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XBox Education?

XBox Education?
One of my greatest discoveries was using DVDs to teach my children French.  Simply by using the "French" option on Nemo, we were able to review our French vocabulary in an incredibly fun way.  Now I hear that there is ANOTHER great way to study French!  Read this article in my local paper.When John Nordlinger, senior research manager for Microsoft Research's gaming efforts, wanted a refresher on his French, he started playing "Everquest" -- the multiplayer...
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Guest — Andrea
My daughters (11 and 9) have Webkinz, and they sometimes use the Spanish version of the website. I also require my high school age... Read More
Wednesday, 05 November 2008 04:27
Guest — J W
By the way, Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" is FABULOUS in French.
Thursday, 09 October 2008 09:22
Guest — J W
There are only three of us, and we're the same gender. To make up for the variety we'd get with other classmates, we use teddy be... Read More
Thursday, 09 October 2008 09:19
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Homeschool Foreign Language Program

Homeschool Foreign Language Program
Cindy asked, "Is there a particular Latin American Spanish curriculum that you recommend above others?  My children are 16,14,13 and 8.  We've been homeschooling for 10 years and I used to have a hard time learning a foreign language in school myself."Dear Cindy,Thank you for your question about Foreign Languages and Latin American Spanish!  The most common homeschool curriculum choices are Rosetta Stone, Power-Glide, and Aurolog.  You have a great opportunity with 4 students to have...
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Guest — Lee
My husband teaches French and Russian through Currclick.com. I have free Spanish on my homeschool site, Easy Peasy All-in-One Home... Read More
Thursday, 18 July 2013 09:10
Guest — Julieanne
MangoLanguages.com is another great option that we're going to use for our family this next school year.
Monday, 24 June 2013 11:21
Guest — Kris
We are using Pimsleur. It is the one used by the federal government when they quickly need to train an employee to work in a Fren... Read More
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 10:32
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Fun Foreign Language Idea!

Fun Foreign Language Idea!
Spanish is nice because there are always people and things to help with pronunciation.  Remember that most DVDs come with Spanish language and Spanish subtitles.  If you use Disney and Pixar films, you don't even notice that the lips don't match - and it's a fun way to laugh & joke while getting your 15 minutes for the day.  We used to watch movies once a week as our French study.  There is also radio programming,...
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Guest — J W
Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" is exquisite in French!!!
Monday, 14 July 2008 18:48
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