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

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This is an archive of the "Vocabulary Development" 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 (z1 through z16) 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


z1 bayonet, complex, idolize, indigo
z2 boon, diverted, itemize, nominate
z3 allot, chaste, insulte, monastery
z4 accomodation, circuit, maintenance
z5 abate, acclimate, adage, adherent
z6 absorption, bewildered, exerts, piling
z7 abstract, agitation, amplify
z8 accentuate, alleviate, annhilate, arid
z9 belligerent, biennial, caliber, coalition
z10 caste, celestial, compulsory, conversion
z11 catalyze, contemplate, diction, duct
z12 dauntless, debonair, decrepit, disband
z13 dehydrate, denounce, deter, disheveled
z14 elongate, emitting, enunciate, explicit
z15 famished, feint, flair, forthright, fray
z16 genetics, glutenous, harmonized, hybrid

Tracks (size in sum: 889.6 MB):


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

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