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Phonics Alive! 1

Ages 4 to 9 Australian Dual WIN/MAC CD


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Phonics Alive! 1.1 English phonics software

Phonics Alive! develops students' understanding of phonics and builds essential early reading skills.

Phonics Alive! 1.1 is being widely used in Preschools and Primary schools and Intensive English Centers around Australia.

It teaches young children to read; helps ESL students to understand and pronounce letters and phonic awareness; and can assist older student with reading difficulties.


"As soon as I saw the lower case stickers Phonics Alive! includes to stick on your keyboard, I realized the software designers knew how to teach."
Review by Linda Bruce, PC User Magazine

"Phonics Alive! is a must for every Australian Primary School." Anne Glover, Education Writer, Your Computer Magazine

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The lessons and exercises are self-paced and students can work independently through the lessons, if required.

  • Phonics Alive introduces five clusters of sounds from singles to blends

  • There are twenty self paced modules with clear auditory instructions, so no previous reading ability is required.

  • Letters are studied in beginning, medial & ending positions.

  • Progress can be recorded & printed.

  • Keyboard stickers with lowercase alphabet letters are included so the letters on the screen match those on the keyboard!

Extra resources included with School Versions:

A 110 page teaching guide including lower case keyboard stickers, 69 flashcards and blackline masters which can be copied and used in the classroom are included with School Versions, Lab Packs and Site Licences. A wonderful resource for all teachers!

Lowercase keyboard stickers are included to help young students and ESL students easily navigate their computer keyboard. Extra packs are available. [More information]


Minimum System Requirements:

Windows: Pentium 133MHz or faster IBM-compatible PC with SVGA display, 32 Mb RAM, 4 x CD-ROM player with 16 bit Sound Blaster compatible sound card, running Windows 95 or later. Display set to thousands of colours.
Macintosh: Power PC running System 8.6 to 9.x, with 64 Mb Ram, a 14" monitor displaying thousands of colours, (16 bit) and a 4 x CD-ROM player.


School Orders & Prices

Australian schools may purchase on 14 day account.
Email your school order directly to: order@englishsoftware.com.au
order on-line here.

International schools are required to prepay by credit card.
Download order form and return to: order@englishsoftware.com.au
Or order on-line here.

If required, see more ordering information here. Thank you.


 Type    $AUS
School Version   $110.00

Includes 1 WIN/MAC CD with teachers' resources: A 110 page teacher's manual filled with activities and blackline masters, plus 69 game cards.

All Network Licence and School Versions include a Teacher's Guide and the full program.

Site Licences

10 user network
15 user network
20 user network
50 user network
Unlimited network


Licences include 1 CD for the network and teacher's resources. Guaranteed to network!

  Extra Teachers' Resources $60.00 each - Binder with Blackline Masters and lesson plans etc. and 1 keyboard stickers.

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English Software currently updated for 2015

ABN: 55 866 403 094
35 Earl Street, Beacon Hill NSW 2100 Australia

Monday - Friday 9am-5pm
Phone: 02 9453 9266
Email: info@englishsoftware.com.au

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