||Learn Dutch Now! Deluxe
||(Win95/98/2000/Mac) (Retail) (DUTCHN8DR)
Reference / Language
You Can Do It!
Unlike other language learning methods, Dutch Now! is uniquely effective.
Right away you'll find yourself in a compelling, interactive environment where
learning authentic Dutch is made easy.
With DutchNow! you'll learn by immersing yourself in Dutch. You'll
participate in real conversations, read interesting articles and watch
intriguing videos from Holland. Engaged in this rich multimedia experience, you
may never feel like you're studying, and the fact that you are actually using
Dutch becomes transparent.
Learn to Speak, Listen, Read & Write
Dutch Now! covers the
four language skills you need to use Dutch. As you learn to speak Dutch, 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 Dutch 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 Dutch.
Perfect for Both Beginner & Advanced Speakers
Dutch Now! is
the comprehensive Dutch-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.
Dutch Now!'s unique methodology results in full
comprehension of Dutch. That's why it is used in over 6,500 educational
institutions. Independent studies have shown that DutchNow!'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:
$15 value - Record and compare your voice to
native speakers, use advanced speech analysis, and participate in interactive
Berlitz Interpreter Word Translator
$20 value - Instant access to
over 50,000 words translated in English, Spanish, French, German and
Accent Multilingual Word Processor
$80 value - Includes foreign
language keyboards, a multilingual spell checker, an on-line thesaurus and
Here's How It Works...
With Dutch 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 Dutch.
Dutch 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 DutchNow! provides the
most complete and effective way to learn Dutch, short of living in Holland.
Begin with the Alphabet
Start with the Dutch 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 Dutch. Or jump directly into exciting interactive
games, pronunciation-improving practice or invigorating conversations. All the
tools you need to quickly master Dutch are instantly available in Dutch
Listen and compare your voice to
Any time you like, click to hear an instant, clear pronunciation of any word
or sentence in Dutch 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
Dutch 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 Dutch. Plus, Dutch 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 Dutch language skills improve every day.
Speak like a native now that you
Interactive Conversations are so realistic, you'll feel like you're speaking
Dutch 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 Dutch. In no time, you'll be
conditioned to respond correctly without thinking about it, just like you do in
Windows 95 or 98 or NT 4.0: 486 or higher, 2x CD-ROM drive, 16MB
RAM, 25MB free disk space, 1MB SVGA card or better display, standard soundcard
and multimedia speakers.
Macintosh: System 7.1 or better, 68040 or better processor or
PowerMac, 4MB free RAM, 2x CD-ROM drive, 256 color montior with at least
640x480 resolution, standard built-in speakers.
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