TeLL me More Japanese


TELL ME MORE®, the world’s leading software for language learning, is valued by users and teachers alike for its speech recognition technology and personalized language courses. TeLL me More now has more than 5 million satisfied users worldwide.


Developed in collaboration with the Japanese Institute of Languages, TeLL me More® is the first language learning method based on the use of speech recognition technology. This software will enable students to easily master the various nuances of the Japanese language..

With the use of Romaji, the phonetic transcription system, TeLL me More® Japanese covers all the essentials of learning the language. Students will master:
- The Kana Alphabets and over 1,000 Basic Kanji Characters
- Listening and Written Comprehension
- Pronunciation
- Written Expression and Grammar



:: Interactive Dialogues and Cultural Videos
Have a free-flowing conversation with your computer, and perfect your pronunciation with over 2,000 words and phrases found in the dialogues

The dialogues are based on everyday conversation and are supplemented with photos illustrating Japanese culture.

:: Glossary
Enrich your vocabulary with a glossary including more than 8,000 words.

:: Grammar
Consult 60 key grammar points, presented in a clear and concise manner.

:: Over 1,500 exercises
Enhance your knowledge and understanding of the course with ten different types of written and oral activities, related to the grammar and vocabulary points covered in the lessons:

- Picture/Word Association
- Word Association: Japanese/Romaji
- Word Association: Japanese/English
- Word Association: Japanese/Japanese
- Fill-in-the-Blanks
- Mystery Phrase
- Dictation
- The Right Word
- Word Order
- Crossword Puzzles….

:: Lesson Report
Evaluate your coursework in the 18 lessons, and listen again to your dialogues with the computer.

:: Animated demonstrations of the characters
Increase your knowledge and understanding of the Japanese alphabets with 46 animated demonstrations of Hiragana and Katakana characters.


:: Cutting-Edge Speech Recognition Software
Using speech recognition technology, TeLL me More is able to recognize what you say, evaluate your pronunciation and correct your mistakes. With the help of the voice graph and pitch curve, you can improve your pronunciation and intonation.

:: Automatic Detection of Pronunciation Errors: S.E.T.S.®
TeLL me More pinpoints pronunciation errors within a sentence thanks to its exclusive S.E.T.S. technology (Spoken Error Tracking System).

:: MPEG Video:
Improve your listening comprehension with full-screen MPEG videos.


:: Simple and progressive lessons in Japanese

With TeLL me More®, discover a simple and fun way to pronounce, write and memorize Kanji (Chinese ideograms) and the Kana alphabets (Hiragana and Katakana). The use of the Romaji phonetic transcription system throughout the program will help you master Japanese pronunciation.

:: Japanese Language and Culture: An introductory manual
Discover the basics of the Japanese Language and its fascinating cultural heritage with a complementary introductory manual.





Beginner: to discover or revise the basics, and make yourself understood in basic everyday situations.


Intermediate: Revise and build upon basic Japanese to improve your conversational abilities.


Advanced: Strengthen your skills and expand upon different themes in everyday life.


You can install TeLL me More Japanese to receive the explanations (translations, grammar rules, etc) in English and French. The packaging and user manual, however, are in English.




:: Minimum configuration
PC or compatible: Pentium®, Windows ™ 95/98, 16 MB RAM, 90 MB available on hard disk, 2 X CD-ROM drive, 16-bit Windows™-compatible sound card, 800 x 600, 256-color graphics card, microphone and speakers or headset.

:: Recommended configuration
PC or compatible: Pentium® 166 MHz, Windows™ 95/98/NT4, Millenium, 2000 or XP, 32 MB RAM, 110 MB available on hard disk, 12 X CD-ROM drive, 16-bit Windows™-compatible sound card, 1024x768, 65, 536-color graphics card, microphone and speakers or headset.