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ZOOM German for Everyone
$9.95 (Win95/98) (Retail) (GERMANEVPR)

Publisher: The Learning Company

Reference / Language Instruction

Everyday Conversation the Interactive Way

Communicate effectively in everyday situations with German for Everyone. You'll speak - and be understood - in German with the conversation skills needed to meet new people, order meals, travel to foreign cities, and much more.

These features will have you speaking German in no time!

20 movies feature native speakers in real-life situations.

Simple interactive lessons have you speaking German from the very start.

Speech recognition understands and evaluates your pronunciation.

Record/playback technology compares your pronunciation to a native speaker's.

Online dictionary, grammar guidebook, and printed phrase book help make learning German easy.

Flexible program options let you progress at your own pace.

Conversation-branching technology lets you interact face-to-face with onscreen speakers.

Speaking German Is As Easy As 1, 2, 3!

1. Learn from Native Speakers.

Start Speaking in Lesson 1. Choose a category as you start your lesson in the Language Studio. Take tips from your tutor and you'll be speaking German in the very first lesson.

Build Vocabulary. Build your German vocabulary with illustrations that boost your memory. Improve your pronunciation with feedback from the unique speech-recognition gauge.

2. Have Fun Practicing What You've Learned.

Listen & Learn. See and hear vocabulary used in common conversations through videos of real-life situations. Follow along with the German text to strengthen your comprehension. You control the pace. Slow down or repeat dialogue as much as you need.

Challenge Yourself. Have fun with your language skills as you compete against a friend or the computer in engaging games. Make your move. Use speech recognition to record responses and match words to pictures.

3. Carry on Real Conversations.

Native Speakers Respond to Your Answers. With breakthrough conversation-branching technology, you'll see how much you have already learned. Interact face-to-face with onscreen native speakers in simulated situations. For example, practice conversing with an German and ask her to take your picture. Program responds based on your answers.

Here's Why It Really Works!


  • Speech recognition
  • Advanced record/playback
  • Conversation-branching technology
  • Slow down and repeat speech
  • Video and audio of native speakers
  • Audio pronunciation guide


  • Follow along with written text
  • Read and hear vocabulary
  • Interactive exercises and games


  • Everyday vocabulary and phrases
  • Quick English translations
  • Online dictionary

Work with Your Private Tutor

Your private onscreen tutor will be with you every step of the way. She leads lessons, monitors your progress - even entertains you.


486DX/66 MHz or better, 8 MB RAM (16 MB recommended), hard drive, 256 color SVGA, double speed CD-ROM drive, Windows 3.1 or Windows 95/98, 16-bit Sound Blaster compatible sound card, MCI sound, microphone, mouse.

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