I was in charge of our computer lab for a couple of years, and I investigated a number of computer based
My conclusion is that none of the programs I have seen is worth taking valuable class time for. They
may have some value, that is, better than nothing, if used when opportunity to interact with others in English is not
available. Some might be useful to do at home for a while to break up a long period of reading. Unfortunately,
the cost of these programs for home use puts them out of reach of most students .