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Longman English Interactive 1 & 2

Longman English Interactive 1 & 2

Longman English Interactive 1 & 2 CD-ROM for Windows
Longman English Interactive is a four-level, video based, integrated-skills software program. Students work with contemporary and engaging video, audio, animations, and extensive practice activities to develop essential skills. Longman English Interactive 1 is for beginners and Longman English Interactive 2 is for high beginners. For intermediate learners, please see Longman English Interactive 3 & 4.

 

 

 


Overview

Available Languages:
English
Target Audience:
Level 1 - Beginners, Level 2 - High Beginners
Levels:
Beginning Levels
Methodology:
Speaking, listening, grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, reading and writing.
Technology: Video, audio, animations, and extensive practice activities
Scope:
Interactive program for global communication

 


About Longman English Interactive 1 & 2

Longman English Interactive is an interactive program for global communication. The program is available as a CD-ROM for Windows, but is also available as a network version.

Level 1 is designed for beginners while level 2 is for high beginners. For information about Longman English Interactive for intermediate learners, please go to our Longman English Interactive 3 & 4 page.

Longman English Interactive 1 & 2 was designed by Michael Rost.

Features of Level 1 & Level 2

  • Students develop skills in speaking, listening, grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, reading and writing.
  • Role-plays with video characters engage learners and create realistic dialogue practice.
  • A unique pronunciation feature uses animation to help learners focus on word/sentence stress and intonation patterns.
  • Animated grammar explanations illustrate how grammar works.
  • Culture Notes help learners understand cultural differences and learn new language within a broader social context.
  • Native language support for Instructions, The Orientation, Culture Notes, video and audio transcripts, and online Help offers translation in nine languages.
  • Each level offers 100 hours of instruction, and is available in both American and British English.

Course Syllabus & Teacher's Guides

To learn more about Longman English Interactive 1 & 2, you can view the Course Syllabus and a sample of the Teacher's Guide as pdf documents.

Course Syllabus English Interactive 1
Course Syllabus English Interactive 2
Teacher's Guide Sample English Interactive 1
Teacher's Guide Sample English Interactive 2

You need to have Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to be able to view the document. If you do not have it, please download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Core Curriculum

Longman English Interactive has a carefully designed core curriculum, with Integrated Skills Development, Learner Support, Assessment, and a "Virtual Tutor".

Integrated Skills Development

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Grammar
  • Pronunciation
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary

Learner Support

  • Individualized Practice & Feedback
  • Automated Error Correction
  • Native Language Support

Assessment

  • Detailed Progress Reports
  • Pre- and Post-Test, Unit Tests
  • End-of-Level Tests

"Virtual Tutor"

  • A variety of special support features guide students in their learning. Learn more about the Virtual Tutor.

Levels

Level 1: Beginner

Level 1 is organized into three five-unit modules. Students learn skills necessary to communicate effectively in real-world situations, including how to:

  • Make introductions and exchange important information
  • Describe people, places, and things
  • Relay news, current events, and discuss life experiences
  • Make schedules, plan events, and make travel arrangements
  • Interview effectively

Level 2: High Beginner

Level 2 is organized into three five-unit modules. It builds on Level 1 language skills to help learners master important communication strategies. Students engage in interactive activities that present a variety of useful topics, including how to:

  • Talk about work and other routines
  • Give advice and provide recommendations
  • Order items, read directions, use computer hardware and software
  • Discuss travel and culture
  • Talk about personal experiences, health, and lifestyles

Suggested Student Texts

A Communication Companion Student Book is available for each level of the course.

The books have been especially designed to provide opportunities for the teacher to incorporate in-class activities into the program. Extensive pair, small group and whole class practice highlight the key teaching points in the online course.


System Requirements

  • Windows 98/XP/2000 with Service Pack 2 (or higher), or Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 5 (or higher)
  • Non-English Windows 2000 systems require the Professional Edition
  • Pentium II processor 400+ MHz
  • 64+ MB RAM (128 MB recommended)
  • 16-bit graphics card
  • Monitor resolution of 800 x 600 or higher
  • Sound card, microphone, and speakers (Microphones plugged into USB ports are not supported.)
  • 10X CD-ROM drive
  • Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher (Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher recommended) (Note: Netscape and AOL browser software are not supported.)
  • Macromedia's Flash 5 (or higher) and Shockwave 8 (or higher), Apple's QuickTime 5 (or higher), and Sun's Java 1.4.1 (or higher) plug-ins. (Note: If your computer does not have these plug-ins, they will be installed automatically when you install the course.)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 (or higher) software
  • Floppy disk drive (for saving student data) (Lab Workstation Version only)
  • 10Mbps (or faster) local area network (LAN) (required for Network Version only)

 

Pricing & Options

If you need a quote for more than 5 users, please contact us and we will be happy to help you out.

Title
ISBN
Media Type
Part #
Price
Purchase Online
English Interactive Level 1 - Communication Companion 9780131843400 Book #8617 $19.07
English Interactive Level 1 - Am Eng - SINGLE USER 9780131430686 CD-ROM PC #8618 $705.25
English Interactive Level 1 - PACK: 5 9780131430617 CD-ROM PC #6696 $2725.50

 

Title
ISBN
Media Type
Part #
Price
Purchase Online
English Interactive Level 2 Communication Companion 9780131843431 Book #8619 $19.07
English Interactive Level 2 - Am Eng - SINGLE USER 9780131430693 CD-ROM PC #8620 $705.25
English Interactive Level 2 - PACK: 5 9780131430624 CD-ROM PC #6702 $2725.50

*Please Note That We Cannot Ship Outside of the USA for Longman English Interactive.

If you need a quote for more than 5 users, please contact us and we will be happy to help you out.


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