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Though not taught in Mason’s schools, Spanish is the second most common language in the United States and is a common choice for many Americans.


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.




M. Gouin’s Series

Formal Lesson Books

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

CM-Friendly Online Programs

  • is a great resource for older students, with its native speakers and dependence on the ear and gestures for learning–it would still need to be supplemented with songs, poems, stories, etc.