Course: Level I Visual Link Spanish Level I Rosetta Stone ¹ Rocket Spanish ²
Feature Visual Link Spanish Rosetta Stone Rocket Spanish
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Used in schools throughout the US check check  
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Comes with linguist headset   check  
Audio CDs that teach every section of the course     check
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Uses still Images to learn words   check check
Uses moving images to learn words (proven to boost memory) check    
Uses Spanish only with no English (don't know exactly what it's saying)   check  
Uses English to help learn Spanish (avoids confusion and guesswork) check   check
Build Hundreds of Complete Sentences after first section check    
Ask and answer questions after the first section of the course check (hundreds)   check (limited)
Learn useful phrases for immediate conversation in real life check   check
Intermediate fluency after 1 level check    
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Pocket-size manual for easy reference check    
Uses the spatial relations method to help build sentences fast check    
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