(includes affiliate links)

In Mason’s schools, German was typically the second language taught, beginning songs in Form 2 and language study in Form 3.


In the early years, vocabulary is developed through pictures and objects around the student’s environment.  Below are resources you could use for vocabulary.  The key here is to remember that the students are not to see the words.  In some cases, you may need to find a way to cover the words.






Formal Lesson Books

Mason used the following books for lessons in her programmes.  Teachers were required to read the preface to educate themselves and did not use them exhaustively.


CM Friendly Curricula/Online Programs

  • The Learnables-an immersion-based program for older students that begins with listening and speaking before moving on to reading and writing