PC: Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7, Pentium IV 500 MHz or higher, 512 MB RAM, 1024x768 color display, Sound Card, CD-ROM drive, Microphone (recommended), iTunes 7 or higher (recommended)
Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher, 512 MB RAM, 1024x768 color display, Sound Card, CD-ROM drive, Microphone (recommended), iTunes 7 or higher (recommended)
Spanish Levels 1, 2 & 3 Multimedia Software
1. Level 1, Disc 1 (Talk Now) CD-ROM
This program provides basic language learning that covers first words, foods, colors, phrases, body, numbers, time, shopping and countries. Within each topic you practice learning basic words, record and listen to your pronunciation or challenge yourself to quizzes in two levels of difficulty. Each topic also includes a printable picture dictionary for additional practice. In addition, iPod integration allows you to download the lessons and learn wherever you are.
2. Level 1, Disc 2 (Vocabulary Builder) CD-ROM
The vocabulary builder disc features three difficulty levels within three different learning sections. The first section teaches you everyday words with flashcards. The second portion features three games: Find the Card, Match the Pairs and Beat the Clock. The third section is a record-and-playback feature that allows you to practice and perfect your pronunciation.
3. Level 2, Disc 1 (Talk More) CD-ROM
This disc covers language learning beyond basic words and phrases. It starts with the alphabet and then progresses to greetings, at the restaurant, shopping, getting around, at the hotel, on the phone, emergencies, leisure and business. Repeat words and phrases, then record your progress or take multiple choice quiz. There also is a record-and-playback quiz in two levels of difficulty and a printable dictionary for each topic.
4. Level 2, Disc 2 (Talk The Talk) CD-ROM
Talk The Talk teaches you important vocabulary in addition to words and more than 200 phrases for family; school; hobbies; and friends; traveling; home; e-mails; computers and technology; the world; work and sports. Practice by repeating words and phrases, then record your progress or take a multiple choice quiz. There also is a record-and-playback quiz in two levels of difficulty and a printable dictionary for each topic.
5. Level 3, Disc 1 (World Talk) CD-ROM
This disc takes what you have learned and gives you a new way to practice with 13 different games. Practice your skills with image association, game show-style quizzes and story reconstruction. World Talk vocabulary covers people, food, animals, numbers, seasons and more.
6. Level 3, Disc 2 (Talk Business) CD-ROM
Learn crucial business vocabulary in addition to words and phrases for phone conversations; business meetings; business travel; careers; negotiating; trading, buying and selling; marketing, advertising and public relations; IT, Internet, e-commerce, communications; and banking, finance, stock exchange and accounting. Practice by repeating words and phrases, then record your progress or take a multiple choice quiz. There also is a record-and-playback quiz in two levels of difficulty and a printable dictionary for each topic.
7. iPod/MP3 Audio CD
The iPod and MP3 Audio disc is designed to be used as a supplement to the software course and to help reinforce what you have learned from the level 1, 2 and 3 discs. It can also be used before starting the software courses if you have no experience with the language as it will introduce you to basic words, phrases, proper pronunciation and grammar. This disc contains audio files that can be used on a portable audio player, computer and some car systems or home DVD players. The audio files can also be converted to a normal audio CD that will play in most CD players.
8. Talk More Interactive DVD
Practice what you learned on your TV. This disc plays on your DVD player and can be navigated using your remote control. There are nine topic areas, from shopping to business, multiple choice quizzes, and easy and hard games. Compete against friends and family as you perfect your new language skills.
9. Who is Oscar Lake? CD-ROM
This interactive CD-ROM mystery game will enhance your new language skills with over 70 hours of additional learning. In addition to solving a mystery, you can learn more than 1,200 words, use the online dictionary tool, learn from native speakers, record your voice and improve your pronunciation. And, with three possible endings, you can play it over and over again in ordwer to refine your knowledge of your new language.