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Sound English Software
Using many learning strategies, the Sound English software allows students to hear and practise the sounds, rhythms and flow of Australian English.
This software presents the text and pictures of the books, along with questions, activities and spelling exercises*.
What does each package include?
Each level offers Reading, Questions, Activities and Writing.
Each word is underlined while it is spoken by a human voice.
Every book has a set of questions that focus on helping the student understand the content. Images and text from the book are used wherever appropriate.
There is a set of activities for each book, each aimed at practising a particular aspect of the reading process. Instructions are spoken. Students can click on any word or sound to hear it again.
Students can gain confidence from writing their own version of a book, then hearing the computer read their text. (Text-to-speech facilities in the computer's operating system need to be enabled to read the text aloud.)
Spelling (Level 1 books)
Students are offered a variety of spelling activities using the words in each book.
Record-keeping facilities for the teacher
Teachers have protected access to comprehensive options, control panels and a record-keeping system for each student.
Same-day shipping: $8 (any quantity within Australia)
• Is there software planned for Level 2?
A single copy of the software entitles the purchaser to install it on one computer. This is a "Single User Licence".
The purchase of two copies of the same package allows an educational institution to install that package on an unlimited number of computers at a single campus of that institution. This is a "Site Licence" and appropriate documentation for software audit purposes is included with the order.
For example, purchasing two copies of the Level 1 Books 1-10 package automatically grants the purchasing institution a site licence to install Level 1 Books 1-10 on networks and/or an unlimited number of computers on one campus.
Lending Library Editions
We regret that Lending Library Editions are no longer available.