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Thousands of schools start teaching world languages

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Because your class enjoys seeing real children and how they live...

with Early Start resources page

4 French

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12 Spanish page

16 German

”Joyeux anniversaire!” We see a French class celebrate a pupil’s birthday.

Elementary French, Spanish and German

Multimedia packs.... resources with real support for teachers

NEW! IMPROVED!

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We saw French children playing hide-and-seek in their playground.

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Getting started

Your children learn as they SEE and HEAR REAL children’s everyday natural language in the films...

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They OBSERVE and TALK ABOUT everyday life, celebrations and culture...


See samples at www.earlystartlanguages.com

3 Together, you EXPLORE new language and refine PRONUNCIATION with versatile new e-flashcards... (and sing the songs)

with Early Start

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...and YOU save time with on-screen ‘teacher-prep’, and easy teaching ideas in the TEACHER’S MANUAL...

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Early Start French 1 We saw French children playing boules... and learned to play ourselves.

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French pack 1 single-user :

$159

Bonjour, madame! PACK

Get started with films and e-flashcards

Real children - everyday France

Young beginners are fascinated to see real French children, filmed at school, at home, and out in their communities.

Planned language progression

Each section throughout the three packs gradually progresses children’s language skills - with many new activities, songs and links with literacy and numeracy work.

Teacher’s Manuals - full of ideas

The Manuals help you plan lessons using the films as a starting point. The photocopiable activity sheets

Starts simply

support speaking-and-listening activities: pupils enjoy using French while playing board games, outdoor “boules”, etc.

Topics covered

In Pack 1,“Salut! Ça va?”, children learn to talk about themselves in French, and find out about other people. It covers these topics:

Pack 1

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Greeting people, sharing celebrations and games...

Greetings How are you? What’s your name? How old are you? Numbers 0-31 Colours

What’s the date today? When’s your birthday? Pets Brothers and sisters The alphabet

...builds a firm foundation


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- the Starter Pack Pack 1

! NEW

- a sound start to language learning Children hear native speakers on films and e-flashcards as their main model of the language

See the film, then explore the new language... ...with e-flashcards

“un chien” Progress from words to build sentences...

“J’ai un chien.”

Don’t h Flash ave the cards Upgra CD? de see p . 30

...even better value!

Sing karaoke songs


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French 1

ADD interactive games e-CDs: single-user :

$75

Re-visit the films‌

PC / MAC compatible, ideal for whiteboards. Internet-linked

Play interactive games...

Interactive games and activities to use alongside your films... The French 1 e-CD adds great extra resources for the same language topics as the main pack - and with a network / site licence, all your children can access it individually.

More cultural information...


and independent learning

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e-CDs: single-user :

$75

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We saw French children saying their birthdays… ! Out now

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…then we sorted whose birthday came first…

This CD-ROM adds a magic interactivity to the children’s experience with the DVD. Fun games and activities will motivate them to use the new language until it’s really familiar. You can use the games in whole-class teaching on a whiteboard, or children can use them independently in small groups on your class computers. Children gain more exposure and practice with language, plus independent access to see the films and explore cultural information.

See a sample at www.earlystartlanguages.com


3 8 Early Start French 2 Continuation Pack la cantine - builds on the Starter Pack

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le déjeuner We saw French children’s school dinners

Pack 2

In Pack 2, “Où habites-tu?”, you’ll see French children at family meal-times, school classrooms and canteens; shopping with euros; leisure activities like making kites - in big cities and small villages. There’s reading and writing, with links to story books and dictionaries. Where do you live? Places in your town Where is the...? Directions

My classroom School subjects Weather Numbers 40-200

Food, drink- likes, dislikes Telling the time Euros and shopping Sports and leisure

French pack 2 single-user :

$159

Où habites-tu?

Builds language skills... lots of activities...Songs... cross-curricular...website...


NEW!!

Upgrade your packs...

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Flashcard CDs for previous purchasers Do you have older editions of the Early Start DVD packs without Flashcard CDs? If so, you don’t need to buy the packs again, you can buy just the Flashcard CDs as an upgrade to your existing pack. Each:

$30.00

The Flashcards CD is an upgrade to the Audio CD that used to be included in each pack.

Karaoke songs e-flashcards Language support

Children love NEW!

for you ng learne er rs

10 interactive stories with native speaker voices on one CD-ROM for shared reading with the whole class, told in simple French. Children love these stories about monsters and witches. Following the text boosts their confidence as readers, and reinforces pronunciation. In Book 4 (right) Pic and Pac open the doors in a strange maze by doing simple sums! Themes include: - Birthdays - Shopping - Family - Numbers - Animals - Food

CD-ROM + 10 booklets site licence:

$90 On your whiteboard and in your reading corner

includes CD-ROM plus a set of 10 printed booklets

See a sample story at www.earlystartlanguages.com


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Talking Big Books on CD-ROM

Start reading in

Games on each CD-ROM match the story, eg: ■ spot silent letters ■ jumbled words ■ Hangman ■ spot the phoneme ■ story quiz ■ find nouns, verbs, etc ■ electronic flashcards Use to add a language dimension to crosscurricular topic work.

...ava

ilable

Use these new CD-ROMs like a BIG BOOK - teacher controls the pace as children see and hear the story... Encourage them to join in, and then play games with the language... CD-ROMs per title

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single user:

Span

$39

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Use on your Whiteboard Suitable for years KS1 3-4 KS1 3-4 KS1 3-4 KS1 3-4 KS1 3-4

5-6

KS1 3-4

5-6

3-4

5-6

3-4

5-6

3-4

5-6 5-6

Choice of Titles Goodnight Everyone Happy Birthday I Want my Banana Hurry Up, Molly I’m Too Big George the Goldfish Puppy Finds a Friend What’s for Supper? The Space Postman Get Dressed, Robbie

Build oracy and literacy skills

Language content toy animals counting, colours jungle animals, food parts of body, left/right comparing opposites plants, seasons farm animals, excuses food, shopping, likes directions, space clothes, adjectives

Cross-curricular themes bedtime, PHSE celebrations habitat, extinction my body Science:adaptation life cycles farming food, cooking planets clothes design


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French, Spanish or German !”

“¡Feliz cumpleaños

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“Joyeaux anniversaire!” The cross-curricular themes of the best-selling ‘Talking Big Book’ series make them ideal to use either alongside your Early Start DVD packs or as stand-alone resources. Children learn how much they can communicate with very simple language. for old er learne rs

eburtstag!”

Use the ‘Happy Birthday’ CD alongside the birthday chapter in DVD Pack 1 for French, German or Spanish.

with free

“Let’s read”

A new series of Talking Big Books for older readers... ...new stories, more advanced language, same great interactive features... see back page for more details , or check website for availability. German Big Book titles: Puppy finds a friend, Happy Birthday, I want my Banana, What’s for Supper?

activities

And now many titles include free optional activities using Clicker, the talking word-processor. Can you label the Solar System in French? An optional extra Clicker activity from ‘Space postman’...

Re-write the story yourself and hear it read back to you in Clicker 5 or 6. *

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NEW

* you need Clicker 5 or 6 and Speech Support to access the free Clicker activites. See over for details.


12 Early Start Spanish See REAL Spanish children

To introduce children to language and everyday life of modern Spain, we filmed real children and families in the towns of Calahorra and Nájera in la Rioja region of northern Spain - an area rich in history and culture.

Talking about what you see DVD packs: single-user :

$159

The Teacher’s Manuals highlight specific “talking points” which are stimulated by the films, and their images of children’s lives in Spain. Each pack provides the teacher with interesting background information to help pupils compare what they see with their own lives and community around them. Find out about: ■ Festivals and celebrations ■ Sports and pastimes ■ Places in Spanish towns ■ School life ■ Typical meals at home & school ■ Famous figures from Spanish history and culture ■ In the footprints of dinosaurs in Spain...

Starter Pack 1: “Tú y Yo”

Traditions

This project is part-financed by the European Commission SOCRATES Programme - Lingua Action D.

1 Materials produced by the Early Start team in partnership with the Embajada de España in London.

Pack 1

PACK

A gentle, step-by-step start for young beginners, with careful attention to pronunciation, developing listening- and speaking-skills, and cultural awareness. Topics covered:Greetings Saying goodbye How are you? What’s your name? Colours Numbers 1-12 How old are you?

The months of the year Numbers 13-31 When’s your birthday? The days of the week What’s the date today? Pets Brothers and sisters


See Spanish children

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- filmed in Spain the help of the Spanish Embassy

A child’s eye view of everyday life in modern Spain. Simple language, lots of activities.

Pack 2: “Mi ciudad y mi colegio”

Pack 2

Continuation Pack on the theme: “My town and school” with carefully-planned progression. Where do you live? Places in your town: - shops, school, market Directions to places Classroom objects Weather

Numbers 40-200 What’s the time? Alphabet Likes and dislikes: - food - at school - sports and leisure

PACK

2

We saw what real Spanish children do in their spare time... We saw a Spanish birthday party...

” ! s o ñ a e l p m u c z i l e F “ !

They pull the birthday boy’s ear - a Spanish custom


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Spanish 1

ADD interactive games

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- whiteboard-friendly!

Play the Goose Game.

e-CDs: single-user :

$75

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Out now

What days are special in Spain?

We saw storks nesting on a Spanish church

Why do storks come to Spain?

This CD-ROM gives your class independent access to the films you have watched as a group, but split into brief sections. Each is followed by a fun language game,

Games like ‘Sort the months into order’.

an activity, or a simple presentation of cultural information. You can also use these activities on the whiteboard with the whole class.

Find out about famous Spanish people.


Talking Big Books on CD-ROM

Start reading in Spanish

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s!”Share a Spanish Talking Big Book with

“¡Feliz cumpleaño

¿Se te ha escapado el globo? ¡No pasa nada! ¡No llores!

your class, on your whiteboard. ■ hear the story read by a native speaker, sentence-by-sentence ■ learn new words from the story ■ do a quiz on the story ■ re-arrange jumbled words ■ lots of other games…

CD-ROMs per title single user:

$39

Find ou more t see p . 10

Choice of Titles

Language content

Cross-curricular themes

Goodnight Everyone Happy Birthday I Want my Banana I’m Too Big George the Goldfish Puppy Finds a Friend What’s for Supper? Get Dressed, Robbie

toy animals counting, colours jungle animals, food comparing opposites plants, seasons farm animals, excuses food, shopping, likes clothes, adjectives

bedtime, PSHE celebrations habitat, extinction Science:adaptation life cycles farming food, cooking clothes design


Die Lorelei: “Wie geht’s?”

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Early Start

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“Ich bin Rumpelstilzchen”

- produced with the Goethe-Institut Pack 1 filmed in the Rhineland

See real German children filmed at school, with their families, in historic Boppard, and along the River Rhine.

Starter Pack 1: “Hallo! Wie geht’s?”

Part 1 of the course helps pupils talk about themselves, and find out about other people. They’ll see everyday life in Germany, plus traditional tales and customs. Topics:-

PACK

1

“Hallo, Silvia!”

Pack 1

“Tschüs!”

Greetings Goodbye How are you? What’s your name? Numbers 1-31 How old are you? Where do you live? Days of the week

Weather The Alphabet Pets My family Colours Christmas in Germany Classroom language “Can-do” record sheets

“Fröhliche Weihnachten” “...der Rhein” Both packs include: Teacher’s Manual, DVD and Flashcards CD

“Das ist der Rattenfänger von Hameln”


NEW! Early Start German 2 ”Meine Ökostadt”

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- filmed in Freiburg, Germany’s “greenest city”

PACK

Films plus...

2

DVD packs: single-user :

$159

Karaoke songs e-flashcards Language support

Link German with studying sustainability Pack 2 features children and their families in Germany’s

Pack 2

“greenest city”; their solar-houses, how they travel to school, grow vegetables in the school garden - and their football club!

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“meine Stadt”

Places in my town My house Travel to school Directions A tour of my school School subjects What’s the time? Months of the year My birthday

Today’s date Leisure activities Numbers 40-500 & the Euro What do you like to eat? Enjoy your meal! Parts of the body Describing clothes and myself Countries of the world

“mein Lieblingssport ist Fußball”


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German 1

ADD interactive games - whiteboard-friendly!

e-CDs:

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single-user :

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$75

We saw a class in a German school playing Hangman....

Can you work out what they’re saying?

This CD-ROM gives your class independent access to the films you have watched as a group, but split into brief sections. Each is followed by a fun language game,

an activity or a simple presentation of cultural information. You can also use the games on the whiteboard with the whole class.

arning

Independent le

hear letter sounds

film clip

Interesting things about Germany.

Games to make new words familiar.


Talking Big Books on CD-ROM

Start reading in German

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Share a German big book with your class, on your whiteboard. ■ hear the story read by a native speaker, sentence-by-sentence ■ learn new words from the story ■ do a quiz on the story ■ re-arrange jumbled words NEW! ■ lots of other games… le tit

Big Book titles: Puppy finds a friend, Happy Birthday, I want my Banana, What’s for Supper?

Find ou more t see p . 10

CD-ROMs per title single user:

$39

Komm nicht in die Küche, Mama.


NEW!

“Let’s read” series

Stories on CD for young independent readers

Danny lives on an orangutan reserve with his mum, but a logging company wants to buy the land. What can they do?

A new series of bilingual CD-ROMs aimed at independent readers aged 8+ who are making progress in French or Spanish. Exciting stories with child-friendly illustrations, native-speaker voice and interactive activities. Plus... all the great features of the Talking Big Book series, but with more advanced language. See website for availability.

for older learners

Then Danny has an idea - ask for help through a blog!

Talking

Big Books

NEW

on CD-ROM

CD-ROMs per title single user:

$39

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www.earlystartlanguages.com


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