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ESL Advanced Skills Pack
English language learning software that makes it happen!

ESL Advanced Skills Pack

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Consists of a group of Merit Software programs bundled together, selected to target reading, vocabulary, grammar, and listening and speaking skills. The complete series contains a wide variety of teaching activities that have been proven effective in increasing students’ English language proficiency.

Content is relevant to real-life situations. Topics include civics, government, health, transportation, American culture, history, and technology.

The software is self-paced and self-correcting. Students advance as they demonstrate readiness.

Scores are tracked in a record management system that allows teachers to view and print detailed reports.

The questions, answers and explanations for most of the programs can be spoken aloud by using the Merit Text Talker.

“Excellent ... students like using it. We love that students are placed in specific areas of need.”
- Mt. San Antonio Community College, Walnut, CA

Overview

The ESL Advanced Skills Pack is comprised of the following two curriculum components: Reading / Vocabulary and Writing / Grammar

  • Personalized help and feedback engage students of all ages.
  • Students choose from a menu of reward animations and sounds.
  • All student work is stored in the Teacher Program Manager.
  • Contents can be spoken aloud by using the Merit Text Talker.

Reading / Vocabulary ESL Advanced Skills Pack Curriculum
Concepts covered:

  • Listen to words, sentences, and questions
  • Identify sequence of details
  • Draw inferences from text
  • Draw conclusions
  • Understand vocabulary from context
  • Use contextual clues
  • Increase word recognition
  • Differentiate fact from opinion
  • Recall facts and details

Grammar/Writing ESL Advanced Skills Pack Curriculum
Concepts covered:

  • Recognize common errors in word usage
  • Identify parts of speech in context sentences
  • Identify common writing problems
  • Use pre-writing strategies
  • Correct faulty sentence structure
  • Review basic punctuation
  • Write clear, descriptive sentences
  • Organize ideas
  • Develop a paragraph
  • Practice proofreading

Each of the Merit Software Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/2003/XP programs in this package requires 5 to 8 MB RAM. About 150 MB hard disk space is required if all of the programs are installed. All programs also require a minimum screen resolution of 800 by 600 pixels.

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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What's Included

The Reading / Vocabulary ESL Advanced Skills Pack consists of the following titles:
(listed alphabetically)

The Grammar / Writing ESL Advanced Skills Pack consists of the following titles:
(listed alphabetically)

Try a Demo

The ESL Advanced Skills Pack consists of two curriculum components. Among the two components are 7 separate software programs that have been effective in improving students' basic reading, writing and math skills.

Evaluation versions of all of the programs may be downloaded by clicking the 'Download Demo' link for the corresponding program (each program approximately 10 MB).

Reading / Vocabulary ESL Advanced Skills Curriculum:

Grammar / Writing ESL Advanced Skills Curriculum:

Buy It / Pricing

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ESL Advanced Skills Pack Complete - $309.00 $279.00
Reading / Vocabulary Curriculum - $189.00
Grammar / Writing Curriculum - $195.00

 
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SCHOOL, GOVERNMENT and INSTITUTIONAL PRICING INFORMATION:
Represents a substantial discount compared to purchasing programs separately.

Program Versions Price VERSION DETAILS
Home Version $309.00
$279.00*
Use on one computer. Record keeping for 2 students
1 Station: Stand-alone $789.00 Use on one computer. Record keeping for 42 students
5 Pack: 1 Station: Stand-alone $2,799.00 Use a 1 Station: Stand-alone version on up to 5 separate computers (non-networkable)
5 Stations: Networkable $4,925.00 Use on a network with 5 concurrent users. Record keeping for 1,000 students
10 Stations: Networkable $8,375.00 Use on a network with 10 concurrent users. Record keeping for 1,000 students
Site License Contact Us Use on a network with more than 10 concurrent users. Record keeping for 1,000 students

* Special pricing until June 25, 2019.



All versions of Merit programs come with the Teacher Program Manager which allows for student record keeping.