Pronunciation Power is a user friendly, interactive CD-ROM designed for beginning English learners of all ages. It is an excellent tool for students to learn the correct pronunciation of 52 sounds as they are used in the English language. It has an easy, effective design with numerous exercises for practice using visual and auditory feedback. The picture dictionary teaches the meaning of unknown words and will promote improvement in reading and spelling levels.
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Pronunciation Power is a great CD-ROM tool for both Windows and Macintosh that teaches proper pronunciation of all 52 American English sounds. This program is designed by ESL language professionals and is very thorough. It even reinforces the learning through interactive drills and many helpful exercises. Plus, it has QuickTime movies to illustrate proper tongue and lip position. This program is highly recommended for any ESL language lab or home use.
Many ESL students complain that the hardest part about learning English is pronunciation. Most students of English spend hundreds of hours learning grammar and vocabulary but cannot be understood when the time comes to communicate with real Americans. In America, as in other cultures, poor pronunciation can be confused with ignorance and will often result in less than desired results in business and social situations. Don't be a victim of bad pronunciation! Pronunciation Power teaches you all 52 American English sounds and gives you multiple drills on each one! It's really like having a personal tutor on a CD-ROM!
Pronunciation Power comes in packages for two levels:
PCs: Intel Pentium processor at 100MHz or faster; Windows 95/98/ME/NT 4/2000/XP/; 32MB of RAM; 800x600 resolution at 16-bit (thousands) of colors; 4x CD-ROM drive or faster; high quality microphone; speakers; 5MB available disk space.
MacOS Compatible Computers: Power PC at 100MHz or faster, System 7.5.3 or later; 20MB of available RAM; 800x600 resolution at 16-bit (thousands) of colors; 4x CD-ROM drive or faster; high quality microphone; speakers; 5MB available disk space.