Builds a Foundational Mastery of the English Language

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What is Direct Instruction: Spoken English?

Direct Instruction: Spoken English (DISE) provides an explicit, systematic instructional model to help English language learners acquire a functional mastery of spoken English. From instruction to content, DISE moves students to oral language proficiency.

Motivating for Every Student

DISE provides user-friendly, streamlined components. Because the entire program is based on oral instruction and speaking activities, students are motivated and actively engage in oral learning and practice every day.


Motivates students with a fast pace and content that ensures every student participates


Includes easy-to-read directions and symbols


Provides immediate, corrective feedback and scaffolding support


Clearly identifies what teachers and students say and do