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Rosetta Stone Presentation

  1. 1. Rosetta Stone: Language Learning Success <ul><li>Presented by Erin Apostolos </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Director for User Services </li></ul><ul><li>Merrimack Valley Library Consortium </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  2. 2. Dynamic Immersion <ul><li>Designed to learn a foreign language like you learned your native language </li></ul><ul><li>Only the foreign language is spoken-no translations </li></ul><ul><li>Uses pictures, spoken and written word </li></ul>
  3. 3. Access Rosetta Stone <ul><li>You can access the program by clicking on this icon from your library’s website or </li></ul><ul><li>Go to </li></ul>
  4. 4. Register One Time <ul><li>First you will need to register </li></ul>
  5. 5. Choose Your Native Language <ul><li>You may choose to view Progress Reports and forms in your native language </li></ul><ul><li>Please note your username and password for the next time you log on </li></ul>
  6. 6. Get Guide and Launch Course
  7. 7. Nine Languages <ul><li>Click on the language of your choice </li></ul>
  8. 8. Launch Course <ul><li>Broken into three units </li></ul><ul><li>Units will be described in language of your choice </li></ul>
  9. 9. Choose a Lesson <ul><li>Three units from which to choose </li></ul><ul><li>Each unit is broken into progressively more difficult lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Start with nouns, finish with complete sentences </li></ul>
  10. 10. Choose a Lesson <ul><li>All languages will display the units and lessons in the language you are learning. Try going to English, U.S. to view the lesson choices in English, then go back to your language choice. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Choose a Setting <ul><li>A. Listening and Reading </li></ul><ul><li>B. Listening </li></ul><ul><li>C. Reading </li></ul><ul><li>D. Speaking </li></ul><ul><li>E. Writing </li></ul>
  12. 12. Different Learning Styles Delay will show and/or say the word or phrase, pause and then show the pictures Timer times the lesson Test will score the lesson and keeps track of the amount of time it took to complete it Settings lets you adjust user interface settings Get Help for the current screen Back takes you back to the previous screen
  13. 13. Listening and Reading <ul><li>Word will be written and spoken. Choose the correct picture. Click on speaker button to hear the word again. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Listening <ul><li>Word will just be spoken. Click on speaker button to hear the word again. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Preview or Guided Preview let’s you view one exercise at a time Guided Exercise takes you through all the exercises
  16. 16. Reading <ul><li>Word will be written </li></ul>
  17. 17. Speak the Language Word or sentence will be spoken. Click on microphone button and speak what was said. Click lower speaker button to hear yourself. These buttons slow down the native speaker
  18. 18. Speak the Language
  19. 19. Speak the Language
  20. 20. Write the Language Will recognize regular keyboard for those languages that use the English alphabet. Type the word as spoken.
  21. 21. Write the Language Strict Writing (accent marks, punctuation) Easy Writing Check your work
  22. 22. Write the Language Advance to next screen Shows the spelling of the word, phrase or sentence. Type the word, phrase or sentence. Toggle spelling of words Record your voice Toggle picture/words
  23. 23. Track Your Progress <ul><li>Check your scores, see what lessons you’ve taken and see how long you’ve spent on a language </li></ul><ul><li>Import records into Excel if desired </li></ul>
  24. 24. Track Your Progress
  25. 25. Technical Support