Programs in the SALC

The following software programs are available at the SALC:
(Note: Click the links to learn more or see a demo.)
Programs available on multiple computers
  • Tense Buster
    • On all laptops
    • Good for all levels
    • Grammar practice with some vocabulary and listening
  • Heinle Footprint Readers
    • On any computer in the lab (see SALC desk for password)
    • Good for all levels
    • Reading and vocabulary practice (you can also listen to the books)
  • Connected Speech
    • On all laptops
    • Good for levels IV-VI
    • Pronunciation, listening and oral grammar practice
  • Master Key
    • On all laptops
    • Good for all levels
    • Improve your typing skills
  • iTunesU
    • On any computer in the lab
    • Good for levels V-VI
    • Academic listening practice
  • Audacity
    • On any computer in the lab
    • Good for all levels
    • Audio recording software (speaking practice)
  • Active Reading (Clarity)
    • On any computer in the lab (See SALC desk for password)
    • Good for levels I-VI
    • Reading practice
  • Business Writing (Clarity)
    • On any computer in the lab (See SALC desk for password)
    • Good for business students
    • How to write emails, reports, applications, and more
  • Pronunciation Power 1 and 2
    • On any computer in the lab (See SALC desk for password)
    • Good for all levels
    • Pronunciation practice
  • Study Skills Success (Clarity)
    • On any computer in the lab (See SALC desk for password)
    • Good for all levels
    • Practice in multiple skills including critical thinking, vocabulary, and more
  • Practical Writing (Clarity)
    • On any computer in the lab (See SALC desk for password)
    • Best for R/W levels IV and higher
    • Practice writing letters, emails, taking notes, and writing different types of essays

Programs available on select computers

DVD Series available for play on any computer

  • Grammar Clips
    • DVD – can be played on any computer
    • Good for levels II-VI
    • Grammar practice
  • Short Takes
    • DVD series – can be played on any computer
    • Good for levels II – IV
    • Grammar, listening practice
  • Pencilbot
    • DVD series – can be played on any computer
    • Good for levels I – VI
    • Listening, vocabulary, pronunciation and oral grammar practice
Also, access to the UD library system is available on all computers.