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They use innovative computer-based programs in addition to printed materials and techniques which make learning easy. The ETL systems demonstrate multimedia, multisensory, multilevel learning at its best.

These systems supply sufficient enjoyable practice using learning materials that stimulate the brain enabling it to store and retrieve auditory, visual and motor-kinesthetic impressions. This results in prodigious amounts of sequential learning, much more than is usually acquired in conventional classrooms. These programs are designed to engage the students attention with less than one hour per daily session without homework.

Expressways To Reading

Expressways To Reading is what its name implies: a quick way to learn the vast array of skills required to communicate in English.

Schools, agencies, industry, and learning centers using Expressways To Reading report student achievement increases rapidly with lasting retention in the full spectrum of language arts: reading, spelling, handwriting and comprehension. It is a comprehensive system of 340 lessons extending from beginning to advanced reading.

Students begin where they can immediately achieve success and continue until their goals are reached, usually in an amazingly short time. Each lesson may involve more than 20 different activities all of which are integrated and sequential.

Attention is given to comprehension through vocabulary building, the taking of dictation, and proofreading. The practical objective of Expressways To Reading is that the learner shall be able to read and comprehend any printed material appropriate to his/her level.

Expressways To Math

Expressways To Math makes use of the same A-VIP techniques used in Expressways To Reading. A-VIP is used to embed into permanent memory the fundamental facts of calculation.

Expressways To Math then exercises and integrates the accumulating memory base so that the learner can apply it to developing math skills through computer games, recitation to music and rhythms, and contests.

Level I simultaneously integrates number theory, counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division as applied to practical situations. The goal is to commit to memory the 400 math facts, to understand counting and number theory, and to be able to recall the facts for quick mental applications. When the math facts are thoroughly mastered, students often generate computational speeds that rival electronic calculators.


QuikComp includes 155 lessons offering 253 stories or topics. Its purpose is to develop comprehension through vocabulary study and the silent reading of graded text, teaching how to find and remember facts, main ideas, and to draw conclusions. Text to increase reading rate begins with a few short sentences, followed by paragraphs, then chapters, and finally stories of increasing length and complexity.

The Six Sections Present
  • Humor
  • Born to Make Pictures
  • Technical Documents
  • Specific Skills
  • Articles and Short Stories
  • Math Problems stated in Words
Increases Reading Rate

The computer delivers text at rates ranging from 120 to 2400 words per minute. At various intervals questions interrupt the text flow to test for comprehension, or the text may be read without questions. Most questions come at the end of the reading selection. The suggested goal of such training is to read at least 400 words per minute and maintain comprehension of 90% or better. Remarkable progress has been demonstrated in field tests, where most achieved their goals in as little as 25 one-hour sessions.


AdVocab increases vocabulary while improving spelling, focusing, and visual skills. Utilizing 20 different computer programs, the 131 lessons are based on thousands of multi-syllable words not taught in Expressways To Reading. Words are disassembled and reassembled giving root spellings and definitions and unlocking 1000's of partner words in the process. It is a learning system which disciplines the mind to think while combining meanings with word forms, often using game formats.

AdVocab is generally used with teens and adults and is expected to help increase SAT and ACT scores measurably. If a higher vocabulary and word knowledge correspond to higher incomes and better personal relationships, then AdVocab should be every serious learner's companion.

AdVocab Teaches
  • Combining Forms
  • Compound Words
  • Prefixes
  • Suffixes
  • Roots
  • Number Words
  • Regular Multi-Syllable Words
  • Scientific and Technical Terms

ETL Speed-Spell And Memory Trainer

With ETL Speed-Spell you can:

  • Easily and quickly learn almost anything you want to commit to memory!
  • Master the weekly Spelling list, often in 10 minutes!
  • Practice the meanings of foreign words and phrases.
  • Build an impressive data bank of your own special vocabulary words!
  • Recall definitions in a flash!
Memory trainer is a unique and powerful tool to commit data to memory. It flashes words on the screen giving you a split second to comprehend them, thus enhancing your reaction time, directly correlating with thinking speed.
There are 21 additional preprogrammed Dolch word lists, including the required 500 sight words for Kindergarten through third grade.
  • Days  of the Week
  • Months of the Year with Number of Days
  • Continents
  • Planets of our Solar System
  • U.S. Presidents (Washington - McKinley)
  • U.S. Presidents (T. Roosevelt - G.W. Bush)
  • Roman Numerals (1-25)
  • Roman Numerals (26-1000)
  • Countries of North America
  • Countries of Central America
  • Countries of South America
  • Commonly used U.S. Measurements - Percentages
  • Commonly Misspelled Words (absence-changeable)
  • Commonly Misspelled Words (choose-fascinate)
  • Commonly Misspelled Words (February-league)
  • Commonly Misspelled Words (leisure-persistent)
  • Commonly Misspelled Words (phenomenon-surgeon)
  • Commonly Misspelled Words (tendency-yield)
  • 100 most common SAT Test Words and Definitions
  • 15 Longest US Rivers, Length, and into what they flow
  • Addition Facts Part A
  • Addition Facts Part B
  • Subtraction Facts Part A
  • Subtraction Facts Part B
  • Multiplication Facts Part A
  • Multiplication Facts Part B
  • Division Facts Part A
  • Division Facts Part B
  • SAT Words and Definitions continued (convergence)
  • SAT Words and Definitions continued (impute)
  • SAT Words and Definitions continued (querulous)
  • States with their Capitals Part 1
  • States with their Capitals Part 2
  • States with their Capitals Part 3
  • States with their Capitals Part 4
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