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Details and specifications of Broderbund GSP Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Platinum 20 Win/MAC, 29.00 (RRP 29.99 GBP inc VAT). Learn to type in Mavis Beacon's virtual school of typing, for the MAC OS X and Windows XP & Vista operating system platforms. Mavis Beacon's unrivalled training program is guaranteed to improve your typing in no time at all. Buy now or call us on 0844 808 3699. See other utilities software.

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With a complete re-design, Mavis Beacon Tea0ches Typing Platinum 20 may not look familiar, but we promise that Mavis Beacon continues to deliver the same level of excellence when it comes to typing instruction and practice. Mavis Beacon's unrivalled training program is guaranteed to improve your typing in no time at all, making it the ideal solution for: Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Platinum 20 is all new!

With an all-new user interface and re-designed features and functionality, we've done what we didn't think was possible — we've made Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing even better!

Here are just some of the improvements we've made to the leading typing instruction program available

Core Curriculum Improvements

While the core curriculum within Mavis Beacon remains as effective as ever, we've introduced a Curriculum Map to make it easier for users to see where they are in the overall training program.

New Games

Mavis Beacon's 2 brand new games and 14 re-designed games will all contribute to your typing experience, providing you with fun challenges while you practice.

Enhanced Language Options

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Platinum 20 offers enhanced language options. With a Spanish mode, both Spanish- and English-language learners can get more out of Mavis Beacon’s award-winning curriculum.

Dynamic Personal Instruction

Leverage Mavis Beacon's renowned Adaptive Response Technology to run through the core training curriculum and maximize your improvements in the shortest time possible. Mavis Beacon will automatically place you in the lessons based on your current skill level and adjust your path as you progress through the training program.

Practice Area

Mavis Beacon lets you choose what you use to practice your typing. Select from hundreds of articles & passages covering a wide variety of topics and subjects including literary classics, history, autobiographies & poetry.

There is plenty of relevant content for all ages, including passages that are great for kids, but Mavis Beacon gives users infinite possibilities with the Import Your Own Text function.

Custom Lesson Designer

Use your own imported text or leverage Mavis Beacon's library to build your own Custom Lessons. Create Standard Lessons, Speed Tests or even Games using the text of your choice and set up each lesson's limits and goals.

Typing Games

With a total of 16 challenging games designed to improve your typing speed, accuracy and/or rhythm, the Typing Games are sure to help you improve and you'll have fun while you’re doing it.

Progress Tracking & Reporting

Mavis Beacon tracks your performance over time and provides a series of reports so that you can understand and review your progress.
  1. The Summary report gives a snapshot of the users’ cumulative performance.
  2. Keyboard Proficiencies show detailed performance by individual key, allowing users to see on which keys they need improvement.
  3. The Curriculum Map provides users with a view of where they are within the Mavis Beacon Training Program.
  4. Progress Over Time charts users’ performance on milestone lessons over an extended period, giving users a view of how much they have improved

Spanish Mode

In Spanish Mode, Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing presents help, reports and more in Spanish.

Practice Lessons in French & Spanish:

In the Practice Area, users can elect to practice their typing skills using French or Spanish content. With excerpts from classic stories and literature, language learners can brush up on their language skills while improving their typing.

Features for Kids and Teens


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Broderbund GSP Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Platinum 20 Win/MAC, 29.00  


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  • Macintosh or Power Mac Operating System OS X 10.4 and later
  • Windows XP SP2, Vista
  • CD-ROM or better
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 300 MB hard drive space
  • 32 Mb graphics

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    Broderbund GSP Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Platinum 20 Win/MAC, 29.00  

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