Differences between CD/DVD-ROM and Online
The CD-ROM or DVD-ROM version of a course and its Online counterpart are more similar than they are different--they have the same lesson text, audio, and video, and some of the same exercises--but one version may suit you better. The following list is an extensive comparison of the differences.
|Full Lesson Text with Video and Audio||X||X|
|Multiple Choice Quiz||X||X|
|Listening Dictation Exercise||X*||X*|
|Flash Card Exercise||X||X|
|MP3 Mobile Lessons||X|
|Exercise History / Grade Tracking||X|
|Printable Full Lessons with Footnotes||X|
|Works on Windows||X||X|
|Works on Mac and Linux||X|
|Works without Internet Connection||X|
|Works without any software installation**||X|
|Subscription length: 6 months||X|
*The CD/DVD-ROM Listening Dictation exercise uses a more sophisticated grading method.
**This assumes that system requirements such as a web browser and Flash are already installed.