Americana, a new module from American Language Academys English Mastery Series, provides a rich introduction to American history, culture and folk songs. With 57 lessons, many aspects of Americas past and present are covered. The interactive program includes over 400 exercises to help students develop their English language skills. Americana is designed for intermediate-level and high school through adult ESL students. Exercises include listening comprehension, speaking and pronunciation, reading comprehension, spelling and dictation, and vocabulary development. American Language Academy, Rockville, MD, (800) 346-3469, www.ala-usa.com/software.
This article originally appeared in the 12/01/1999 issue of THE Journal.
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