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Third Person Singular S Verb Flashcards (PDF) CAD $4.95

ESL Teachers found the Past Tense Flashcards so useful they asked us to create two new sets for tricky ‘s’. The first set is 26 picture cards you print from your computer (8½” x 11″ cardstock recommended) that showcase the three sounds S makes in the third person singular verb form. Combine the two S Flashcard […] More Info

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Plural S Noun Flashcards (PDF) CAD $4.95

ESL Teachers found the Past Tense Flashcards so useful they asked us to create two new sets for teaching tricky ‘s’. The second set is 26 picture cards you print from your computer (8½” x 11″ cardstock recommended) for the three sounds S makes in the plural noun form. Demonstrate the sounds of S in plural […] More Info

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Corporate Past Tense Flashcards (PDF) CAD $4.95

“Your program must be for children because the images are cartoons” is something we often have to address at teacher training workshops and conferences. The Speaking Made Simple program  is for everyone who wants to teach or learn English speaking. That said, here’s a set of 30 full color Past Tense Flashcards with a more […] More Info

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Beginner Vowel Flashcards (PDF) CAD $4.95

Color-coded vowel sounds are the backbone of our proven pronunciation model. This set of 16 flashcards uses code words and pictures to help beginners say and remember the 16 English vowel sounds that ground this revolutionary communication system. How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. This set of 16 Beginner Flashcards […] More Info

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English is Stupid, Students are Not (PDF) FREE

Spelling in English is crazy! No one can speak English from reading it. English is Stupid, Students are Not teaches ESL learners to speak English using the patterns of language, independently of spelling. Employment, education and bold self-expression can belong to those who learn how English conversation works from the pages of this comprehensive speaking guide. […] More Info

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English Phonetic Alphabet Workbook (PDF) CAD $14.95

The ENGLISH PHONETIC ALPHABET WORKBOOK is a comprehensive collection of ESL exercises that instill the 40 sound building-blocks of spoken English. It includes over one hundred pages of practice for the Thompson Vowel Chart that pairs vowel sounds with the names of common colors. A special Language Index on page 215 directs language groups to customized sound […] More Info

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Grass is Black PDF

GRASS IS BLACK, Pronunciation Dictionary (PDF) CAD $14.95

The world’s first dictionary by sound also includes thousands of English expressions cataloged by their main words.  English spelling doesn’t make sense. GRASS IS BLACK organizes the 2,000 most common words in English by main vowel sound. Learners can finally look up spelling from the words they hear! SUPER BONUS FEATURE: The idiomatic use of words are also found in each entry. Spelling […] More Info

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Android App

Teacher Judy’s Sound Dictionary for Android CAD $1.99

The $1.99 solution for North American PRONUNCIATION and SPELLING using colors as a bridge from writing to speaking – and back. Demonstration PowerPoint click here. Abstract: The problem this app solves is English is non-phonetic. Students can’t speak English from reading it. Dictionaries arranged alphabetically aren’t helpful. Two critical facts: English is stress-based, one and […] More Info

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iPhone App

Teacher Judy’s Sound Dictionary app for Apple CAD $1.99

The $1.99 solution for North American PRONUNCIATION and SPELLING provides a bridge from writing to speaking. Teacher Judy’s Sound Dictionary app divides the 2,000 most common words in English into 16 chapters by main vowel sound. ESL/EFL students can look up how to spell words they have only heard and can see how to pronounce […] More Info

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Speaking Made Simple Book

SPEAKING MADE SIMPLE Course Curriculum (PDF) CAD $150.00

The Full Monty. Step by step, blow by blow 360 page speaking course based on the patterns of English premiered in English is Stupid Students are Not. This was the course book for Speaking Canadian English as taught at Sheridan College and adopted by McMaster University for their online student course. Contact Judy@ThompsonLanguageCenter.com for information […] More Info

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Thompson Vowel Chart (Printable PDF) CAD $4.99

Every word in English is a color – no exceptions! The pronunciation of every word in English is somewhere on this chart. It is a handy, useful addition to your classroom wall. Print the Thompson Vowel Chart PDF at Staples up to size 24″ X  36″‘     More Info

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EPA Periodic Table of English Sounds (Printable PDF) CAD $4.99

This color-coded wall poster is four charts in one. It displays the written alphabet – ABC’s, the speaking Alphabet – EPA, the Thompson Vowel Chart in 16 color ovals and the ESL Telephone Alphabet in 26 pictograms on one page! Print PDF up to size 36″ X 24″‘ More Info

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The Six Point Model for Speaking English (Printable PDF) CAD $4.99

Students love to see the big picture. “How much have I learned and what more do I need to know?” It’s all here in this colorful wall poster. The six steps are explained fully in English is Stupid, Students are Not. Print the PDF up to size 36″ X 24″. More Info

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Vennglish (Printable PDF) CAD $4.99

Venn Diagrams show sets and where they intersect. The Vennglish poster shows the Latin Alphabet (ABC) on the left is hopelessly inadequate for representing the 40 sounds of English. Visual learners love to see what is working, not working and what to do about it. Print PDF up to size 36″ X 24″ More Info

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Colors of the Alphabet USA $4.99

Zee is Green in a General American (GA) accent. It’s the only difference between American and Canadian ABC’s. In this colorful wall poster Literacy and Pronunciation are together at last. The first tools a student learns in a new language are the perfect foundation for confident speaking. Behold the simple bridge from reading/writing to listening/speaking. […] More Info

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Colors of the Alphabet CANADA $4.99

Zed is Red in a Canadian accent. It’s the only difference between Canadian and American ABC’s. Take your pick. In this colorful wall poster Literacy and Pronunciation are together at last. The first tools a student learns in a new language are the perfect foundation for confident speaking. Behold the simple bridge from reading/writing to listening/speaking. What colors […] More Info

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Special Delivery for ESL (Printable PDF) CAD $4.99

She is English. She’s our great, big, beautiful language without an alphabet that fits. The Latin alphabet is uncomfortably small but the delivery man has arrived with EPA and we finally has something to wear. PDFs are printable up to size 31″ X  24″ if you dare. More Info

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Past Tense Flashcards (PDF) CAD $4.95

The original set of 24 picture cards you print from your computer (8½” x 11″ cardstock recommended). Demonstrate the simple past tense. Includes a range of /t/, /d/, and /id/ sound examples.. Video clip from the Teacher Training series available from Thompson Language Center YouTube Channel More Info

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