Publisher: TOPICS Entertainment
Reference / Language Instruction
Do You Really Want to Speak a Foreign
Millions of people worldwide have
discovered the value of Instant Immersion, the most effective program
available for learning to speak a foreign language quickly. The New and
Improved! Instant Immersion Italian suite combines brand new features and
speech recognition technology with an authentic learning environment - the best
way to master a foreign language. Based on the highly effective
Euromethod (an intuitive approach that surrounds you with native speakers
and a new culture) this 4 cd-rom suite immerses you in the learning process
with cultural videos, entertaining games, and interactive lessons with native
speakers. You'll quickly move from beginner level to that of intermediate with
the first two discs from Eurotalk, publisher of language-learning
software in Europe. Talk Now and World Talk will have you speaking italian
faster than any other language-learning software on the market, with fun,
easy-to-follow instructions. Talk To Me® builds on the Eurotalk discs
by introducing more progressive dialogue skills. Including advanced speech
recognition technology, Talk To Me® allows you to converse with the
software, which corrects your pronunciation and intonation of individual words
and phrases. For building vocabulary, the Interactive Picture Dictionary
provides thousands of essential terms along with detailed images, illustrations
and video clips designed to increase retention. You can even translate words
from English to French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Rounding out your
immersion experience, Who is Oscar Lake?, a fun and challenging interactive
mystery game, tests your new skills.
These features will have you speaking Italian in no time!
- The fastest, most intuitive way to learn Italian
- Learn the same way you learned your native language
- Extremely user friendly - suitable for all ages, child through adult
- Takes you from beginner to advanced intermediate levels
- Ideal for business, travel, school, and home
Talk Now! Italian
Talk Now! is designed for beginners who want to start learning a new
language as soon as possible. As handy for business as it is for pleasure, Talk
Now! introduces the essential vocabulary needed to successfully communicate in
World Talk builds on the fundamentals of Talk Now, taking you to the next
linguistic level with more intermediate activities, added dictation, and a
recording section - topics covered include the calendar, building sentences,
asking directions, and using numbers. With the unique recording feature, you
can compare your pronunciation to that of native speakers. By mimicking the
actors, you'll reap the rewards of language learning the fast EuroTalk way!
Talk to Me 3.0
Talk To Me® 3.0 ties together the fundamentals covered in Talk Now and
World Talk with lessons on pronunciation and dialogue. Using advanced speech
recognition technology, Talk To Me® 3.0 allows you to converse with the
software - the next best thing to hiring a personal tutor. This feature
evaluates and corrects your intonation, stress, and rhythm of individual words
and phrases (ensuring that you develop correct pronunciation skills). Create a
personalized program by choosing activities that target your problem subjects.
Plus, you can easily set our own learning pace by adjusting the difficulty
level of the exercises.
Interactive Picture Dictionary
Interactive Picture Dictionary allows you
to easily explore over 2,000 words in French, Spanish, German, and Italian.
Using highly effective picture association techniques, the Interactive Picture
Dictionary includes high-quality images, illustrations, video clips, and other
memory enhancing tools that make retaining vocabulary simple. Native Italian
speakers introduce the words and phrases, ensuring you receive the most
authentic translation available. With interactive games, worksheets, and a
printable dictionary, you will quickly memorize key terms used in daily
- Photographs/video clips for every word
- Categories include: clothes & accessories, conversation, food &
drink, medical, travel and transportation
- Extensive search feature
- Interactive games
Who is Oscar Lake
Who is Oscar Lake is the first language-learning program of its kind
anywhere. You won't find repetitive drills or endless vocabulary lists here.
Instead, Oscar Lake plunges you directly into a foreign city where you must
solve a puzzling mystery in a new language. With Oscar Lake, you learn by
hearing, seeing, and doing. And because you interact directly with all the
characters you meet, you control the pace of the story, the speed of learning,
and even the outcome of the game. But be careful! With its multiple endings,
Who is Oscar Lake? can make you the hero who recovers the stolen diamond, or
the convict who ends up taking the rap!
- Speech recognition feature - you can even record your own voice
- Learn 12,000 words
- Point and click on any object to learn its meaning
- Special activities module for language basics
- Instant translations
Pentium® II 200MHz or higher, Windows® 98 or better including XP,
800X600, High color display , 16 MB RAM (128 MB recommended), 90 MB HD, 4X
CD-ROM drive or faster, Speaker, mouse, microphone (optional), printer
(optional), internet access (optional).
Which Is Right For You?
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