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Reference / Language
You Can Do It!
Unlike other language learning methods, Portuguese Now! is uniquely
effective. Right away you'll find yourself in a compelling, interactive
environment where learning authentic Portuguese is made easy.
With PortugueseNow! you'll learn by immersing yourself in Portuguese. 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
Portuguese becomes transparent.
Learn to Speak, Listen, Read & Write
Portuguese Now! covers
the four language skills you need to use Portuguese. As you learn to speak
Portuguese, 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 Portuguese 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 Portuguese.
Perfect for Both Beginner & Advanced Speakers
is the comprehensive Portuguese-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.
Portuguese Now!'s unique methodology results in
full comprehension of Portuguese. That's why it is used in over 6,500
educational institutions. Independent studies have shown that PortugueseNow!'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 Portuguese 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 Portuguese.
Portuguese 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 PortugueseNow! provides
the most complete and effective way to learn Portuguese, short of living in
Begin with the Alphabet
Start with the Portuguese 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 Portuguese. Or jump directly into exciting
interactive games, pronunciation-improving practice or invigorating
conversations. All the tools you need to quickly master Portuguese are
instantly available in Portuguese Now!
Listen and compare your voice to
Any time you like, click to hear an instant, clear pronunciation of any word
or sentence in Portuguese 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
Portuguese 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 Portuguese. Plus, Portuguese 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 Portuguese language skills
improve every day.
Speak like a native now that you
Interactive Conversations are so realistic, you'll feel like you're speaking
Portuguese 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 Portuguese. 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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