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ZOOM Learn Italian Now! Deluxe v9
$19.95 (Win95/98/2000/Me/XP/Mac) (Retail) (ITALNOW9DR)

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You Can Do It!

Yes! "There is a better way to learn Italian" With ItalianNow!, you'll learn by immersing yourself in Italian. You'll participate in real conversations, read interesting articles, and watch intriguing videos from Italian other Italian speaking countries. Engaged in this rich multimedia experience, you may never feel like you're studying, and the fact that you are actually using Italian becomes transparent.

Learn to Speak, Listen, Read & Write
Italian Now! covers the four language skills you need to use Italian. As you learn to speak Italian, 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 Italian 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 Italian.

Perfect for Both Beginner & Advanced Speakers
Italian Now! is the comprehensive Italian-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.

Proven Effective
Italian Now!'s unique methodology results in full comprehension of Italian. That's why it is used in over 10,000 educational institutions. Independent studies have shown that ItalianNow!'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
  • On-line testing
  • Personal progress tracking

Here's How It Works...

With Italian 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 Italian. Italian 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 ItalianNow! provides the most complete and effective way to learn Italian, short of living in Italy.

Begin with the Basics

Just select any of the four interactive environments in Learn Italian Now! and click to explore your new language.

Learn by immersing yourself in interactive situations

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 Italian. Or jump directly into exciting interactive games, pronunciation-improving practice or invigorating conversations. All the tools you need to quickly master Italian are instantly available in Italian Now!

Listen and compare your voice to native speakers

Any time you like, click to hear an instant, clear pronunciation of any word or sentence in Italian 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 grammar games

Italian 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 Italian. Plus, Italian 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 Italian language skills improve every day.

Speak like a native now that you know Italian

Interactive Conversations are so realistic, you'll feel like you're speaking Italian 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 Italian. In no time, you'll be conditioned to respond correctly without thinking about it, just like you do in English.


Windows 95 OSR2, 98, NT 4.0 Service Pack 5 or higher, 2000 Service Pack 1 or higher, ME, or XP; 100MHz Pentium or better; 32 MB available RAM (64 MB recommended); 35 MB disk space to run with CD-ROM in drive (up to 500 MB disk space to run without CD-ROM); sound card; speakers; video support for High Color or True Color settings and at least 800 X 600 resolution; 2X CD-ROM drive; microphone for recording; browser and Internet connection to link to on-line resources.

Macintosh - OS 8.6 or higher, OSX native; Power PC; 32 MB available RAM; 30 MB disk space to run with CD-ROM in drive (up to 500 MB disk space to run without CD-ROM); video support for Thousands of Colors setting and at least 800 X 600 resolution; CD-ROM drive; microphone for recording; browser and Internet connection to link to on-line resources. *Please Note: This product is Version 8.1 for the Macintosh. The user interface for the version of Learn Italian Now! differs slightly from that pictured.

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