Discovery Educational Software
  Discovery Educational Software


Extra English
A complete package for advanced learners of English

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.

  • 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, word search
Download free 15-day trial

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)

Single user licence £  20.00
Site licence £100.00


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.

Privacy Policy

We at Discovery Educational Software are committed to protecting your privacy as an internet user whenever you buy, or consider buying, our software.

Bank and Credit Card details:

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.

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 copies on USB, 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.

A copy of the site licence is available on request.

  Postage and Packing (number of items):

UK only £  3.00 £  3.00 £  4.00 £  6.00
Rest of Europe £  4.00 £  6.00 £  7.00 £10.00
Outside Europe £10.00 £10.00 £12.00 £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: Here Practice with all verb tenses
(6 sets of 10 questions).There are 32 grammar topics.


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


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


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

Use of English

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


Writing: Here Informal Letters
There are 16 writing exercises plus sixty suggested essay titles.


Puzzles: Here word search, 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
Here Word link-up (7 sets of 20 questions)
There are six different word games and seven quizzes.