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Speak To Me ESL DVD Course

Speak To Me ESL DVD Series
Speak to Me is an ESL DVD series with special versions tailored to speakers of Chinese, German, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese or Vietnamese; a "monolingual" English version that can be used by any speaker is also available. Speak To Me is intended primarily for self-study use, but small classrooms may also use Speak To Me with great effectiveness. Speak To Me is a professional quality production and the methodologies are sound and complete. It is the best DVD course we have ever seen for beginning to intermediate learners of English. The entire course includes 9 DVDs (English only) in 3 sets with corresponding workbooks in the language of the student.

$225 per level OR buy all 3 levels for $599

About Speak To Me | Pricing Info | Course Outline


About Speak To Me ESL DVD Course

Speak To Me has earned a reputation as the highest quality self-study ESL video program available. It is designed as a self-instructional course for use at home, the office, or as a supplement to a school program; however, two or more students can work together at the same time. The DVDs are in English only, and the workbooks provide a grounding for the program in the language of the student.

Speak To Me makes ESL students THINK in English by challenging them. The video instructor shows simultaneous scenes and asks questions about them. From the images on the screen, students can make intelligent decisions and answer the questions. The material is designed to be interesting to both children and adults. The major emphasis in Speak To Me is on teaching students how to speak standard American English using high-frequency vocabulary. Behavioral scientists have shown that you can absorb a new language much more quickly when you are able to visualize the word being learned: that is, having an actual picture or action in your mind. Even if students have problems answering a question and must wait to hear the correct response from the video instructor, they will continue to think in English by associating the correct English word with the image on the screen. All of the images in Speak To Me are sequenced in logical order so students learn progressively. Speak To Me helps students store new images and words simultaneously as they see the object or action on the television screen and learn the words or expressions which refer to it.

The best reason to buy Speak To Me? It is both enjoyable and effective!

Invest in Your English
English is the language of international business and success in much of the world today. Learning to speak English effectively can be the best investment you can make in yourself- for travel, for business, for career advancement. It marks you as an educated, progressive person.

Learn The Best Way
The old-fashioned ways to study English were through books and cassettes, or in crowded classrooms. These methods are inadequate for some of today's needs. Seeing a word in a book doesn't help you pronounce it; hearing a word doesn't help you spell it or use it properly in a sentence.

Learn The Natural Way
The most natural way to learn a language is the way you learned your native tongue- step by step as a child, hearing the words that describe an object as you see it before you, then using the words until they becomes automatic.

Summary of Speak To Me Features:

And with the new DVD edition, Speak To Me has the following improvements:

Methodology

Speak To Me is a professional quality production using sound and complete methodologies. It is a quality production for beginning to intermediate learners of English, and is designed to be interesting to both children and adults.

Learn to Think
Speak To Me makes ESL students THINK in English by challenging them. The video instructor shows simultaneous scenes and asks questions about them. From the images on the screen, students can make intelligent decisions and answer the questions. The material is designed to be interesting to both children and adults.

The major emphasis in Speak To Me is on teaching students how to speak standard American English using high-frequency vocabulary. Behavioral scientists have shown that you can absorb a new language much more quickly when you are able to visualize the word being learned: that is, having an actual picture or action in your mind. Even if students have problems answering a question and must wait to hear the correct response from the video instructor, they will continue to think in English by associating the correct English word with the image on the screen.

All of the images in Speak To Me are sequenced in logical order so students learn progressively. Speak To Me helps students store new images and words simultaneously as they see the object or action on the television screen and learn the words or expressions which refer to it. It is an enjoyable as well as an effective way to learn English.

Learn the Natural Way
The most natural way to learn a language is the way you learned your native tongue- step by step as a child, hearing the words that describe an object as you see it before you, then using the words until they becomes automatic.

Learn in an Effective Way
The traditional ways to study English were through books and cassettes, or in crowded classrooms. These methods are inadequate for some of today's needs. Seeing a word in a book doesn't help you pronounce it; hearing a word doesn't help you spell it or use it properly in a sentence. Speak to Me ESL Video Series is an effective way to learn English since it brings seeing and hearing together.

Course Outline

Speak To Me Level 1:

UNIT 1: "To Be"
Lesson 1: The Alphabet Exercises
Lesson 2: The Verb "To Be", Affirmative Exercises
Lesson 3: The verb: To Be, Negative Exercises
Lesson 4: "I am", Affirmative Exercises
Lesson 5: "I'm not", Negative Exercises
Lesson 6: "We Are / We Aren't, Affirmative or Negative Exercises
Lesson 7: "They Are", Affirmative Exercises
Lesson 8: "They aren't", Negative Exercises
Lesson 9: Review Lesson Exercises
Lesson 10: Interrogatives, Exercises

UNIT 2: The Present Progressive Tense
Lesson 1: The Present Progressive Tense, Affirmative Exercises
Lesson 2: The Present Progressive Tense, Negative Exercises
Lesson 3: I / We, Affirmative Exercises
Lesson 4: Review Lesson Exercises
Lesson 5: Interrogatives Exercises
Lesson 6: At the Office, Affirmative Exercises
Lesson 7: Review Lesson Exercises

UNIT 3: The Future Tense
Lesson 1: The Future with "Going To", Affirmative Exercises
Lesson 2: The Future with Going To", Negative Exercises
Lesson 3: "I am (am not) going to", Exercises
Lesson 4: "They are going to", Affirmative Exercises
Lesson 5: "The Future with "Will", Grammatical Explanations and Exercises
Lesson 6: The Future with "Won't", Grammatical Explanations and Exercises
Lesson 7: Possibility in the Future with "Might", Exercises
Lesson 8: Review Lesson Exercises
Lesson 9: Contractions with "Going To", Affirmative Exercises
Lesson 10: Contractions of "Will", Affirmative Exercises
Lesson 11: Interrogatives, Exercises
Lesson 12: Numbers

Speak To Me Level 2:

UNIT 4: The Simple Present Tense Lesson 1: Affirmative with She and He, Explanations
Lesson 2: Negative Forms, Exercises
Lesson 3: Affirmative and Negatives with "It", Exercises
Lesson 4: Affirmative and Negatives with "You", Exercises
Lesson 5: Affirmative and Negatives with "They", Exercises
Lesson 6: Affirmative and Negative Forms, Exercises
Lesson 7: Interrogatives, Exercises

UNIT 5: The Past Tense
Lesson 1: Regular Verbs: Ending Sound "d", Explanations and Exercises
Lesson 2: Regular Verbs: Ending Sound "t", Explanations and Exercises
Lesson 3: Regular Verbs: Ending Sound "id", Explanations and Exercises
Lesson 4: Irregular Verbs: Explanations and Exercises
Lesson 5: Past Tense: The Negative Form, Exercises
Lesson 6: Affirmative and Negative Forms of "You"
Lesson 7: Affirmative and negative Forms, Exercises
Lesson 8: Interrogatives, Exercises

UNIT 6: Comparisons and Superlatives
Lesson 1: Comparisons, Explanations and Exercises
Lesson 2: Superlatives, Explanations and Exercises

UNIT 7: The Past Tense of "To Be"
Lesson 1: Affirmative Form, with "was"
Lesson 2: Exercises with "were"
Lesson 3: Exercises with "you"
Lesson 4: Negative Form, Explanations and Exercises
Lesson 5: Affirmative and Negative Forms
Lesson 6: Interrogatives, Exercises

Speak To Me Level 3:

UNIT 8: Helping Verbs (Modal Auxiliaries) Lesson 1: "Can", Explanations and Exercises
Lesson 2: "Can't", Explanations and Exercises
Lesson 3: "Should / Shouldn't"
Lesson 4: "Could / Couldn't" (Past of "Can")
Lesson 5: "Could", Conditional Use
Lesson 6: "Would/Wouldn't", Conditional Use
Lesson 7: Review of All Modal Auxiliaries
Lesson 8: Dialogue
Lesson 9: Review With Short Answers

UNIT 9 - The Present Perfect Tense
Lesson 1: The Present Perfect Tense, "Ever"
Lesson 2: The Present Perfect, "Never"
Lesson 3: The Present Perfect Tense, "Since, For"
Lesson 4: The Present Perfect Tense, "Already, Yet"

UNIT 10 - The Passive Voice
Lesson 1: The Passive Voice, Explanations and Exercises
Lesson 2: Dialogue

UNIT 11: Conditional Sentences in the Past
Lesson 1: Grammatical Explanations (Scenes 1-8 of Question and Answer)
Lesson 2: Dialogue
Lesson 3: Part 1 Review of all Speak To Me
Lesson 3: Total Review of Speak To Me using Short Answers

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Pricing and Availability

Speak To Me ESL DVD Course in NTSC format (North American)
Each level includes 3 NTSC DVDs and 1 bilingual workbook.

Monolingual (English From Any Language)

Title
ISBN
Media Type
Part #
Price
Purchase Online
Speak to Me: Volume 1 (DVD) (Monolingual) N/A DVD #8879 $225.00
Speak to Me: Volume 2 (DVD) (Monolingual) N/A DVD #8880 $225.00
Speak to Me: Volume 3 (DVD) (Monolingual) N/A DVD #8881 $225.00
Speak to Me: Complete Set (DVD) (Monolingual) N/A DVD #8882 $599.00

Spanish

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ISBN
Media Type
Part #
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Speak to Me Spanish: Volume 1 (DVD) N/A DVD #8883 $225.00
Speak to Me Spanish: Volume 2 (DVD) N/A DVD #8884 $225.00
Speak to Me Spanish: Volume 3 (DVD) N/A DVD #8885 $225.00
Speak to Me Spanish: Complete Set (DVD) N/A DVD #8886 $599.00

Chinese

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ISBN
Media Type
Part #
Price
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Speak to Me Chinese: Volume 1 (DVD) N/A DVD #8899 $225.00
Speak to Me Chinese: Volume 2 (DVD) N/A DVD #8900 $225.00
Speak to Me Chinese: Volume 3 (DVD) N/A DVD #8901 $225.00
Speak to Me Chinese: Complete Set (DVD) N/A DVD #8902 $599.00

Korean

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ISBN
Media Type
Part #
Price
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Speak to Me Korean: Volume 1 (DVD) N/A DVD #8903 $225.00
Speak to Me Korean: Volume 2 (DVD) N/A DVD #8904 $225.00
Speak to Me Korean: Volume 3 (DVD) N/A DVD #8905 $225.00
Speak to Me Korean: Complete Set (DVD) N/A DVD #8906 $599.00

Vietnamese

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ISBN
Media Type
Part #
Price
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Speak to Me Vietnamese: Volume 1 (DVD) N/A DVD #8907 $225.00
Speak to Me Vietnamese: Volume 2 (DVD) N/A DVD #8908 $225.00
Speak to Me Vietnamese: Volume 3 (DVD) N/A DVD #8909 $225.00
Speak to Me Vietnamese: Complete Set (DVD) N/A DVD #8910 $599.00

German

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ISBN
Media Type
Part #
Price
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Speak to Me German: Volume 1 (DVD) N/A DVD #8891 $225.00
Speak to Me German: Volume 2 (DVD) N/A DVD #8892 $225.00
Speak to Me German: Volume 3 (DVD) N/A DVD #8893 $225.00
Speak to Me German: Complete Set (DVD) N/A DVD #8894 $599.00

Portuguese

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ISBN
Media Type
Part #
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Speak to Me Portuguese: Volume 1 (DVD) N/A DVD #8887 $225.00
Speak to Me Portuguese: Volume 2 (DVD) N/A DVD #8888 $225.00
Speak to Me Portuguese: Volume 3 (DVD) N/A DVD #8889 $225.00
Speak to Me Portuguese: Complete Set (DVD) N/A DVD #8890 $599.00

Russian

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Media Type
Part #
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Speak to Me Russian: Volume 1 (DVD) N/A DVD #8895 $225.00
Speak to Me Russian: Volume 2 (DVD) N/A DVD #8896 $225.00
Speak to Me Russian: Volume 3 (DVD) N/A DVD #8897 $225.00
Speak to Me Russian: Complete Set (DVD) N/A DVD #8898 $599.00

 

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