Zhen Bang!

A program designed for the American high school student, Zhēn Bàng! welcomes students to the world of Chinese language and culture with a design that is colorful, inviting, and engaging. Students will enjoy talking about their lives, family, friends, school, home, eating, shopping, and more in paired and group communicative activities.

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Minimum System Requirements

Windows

  • Personal Computer Pentium 300 MHz processor (Pentium Celeron or Pentium-4 1.5 GHz processor preferred)
  • 256 MB minimum of RAM
  • Operating System: Windows 2000/me/NT 4.0/ XP
  • Hard Drive 200 MB or more for software installation
  • Video Card XVGA with 15 MB video RAM
  • Monitor Screen resolution: 1024 x 768 with 16-bit color
  • Network Card 10 Base-T (10 Mbps) or 100 Base-TX (100 Mbps) operation; must match the network configuration
  • Web Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6.0 or above
  • Internet Connection 1M/64K or above (recommended 2M/256K) high-speed Internet and interactive video-on-demand on online service
  • Email Any valid email account
  • Adobe Flash Player version 7.0 or later; visit http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html to download the most recent version of the player
  • Others Headset and speaker

Macintosh

  • Intel-based Mac
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • Operating System: Windows Virtual Machine with Windows XP or higher
  • Hard Drive 200MB or more for software installation
  • Video Card XVGA with 15 MB video RAM
  • Monitor Screen resolution: 1024 x 768 with 16-bit color
  • Network Card 10 Base-T (10 Mbps) or 100 Base-TX (100 Mbps) operation; must match the network configuration
  • Web Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6.0 or above
  • Internet Connection 1M/64K or above (recommended 2M/256K) high-speed Internet and interactive video-on-demand on online service
  • Email Any valid email account
  • Adobe Flash Player version 7.0 or later; visit http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html to download the most recent version of the player
  • Others Headset and speaker

MAC install instructions for Zhen Bang! eBook

  1. Open your Dual boot program, such as BootCamp or Parallels.
  2. Start your Windows Virtual Machine.
  3. Insert the eBook disc into your CD-ROM drive.
  4. If the disc does not begin running automatically, open the disc drive directory and double-click the Autorun.exe icon.
  5. Click Install
  6. Choose an Installation option:
  • Quick Install: Copies only the application files onto your hard drive, which requires less space than the Complete Install. The eBook disc must be inserted for the program to run.
  • Complete Install: Copies all application and content files onto your computer’s hard drive, which requires 700 MB of space. Allows you to run the program without inserting the eBook disc.
    • If you choose to run the Complete Install, complete the following steps:
      • Click Browse.
      • Choose a location and click Select.
      • Click Next to complete the installation process.

After the eBook has been successfully installed, click Run to start the program. (To uninstall the program at any time, click Uninstall.)