Content: Foreign Language
Grade(s): 6th and up
Prep Time: None
Teacher Manual: N/A
Teacher Involvement: N/A
Cost: $$$$ || ?
Publication Date: 2010
Updated Review: May 6, 2014
From Tell Me More’s website:
Students begin with taking an assessment test to determine with A1 – C1 level they should begin in. The available programs are grounded in the communicative approach, emphasizing the functional aspect of language by encouraging learners to work on all of the skills required.
The educational objectives introduced at the beginning of lessons clearly explain the speech acts involved and the skill sets to be practiced. This enables learners to know what the lesson will entail and what they will have achieved at the end.
Each lesson begins with a contextualization activity (using different types of learning materials such as text, audio, video or dialogues, for example), followed by a series of activities enabling learners to work on speech acts from different angles and with different linguistic means.
This lesson structure helps them to retain the knowledge necessary to communicate in the target language, in a simple way that does not require memorization. Among other things, these lessons are composed of activities using speech recognition, enabling learners to work specifically on their speaking skills, and preparing them for real-life interactions.
40+ different activities offer diversity in the learning process, avoiding a repetitive sequence of activities. Activities based on everyday and professional situations. Students can also view Euronews® videos: More than 110 hours of authentic video lessons about a variety of subjects (e.g., politics, the economy, etc).
The latest speech recognition technology allows for interactive conversations designed to increase self-sufficiency in real speaking situations. The program also includes numerous additional oral activities: Speaking exercises, phonetics, and the pronunciation of words, phrases and sentences.
Tell Me More is available in:
- Spanish (Latin American & Castillian)
About the Publisher:
TELL ME MORE specializes was the first developer in the world to introduce speech recognition technology in language learning solution. TELL ME MORE is now owned by Rosetta Stone
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