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A star Phonics

Postby golfer » Sun Mar 07, 2010 2:05 pm

learning phonics using computer.
has anyone tried "A STAR PHONICS"?
cost $120 for 2 CDs and some guide books?


website:
http://www.a-star.com.sg/English%20Prog ... rammes.htm

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Postby Happybirdks » Sun Mar 07, 2010 6:45 pm

Hi

I have that program. However, I did not let my kids play consistently :oops:

From what I've seen, it's not too bad. Although I find that some of the sessions can be pretty long, repetitive and boring. But I guess that's the reinforcement part.

It is from the program that I learned 'ae' sounds like 'ee' :wink:

Anyway, I intend to start my kids on the program again, maybe you can PM me to get updates :D

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Postby buds » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:51 am

I bought that too, impressed at first with the presentation during the
roadshow in some mall i cannot recall where right now... however aft
i brought it back, fiddled with it a couple of times with the girls... the
items were left collecting dust. So i sold it off. The repetition from the
games didn't and couldn't hold their interest for long. Mine too actually.
But it is definitely a good effort by our own people. We didn't even use
the workbooks at the point of sale. My girls were already reading before
i even managed to show them all of what the set offered. So, i sold mine
like almost brand new. Only two discs were opened and used. I didn't find
it worth paying like 120 with one extra game disc for the entire set. A bit
ex. Just my personal opinion.

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A-Star Phonics

Postby little2mato » Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:21 pm

Hi,

I am keen to get a 2nd hand a-star phonics for my boy. plse contact me @ 8322 1887

thanks:)

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