tutor is for students.
There are 72 lessons in 24 “hours” (sessions).
The front, menu page has a drop down menu for each hour of instruction.
This page can be customized.
The program and self-installation is written in Delphi.
author creates and edits lessons.
Text to speech (TTS) is automatic. Recorded sound will override the
Making new lessons is as simple as dragging words from the floating
dictionary browser to the sentence panel. The new lesson will appear
as you add words. Step by step instructions for creating lessons are
in the authoring manual.
Dictionary creates and edits the multimedia words used in the Author.
There are 52 dictionaries organized by part of speech.
are 3000 root word icons and extra icons for tense, plurals, phonics,
punctuation, and numbers. New dictionaries are simple to create.
workbooks are included on the CD.
They are in Word format.
books are half-page size, so when they are printed, they should
be cut in half.
icon collection is separate and includes 5000 bitmap images, 54 pixels
high. Icons from this collection can be inserted in any document.
Icons can easily be created using photo images of students or other
real people and places. Just size the photo to 54 pixels in height,
and add to one of the dictionaries.
is one poem online that has the same functionality as the CD. It
is the model for the online program to come.
the meantime, the CD can be downloaded or received in the mail.