Installation & Online Registration 

Remember that our software only works on 1 machine per licence purchased. You can buy multiple licences by increasing the quantity field in your online shopping cart.

Firewall: Please note that your anti-virus software may prevent the installation from proceeding successfully. If this is the case, you will need to temporarily deactivate your firewall so that the installation can run until completion. You will not need to disable your computer’s firewall every time you use the software, just when installing New Era Languages for the first time.

Compatibility: Our African language courses are compatible with Microsoft operating systems – Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Our international courses are ready to run on only Windows 8 and Windows 10 but users with advanced experience can make use of Daemon Tools to install on Windows 7 machines. Our software is not compatible with Mac OS, however, Wine Software or Boot Camp can be used to run New Era Languages software at your own risk.

Installation: African Language Course: Extract the ZIP file to a folder on your computer. Enter that folder and double-click on autorun.exe and follow the installation instructions on screen. At the end of the installation, the below dialogue (left) will appear. Please read further for instructions.

Installation: International Language Courses: Extract the ZIP file to a folder on your computer. Double-click on the disc image to enter it. Double-click on setup.exe and follow the installation instructions on screen. At the end of the installation, the below dialogue (left) will appear. Please read further for instructions.

To obtain your registration key(s) visit this link: Click on “Generate New Key” and enter your purchase details and Hardware ID of the computer you are installing on. Then click “Generate Licence Key.” This will generate the registration key for your licence. NB. Please note: when the installation asks for you to enter your ‘Name’ you must enter the email address that you used in the purchase process and not your name. Make sure you have entered your email address correctly and click register. After clicking register, your software should run automatically. Remember you can always revisit this link and “View Your Keys” by entering your purchase details – this will download and Excel spreadsheet with your purchase keys. Please contact us if you run into any issues during the installation or registration process and we will be happy to assist.

Using the Software

Step 1: Under “Mother-tongue language” click on your mother – tongue from one of the languages provided.

Step 2: Under “Learning language” click on the language you have purchased. Double click on “Level 1.” Double click on “Lesson 1”

Step 3: Single click on “Section A”, pictures and text will now appear.

Step 4: Click on the “Play” button to hear the sound and follow the storey with the numbers given for each person or item. The person or item high-lights as well which indicates the person or object being spoken about.

Step 5: Using your headphones and microphone click on “Record” at the top right hand side of your screen and repeat what the teacher has said. Now push the “Stop” button.

Step 6: Now to check your pronunciation with that of the teacher, click the “play” button below the picture again and then the ”Play” button at the top right hand side of your screen to enable you to see if your pronunciation is correct.

Step 7: If it is not correct you can click the “Clear” button, deleting your attempt so that you can try again.

Step 8: If you do not understand what is being said , or the text, click on “Mother-tongue” at the bottom right hand side of your screen. This function will translate the text given into the language chosen as your mother-tongue in the beginning. Once you have had a look at the translation then click on “Learning” in order for you to return to the language you are learning.

Step 9: To learn to write the language do the following: It is better to complete a number of lessons first before learning to write as this will speed up the process, due to the fact that you have seen these words so many times makes the writing aspect much quicker.

  • Click on “Exercises”, blank spaces will appear.
  • Click on the “play button” below the pictures.
  • Type in what you hear and remember what you typed.
  • Click on “Learning” and compare what you typed with the text given. Correct where necessary.
  • Follow these procedures to complete the course.


If you need any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us. Enjoy your learning experience!

The New Era Languages Team

AfrikaansChinese (Simplified)DutchEnglishFrenchGermanItalianPortugueseSesothoSpanishXhosaZulu