recommended for use alongside the Basics of Biblical Greek Graded Reader, this 800 page resource systematically links syntax and exegesis of the New Testament for the benefit of the intermediate Greek student. The author, Daniel B. Wallace is a respected Greek scholar and professor from Dallas Theological Seminary. hb ~ Janice 029718 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44.99 35 .95 Athenaze: intro to Ancient Greek (10-AD) When there aren't many choices, it's good when one of the few is excellent. Such is the case with Anthenaze. Some years back, my children and I wanted to learn NT Greek. Our pastor agreed to teach a class and we (and a few others) attended. After several months we were ready to progress past the alphabet (do you detect dawning frustration?). Although well-meaning, he just wasn't prepared to challenge us, and his attempts to re-package his seminary course weren't very effective. We would have learned much more Greek had we used Athenaze. With its goal of teaching students to read Greek as quickly, thoroughly, and enjoyably as possible, we would have been exhilarated to discover that Lesson 2 includes a quote from the Gospel of Luke. There is so much to like about this course that it's difficult to know where to begin. First, all language instruction is within the context of ancient Greek culture. A story line runs through the chapters, and although this has been created to serve the instructional purposes of the book, there are subplots based on the writings of Homer, Herodotus, and Thucydides. It is set in the time period of the beginning of the Peloponnesian Wars. The characters are fictional but the story line has been developed from Greek historians and utilizes Greek myths and stories as well as the writings of Greek philosophers. There is a gradual progression toward reading the Greek of these ancient authors. With numerous illustrations drawn from ancient works of art and architecture, most chapters contain essays in English which deepen the student's understanding of the history and culture of the Greeks. Vocabulary development is off and running from the very start. [The beginning "stuff" - let-

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ters of the alphabet, pronunciation, and writing - is presented in a pre-chapter 1 segment.] Each of the chapters includes at least one vocabulary list which the student is encouraged to study aloud to combine the advantages of sight and sound reinforcement. Additionally, the reading passages are "glossed," meaning unknown phrases and words are listed following the selection allowing the reader to make the translations even right from the beginning. This also allows the use of complete paragraphs or passages, which gives the student much more of a flavor for the language than the initial phrases-thensentences of many language programs. Word study sections in each chapter highlight the influence of Greek on English vocabulary, providing practice in deciphering the meaning of English words derived from Greek. Grammar is introduced in small segments followed by short exercises for reinforcement. Although each segment is rather focused in its content, they are frequent and the grammar coverage is thorough. Constant review is advocated. One of the things that most impressed me about this course is the grammatical and linguistic explanations throughout. As with other languages, the student with a comprehensive knowledge of English grammar will be a step ahead. However, by acquiring a command of Greek grammar, the student will also become much more adept at English grammar. The general structure of the chapters in both books starts with a vocabulary list divided into parts of speech followed by a story passage, word study section, grammar lesson and exercises, historical/cultural essay, another vocabulary list followed by story passage, word building section, grammar lesson and exercises, and a passage with comprehension questions. The chapter concludes with Greek Wisdom (a quote/saying from one of the seven wise men, and short passages from classical and NT Greek. Although the story line reflects classical Greek culture and authors, NT Greek is not ignored. Most chapters (Book 2 moves a little more toward the Greek classical writers) include passages and quotes from the gospels of Luke and John. Workbook exercises, which tend to be short answer or translation work, cover all of the grammar sections from the textbook and all vocabulary lists. There are periodic cumulative vocabulary lists (every five chapters) arranged by parts of speech. Along with material for grammatical review and consolidation, each workbook "chapter" contains a reading/translation passage. An answer key is included in the back of the book. Although there is room to write in the books, the publisher recommends completing these exercises several times which of course, is most do-able if separate paper is used to record the answers. The Teacher's Handbooks contain translations of all stories, readings and exercises; detailed suggestions for classroom presentation of material; abundant English derivatives; and additional linguistic information. Book 1 contains 16 chapters. I'm assuming a student would spend about two weeks on each chapter, combining the text and workbook assignments with constant memorization and review. Book 2 continues with chapters 17 through 25. Each book would be a meaty, one-

year high school level course. This is Greek for the serious student - one who is willing and ready to apply himself to the study. There is enough beginning "stuff" that a student could start directly into this course. However, I can also see some advantages - particularly for a younger student (Jr. High) - in doing some preliminary work in a program like Hey, Andrew! Teach Me Some Greek. ~ Janice 031194 Book 1 . . . . . . . . . . 37.95 34 .95 031198 Workbook 1 . . . . . . . . 19 .95 031196 teacher Book 1 . . . . 17.95 14 .50 031195 Book 2 . . . . . . . . . . 37.95 34 .95 031199 Workbook 2 . . . . . . . . 19 .95 031197 teacher Book 2 . . . . 17.95 14 .50

Supplements koine Greek Alphabet Bookmark (1-AD) These handy 1 3/4" x 6" bookmarks make great quick references. The sturdy cardstock bookmarks feature the upper and lowercase Greek letters, their names, short and long vowels and their pronunciations, and diphthongs. ­ elise 037708 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 .20 SIGN LANGUAGE Please see our Early Learning section for resources teaching signing with babies. Programs Signs for His Glory (Pk-AD) A sign language course for all ages and with a biblical emphasis. This program was designed for Christians, and emphasizes words related to Bible verses and Christian songs. Level I comes in three levels of difficulty: Little Ones, Children, and Students/Adults. Each book teaches 10 lessons, all designed around character traits such as: obedience, gratefulness, love, compassion, meekness, orderliness, contentment and boldness. The last lesson focuses on Holidays and introduces words often used around Thanksgiving and Christmas. Lessons are geared to a particular age range, and upper level lessons are "built" off of lower levels, so you can truly learn together as a family. For example, the first lesson in the first level is on obedience. Little Ones first learn eight words. The next page has a few questions, a song, a place to draw a picture of one of the words, and the verse of the week. The Children's book has the same word list as the Little One's book, plus nine more words. The song and verse are also the same, but there are more questions, and these require more thought. Students/Adults have both of the previously-mentioned word lists and the verse, and an additional 24 words,

an extra song, a set of complete but simple sentences, and more thought-provoking questions. The books themselves have no signing in them (except for the alphabet in the front of the Children's and Student/Adults); all signing is demonstrated on the DVDs. Each lesson on the DVD covers all three age groups at the same time. The instructor starts with the Little One's words, then introduces the song and Bible verse. Young children can stop here. She then goes on to present the Children's and Student/ Adults word lists and song, so the older students can work through all of the levels for additional vocabulary and practice. The complete program comes with the DVD and a Student/Adult workbook. You need the DVD at all levels, but the other books can be purchased separately. Level II of the program continues introducing vocabulary in the same format as Level I. Ten more lessons are introduced, each focusing on a different character trait (availability, dependability, forgiveness, initiative, joyfulness, patience, self-control, sensitivity), thoroughness and truthfulness). Each lesson includes word lists, songs, character trait questions, and a Bible verse for the week. This level of the program is only available at the Student/Adult-level at this time, in DVD format. ~ Melissa 041234 Lvl 1 Program (DVD)69.95 65 .95 010781 Lvl 1 Little ones Wkbk 8 .95 010782 Lvl 1 Children's Wkbk 11 .95 010783 Lvl 1 Stud/Adult Wkbk 12 .95 014867 Lvl 2 Program (DVD)69.95 65 .95 014859 Lvl 2 Stud/Adlt Wkbk . . 12 .95 041233 Special Signs DVD . . . . 14 .95 Special Signs teaches over 50 signs that parents can use to communicate with very young children or the hearing impaired (although the intent seems to be more for teaching young children). These include daily words such as please, more, yes, no, eat, and quiet; feelings like happy, sick, smile, good, and sorry; work/play words such as clean, home, help, need, school, and friend; and a handful of Christian words including Jesus, God and forgive.

Signing illustrated (Pk-AD) Teaching American Sign Language by category (for easy learning and fast reference), this 317page book by Mickey Flodin presents more than 1400 signs. These are all the basic words used in everyday life; they even include a section on computer and technology terms. The book, which starts with signing basics (continued...) Foreign Language 1029

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and helpful hints, is full of clear instructive drawings supplemented by practical learning exercises (vocabulary reviews) that enhance sign recognition. Signs are categorized by subject, movements, and meaning and the detailed instructions attached to each illustration include memory aids - association techniques for fast recall. There is a comprehensive index of all entries and synonyms as well as a complete glossary of commonly used terms. Signing Made Easy by the same author uses the dialogue method of instruction compared to this book's categorical approach. Both are useful and, although the two books contain a certain amount of overlap in content, they would work well together. For me - a signing novice - this book was easier to follow because the instructions were written directly below the illustrations. I also think I would greatly appreciate the memory aids which demonstrate the common sense behind Sign. ~ Janice 023691 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18.00 12 .25 Sign Language for Everyone (Pk-AD) Learning sign language from Cathy Rice via DVD has got to be second only to actually taking a course, in person, at the Bill Rice Ranch. Or maybe it's better, since you can play it over and over again! Cathy Rice and her late husband, Bill, witnessed and ministered to the deaf and hearing-impaired for more than 40 years. During that time, they taught countless people to use American sign language. Mrs. Rice's experience is evident in her natural, unassuming demeanor. She not only guides you through the over 600 signs in her book, but does so logically, by grouping associated words together to help you better remember the signs. Because the Rices believe strongly in reaching others for Christ, Mrs. Rice gives us the language we need to witness to the deaf in sign. 007631 Book . . . . . . . . . . 14.99 11 .25 013896 DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . 35.00 28 .95 Sign Language for kids (3-7) If you're looking for a fun and easy guide to the basics of American Sign Language, then you've found your book! This is a great introductory guide to many commonl signs, and the material is presented in a visual way that is easy for children to understand so they can begin signing right away. For every sign there is a labeled picture of a child acting out the sign and a detailed caption describing the motions. The signs are broken down into a variety of sections for easy learning and referencing. These sections teach students signs related to alphabet and numbers; home, family, and pets; school; days of the week; colors; feelings; favorite foods; sports and hobbies; musical instruments; transportation and travel; animals; clothing; senses; holidays and religions; doctor's office and health; nature, weather, and seasons; practical words and question words; linking words; and making sentences. The section on forming sentences is 1030 Foreign Language

pretty brief; so once your child has some basic 1000 Words to Sign (7-AD) vocabulary down you will need to look into more This book and DVD set is a valuable referadvanced titles. 95 pgs, hc. ­ elise ence for anyone wanting to learn American 038174 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.95 9 .95 Sign Language. The book begins with general organizing principles of ASL grammar, followed by sections showing how to sign numbers, the Joy of Signing (3-AD) the alphabet, days of the week, colors, and Simple instructions and illustrations for learn- countries of the world. The rest of the book is ing American Sign Language. This updated, arranged alphabetically, with a wide variety of revised, hardbound edition includes vital infor- vocabulary words that students and adults are mation such as the use of space and directional- likely to encounter in their daily lives. Each ity when creating a visual picture; the difference sign is demonstrated with close-up sequential between a statement, command, and question color photos of a man or woman signing, when identical signs are used; pluralization; supplemented by written instructions describtense; regularity and continuity; numbers; and ing hand movements. Directional arrows and introduction to the use of classifiers. An exten- synonyms are provided where appropriate. The sive appendix explains how to add signs to DVD provides live demonstrations of all 1000 spoken English. A supplementary puzzle book signs found in the book, both with subtitles as offers 25 review puzzles and games, parallelling a learning aid and without subtitles as a testing the 25 chapters in the book. It includes four aid. 256 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa seek-a-word puzzles, five pick-a-word puzzles, 036883 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.95 16 .95 eight crossword puzzles, and eight finger/word puzzles. Topics covered include emotions, feelings, sports, animals, numbers, travel, and others. Answers to all puzzles are included. A 5-DVD companion set is also available so you can "see" the signs covered in the book. 003984 Book . . . . . . . . . . . . 23.99 19 .50 001666 Puzzle Book 1 . . . . . . 4.50 3 .95 003170 Puzzle Book 2 . . . . . . 7.99 6 .50 003169 Book + 2 Puzzle Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.95 24 .95 032177 5-DVD Set . . . . . . 139.00 128 .95 American Sign Language the Easy Way (7+) This sign language book is a very complete guide to signing. While it would be hard to get every sign into a book, this covers almost every sign you would need. But it doesn't just hand you the signs, it also gives you detailed instructions and information on when to use particular signs, and other helpful explanations. For example, because sign language lacks audible intonation, you learn to watch facial expression to see if the speaker is serious, sarcastic, or scared. And because sign language contains fewer words than the English language, the deaf form sentences differently, leaving out short words such as "that", "the", and "did" that don't have meaning by themselves. After you've learned the basics, you begin with simple but important signs, like how to introduce yourself and respond to an introduction. After displaying the signs, the book gives extensive samples and activities to help you fully understand how and when to use the signs. As new signs are introduced, they are used alongside previously covered words in sample conversations and sentences until you are comfortable with them. A couple of pages are spent discussing each new group of words, both alone and in sentences. Instruction is given on keeping all the signs in the right order when signing longer sentences. After learning common signs and phrases, the chapters begin to cover signs used less frequently. You will learn pronouns, family members, places, times, feelings, days, months, question words, replies, everyday signs, jobs, objects, and tons of other words. Mixed in throughout are activities, reviews, and rules to further understanding and fluency. - Melissa 005021 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.99 13 .75 Instructional Videos We Sign DVD's (k-6) Many parents and teachers enjoy the benefits of teaching students how to sign because it builds vocabulary and language skills and enhances motor and memory skills. This series of videos works well because it teaches through standard instruction as well as catchy songs that help students remember the signs. In each video, a few adults teach kids different ASL signs by first explaining and reviewing them and then singing songs as they sign. With lots of fun and enthusiasm, the DVD's are sure to get your young children signing away in no time. Each DVD runs about 30 minutes and has both English and Spanish tracks. ~ Rachel EACH DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.95 12 .95 036510 ABC Teaches the letters of the alphabet, as well as over 100 words that start with specific letters. Four fun songs including the Fingerspelling Song and ABC Song. 036511 Colors Teaches all the basic colors, along with over 100 descriptive words and objects. Five songs include the Color Song and Snowman's Hat. 036512 numbers Teaches numbers from 1-100, with over 100 other vocabulary words (usually things that can be counted). Six fun songs include One Little Bird and One, Two, Buckle My Shoe. Sign-Worship for Children DVD (Pk-AD) This video program helps people of all ages learn to worship with their hands. The first part of the video teaches the sign language alphabet. After mastering the letters, students are introduced to

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150 of the most common words in praise and worship songs. The video covers these words 10 at a time and encourages students to learn each set of signs fluently before moving on. The last feature of the video is a signed praise song. Packaged with the video is a sheet which illustrates the manual alphabet and holds the 15 word lists covered in the video. Upon completion of this program, students should be able to sign most praise and worship songs with ease. 42 minutes. 031653 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.00 19 .95 References Concise American Sign Language Dictionary This dictionary houses the signs for over 4,500 different words. They are arranged alphabetically in the format of a dictionary, with an illustration and directions given for each sign. A handy reference to use with any sign language course. 022846 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.99 6 .25 Sign Language ready reference (Pk-AD) Please see full Ready References description in Home School Helps - References. 001030 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.99 0 .75 Informational / Textual Resources Beginning Sign Language Series (Pk+) Heavily and clearly illustrated booklets that teach basic words and phrases to the beginner. EACH Book BELoW . . . . . . . 5.95 4 .95 007437 Can i Help? Helping the Hearing impaired in Emergency Situations Need-to-know signs, sentences, and information for crisis situations. 007438 foods 43 signs for common foods, grouped into breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. 050932 fruits & Vegetables Learn to say through sign language the types of fruits and vegetables. This sixteen-page book contains thirty-nine colorful photos and easy-to-follow instructions on how to sign the individual names. 001537 Mother Goose in Sign Illustrated Mother Goose nursery rhymes in sign. EACH Book BELoW . . . . . . . 7.95 6 .95 007444 Pets, Animals & Creatures Gorgeous photos accompanied by signs for 77 various critters found at home, on the farm, in the forest, in the desert, in grasslands, in the Arctic, and in the water. 007446 Signing at Church Helpful in a church or evangelistic setting. Book contains illustrated signs for greeting messages, Sunday School services, The Lord's Prayer, John 3:16, plus pertinent vocabulary words needed in this context. 007448 Signing at Sunday School Includes signs and words (and music) for the songs B-I-B-L-E, Jesus Loves Me and Jesus Loves the Little Children. Also includes the signed story of Jesus and selected Bible verses in sign. 007521 Songs in Sign Book (Pk-5) 11 familiar children's songs in signed English with easy-to-follow illustrations. Sing by sign!

Jesus Loves Me! (k-4) This book offers signs for 29 scriptures and 3 songs. The finger alphabet and numbers are shown, and then it starts right into the verses. A drawing of a kid signing the word is given along with each word. Verses include John 3:16, Romans 5:8, Galatians 5:22-23, and 1 Corinthians 13:13. The three songs are "Jesus Loves Me," "Jesus Loves the Little Children," and "Jesus Christ." A great intro to signing or supplement to any sign language program. - Melissa 018791 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.99 7 .50

the letter or word that the sign represents. The cards are 3 1/8" x 5 1/4" in size and made out of sturdy cardstock. This is a great introductory flash card set for any beginning signer! - elise 002372 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.99 2 .50

Sign Language flash Cards (all ages) This set of 105 cards includes common words and their corresponding ASL signs. Each 5 7/8" x 3" sturdy cardstock card features a word on one side, and a full-color illustration of a girl or boy demonstrating the sign on the other. Great for learning the signs, quizzing each other, or for use in learning games! - Jess Signs of Wisdom (k-4) 5 .50 By the same publisher as the signing book 028072 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.49 above, Jesus Loves Me!, this book follows the same format, teaching kids 30 of Solomon's Barron's 500 flash Cards of American Sign Language (5-AD) Proverbs. 64 pgs. - Melissa This is the most comprehensive sign language 032086 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.99 6 .75 flash card set we carry! The thorough set contains 500 3" x 4 ½" double-sided flashcards. The Sign Language Conversations (3+) Instead of teaching single words, this book front of each card features a color photograph takes a different approach. After introducing of a woman signing (with directional arrows the alphabet, this book goes into useful con- where appropriate), while the back of each versations so you can say more than a string of card lists the name of the sign with the signing non-related words right from the get-go. The instructions written out. Related words/signs are conversations are grouped into chapters. For indexed on the back of the cards for assistance example, the first chapter is titled, "Getting when building sentences. For example, on the Acquainted." Then, pictures of two children card demonstrating the sign for "accept," crossillustrate a conversation. The same two children references appear for the words "agree," "work are featured throughout the book, and their (job)," and "yes." Each card is numbered and conversations cover introductions, family and labeled in alphabetical order for easy referfriends, food and health, clothes and shopping, ence, and the top left hand corner of each card pets, animals and colors, educations, sports, is hole-punched for attaching the cards on the special occasions, and emergency situations. included key ring (if desired). A helpful pamEvery few pages, there are exercises to quiz your phlet contains general ASL tips, and the sturdy knowledge. Instead of learning words, learn cardboard hinged-lid box provides durable storhow to make sentences and be able to commu- age for the cards. ~ Lisa 023558 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24.99 19 .95 nicate, even as a beginner. ~ Melissa 014935 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.95 11 .95 See it and Sign it Games (2-AD) 054370 Level i . . . . . . . . . . 24.95 21 .95 Tools / Supplements 054371 Level ii . . . . . . . . . . 29.95 24 .95 Essential Sign Language Leaflets (k-AD) These handy leaflets will help anyone master American Sign Language Puzzle Books (5-AD) These books are filled with tons of fun a few words essential for communication with the hearing impaired. The leaflets are laminated (and educational!) brain teasers, word searchand three-fold for durability and easy reference. es, word scrambles, crossword puzzles, and For each term given, there is a color draw- Sudoku puzzles to help both the beginner and ing of a person signing the word. Arrows and advanced ASL signer. Activities will work to extra hands show the correct motion of the broaden your vocabulary, increase your ability sign. The Conversation leaflet includes about to construct phrases, and show you exact hand fifty words, with charts for finger spelling each movements for signs. The first volume arranges letter and numbers up to 100. Words featured puzzles by common topics such as weather, include common greetings, feelings, and action family, school, food & drink, travel, etc. In the words like play, stop, and help. The Offering second volume, puzzles are arranged in order Assistance pamphlet features about 65 words of difficulty from easy to medium to hard and and questions that would be needed in an can be used sequentially or in any order you emergency, as well as medical terms like blood, choose. Use these activities to teach yourself heart attack, doctor, etc. It has a chart for finger the skills you want to learn or to test the skills spelling, but no number chart. These are great you already have! Answers included. ~ Enh references for very basic conversation with the 039238 Volume 1 . . . . . . . . 14.00 11 .95 039239 Volume 2 . . . . . . . . 12.95 10 .95 hearing impaired. EACH Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.00 1 .75 035499 Conversation BRAILLE 035500 offering Assistance Sign Language Pocket flash Cards (k-6) This flash card set contains 56 colorful cards: 4 information and activity cards, 26 photographic manual alphabet cards, and 26 illustrated basic sign language cards. The fronts of the cards have a picture or illustration, and on the back is Braille for the Sighted (Pk-AD) A seeing persons' introduction to Braille. After learning the alphabet and numbers, put your knowledge into practice by completing the various games and activities. ~ Stephanie 003117 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.95 6 .95 Foreign Language 1031

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