MAY
14
2013

Homeschool Foreign Language Curriculum Forum

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Hi all! Today we’re talking about our favorite foreign language programs in the homeschool curriculum forum series! For younger students my favorite program is PowerSpeak. It is an online program with fun games and activities that help foster general vocabulary and sentence structure. My only issue with this is price and the lack of levels available. Currently they only offer elementary level 1 and 2, then the next one up is Jr. High which I thought would be too difficult for my 4th grader. Pros: Fun and independent curriculum. No experience necessary to begin. Cons: Fairly expensive, especially if you have multiple students. Limited in levels available. Only 5 languages available My next choice is Rosetta Stone. We tried to use this initially when Strawberry Shortcake was in 2nd grade and it just didn’t go well. The curriculum moved way too fast for her, and it assumed a certain level of maturity to infer differences in verb tenses and sentence … [Read more...]