Language Partner (LP) is an interactive multimedia program for
practicing foreign languages. Using short digitized video segments, LP
portrays real life conversation situations. These situations are presented
from three perspectives: a third person "observer" perspective, Speaker
A's perspective, and Speaker B's perspective. The three perspectives allow
the student to comprehend the whole dialogue (verbal and nonverbal), to
practice the lines of one speaker, or to take the role of either speaker
and practice the dialogue.
LP provides dialogue text in either the target or translation language
on an on-demand basis. The accompanying LP Author allows teachers,
without any special technical knowledge or resources, to create dialogue
materials for LP. Teachers that create dialogue materials will be able
to exchange their materials with other developers at a University of Washington
LP community website.
Visit the Language Partner home
page, which provides technical information.
Language Evaluator Now Available
The Technical Japanese Program has also developed Language Evaluator (LE) and
LE Author. These unique multimedia feedback tools assist students in reviewing
their oral performances and allow teachers to provide feedback without interrupting
a student's performance.
View the Language
Evaluator License or the Language Evaluator Technical
|End User Licensing
|The End User License is designed to meet the needs of individual language
instructors and the students in their classes. A limited right to distribute
the interface to your students is included. End User License Fee for LP
is $200. Instructions for submitting payment are in the End User License.
|The Site License is designed to meet the needs of language learning departments
or institutions that wish to use the Language Partner software. Download the Express License (PDF file), sign it, and
return it to Digital Ventures.
for information on site licensing for a combination of Language Partner
and Language Evaluator.
An HTML version
of the site license is also available.
|Request Demo of Language Partner
Language Partner (LP) is available for a trial evaluation period of
six months. Demo access is intended for teachers and language instructors
and curriculum resource developers to review Language Partner content
creation features, functions, and technical requirements.
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|For Descriptive Information
Technical Japanese Program
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-2195
Phone: (206) 543.7610
Fax: (206) 685.3264
|For Licensing Information
Express Licensing Program
4311 11th Avenue NE, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98105-4608
Phone: (206) 616-9212
Fax: (206) 616-3322
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