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Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing! (DOS)

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Teacher Mavis Beacon enlists you in class to learn the touch typing. The lessons are explained on chalkboard, and you have to type the proposed words with the certain set of keys by typing them with proper fingers. The keyboard and fingers are shown as well as the text rows necessary to be typed and typed by you. The first lesson begins with "ASDF" keys of Standard QWERTY keyboard, but the Dvorak keyboard is also supported and may be adjusted before the gameplay.

Also in the game the Arcade Racing is present. You should type the scrolling text as fast as possible to win a race with drivers of different skills. The skills of drivers and speed of typing are increased from level to level.

Progress Graphing is present to show your progress with over 20 graphs of different parameters. You may use this information to create your own lessons.

The multiple settings of gameplay may be adjusted, your actions and types of games may be explained by help and Mavis` comments, and your progress is saved.


Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing! DOS Explanation of lesson on Chalkboard...
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing! DOS Title Screen (EGA / Mouse supported version)
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing! DOS Dvorak Keyboard...
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing! DOS Arcade Racing... (EGA / Mouse supported version)

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Award - BEST Home Learning 1987 - by SPA (Software Publishers Association)
POMAH (35666) added Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing! (DOS) on May 15, 2007
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