Beat the Clock - Ages 12 - adult. This innovative ESL program tests and builds vocabulary - type down a word from a definition given by the computer while a clock ticks away. Designed for schools, the home version is called 'English Builder'. The goal of this program is to get to the top of the highest score table. Beat your own previous score or that of a classmate. There is a word store of 3300 lexical items covering five word classes and six levels, ranging from false beginner to advanced. Users are tested on nouns, verbs, adjectives, phrasal verbs/dependent prepositions and idioms and collocations. The program is entirely authorable - add your own words and phrases!
Beat the Clock requires: PC; Pentium 90+; Windows (all); CD-ROM drive; 10MB free hard drive space; High color display.