Gong Xi Fa Cai, or Happy New Year to those yet to discover the TriplePlay Plus! Chinese CD-Rom from Syracuse Language Systems (SLS). Pitched at three skill levels, the program uses games like Concentration, Bingo and jigsaw puzzles to teach vocabulary and phrases. Links to the SLS website (www.syrlang.com) for cultural information and recordplayback facilities provides instant comparison with native speakers.
TriplePlay Plus! costs pound;49.95 for Windows and IBM-compatible PCs and is available from Software Partners Publishing, Unit 2 Edison Road, Somersham Road Industrial Estate, St Ives, Cambridgeshire PE17 4LF. Tel: 01480 466111.