F.Y.I. - MyEFA.org
The U.S. and California departments of education, the Los Angeles Unified School District and Azavar Technologies have released MyEFA.org, a free Internet-based multimedia learning system designed for people seeking to learn English and about the American culture. The distance learning course covers topics such as basic literacy skills and grammar, accessing public services and career development. The program includes interactive student activities, streaming video, Flash animation and audio, and a course management system for teachers to track student progress. The site can translate online text into several different languages, supporting German, Italian, Dutch, French, Portuguese, Hebrew and Spanish. Visit the site at www.myefa.org.
This article originally appeared in the 02/01/2002 issue of THE Journal.