Dorsett Atari Reading-Development (Reading Comprehension) W ; Copyright (C) 1981 Dorsett Educational Systems, Inc.#

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This is an archive of the "Vocabulary Development (W)" educational program published by Dorsett Educational Systems, Inc. in 1981. This was originally packaged as a set of 8 cassette tapes for use with Atari 400 and 800 computers and the Educational System Master Cartridge.

The "raw recordings" directory contains the unaltered recordings from cassette, one file per tape, with both sides of each tape in the same file. You probably don't want to use this folder.

The main files (w1 through w16) are likely the versions you want to use with your Atari or emulator. These have been split into 16 files (one per tape side). The audio levels have had their volume normalized, as well as any pops and clicks removed, and subsequently repaired on the data tracks. Each tape has been verified to work on the Altirra emulator.

Finally, photos of the cassette tapes are included.

The work of digitization and audio cleanup was done by Kay Savetz and Thomas Cherryhomes in June 2015.

Album: Vocabulary Development
Year: 1981
Original Format: Atari Educational System (Dorsett Talk & Teach)
Digital Format: Microsoft WAV, 2 channel, 16-bit 44100Hz sample rate
Digitized by: Kay Savetz/Thomas Cherryhomes


w1 announe, chauffeur, fabric
w2 camouflage, conspicuous, ostrich
w3 alge, encrust, prehensile
w4 captive, meadow, wilderness
w5 brilliant, earth, icicle, pillars
w6 atmosphere, cease, exit
w7 abandon, geography, perilous
w8 ceremony, crystal, myth, rely
w9 agreement, error, hesitation
w10 automatic, evidence, helmet
w11 abundant, artificial, genuine
w12 astronomer, civilize, curse
w13 anxeity, condemn, essential
w14 advertising, characteristic
w15 cavity, contribute, fuel, major
w16 bacteria, drug, fatigue, virus

Tracks (size in sum: 879.8 MB):


Dorsett Atari Reading-Development (Reading Comprehension) - cassettes with uneven numbers

Dorsett Atari Reading-Development (Reading Comprehension) - cassettes with even numbers