||Learn Chinese Now!
||(Win95/98/2000/Mac) (Retail) (CHINNOWDR)
Reference / Language
You Can Do It!
Unlike other language learning methods, Chinese Now! is uniquely effective.
Right away you'll find yourself in a compelling, interactive environment where
learning authentic Chinese is made easy.
With ChineseNow! you'll learn by immersing yourself in Chinese. You'll
participate in real conversations, read interesting articles and watch
intriguing videos from China. Engaged in this rich multimedia experience, you
may never feel like you're studying, and the fact that you are actually using
Chinese becomes transparent.
Learn to Speak, Listen, Read & Write
Chinese Now! covers the
four language skills you need to use Chinese. As you learn to speak Chinese,
you will also learn to listen, read and write. Use all of the activities,
tests, exercises and tools to improve all of your language abilities, or focus
your efforts on any individual skill.
Easily Build Conversation Skills
With Chinese Now! you'll
participate in real dialogs with native speakers at your own speed. As you
interact with the program, you'll hear how words are pronounced, see the
spelling, discover word meanings and actually hear yourself speaking. In no
time, you'll be confidently conversing in Chinese.
Perfect for Both Beginner & Advanced Speakers
Chinese Now! is
the comprehensive Chinese-learning package. From basic skills to a mastery of
the language, it's all here. For beginners, or those looking to brush up on
their abilities, The Most Common Words and Survival Phrases are a great place
to start. The word games, grammar tools and vocabulary-building activities
provide a solid foundation. As you advance, authentic video content lets you
interact with your new language like a true native.
Chinese Now!'s unique methodology results in
full comprehension of Chinese. That's why it is used in over 6,500 educational
institutions. Independent studies have shown that ChineseNow!'s unique
multimedia approach provides a more effective learning experience than books,
tapes and even classroom methods. It works!
- Over 10,000 words
- Hundreds of useful phrases
- Full motion video
- Full native speaker pronunciation
- Record, playback and compare
- Advanced pronunciation analysis
- SlowSound to hear every nuance
- Alphabet reference
- Conversation practice
- Word dictation
- Grammar tutorial
- Word and root search
- Vocabulous!, crosswords, and more interactive games
- Video unscramble
- On-line testing
- Personal progress tracking
Here's What You Get in this Package:
Web-based testing and feedback
Test your comprehension and
retention of vocabulary, grammar concepts and subject matter from ChineseNow!
on the web. Instant feedback helps you review and continuously improve your
Unitype GlobalWriter Multilingual Word Processor
$80 value -
Includes foreign language keyboards, a multilingual spell checker, an on-line
thesaurus and more.
Here's How It Works...
With Chinese Now!, you'll actually learn by doing. You'll become actively
involved in fun and interesting conversations, articles and more - rich in
native dialog, sound and video - while building your proficiency in Chinese.
Chinese Now! provides a wide range of activities and interactive games for
maximum results at all ability levels. These engaging exercises keep you
motivated and learning. The variety of activities in ChineseNow! provides the
most complete and effective way to learn Chinese, short of living in China.
Begin with the Alphabet
Start with the Chinese Alphabet. Hear the sounds of your new language and
learn common words.
Learn by immersing yourself in
Just select one of the interesting articles or stories and click to explore
your new language. View foreign language videos complete with the sites and
sounds of real people speaking and interacting in Chinese. Or jump directly
into exciting interactive games, pronunciation-improving practice or
invigorating conversations. All the tools you need to quickly master Chinese
are instantly available in Chinese Now!
Listen and compare your voice to
Any time you like, click to hear an instant, clear pronunciation of any word
or sentence in Chinese Now!. Repeat the pronunciation as often as you like.
Have hours of interactive fun as you enhance your listening comprehension skill
with dictation and audio/video unscramble features. Use Word and Sentence
Pronunciation with Advanced Pronunciation Analysis to see and hear how your
pronunciation compares to the native speaker's.
Build Skills with vocabulary and
Chinese Now!'s dynamically generated games are different every time you
play. It's never the same and never boring. After a few sessions, you'll
actually find yourself thinking in Chinese. Plus, Chinese Now! tracks your game
scores and presents them to you in colorful graphs. This is a terrific way to
see your progress and watch your Chinese language skills improve every day.
Speak like a native now that you
Interactive Conversations are so realistic, you'll feel like you're speaking
Chinese with natives in another country! Just choose the part you want to play
and follow the prompts. You can record your voice and replay the whole
conversation complete with the lines you've recorded. It's a terrific way to
get valuable real-world experience using Chinese. In no time, you'll be
conditioned to respond correctly without thinking about it, just like you do in
Windows 95/ 98/2000 or NT 4.0: Pentium, 2x CD-ROM drive, 32MB RAM,
35MB free disk space, color settings and at least 800x600 resolution,1MB SVGA
card or better display, standard soundcard and multimedia speakers.
Macintosh: System 7.5.5 or better, Power PC or better processor or
PowerMac, 16MB free RAM, 30 MB disk space, 2x CD-ROM drive, Thousands of Colors
setting with at least 800x600 resolution, standard built-in speakers.
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