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New ESL Ebooks from Fisher Hill

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Fisher Hill’s popular English for the Spanish Speakerworkbooks are now Ebooks that can be downloaded from our website. Click on Choose an option.  You will have several choices.  Two of the choices can be downloaded: audio download or ebook. If you choose one of these then you will be able to download the audio or the ebook after purchase.  You can do this with each of the workbooks in this series.  

There are four workbooks in English for the Spanish Speaker series. Each workbook has eight lessons.  In Books 1 and 2, the lessons are about every day activities.  In Books 3 and 4, four lessons are about every day activities and the other four are about United States history or government. The print in the workbooks is large. The reading level in Book 1 is at the first and second grade level.  The books get progressively more difficult.  The reading level for Book 4 is at the fourth grade reading level. Each lesson begins with a vocabulary list, then a conversation, story, activity pages, and finally an answer key. The lessons are bilingual with the word lists, conversations, and stories presented in Spanish and English.  The directions for the activity pages are in Spanish but the activities are in English. There are two dictionaries at the back of each workbook: a Spanish dictionary and an English dictionary. There is a CD available for each workbook so the student can listen to the vocabulary lists, conversations and stories in English. 

Adults like our workbooks because the pace is reasonable, print is large, and the directions are in Spanish. Teachers like our books because everything is ready to go!  There’s an answer key included in each workbook.

 #New ESL Ebooks from Fisher-Hill

Visit us on line at www.Fisher-Hillto learn more about our English for Spanish Speaker workbooks that are now also available for download.

New Reading and Spelling Ebooks from Fisher Hill

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Fisher Hill’s English Reading and Spelling for the Spanish Speaker workbooks are now Ebooks that can be downloaded from our website. Click on Choose an option.  You will have the choice of either bookor ebook.  If you choose ebookthen you will be able to download the book after purchase.  You can do this with each of the workbooks in this series. There are six workbooks.

New Reading and Spelling Ebooks from Fisher Hill

These six workbooks were written to help Spanish speakers learn to read and spell in English.  Each workbook uses the Orton-Gillingam approach to teach the English speech sounds and each book provides practice with phonemic awareness, which is the ability to identify individual sounds and their order within words.  Orton-Gillingham uses a multisensory, systematic, explicit approach to teach the 44 English speech sounds. Learning the different speech sounds will help students read and spell in English fluently.  Eighty-five percent (85%) of words in English are phonetic.  This book also presents many of the commonly used words, called sight words, that are not phonetic.

The workbooks are bilingual because the word list for each lesson is presented in English and Spanish and the directions for each page is in Spanish. There are English translations at the back of the books for the Spanish directions. There are pictures to go with many of the words in the lists.  Each lesson emphasizes one or two new speech sounds.  The vowel sounds in English are different than those in Spanish, but many of the English consonant sounds are similar to those in Spanish. Most consonants in English have one sound. Vowels can make several speech sounds. 

Each lesson’s word list begins with words that contain the speech sound that is being emphasized in that lesson.  The last two words in the list are sight words.

Practicing English speech sounds, sight words, and their spellings will help Spanish speakers learn English reading and spelling.

In English Reading and Spelling for the Spanish Speaker Books 4, 5, and 6, prefixes and suffixes are introduced and practiced.

On our website, there are placement tests to determine which level a student should begin.  A student needs a score of 80% to go to the next level.  For example, if a student gets 60% on the placement test for level one, then that student needs to begin with English Reading and Spelling for the Spanish Speaker Book 1

These placement tests can be found under Teacher Resourceson our website www.Fisher-Hill.com.  Teacher Resourcescan be found on the top tool bar.  Click on Teacher Resources, then click on Reading and Spelling.  Then scroll down to the placement tests. The placement tests are called Sound Spelling Placement TestsSound Spelling Placement Test Book 1is for Book 1.

There are other free teacher resources for these workbooks on our website.  There is a Scope and Sequenceto help you use the series.  There are Word and Sentence Practicepages and Word Chainsto help with fluency.

Adults like our workbooks because the pace is reasonable, print is large, and the directions are in Spanish. Teachers like our books because everything is ready to go!  There’s an answer key included in each workbook.

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Visit us on line at www.Fisher-Hillto learn more about our English Reading and Spelling for Spanish Speakerworkbooks that can also be downloaded now.

Fisher Hill will Distribute its own Books

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Fisher Hill will Distribute its own Books

 

 Fisher Hill will now be doing the job of shipping  its books.  We will no longer be using a distributor.  By doing it ourselves, we hope to provide better and faster service. Anytime you have questions about our books or website, you can call us at 1-888-407-1187 or email us at therst@icloud.com.

Fisher Hill has several series to help Spanish-speaking teens and adults learn English.

Fisher Hill has a series called English for the Spanish Speaker.  This series contains four workbooks and four CDs. Each book in the series has eight lessons.  In Books 1 and 2, the lessons are about every day activities.  In Books 3 and 4, four lessons are about every day activities and the other four are about United States history or government. Each lesson begins with a vocabulary list, then a conversation, story, activity pages, and finally an answer key. The lessons are bilingual with the word lists, conversations, and stories presented in Spanish and English.  The directions for the activity pages are in Spanish but the activities are in English. There are two dictionaries at the back of each workbook: a Spanish dictionary and an English dictionary. There is a CD available for each workbook so the student can listen to the vocabulary lists, conversations and stories in English and Spanish.

Fisher Hill has an excellent English literacy program for Spanish-speaking teens and adults who want to learn how to read and write in English.  There are six levels in the program. Each level has four workbooks: Reading and Spelling, Reading Comprehension, Writing Compostition and a Vocabulary workbook.  With each level, the student needs to start with the Reading and Spelling workbook. On our web page under Teacher Resources, there are placement tests to find out on which level a student should begin. To find these placement tests, click on Teacher Resources on the home page from the top tool bar. Then on the next window, click on Reading and Spelling. Finally, scroll down until you come to the Student Spelling Placement Tests. A student needs to score 80% or more on the test in order to go to the next level.  Anytime you have problems navigating through our website, you can give us a call and we can help.

Spanish Made Fun and Easy is another popular series from Fisher Hill to help people learn to speak and write Spanish.

By distributing our books, ourselves, Fisher Hill will be able to provide better and faster service to our customers.

Spanish Made Fun and Easy. English for the Spanish Speaker

Visit us online at www.Fisher-Hill.com to see all of our workbooks.

Reading Placement Tests

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Reading Placement Tests

 

Fisher Hill has free Reading Placement Tests for their English literacy program.  Find these placement tests on our website at www.Fisher-Hill.com. Click on Teacher Resources from the top tool bar. Then click on Reading and Spelling.  Next scroll down to the Sound Spelling Placement Tests.  Students need to score 80% on a placement test to go to the next level.  Each level begins with the English Reading and Spelling workbook.

Fisher Hill’s Literacy Program has six levels.  Each level has four workbooks:  Reading and Spelling, Reading Comprehension, Writing Composition and Vocabulary.  The placement tests for the Literacy Program are called Sound Spelling Placement Tests.  Sound Spelling Placement Test Book 1 is for Level 1, Sound Spelling Placement Test Book 2 is for Level 2 and so forth.

Reading Placement Tests

Fisher Hill’s English Literacy Program is geared toward Spanish-speaking students but it’s an excellent program for any student who needs to learn to read and spell in English. The program uses the Orton-Gillingham approach to teach literacy. Orton-Gillingham uses a systematic, structured, explicit and multisensory approach to teach the forty-four English speech sounds to read and spell.

Reading Placement Tests. Reading for the Spanish Speaker

Visit our website at www.Fisher-Hill.com to learn more about our English literacy program.

Happy New Year from Fisher Hill Publishers

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Happy New Year from Fisher Hill Publishers

 

Do you know someone whose New Year’s Resolution is to learn English or become a U.S. citizen? If so, Fisher Hill has two good series to help people accomplish these goals.

English for the Spanish Speaker is a series of four workbooks. Each book in the series has eight lessons.  In Books 1 and 2, the lessons are about every day activities.  In Books 3 and 4, four lessons are about every day activities and the other four are about United States history or government.  The print in the workbooks is large.  The reading level in Book 1 is at the first and second grade level.  The books get progressively more difficult.  The reading level for Book 4 is at the fourth grade reading level. Each lesson begins with a vocabulary list, then a conversation, story, activity pages, and finally an answer key. The lessons are bilingual with the word lists, conversations, and stories presented in Spanish and English.  The directions for the activity pages are in Spanish but the activities are in English. There are two dictionaries at the back of each workbook: a Spanish dictionary and an English dictionary. There is a CD available for each workbook so the student can listen to the vocabulary lists, conversations and stories in English.

English for the Spanish Speaker. Happy New Year from Fisher Hill Publishers

U.S. Citizenship for the Spanish Speaker is a series of two workbooks. The two workbooks help Spanish speakers pass the U.S. citizenship test. Book 1 provides information about American Government. Book 1 also provides practice to help pass the reading and writing portions of the test. U.S. Citizenship for the Spanish Speaker Book 2provides information about American History and Integrated Civics. Book 2 also provides practice to help pass the reading and writing tests.

U. S. Citizenship for Spanish Speakers

Adults like our workbooks because the pace is reasonable, print is large, and the directions are in Spanish. Teachers like our books because everything is ready to go!  There’s an answer key included in each workbook.

Visit our website at www.Fisher-Hill.com to learn more about these two series.

Free Online Literacy Materials

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Free Online Literacy Materials

 

Click on Teacher Resources from the top tool bar on our Home Page at www.Fisher-Hill.com.Free Online Literacy Materials. English for the Spanish Speaker

Next click on Reading and Spelling.

Scroll Down and click on the difference resources.

Free Online Literacy Materials

The Sound Spelling Placement Tests will help you determine on which level a student should begin the English Literacy Program. This Program has six levels.  Each level has four workbooks:

Reading and Spelling

Reading Comprehension

Writing Composition

Vocabulary

Our English Literacy Program is geared toward Spanish-speaking students but it’s an excellent program for any student who needs to learn to read and spell in English. The program uses the Orton-Gillingham approach to teach literacy. Orton-Gillingham uses a systematic, structured, explicit and multisensory approach to teach the forty-four English speech sounds to read and spell.

Free Online Literacy Materials. English Reading and Comprehension

If you have any questions about your new workbooks or how to use the online resources, please email us at therst@iclooud.comor call us at 1-888-407-1187.

Diga Feliz Navidad con un Cuaderno Electrónico

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Diga Feliz Navidad con un Cuaderno Electrónico

 

 La serie Inglés para el hispanohablante ha ayudado a aprender inglés a miles de adolescentes y adultos de habla hispana. Hay cuatro cuadernos de ejercicios y cada uno de ellos contiene historias, actividades, conversaciones, listas de vocabularios, juegos, diccionarios y claves de respuestas.

Cada cuaderno de ejercicios tiene un CD que también se puede descargar. Cada CD incluye listas de vocabulario, conversaciones e historias de los cuadernos. Los estudiantes pueden escuchar la pronunciación de las palabras en cada lección.Each workbook has eight lessons.

Cada cuaderno de ejercicios tiene ocho lecciones. Las lecciones de los cuadernos 1 y 2 se tratan de temas cotidianos. Los cuadernos 3 y 4 contienen lecciones de temas cotidianos y lecciones sobre la historia y el gobierno de EE. UU. Estos cuadernos de ejercicios se pueden usar para ayudar a las personas a pasar la prueba de ciudadanía de EE. UU.

A los adultos les gustan nuestros cuadernos de ejercicios porque tienen un ritmo razonable, letra grande, instrucciones en español y contenido para adultos. A los maestros les gustan nuestros cuadernos porque ¡ya tienen todo listo!

Durante más de 20 años las personas han usado la serie English for the Spanish Speaker para aprender inglés y adquirir conocimientos sobre la historia y el gobierno de EE. UU.

Si tiene un padre, un amigo o un familiar que necesita aprender inglés, estos libros hacen grandes regalos de Navidad.  Ir en línea para ver los libros.  Cuando inicie sesión en www.Fisher-Hill.com, verá dos amarillos Inglés para el hispanohablantelibros.  Haga clic en el primero si desea información en español o haga clic en el segundo libro si desea información en inglés.

English for the Spanish Speaker

¡Tenga una feliz Navidad con amigos y familia!

 

New Ebooks from Fisher Hill

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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 to teach the English speech sounds and provides practice with phonemic awareness, which is the ability to identify individual sounds and their order within words.  Learning the different speech sounds will help students read and write fluently in English.  Eighty-five percent (85%) of words in English are phonetic.  This series also presents many of the small, commonly used words, called sight words, that are not phonetic.

The series is bilingual because the word list for each lesson is presented in English and Spanish.  There are pictures to go with many of the words in the lists.  Each lesson emphasizes one or two new speech sounds.  Vowel sounds in English are different from those in Spanish, but many of the English consonant sounds are similar to the ones in Spanish.

Each lesson’s word list begins with words that contain the speech sound that is being emphasized in that lesson.  The last word or words in the list are sight words.

Practicing English speech sounds, sight words, and their spellings will help students learn to read and spell fluently in English.

Fisher Hill’s workbooks provide lessons that are not overwhelming to students.  The workbooks are explicit, systematic and very structured. Students like the workbooks because the pace is reasonable, print is large, directions are in Spanish, there are many pictures, but the content is for older students and adults. Teachers like our books because everything is ready to go! There’s an answer key at the end of each lesson. The workbooks are geared toward Spanish-speaking teens and adults but students who speak another language can benefit from using these books because the series is to teach students reading and spelling in English. There is an English translation of the Spanish directions at the end of each book.

New Ebooks from Fisher Hill

Visit our website at www.Fisher-Hill.com to learn more about the series English Reading and Spelling for the Spanish Speaker. Sample pages from each workbook can be viewed from our website.

Say Merry Christmas with an Ebook!

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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 electronic books make great Christmas gifts because there is no shipping involved.  Just download the book!

Each workbook has a CD that can also be downloaded. Each CD includes the vocabulary lists, conversations, and stories from the books. Students can listen to the pronunciation of the words for each lesson.

Each workbook has eight lessons.  The lessons in workbooks 1 and 2 are about everyday themes.  Workbooks 3 and 4 have lessons about everyday themes and also lessons about U.S. history and government. These workbooks can be used to help people pass the U.S. Citizenship Test.

Adults like our workbooks because the pace is reasonable, print is large, directions are in Spanish, and the content is for adults.  Teachers like our books because everything is ready to go!

For over 20 years, people have used English for the Spanish Speaker series to  learn English and also U.S. history and government.

If you have a parent, friend or relative who needs to learn English, these workbooks make great Christmas gifts.  You can also order these books as a hard copy.  Go online to see the books.  When you log in to www.Fisher-Hill.com, you will see two yellow English for the Spanish Speaker books.  Click on the first one if you want information in Spanish or click on the second book if you want information in English.

English for the Spanish Speaker

Have a very Merry Christmas with family and friends.

Structured Literacy

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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 to teach decoding and word identification. Structured literacy is beneficial to all students but especially to students who have had difficulty learning to read and spell.

Structured literacy teaches phonology, sound-symbol, syllables, morphology, syntax and semantics. Phonology is the study of the sound structure in spoken words. This includes phonemic awarenes which is the ability to distinguish, segment, blend and manipulate sounds in words.

Structured literacy teaches sound-symbol association which is the alphabetic principle: to associate sounds with letters.

Structured literacy teaches syllables. Knowing the six syllable types helps students associate vowel spellings with vowel sounds.  Syllable division rules help students to divide and decode unfamiliar words, especially longer words.

Structured literacy teaches morphology which is the study of  the meanings of the smallest units of language.  Studying base words and affixes help students decode and understand the meanings of complex words.

Structured literacy teaches syntax which is the principles that dictate the sequence and function of words in sentences. This includes grammar, sentence structure and the mechanics of language (spelling, captalization, punctuation).

Structure literacy teaches semantics which is concerned with meaning.  This includes comprehension of written language.

Structured literacy uses systematic, cumulative, explicit and diagnostic priniciples to teach reading and spelling. This approach is very effective to all students, especially those who have difficulty learning to read and spell.

Students like our workbooks because the pace is reasonable, print is large, there’s lots of pictures but the content is for older students and adults.  Teachers like our books because everything is ready to go! There’s an answer key at the the end of each lesson and an English translation of the Spanish directions at the end of each book.

Fisher Hill’s English Literacy Program has six levels.  Each level has a:

Reading and Spelling workbook

Reading Comprehension workbook

Writing Composition workbook

Vocabulary workbook.

 Fisher Hill’s English Literacy Program. English for the Spanish Speaker

Visit our website at www.Fisher-Hill.com to learn more about our English Literacy Program.