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Japanese: The Spoken Language, CD-ROM for PC

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Author: Mari Noda
Publisher: Yale University Press (2005)
Binding: CD-ROM, 94 pages
Summary:
"This interactive CD-ROM program is a powerful tool for beginning learners of Japanese and is based on Part 1 of the popular Japanese: The Spoken Language textbook series. The two-disc set—available in both Macintosh and PC-compatible formats—presents JSL’s sound methodology in a rich multimedia environment. Innovative, fully interactive exercises, simulations, and reviews complement the textbook. The program contains 125 “Core Conversation” video clips, activities, helpful notes about language and culture, and student review and assessment, with native Japanese speakers providing conversation models throughout. Whether used in the classroom or for self-study, the CD-ROM program encourages students to complete the tasks necessary to communicate successfully in Japanese and makes learning both enjoyable and rewarding. To purchase the institutional version, containing 10 CD-ROM sets, 10 User's Guides, and one Faculty Guide, click here."
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Learning Chinese Measure Words: A Web-based Lesson

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This is a free CD-ROM of interactive courseware for elementary Chinese for business and basic language skills.It is designed to be an integral part of an elementary business language course, or as a stand-alone product for self-study. It also works well as a component for learning basic survival skills language.
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Easy Chinese Mandarin, Level I (Includes Easy Chinese Tutor CD-ROM and Easy Chinese Basic Text and Workbook)

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Author: Edward C. Chang
Publisher: Emnes Systems (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 176 pages
Summary:
Easy Chinese (Mandarin, Level 1) is a self-study course designed for anyone interested in learning the Chinese language using a step-by-step-approach. The program includes a book (Easy Chinese: Basic Text and Workbook) and a CD-ROM (Easy Chinese Tutor). The Easy Chinese Self-Study Program is most appropriate for those who want to learn the Chinese language on their own with the help of a computer; it is also intended for those who are enrolled in a regular class as an enrichment or tutorial program. The Easy Chinese program is noted for the following: teaching Chinese characters, compound words, and sentences that appear most often in modern Chinese publications; emphasizing both reading and writing the Chinese language; employing a systematic and self-paced approach; allowing the learners to learn both traditional and simplified Chinese characters; providing numerous learning tools, examples, sentence patterns, exercises, and self tests; including more than 700 compound words and 1,000 sentences in the first course Easy Chinese: Basic Text and Workbook: Each lesson in the book includes a number of base characters from which many compound words and phrases are formed. Each character set includes traditional and simplified characters, compound words or phrases, pinyin pronunciation guides, and definitions. Except for the first two lessons, each lesson in the first course includes a number of illustrative sentences using words and phrases already introduced. Each set of sentences includes traditional characters, simplified characters, an English translation, and a pinyin pronunciation guide. At the end of each lesson, a variety of exercises are provided to reinforce learning. Both a Chinese index and an English index are included for easy reference. The Easy Chinese Tutor CD-ROM: The Easy Chinese Tutor CD-ROM offers a variety of learning tools, exercises, and tests that are not found in the workbook. Some of the features include: Animated character writing; brief story about each character; templates for printing hollow Chinese characters; using diagrams and boxes to explain sentence structures; pronunciation by a native speaker. System Requirements: Windows 95 or higher; 100 MHZ or faster 4xCD-ROM drive or faster; Speakers. Note: The animated writing component (stroke sequence) of the accompanied software may be incompatible with a few latest computer models.
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Conversational Mandarin Chinese: Learn to Speak and Understand Mandarin with Pimsleur Language Programs

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Author: Pimsleur
Publisher: Pimsleur (2005)
Binding: Audio CD, 8 pages
Summary:
This Conversational program contains 8 hours of interactive audio-only instruction, effective language learning with real-life spoken practice sessions.
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Chinese: Communicating in the Culture (Performance Text 1)

Author: Galal Walker,Yong Lang
Publisher: Foreign Language Publications & Services
Binding: Paperback, 0pages
Summary:
This is the first text in a series of Mandarin Chinese learning texts, and it is for the beginning learner. It provides the learner with sufficient support in self-study help and in beginning a class. The book focuses on three major areas: instructional expressions, people, and places. An MP3 file accompanies this book.
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Japanese: The Spoken Language Interactive CD-ROM for Macintosh (Ind)

Author: Mari Noda
Publisher: Yale University Press
Binding: Paperback, 110pages
Summary:
This interactive CD-ROM program is a powerful tool for beginning learners of Japanese and is based on Part 1 of the popular Japanese: The Spoken Language textbook series. The two-disc set—available in both Macintosh and PC-compatible formats—presents JSL’s sound methodology in a rich multimedia environment. Innovative, fully interactive exercises, simulations, and reviews complement the textbook. The program contains 125 “Core Conversation” video clips, activities, helpful notes about language and culture, and student review and assessment, with native Japanese speakers providing conversation models throughout. Whether used in the classroom or for self-study, the CD-ROM program encourages students to complete the tasks necessary to communicate successfully in Japanese and makes learning both enjoyable and rewarding. A User’s Guide, included with the CD-ROMS (and also sold separately), offers clear, concise instructions for the program's most effective use. In addition, it provides comprehensive guidance for learners of Japanese and answers to some of their commonly asked questions. A Faculty Guide is also available to help instructors incorporate into their curricula the components of Japanese: The Spoken Language, Multimedia Collection—a grouping of new and previously published text, audio, video, and CD-ROM materials that together form a complete package for learning and teaching spoken Japanese at the beginning level. The institutional version of this product contains 10 CD-ROM sets, 10 User's Guides, and one Faculty Guide.
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Japanese Before You Know it

Publisher: Transparent Language, Imc.
Binding: CD-ROM, pages
Summary:
For beginners to advanced learners, Before You Know It is the simple and effective way to master a new language with Perfect Recall, guaranteed! Whether for business, travel, school or personal enjoyment, you'll quickly learn to understand and speak 1,000 common Japanese words and 250 essential phrases.
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