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You Can Do It!
Unlike other language learning methods, Spanish Now! is
uniquely effective. Right away you'll find yourself in a compelling,
interactive environment where learning authentic Spanish is made easy.
With SpanishNow! you'll learn by immersing yourself in
Spanish. You'll participate in real conversations, read interesting articles
and watch intriguing videos from Spain and Mexico and other Spanish speaking
countries. Engaged in this rich multimedia experience, you may never feel like
you're studying, and the fact that you are actually using Spanish becomes
Learn to Speak, Listen, Read & Write
Now! covers the four language skills you need to use Spanish. As you learn to
speak Spanish, 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
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 Spanish.
Perfect for Both Beginner & Advanced Speakers
Spanish Now! is the comprehensive Spanish-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.
Spanish Now!'s unique
methodology results in full comprehension of Spanish. That's why it is used in
over 6,500 educational institutions. Independent studies have shown that
SpanishNow!'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 How It Works...
With Spanish 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 Spanish. Spanish 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 SpanishNow! provides
the most complete and effective way to learn Spanish, short of living in Latin
America or Spain.
Begin with the
Start with the Spanish Alphabet. Hear the sounds of your new
language and learn common words.
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 Spanish. Or
jump directly into exciting interactive games, pronunciation-improving practice
or invigorating conversations. All the tools you need to quickly master Spanish
are instantly available in Spanish 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 Spanish 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
Build Skills with
vocabulary and grammar games
Spanish 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 Spanish. Plus, Spanish 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 Spanish language skills
improve every day.
Speak like a native
now that you know Spanish
Interactive Conversations are so realistic, you'll feel like
you're speaking Spanish 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 Spanish. 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
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
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