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German DVD-ROM Programs

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Advanced German – Ein Fall für Zwei
Compatibility: Windows 98/2000 | Mac 8.6 or higher
Dual-platform DVD-ROM designed for advanced learners of German; central component of this interactive language learning program: 60-minute episode of a German police/detective television series entitled Ein Fall für Zwei; video may be viewed full-screen or with German subtitles, script in German, or English translation of script; individual scenes may be isolated for more detailed study; other features include: glossary (Wörterbuch), word search (Wort Suche), record mechanism (Ton Aufnahme) which allows user to record a specific character's lines within a scene, then playback the scene with the user's voice being heard in the role of that character, various activities for the practice and testing of vocabulary usage, spelling and listening comprehension; Film Quiz feature allows the user to participate in a simulated TV game show (against the computer character Tobias) to test knowledge of the TV episode as well as of the language (particularly vocabulary) learned.