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New Ebooks from Fisher Hill

New Ebooks from Fisher Hill    You can now download Fisher Hill’s English Reading and Spelling for the Spanish Speaker series.  This series contains six workbooks. English Reading and Spelling for the Spanish Speaker was written to help students learn how to read and spell in English.  It uses a systematic approach …

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Say Merry Christmas with an Ebook!

Say Merry Christmas with an EBook!    Fisher Hill’s English for the Spanish Speaker series has helped thousands of Spanish-speaking teens and adults learn English. There are four workbooks in the series each workbook has stories, activities, conversations, vocabulary lists, games, dictionaries and answer keys. These workbooks are now EBooks.  These …

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Structured Literacy

Fisher Hill’s English Literacy Program   Fisher Hill’s English Literacy Program uses a structured literacy approach to teach reading and spelling. It was designed for Spanish speakers but can be used by anyone who wants to learn to read and spell in English.  Structured literacy uses systematic and explicit methods …

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Vocabulary Development

Vocabulary Development   Vocabulary is key for reading comprehension.  Multiple encounters of a new word is required before a word is really known.  Repeated exposure to a word in a variety of contexts can add dimension to what is known about the word.  “The more opportunities students have to think …

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Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension    Reading comprehension is the goal of reading. Reading comprehension is the ability to extract meaning from written words.  Fluency and vocabulary play an important role in reading comprehension. Many people enjoy reading non-fiction books. Developing comprehension skills can help with acquiring meaning from informational texts. Summarizing, inferencing, …

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Spanish Homework

Spanish Homework   If you need extra practice with Spanish, then Fisher Hill has an excellent series that is made up of two workbooks. Each workbook has twelve lessons and each lesson is about an everyday theme. Each lesson is divided into eight parts.  First, there is a vocabulary list.  …

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Reading Fluency

Reading Fluency   Fisher Hill’s English Literacy Program helps students developing reading and writing fluency.  The program is geared toward Spanish speaking students but all students who need to learn to read and write can benefit from this program. The program uses  Orton-Gillingham principles to teach reading and spelling.  The …

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Ebooks by Fisher Hill

Ebooks by Fisher Hill Fisher Hill is now has ebooks on their website.   Fisher Hill’s popular ESL series English for the Spanish Speaker can now be downloaded as  Ebooks.  The CDs for this series can also be downloaded from our website. English for the Spanish Speaker is made up of four …

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ESL Classes for Adults Part 2

ESL Classes for Adults Part 2   As I said in my last week’s blog, many adult ESL classes use our English for the Spanish Speaker series. For over twenty years, English for the Spanish Speaker has helped thousands of Spanish-speaking teens and adults learn English. In last week’s blog, I showed …

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ESL Classes for Adults

ESL Classes for Adults   Many ESL classes for adults use our English for the Spanish Speaker series. For over twenty years, English for the Spanish Speaker has helped thousands of Spanish-speaking teens and adults learn English. Recently, I saw a video of our series English for the Spanish Speaker being used in …