Rosetta Stone Curriculum Review

Rosetta Stone is a computer-based, language-instruction program that utilizes CD-ROM, along with a workbook and quizzes. The company offers programs for languages as popular as French and Spanish, as well as those hard to find in other foreign language programs, such as Swahili.

The program teaches through the immersion method; using images and word association. Children learn by associating words from the language they are learning to pictures of known objects, people, or animals (such as a ball, a cat, or a girl). The company also offers speech recognition software that gives students feedback on correct pronunciation.

Each lesson improves upon the students listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The final lesson in each unit allows the student to simulate a real-life conversation.

Rosetta Stone currently offers over 30 languages for homeschool students of all ages, from young elementary to adults. The software contains tools that allow parents to track student progress. Homeschoolers can count each level of the program as 1 credit of high school foreign language if the workbooks and quizzes are used.

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Foreign Language 
Product: Rosetta Stone (Spanish) Subject: Foreign Language Levels Used: 1-3 Dates Used: 2010-ongoing Likes: The immersion process of learning …

The Price Isn't Right (Rosetta Stone) 
Rosetta Stone Spanish 1-3 2005-2009 Rosetta Stone is multi-media immersion method of foreign language curriculum. The format is great! Colorful …

Rosetta Stone is awesome! 
Rosetta Stone is so easy to use and stays in the target language. Do not use until kids can read well, though. As they progress, they must read the words …

Rosetta Stone - Hebrew and Spanish 
Product: Rosetta Stone (full version, all languages) Subject: Hebrew and Spanish Levels Used: 1 Dates Used: 2007 Likes: Easy to use, even my then …

Rosetta Stone Hebrew 
Product: Rosetta Stone Hebrew (not the new version) Subject: Hebrew Levels Used: Level 1 Dates Used: 2007-present Likes: It makes learning a language …

German 
My son picked up the German quickly. I think he may be gifted in learning languages, and this was definitely "his" method of learning.

Help, I can't get Rosetta Stone to Work! 
Product: Rosetta Stone French and Spanish Subject: Foreign Language Levels Used: Level 1 Dates Used: 2005- present Likes: Computer based so I don't …

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