Master a language to fluency with Rosetta Stone Advanced
Achieving fluency with Rosetta Stone comes from learning by doing, not by studying rules and mechanics. Our language lessons start by providing context so you grasp meaning immediately. We turn it up with multimedia activities so you can develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing to an advanced level.
- Understand detailed instructions
- Prepare & deliver presentations
- Speak fluently
Are You Learning for Business or Pleasure?
If you are learning to improve your language skills to gain an advantage in the business world, you can choose the 'Professional Situations' option. If you would rather boost your skills, for example to learn Spanish to connect with family, deepen your holiday experiences, or communicate better with friends, you can take the 'Everyday Situations' route.Our Course Offers:
- Full personalisation
- 40+ different actitivities (inc cultural content)
- Additional learning resources
You can also learn a language for both professional and everyday situations. Whichever path you choose, we take a practical approach to your language learning. Your ability to understand and express yourself in real world situations is the ultimate goal. We'll help you get there through grammar, vocabulary, and phonetics to help you meet your personal objectives. We also help ensure that you are aware of how to adapt your language to different situations for example understanding when to use formal and informal speech so that you can be confident you're expressing yourself clearly.
Boost Your Confidence Speaking
Regardless of where you start, our self-study language lessons provide you with everything you need to master your language to fluency. Our activities use speech recognition technology to build confidence in your pronunciation. You'll also be practicing important expressions that prepare you for real-world interactions.
Progressively Build Your Skills
Our approach works because we firstly build the foundation by setting the context of a particular situation using video, dialogue, audio recordings and/or illustrated text, which is then followed by a series of activities that work targeted language functions and language skills from different angles.
Our rigorous approach ensures that you acquire the right mix of language skills in a structured and comprehensive way—the activities and lessons are organised by increasing level of difficulty. Each lesson clearly displays the objectives so you know exactly what you're learning. Furthermore, you have the flexibility to choose whether you wish to learn a language in offline or online mode. But the best part is that whether you are learning how to speak Italian, German, Spanish or any other language with Rosetta Stone you work in your own time, at your own pace.
Language Learning and Cultural Understanding
Our program takes a blended approach to language learning and develops both language skills and socio-cultural skills. With over 2000 hours of content giving you access to 40+ different activities, it's probably the best way to learn a modern language. It's the perfect alternative to traditional classroom-based learning while still covering material that's aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference for language (CEFR). Our language courses whether it's online or in offline mode takes you up to C1 level proficiency, which covers the following areas:
Speaking & Listening
- Dialogues - work on communication in different context
- Video - learn about daily life or culture, through a narrative description
- Phonetics Exercise - learn to recognise & pronounce the phonemes of the language
- Sentence Pronunciation - learn to pronounce the most important sentences in a lesson
- Word Order - become acquainted with language's distinct structure & idiomatic using speech recognition tool
- Word Association - assimilate and build vocabulary
- Sentence Practicing - assimilate grammatical concepts
- Words & Functions - familiarise yourself with different types of words in various context
- Mystery Phrase - improving spelling skills
- Document Writing - creative writing exercise (write short text based on an image, video, etc.)
- Crossword Puzzles - assimilate and build vocabulary by working with words already encountered
Tailor Your Course
Personalise the course to get what you need--we adapt to your goals, not the other way around. We organise your content in a way that allows your language course and all your work sessions to be fully customised.
Track your Achievements
While we offer you unprecedented flexibility, our program also gives you ways to measure and track your performance so you can achieve your personal goals.
If you don't know where to start, for example with learning French, take the Placement Test. It's designed to help determine your starting point and recommends a training program that matches your needs.
Upon completion of your test, you'll receive a score which is comparable to the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for language (CEFR).
As you progress through your training, you'll be able to measure your performance with our Achievement Test (see table below).
Achievement Test Ranking - Overall General Ability Test Results CEFR Levels Level Summary Reading Writing From 80 to 223 A1 Beginner, can answer basic questions CAN understand basic notices, instructions or information CAN complete basic forms, and write notes including times, dates and places From 224 to 363 A2 Beginner, can communicate and understand in a fair range of familiar situations CAN understand straight-forward information withing a known area, such as on products and signs and simple textbooks or reports on familiar matters CAN complete forms and write short simple letters or postcards related to personal information From 364 to 503 B1 Intermediate, can communicate effectively on familiar topics CAN understand routine information and articles, and the general meaning of non-routine information within a familiar area CAN write letters or make notes on familiar or predictable matters From 504 to 643 B2 Intermediate, confident and effective in most situations CAN scan texts for relevant information, and understand detailed instructions or advice CAN make notes while someone is talking or write a letter including non-standard requests From 644 to 783 C1 Advanced, fluent in most situations CAN read quickly enough to cope with an academic course, to read the media for information or to understand non-standard correspondence CAN prepare/draft professional corre-spondence, take reasonably accurate notes in meetings or write an essay which shows and ability to communicate
More Tools to Boost Your Learning
We offer additional resources to extend and enrich your language learning. If you are learning how to speak French for example we work specifically on vocabulary and grammar challenges, or improve your knowledge of expressions and comprehension. You can also read some French cultural texts or check translations.
With such great resources, help is always at hand. But learning by doing is our driving philosophy so we do not limit your opportunity to only consult these resources we also ensure you continue to work on specific skills whether it's to talk, listen, read or write. Furthermore, you have the flexibility to change different activities such as the level of difficulty for speech recognition.
Here's an overview of what's available:
- Language Explanations - Grammar, vocabulary and phonetics explanations
- Glossary - List of words and expressions, along with recordings and translations for each word
- Conjugation - Tool that conjugates verbs in all tenses and moods
- Atlas - Maps
- Civilisation - Files about the culture in the countries where your target language is spoken
Tips for Success
Organise & plan your work sessions
Define your learning objectives in terms of content & available time
Take notes; take your method of memorisation (visual, auditory…) into consideration
Work regularly. We recommend at least 30-45 minute sessions totalling 2 hours per week. Consistency is important--the regularity of your language-learning is key to your success
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