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Lab 100 System

SANAKO Lab 100 Language Learning System is now the most famous digital language system solution of the world and Hong Kong. It brings the most affordable system that provides educators with the right tools for optimizing the teaching experience, while at the same time creating a stimulating learning environment for students.

Lab 100 is a unique digital language teaching solution which requires only a teacher computer. Students are equipped with digital recorder units that are easy to operate, and which allow them to participate in a number of stimulating learning activities, either alone, or in groups or pairs. Pre-set activities such as phone conversation and listening comprehension make it easy for the teacher to develop lessons. The Lab 100 offers tools that will keep your students motivated and excited while they acquire the language skills they need to develop both personally and professionally.

What can you do with Sanako Lab 100?

Ready-made teaching activities

that make lesson planning and execution easy. Teachers can simply select the activity they want to begin without complicated moves on the user interface – saving time and increasing efficiency.

Listening Comprehension activity

develops understanding of authentic language examples. In this activity, the teacher can transfer an audio track to students. Students have their digital recorders, so they can work with the source material individually and at their own pace.

In Model Imitation

students listen to and repeat a model track the teacher has transferred to them to practice the stress, rhythm and intonation of a foreign language. The recorded model and student audio tracks enable easy assessment and correcting areas that need improvement.

Reading aloud

is a useful way of practicing intonation, rhythm and pronunciation, and is ideal for students’ individual practice. Students read a text which is recorded on the student track, and then practice to improve their proficiency. Everyone in class can read at the same time and at their own pace which saves time compared to the “traditional” reading practice methods, and even the shy students are not afraid to participate.

The Pair and Group Discussion activities

promote student interaction and provide an easy tool for conversation exercises. The Phone Conversation activity allows learners to simulate real-life situations and to improve conversational competence. Pair and Group discussions can be set-up in only a few seconds, changing pairs takes only a few mouse clicks.

Lab 100 STS Module

Available as an extension module, the Simultaneous Interpretation Training System (STS) was developed especially for the demanding field of professional interpreter training. Recording and reviewing student interpretations allows you and your students to identify and correct weaknesses in their interpreting techniques and effectively improve their skills.