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Skills Taught
  Positive Progress Program Standard Program

Structures

Includes block construction, block order for assembling sentences and so on.

Y

Y

Listening

Includes becoming accustomed to the teacher's speech, recordings and so on.

Y

Y

Speaking

Includes conversation, presentations and so on.

Y

Y

Reading

Includes reading comprehension, reading aloud, pronunciation, intonation and so on.

Y

Y

Pronunciation

Includes focused materials and instruction regarding pronunciation.

Y

Y

Writing

Includes aspects of handwriting, text structure, text flow and punctuation.

Y

Y

Expressing Yourself

Includes a focused approach and instruction to encourage expression of thoughts, opinions, concepts, ideas and so on.

Y

Y

Paradigm Change

Includes a focused approach and instruction on how to understand and change your own paradigm. Also includes detailed explanation of what a paradigm is, how it is formed and so on.

Y

-

Mental Training

Includes a focused approach and instruction on how to train all 6 of your mental faculties (imagination, will, intuition, memory, reason, perception). Also includes detailed explanation of each of those faculties, how to use them and so on.

Y

-

Psychological Analyses

Includes a psychological perspective of language, its appropriate usage and so on.

Y

-

Fona Materials
  Positive Progress Program Standard Program

Thumbnails & Exercises

Single-sheet, simplified, teaching materials, and in some cases accompanying, single-sheet exercises to practice the content taught in the Thumbnail.

Y

Y

Flashcards

Cards used for teaching vocabulary, testing linguistic skills and so on.

Y

Y

Overviews, Exercises & Applications

Both the surface-level and deeper teaching materials, with their accompanying exercises and applications to practice the content taught in the Overview, and to ensure that the students take full, personal possession of that knowledge and understanding. Together, they form what we call 1 module of teaching material.

Y

Y

Videos

Videos that are produced and published by Fona for listening practice, and so on. (When needed, we prepare and hand out transcripts to ensure meaningful lessons.)

Y

Y

Books

Books that are produced and published by Fona for the purpose of helping people learn and improve their language skills. The same books are also available for anyone that wants to purchase them to read on their own, even if they are not specifically used in the lessons.

Y

-

Database of questions and answers, used by students (including associates) that want to confirm details of any aspect of language, including for their own understanding or for teaching purposes.

Y

-

Commercial Materials
  Positive Progress Program Standard Program

Videos

Videos from other sources, such as TV commercials, TV shows, movies, videos found on YouTube and so on. (When appropriate, we prepare and hand out transcripts to ensure meaningful lessons.)

Y

Y

Music

Music produced and performed by various artists. (When appropriate, we prepare and hand out lyric sheets to ensure meaningful lessons.)

Y

Y

Commercially available books that are recommended by Fona for the purpose of helping people learn and improve their language skills and (for the Positive Progress Program only) books that enhance the student's understanding of the real issues and the techniques behind making extreme progress and maintaining it. All of those same books are also available for anyone that wants to purchase them to read on their own, even if they are not specifically used in the lessons.

Y

Y

Activities
  Positive Progress Program Standard Program

Games without Props

Games that can be played without any particular props (i.e., no cards, pieces or other objects are required). These include games like last letter, first letter; 20 questions; hot seat and so on.

Y

Y

Games with Props

Games that require specific props (i.e., cards, boxed game sets and so on). These include games such as Scrabble, smiley face, AGO games and so on.

Y

Y

Study Media
  Positive Progress Program Standard Program

In-person Lessons

Lessons held with the teacher(s) and student(s) together in the same room; this includes standard, traditional, classroom-style lessons.

Y

Y

Zoom Lessons

Lessons held with the teacher(s) and student(s) in separate, geographic locations, connected by Zoom or another, similar product or service.

Y

Y

Online Study

Lessons based on the Fona teaching approach, and provided on the Fona Web sites. The student can use these pages any time, at their own convenience. Homework is checked and feedback provided by a human teacher.

Y

Y

E-mail

Actual, real-life e-mail correspondence with a human teacher. The teacher will correct mistakes and suggest improvements to the text written by the student; the student also receives the text written by the teacher to use for their own reference and study.

Y

-