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DynEd provides language courseware preview disc


DynEd International has created an ”Interactive Preview Disc” to introduce DynEd's expanded line of multimedia language training courseware to educators in the United States. Currently, students throughout Asia and Europe are using DynEd's highly interactive courseware to study English and Japanese. The Interactive Preview Disc gives educators the opportunity to experience samples from actual lessons in five of DynEd's courses: Dynamic English, Interactive Business English, Robin Hood, Firsthand Access, and Dynamic Japanese.

DynEd's Macintosh/IBM PC-compatible Interactive Preview Disc is available free of charge.


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DynEd introduces Macintosh version of Dynamic English


DynEd International introduced its Macintosh version of Dynamic English at the February 1994 exhibition of MacWorld Tokyo. DynEd's interactive multimedia courseware for learners of English as a Second Language is available on a variety of platforms throughout the world. Dynamic English's programs are divided into three levels, beginning through intermediate. Each level contains between 40-60 hours of intensive English language study with controlled vocabulary, sequenced grammar, and interactive comprehensive tasks. Through animated dialogues, colorful narrations, and high-quality sound, secondary-school through adult language learners build listening, reading and vocabulary skills. DynEd's Dynamic English is available by level on two CD-ROMs for $690, or as a complete set of six CD-ROMs with a Teacher's Manual, Content Guide & Index, and Reproducible Student Worksheets for $1,795.

DynEd introduces Dynamic Japanese interactive multimedia course


DynEd International has released Dynamic Japanese, a CD-ROM-based interactive multimedia software course for learning Japanese. Dynamic Japanese claims to be the first listening-based Japanese language course that systematically presents the structures and vocabulary necessary to acquire the Japanese language. It combines both dialogues and grammar-based patterns in a sequenced approach that recycles structures and vocabulary, giving the serious learner a strong foundation in spoken Japanese. Dynamic Japanese automatically tracks and assesses how the student is doing and adjusts the amount and variety of language presented accordingly.

Dynamic Japanese, aimed at the absolute beginner, provides about 50 hours of intensive study, with the inclusion of sound, full-color graphics, a glossary, spoken translation, and text support. Japanese characters (hiragana, katakana, and kanji) are gradually introduced through the course. Dynamic Japanese runs on both Multimedia PC and Macintosh platforms and sells for $350. Intermediate level versions of Dynamic Japanese are planned for early 1995.

DynEd wins two EDDIE awards


DynEd International Inc., publisher of English teaching (ESL/EFL) and foreign language courseware, has received two awards. Let's Go and Español Dinámico received ComputEd's 2nd Annual Education Software Review Award (EDDIE) for best elementary ESL course and best middle school beginner-level Spanish course, respectively. ComputEd's selections were based on ”academic content, potential for broad classroom use, technical merit, subject approach and quality of management system.”

DynEd upgrades business software for learning English


DynEd International has upgraded its business English program, Functioning in Business. Originally designed for the international markets, DynEd has upgraded this full-motion video English Language Training program to also meet the demands of US customers. Expanded speech and grammar lessons, multiplatform capabilities and an easier interface are some of the changes DynEd has implemented to appeal to business professionals and students currently working or planning to work in the US. Functioning in Business is a four CD-ROM course with study guide and runs on both Macintosh and Windows platforms.

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