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Rosetta Stone Education
Level 1 Course Contents

Unit 1: Language Basics


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Basic Sentences People and common activities Forming plurals
Third-person pronouns and plurals Greetings and farewells
Definite and indefinite articles
Singular, plural and gendered nouns
Subject-verb agreement
Everyday Items Common foods Present progressive
Animals Negation
Everyday items
Direct objects
Negation
Direct mixed-gendered they
Question word: what
Yes/no questions
Colors and Sizes Adjectives Personal pronouns
Colors and sizes Adjectives
Professions
First and second person pronouns
Nouns
Clothing and Quantities Numbers 1-6 Direct objects
Many household object and clothing words Quantity comparisons
Question words: who and how many

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Unit 2: Greeting and Introductions


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Family Relationships Family relationships Compound subjects
Possessive pronouns Family relationships
Numbers 7-12
Peoples ages
Question words
Around the House Household words Nouns
Rooms in the house Articles
Common appliances Prepositions
Prepositions Syllables
Family relationships
Making Acquaintances Talk about self Personal pronouns
Identifying your country of origin Titles and addresses
Names of several cities and countries
Words for city landmarks
Greetings
Question words
Clothing Colors Descriptive
Articles of clothing Predicate adjectives
Adjectives to describe self
Greetings
Personal physical states
Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Content may vary slightly by language.

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Level 1 Course Contents (Continued)

Unit 3: Work and School


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Locations and Times of Day Workplaces Inside and outside
Times of day and time-of-day greetings Numbers
Question words: when and where
Time- and place-related prepositions
Numbers 13-20

Senses and Body Parts Calendar time Demonstrative adjectives


Days of the week Days of week
Polite language
Preposition: with
Visiting a friend
Parts of the body
Sensory words

Languages Languages user speaks/does not speak Simple present


Numbers 21-69 Punctuation
Names of languages

Daily Routine Reflexive verbs Subject and verb agreement


Morning washing routine Because
Bedroom and bathroom objects
New adjectives

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Unit 4: Shopping
Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Landmarks and Directions Shopping Compound sentences
Names of several stores Need and want
Things commonly bought
Verbs about places and objects

Currency, Cost and Preferences Express likes and dislikes Possessive pronouns
Compare things Forming questions
Things to do around town
Sports
Cost of items
Common currencies

Materials and Merchandise Common shopping phrases The stative passive


Different forms of payment Comparison
Describing objects one shops for
Comparatives

Comparing and Contrasting Quantity Category


Comparison words Aspect
Shopping Sameness
Difference

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Content may vary slightly by language.

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Rosetta Stone Education
Level 2 Course Contents

Unit 1: Travel
Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Destinations Types of buildings Prepositions
Types of stores Pronoun contractions
Asking for directions
Following directions

Directions and Location Public transportation The imperative


Directional language Ordinal numbers
Vehicles
Verbs used with modes of transportation
Various kinds of transportation stations

Time, Arrivals and Departures Travel itineraries Telling time


Specific time words Clock times
Additional modes of transportation
Numbers 70-99
Useful vocabulary for airports and train stations

Weather Today and Tomorrow Travel destinations Future tense


Weather language Indefinite subject pronoun
Temperature
Kinds of precipitation
Talking about the weather in the future

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Unit 2: Past and Future


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Correspondence Past tense Verb tenses
Indirect objects Periods of time
Correspondence
Future tense

Meaning and Understanding Indirect objects Indirect object pronouns


Asking for clarification Asking for repetition
School subjects

Careers Imperfect tense The continuous past


Different levels of school and students Punctuation
Jobs and workplaces

Formal and Informal Situations Contrast between past tense and imperfect tense Present and past tenses
Polite ways to make requests Polite phrases

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Content may vary slightly by language.

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Level 2 Course Contents (Continued)

Unit 3: Friends and Social Life


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Giving and Following Instructions Social life Direct/indirect objects
Leisure-time activities Calendar terms
Activity planning
Formal imperative
Months of the year

Planning Planning an event Prepositional phrases


Methods of communicating Numbers
How to write and say dates
Informal imperative
Numbers 100 through 1,000

Celebrations and Culture Types of parties Demonstrative adjectives


Possession Courtesies
Phone etiquette
Demonstrative words: this, that, these and those
Adverbs of place: here and there

Invitations and Apologies Party language Expressing politeness


Comparisons Preferences
Accepting/declining an invitation

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Unit 4: Dining and Vacation


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Dining In and Dining Out New form of the future Adverb of degree
Food and restaurant language Preposition use

Landmarks and The Arts Landmarks Negation


Architectural features Types of things
Musical instruments
Art media

Emotions Religious buildings Expressing emotions


Emotions Sequencing events
Sight-seeing verbs
Sequencing words

Vacation Activities Common vacation activities Possession


Places to go on vacation Modal verbs
Things to see on vacation
Vacation-themed clothing
Weather

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Content may vary slightly by language.

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Level 3 Course Contents

Unit 1: Home and Health


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Spatial Relations Backyard Verb tenses
Related verbs and nouns Imperative form
Comparison words

Household Chores Kitchen Compound sentences


Bathroom Inquiries and requests
Living room
Chore-related verbs

Sports and Exercise Sports Punctuation


Exercise Opposites
Time-related adverbs: always, never and sometimes

Injuries and Health Body parts Expressing health needs


Minor injuries Body language
First aid

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Unit 2: Life and World


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Needs and Possibilities Subjunctive mood Relative pronouns
Pronouns and adverbs: everyone, everything, probably and Compound words
nothing

Life Events Geography Present perfect continuous tense


Birth Social conventions
Marriage
Death
Present perfect
Present perfect continuous

Geography and Climate Cardinal directions Direct and indirect speech


New countries Conjunctions
Oceans
Types of trees
Climatic regions
Possessive pronouns

Description and Possession Animals Infinitive phrases


New adjectives Look
Possessive pronouns

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Content may vary slightly by language.

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Level 3 Course Contents (Continued)

Unit 3: Everyday Things


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Belief and Opinion Present perfect Conditional situations
Adjectives and nouns formed with verbs Gerunds
Contrast words: correct, appropriate and
if not phrases

Taking Things Along Shopping The subjunctive mood


Containers Syllables
Only and never Stress

Measurement and Fractions Food An interrogative adverb


Shapes Shapes
Fractions Close approximation
Units of measure

In the Kitchen Tools Household and food items


Craft supplies Units of measuring accurately
Cooking and cooking terms

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Unit 4: Places and Events


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Politics and Media Politics Future tense
Nationalities Geographic names
Heads of state
News sources
Political terms

Languages and Business Passive voice Passive voice


Business vocabulary Quantifiers

Learning and Memory Memory Adverbs


Learning Degree
Adjectival forms of the cardinal directions Quantity
Too much/too many, since, okay,
ever/never and again

Celebrating Holidays Celebrations Modal auxiliary verbs


Festivals Frequency
Religious holidays

Milestones Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Content may vary slightly by language.

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Rosetta Stone Education
Level 4 Course Contents

Unit 1: Tourism and Recreation


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Cultural Tourism Tourist destinations Review of interrogatives
Guidebook information
Negotiating admission

Outdoor Recreation Outdoor activities Activity nouns from gerunds


Giving and getting directions Expressing degrees of interest
Quiet and loud

At an Art Museum Art: media and verbs Indicating alternative actions with
Gift shop items instead
Favorites

Fine Dining Interactions at a formal restaurant Prepositions: with and without


Menu items
Dining in and taking out

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Unit 2: Professions and Hobbies


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Jobs and Hobbies Sports and competition Adverbs: together and alone
Job and hobby
Sensory verbs
Discussing ideas

Office Communication Office location Passive voice


Appointments and dates
Recurring events
Designing and presenting
Leaving a message

Exploration and Research Geographical terms Phrasal verbs


Exploration tools
Dark and light

Sending and Receiving Leaving and returning Direct and indirect objects
Shipping terms
Sending and receiving a package

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Content may vary slightly by language.

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Level 4 Course Contents (Continued)

Unit 3: At Home and Around Town


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Moving House Verbs for moving and arranging Expanded practice of common verb
Features of the home tenses
Terms of appraisal: mean and nice

Household Repairs Home utilities Imperfect and past progressive


Repair and damage terms Intransitive verbs
Expressing relative time: since and until

Children and Play Toys Recent past and future: just and about
Negotiating use to
Emotional states: surprised, worried and embarrassed

Cars and Driving Auto- and street-related terms Formal and informal imperative
Driving directions Prepositions to clarify movement:
through
and toward

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Unit 4: Style and Personal Wellness


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Clothing Care Laundry terms Simultaneous actions
Clothing damage and repair Conjunctions: either and neither
Outerwear
Making choices with clothing

Getting Ready Jewelry and personal appearance terms Plural first-person imperative
Fabrics and precious metals
Describing hair qualities
Discussing product origins

Health and Healing Describing symptoms Continuing and completed states


Treatment terms Present perfect progressive
States of health and healing
Health-related conversation: Get well soon and Bless you

Groceries and Cooking Food preparation verbs Past perfect


Shopping and food terms Conjunction: both

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key
skills learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Content may vary slightly by language.

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Level 5 Course Contents

Unit 1: Business and Industry


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Industry and Energy Industries and industrial materials Adjectival clauses and the subjunctive
Verbs of production and manufacture

Retail Store details Dependent clauses and the subjunctive


Prices and availability
Increase and decrease
Clothing sizes

Agriculture Agricultural terms Impersonal expressions


Solar time: midnight, noon, sunrise and sunset

Services and Information Customer service terms Nominalization


Making and canceling plans Nouns with common roots
Borrowing, lending and recommending

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Unit 2: Arts and Academics


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Literature and Film Discussing options Emotive adjectives
Songs and stories
Genres and their characteristics

Law, Government and Citizenship Government and citizenship The conditional


Culture and tradition
Legality and illegality

Science and Discovery Branches of science Conditional perfect


Mathematical terms
Experimentation: to find out and an answer

Learning and Development Expressing possibility Describing transformation: to become


Managing tasks
Discussing success

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Content may vary slightly by language.

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Level 5 Course Contents (Continued)

Unit 3: Emergency Situations


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Getting Help Emergency situations Counterfactual situations: Pluperfect
Reporting emergencies subjunctive with conditional
Related adjectives and adverbs

The Emergency Room Emergency room terms Relative importance: serious and
Treatment and sensations: to treat and to feel minor

Dealing with Disasters Weather phenomena Imperfect subjunctive


Emergency services
Community responses: to volunteer and to donate
Describing frequency: normal and unusual

Solving Travel Problems In-country resources: embassy, translator and customs Direct and indirect discourse
Theft and ownership
Recounting experiences: direct and indirect discourse
Expressing empathy

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Unit 4: Family and Community


Lesson Core Concepts Grammar and Usage
Extended Family Extended family terms Adverbs: yet and anymore
Expressing reality: to imagine, to tell the truth and
to tell a lie

Explanations and Solutions Describing and solving problems Introductory phrases


Simple and complex
Providing examples and explaining connections
Emotions: nervous, excited and confused

Spending Time Spending time with friends Constructions with however


Expressing preferred activities
Relative frequency: rarely and often

Around the Neighborhood Neighborhood geography Adjectives: front, back and side
Identifying parts of objects
Expressing interest
Pollution and recycling

Milestone Each unit concludes with a Milestone, an interactive capstone activity that lets the learner practice key skills
learned and apply new language knowledge in real-life situations.

Content may vary slightly by language.

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