Thomson ELT, a leading provider of materials for English language teaching and learning throughout the world and part of the Thomson Corporation, announced its selection as a finalist in the Software & Information Industry Association's 21st Annual Codie Awards for The Heinle Picture Dictionary Interactive CD-ROM. The Codie Awards is the only peer recognition program in the software and information industry providing a unique opportunity for companies to compete for the praise of their competitors.
The Heinle Picture Dictionary's 124 richly illustrated lessons, complete with audio support for all words, are fully searchable and easy to navigate. Learners at various language levels can explore the vocabulary and contexts most important to them as they build fluency. The program offers a wealth of activity types that practice all skill areas at levels ranging from basic word searches to higher-level dictation exercises. Thomson ELT shares top honors with four others in the English Language Acquisition category. The 2006 Codie Awards winners will be announced at a gala event on May 16, 2006 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California.
Thomson provides value-added information, software tools and applications to more than 20 million users in the fields of law, tax, accounting, financial services, higher education, reference information, corporate e-Learning and assessment, scientific research and healthcare. Thomson ELT is a leading provider of materials for English language teaching and learning throughout the world. It publishes under the brands of Thomson, Thomson ELT, and Thomson Heinle. You can learn more about ELT Advantage and Thomson ELT by visiting on the web at http://elt.thomson.com.