Discovery Educational Software
  Discovery Educational Software


Extra English
A complete package for advanced learners of English

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Extra English has been developed to meet the needs of learners of English as a second or additional language wishing to perfect their command of the language with a view to sitting advanced proficiency exams such as those offered by Cambridge University.
  • 130 exercises, each with a bank of up to 150 questions and, where relevant, a Help file.
  • The exercises can be taken in any order and can be revisited at any time.
  • By creating a user file and logging on each time you use the program, the computer will keep an on-going record of your work and you can view (and print) a report of your work at any time.
  • The topics are divided into the following groups:
    • Grammar: verbs, nouns, adjectives, adverbs, articles, pronouns, question words
    • Vocabulary: verbs, nouns, adjectives, adverbs, look-alikes, gap-fill, informal language, US English
    • Idioms: phrasal verbs, wise sayings, prepositional phrases, as similes, question tags, common phrases
    • Reading: a variety of texts with comprehension exercises
    • Use of English: cloze tests, transformation exercises, error correction, word formation
    • Writing: spelling, formal and informal language, essay topics
    • Listening: links to listening material on the internet with associated activities.
  • Games and puzzles: Word games, quizzes, hangman, wordsearch
Extra English Product Box

Use of English
Use of English
Word Games and Quizzes
Word games and Quizzes

Minimum system requirements: WindowsTM XP or later.

Download 15-day free trial here. (1.1 mb)
Alternatively schools may request this app on a CD-ROM or USB drive.   Click here

Register download £  19.00
Single user CD-ROM £  38.00
Single user USB drive £  40.00
Site licence £195.00


Terms and conditions

These terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights.

Dispatch of goods:

Goods will normally be dispatched on the day the order is received, or the first working day thereafter. Orders to UK addresses will be sent 2nd class mail. Overseas orders will be sent standard airmail.

Return of goods:

Goods found to be unsuitable may be returned to us within 15 days of purchase. A full refund, less postage costs, will be made.

If there is a problem with any software which cannot be resolved, a full refund will be made.

Discovery Educational Software can in no event be liable for any consequential damages beyond the purchase price.


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For on-line payments we use the services of PayPal. The only details of a transaction we receive from PayPal, are the name and delivery address, the item(s) ordered and the total amount paid.

We do not have access to any card information whatsoever.

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E-mail addresses

We do not allow any third party access to your contact details.

We do send occasional e-mails about free upgrades and new titles. Should you wish to stop receiving these, there is a simple unsubscribe link in every e-mail.

Site Licences

Our site licence allows you to copy the software onto a network or onto an unlimited number of free-standing machines, or to make duplicate copies of the CD-ROM / USB drive., all for use within the specified establishment.

It also allows teachers to install the software on home computers for use in connection with the licenced premises.

The prices include one CD-ROM or USB drive.

A copy of the site licence is available on request.

  Postage and Packing (number of items):

    1    2    3 - 9     10+
United Kingdom only £ 2.00 £ 2.50 £  4.00 £  6.00
Rest of Europe £ 3.50 £ 5.00 £  7.00 £10.00
Outside Europe £ 5.50 £ 7.00 £10.00 £15.00


How to order

Click "Buy" next to the chosen title. If you wish to order more than one title, click "Continue shopping" or use your browser's Back button.

When you have finished selecting, click "Basket" or "Checkout".

Complete the Name and Address section and continue to the payment page (See 'How to Pay').

If you are buying a registration code for downloaded software, you must include the serial number of your software download.

If you have asked to pay by invoice, continue until your order is acknowledged.

How to pay

Payment should be made online by Paypal. If you do not have a PayPal account, you can pay as a guest using a credit or debit card.

The Invoice option is available to UK schools and nurseries only. Use the "Additional Information" box if you have an order number.

All other customers must pay for the goods before they are dispatched.


Grammar: Verbs: Practice with all tenses (6 sets of 10 questions)
There are 32 grammar topics.


Vocabulary: Gap fill (9 sets of 12 questions)
There are 17 vocabulary topics.


Idioms: Proverbs (6 sets of 10 questions)
There are 15 idiom topics.


Reading: Four cities
There are 13 such passages with a variety of activities.

Use of English

Use of English: Error correction (5 such passages)
There are another 19 Use of English exercises: cloze texts, transformation exercises and word formation.


Writing: Formal and informal language: Informal Letters 3
There are 16 writing exercises plus sixty suggested essay titles.


Puzzles: Wordsearch: Wild animals (20 such topics)
Each topic has a word list of up to 120 words. Hangman uses the same word lists.

Word Games and Quizzes

Word Games and Quizzes: Word link-up (7 sets of 20 questions)
There are six different word games and seven quizzes.