Rosetta Stone CD-ROM Language Course for Mandarin Chinese
The Rosetta Stone intensive courses assume no prior knowledge of a foreign language and will take the student through the equivalent of a year's college study, teaching both the spoken and written foreign language. Unlike learning in language classrooms, Rosetta Stone is designed to be entertaining and self-paced. You can learn a foreign language when you want, for as long or short a time as you wish. The complete set of Rosetta Stone language CD-ROM courses contains over 8,000 real life color images, plus thousands of words and phrases spoken by native speakers. Version 3 now comes with Audio Companions, CD and MP3 audio recordings that supplement the Rosetta Stone method and can be used at home, in your car, and on the go! Rosetta Stone comes in the Personal Edition, which is great for the independent student, and the Homeschool Edition, intended for parents who want to educate their children and follow their progress. Great for school or home study. Available for Arabic (Modern Standard), Chinese (Mandarin), Danish, Dutch, American English, British English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Irish Gaelic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Spanish (Castilian), Spanish (Latin American), Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese, and Welsh.. Windows and Macintosh CD-ROM.
Critical Languages Series CD-ROM for Mandarin Chinese
Despite the fact that they are spoken by millions of people, languages such as Korean or Turkish are not usually offered in schools or colleges. The Critical Languages Program (CLP) at the University of Arizona was created to meet the need for interactive instruction in these less commonly taught languages. In order to meet the needs of a wide variety of learners who wish to gain proficiency in these languages, CLP has developed a series of CD-ROM courseware beginning with Brazilian Portuguese, Cantonese, Mandarin Chinese, Kazakh, Kurmanji Kurdish, Korean, Ukrainian, and Turkish. Each multimedia double CD-ROM package is the equivalent of a full textbook and workbook and includes 20 lessons with up to 45 dialogs and readings, as many as 10,000 native speaker audio recordings, up to 45 native speaker video clips, and a variety of interactive exercises, audio phonetics training, graphics, and extensive grammatical and cultural notes. With the click of a button, learners can hear native speakers pronounce words or phrases, facilitating quick comprehension of these challenging languages. Each instructional package contains the equivalent of a textbook and workbook with audio and video components, making it practical for either self-instructional or directed educational, government, and business purposes. Windows CD-ROM.
IQChinese GO Series
IQChinese is designed to deal with the bottlenecks and challenges that learners face when learning Chinese as a second language. IQChinese courseware and software provide a unique, multimedia Chinese language learning system that integrates the familiarity of typing with a detailed, individual performance analysis. The result? An easy-to-use, computer-friendly format that makes learning Mandarin Chinese easy, enjoyable, and effective. IQChinese GO is an eight volume series, each volume containing ten lessons and each lesson introducing 12 new, high-frequency, common, and "everyday-type" Chinese words. Each CD provides 10 lessons in both traditional and simplified Chinese characters. It’s like getting 20 lessons for the price of 10. IQChinese GO is designed to continually review Chinese characters which have previously been introduced, thus accumulating reviewed knowledge while simultaneously introducing new knowledge. The IQChinese GO curriculum facilitates interactive learning with theme-based lessons that can easily be adapted into daily life. Additionally, the curriculum is designed according to the K-12 educational framework in the United States and Canada. Runs on Windows and Macintosh systems.
IQChinese GO Series Individual Volumes $99 IQChinese GO Series Volumes 1-8 (Save $235 over buying the modules separately!) $555
IQChinese Pinyin is a multimedia courseware that introduces initials, finals, and tones of the standard Pinyin system using a native speaker's voice. It includes a practice feature that allows the Chinese language student to hear any possible combination of initials, finals, and tones in standard spoken Mandarin Chinese. Includes video clips of a native speaker's mouth speaking all Mandarin Initials and Finals.
Tell Me More for Chinese
Tell Me More is Europe's best selling language software, used by major schools, universities and corporations. Tell Me More is a complete learning solution, with 200 hours of material per level, multimedia video and sound, and state-of-the-art speech recognition. Tell Me More speech recognition technology recognizes what you say, assesses your pronunciation, and corrects any mistakes. Available in 3 levels for the beginner or more advanced student, in 8 languages: Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish.
10 minutes a day Series with CD-ROM for Chinese
Imagine speaking a new language! This Book / Interactive CD-ROM Series by Kristine K. Kershul, and Bilingual Books, Inc., will have you speaking a foreign language in no time. You'll communicate with ease and have those travel experiences you've always dreamed of. The 132-page Books are filled with exercises, Sticky Labels, Flash Cards and other study tools which fit cleverly into your daily routine to make learning enjoyable. The new Interactive CD-ROM brings these 10 minutes a day® study tools to your computer so you have more ways to play and have fun with your new language. Soon, you'll be ordering a meal, making new friends and finding your way around town—all in a foreign language. Now you're ready for the trip of a lifetime! (Windows and Mac CD-ROM).
Talk Now! and World Talk Package for Mandarin and Cantonese
Now get Talk Now! and World Talk from Eurotalk in a bundle and save $15! These courses perfectly complement each other, with World Talk at an intermediate level taking up where Talk Now! for beginners leaves off. Both offer the same format of interactive learning with fun games and tests that monitor your progress while you are having fun and learning. This package is available for learning Afrikaans, Arabic, Cantonese, Danish, Dutch, American English, British English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, and Welsh. Windows and Macintosh CD-ROM.
Talk Now! and World Talk for Mandarin
Special: Was $79 - now $59! - save $20!
$59 Talk Now! and World Talk for Cantonese
Special: Was $79 - now $59! - save $20!
Talk Now! CD-ROM Course for Mandarin and Cantonese
The Talk Now! series is for any language beginner who wants an entertaining self-study course to learn basic phrases, such as colors, numbers, food, shopping, and time. We have been selling this European-produced CD-ROM for a few years and find that it is highly praised by people from all over the world. Designed by language experts, Talk Now! includes great features like speak and repeat, interactive games, and digital recordings with native speakers. Interactive and fun, it is ideal for beginners and travelers. Test your knowledge with easy and hard quizzes and play a challenging memory game. Monitor your progress: keep your total score and print your own awards. You can also print your own picture dictionary for handy reference. On-screen help is available at all times in over 50 languages. Talk Now! runs on both Macintosh and Windows computers. Shipping weight 1 lb.
Talk More! CD-ROM Course for Mandarin and Cantonese
Talk More! continues the Talk Now! series using broadcast quality video and the latest interactive techniques in a software package that is ideal for travellers, holiday makers, business people, students and families. The software uses the familiar Eurotalk interactive style of learning, with topics such as The Alphabet, Greetings, At The Restaurant, Shopping, Getting Around, At The Hotel, One The Phone, Emergencies, Leisure, and Business, and modules on phrases and conversations, and entertaining quiz games to test and further learn the language. Help is available in over 25 languages and the package includes an Talk More! Extras disc with additional help languages and bonus material. Windows and Macintosh CD-ROM.
World Talk from EuroTalk for Mandarin and Cantonese
(for intermediate learners)
World Talk is the perfect follow-up to EuroTalk's popular Talk Now! series. As well as having new activities, there is also dictation, worksheets and a brand new recording section. Topics covered include: the calendar, sentence building, asking directions, the weather and numbers. The interactive TV Quiz is a definite hit, where the resident champion may turn out to be more intelligent than he looks. You can also compete in a one-to-one match with a friend! World Talk is now available for learning Afrikaans, Arabic, Cantonese, Danish, Dutch, American English, British English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, and Welsh. Windows and Macintosh CD-ROM.
Talk The Talk from Eurotalk for Mandarin
Learn words and phrases that matter to you with this new language learning CD ROM for youth under eighteen. From "I'll send you a text message later" to "we won the game on penalties", Talk The Talk really gets you talking. Aimed at people who are beginning to get to grips with a new language or preparing for school exams, it gives you more than 200 phrases in your chosen language. Special features include a wide range of topics including travelling, computers and technology, sport, hobbies and school; words spoken by native speakers so you can repeat and learn; quizzes that test your knowledge; the chance to record your pronunciation, compare it to your 'teacher's'' - and then award yourself marks for ability; 3 levels of awards to achieve; automatic localisation - lets you choose the language you learn from; and a printable phrasebook of what you've learnt. More than ten million people worldwide have already learnt a language with EuroTalk. EuroTalk gets results fast and is fun!
Talk Business for Mandarin
If you want to succeed in business abroad, then this Talk Business CD-ROM is for you. Aimed at people who already know the basics, it gives the specialised language you need for doing business abroad. It focuses on must-know language ranges from basics like 'what is your website address?' to more advanced discussion of exchange rates, product guarantees and marketing budgets. Special features include: a wide range of topics: business meetings, trading, IT, the internet, advertising, negotiations, banking and many more, words spoken by native speakers so you can repeat and learn., quizzes that test your knowledge, the chance to record your pronunciation, compare it to your 'teacher's' - and then award yourself marks for ability, three levels of awards to achieve, automatic localisation - lets you choose the language you learn from, a printable phrasebook of what you've learnt.
Vocabulary Builder from EuroTalk for Mandarin and Cantonese
(for absolute beginners)
Vocabulary Builder is an interactive flash card system for parents and teachers to help teach basic language, and for children to play games and record their own words and sentences. Help is provided in over 40 languages by a talented talking tiger! Now available for learning Albanian, Arabic, Cantonese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Norwegian, Papiamento, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Welsh. Windows and Macintosh CD-ROM.
EuroTalk Network Editions
Now you can run Vocabulary Builder, Talk Now!, World Talk, and Movie Talk through your school or college CD server or CD tower for simultaneous use of these titles on your network! You'll have access to permanent reports for all the activities done by each student in the class for such things as time and sessions spent on each activity, scores in the quizzes and games. These network discs operate on most networks that are in common use in schools and colleges, such as NT, Novell, and Macintosh networks. Students can select their names from classes, and run the program currently assigned to that class, and students may optionally also be allowed to join classes. Teachers can see at a glance which students are currently logged on and what they are doing, and they can add students to classes, remove them, or move them around. A reports facility allows you to display or print reports for entire classes, or for individual students. Student reports show the number of sessions, the time spent on each activity, and scores in the quizzes and games, and times and scores can also be displayed in chart form. The prices are highly competitive, and the price per unit goes down dramatically as one goes up in the number of users and units. With a configuration of 100 users and 100 units, which goes for $9,995, you pay less than $1 per unit per person!