English Today - Multimedia Courses DVD 26
Author: E-ducation.it, Florence
DVD: PAL 4:3 (720x576) VBR
Audio: english (Dolby AC3, 2 ch), MP3: 192 kbps, 48 kHz, stereo
Subtitles: English, Magyar
Size: 56.7 GB After Compression
is an innovative product for english language learning
designed to gain maximum advantage from the DVD
format and aimed at the needs of the target consumer.
It is not simply the next stage in the advancement
from video cassettes
or CD-ROMs, but a whole new kind of product.
It represents a completely new approach instead of
the typical video-lesson structure
a teacher guides the student through
a series of narrative episodes arranged as in a sit-com.
There are also interactive exercises so that the user can practice
what he or she has learned. All with the flexibility afforded by a
Each publication (or module) presents three main features
- The DVD, compatible with either a television or a computer.
The DVD is the core of the course,
- An audio CD containing the transcriptions from the video episodes on the DVD
along with some new interesting materials for in-depth study and revision.
- A paperback course book with the transcriptions of the episodes
from the DVD and their translation,
exercises and a section dedicating special attention to new vocabulary.
Each DVD consists of a video episode and a lesson which
clarifies the language issues set out in the programme.
The standard lessons are integrated by a special lesson
at the end of each DVD.
This may be either a video episode with an independent storyline or a cartoon
based on typical literature or cinema genres and
which explores the language of various expressive
Each lesson also contains a workshop section with interactive
exercises and grammar tables to test specific grammar skills and check progress.
The course is recognized by the ETS (Educational Testing Service)
as a valid method of preparation for the TOEFL iBT exam,
the english language test required of all foreign students
applying to study in the United States and also used by many
The course is also a useful preparation for the TOEIC?, the business orientated exam