Rosetta Stone Version 2 Homeschool Version

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As more languages have become available in Version 3, we now have onlySwahili and an assortment of workbooks and texts available for Version 2. Ifyou currently have a Version 2 program for one of these languages, theworkbooks may be useful to you, but they do not correlate with Version 3.Rosetta Stone Version 2 has excellent exercises in listening comprehension,speaking, reading, and writing. Each skill area has a preview, exercises, andtests, except speaking, which only has the preview and exercise options. Aspeech recognition feature allows the student to improve his/her pronunciationby recording his/her voice and comparing it to the voiceprint of a nativespeaker. Each attempt is evaluated on a colored meter. Grammar is notexplicitly taught in lessons, but modeled by example throughout the course. Ifyou are interested in a detailed explanation of grammar and syntax, you wouldneed to find a supplemental reference.

The Level I package includes 92 lessons on CD-ROM (up to 400 hours oflearning), the User's Guide, the Level I Curriculum Text, an applicationCD-ROM, a Student Management System CD-ROM, the Student Management SystemManual, and the Handbook for Teachers.

Curriculum Texts contain all the phrases and sentences introduced in thatlevel. It is written exclusively in the target language The Student ManagementSystem is designed for the classroom setting, but can be used to monitor asingle student. With the Student Management System, the teacher can customizelesson plans through tutorials, or an assigned sequence of a preview, exercise,and test. All Version 2 levels include a microphone/headset. Please note thatall Version 2 materials we offer are the Homeschool versions.

If you are unsatisfied with the program, the publisher has a 6 month returnpolicy. Just send the product back to Rainbow. Defective or damaged discs willbe replaced by the publisher.

System requirements: Windows XP/2000/2003; Pentium 500 MHz processor; 256 MBRAM, 200 MB free hard drive space; 16X CD-ROM drive; 32-bit color display;16-bit Windows compatible sound card; USB or analog headset microphone forspeech recognition. Macintosh requirements: Mac OS X 10.2 or later; PowerPC G3400 MHz processor; 256 MB RAM; 200 MB free hard drive space; 16X CD-ROM drive;32-bit color display. ~ Anh

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