Minimum Technology Requirements

At English Avatar we use innovative technologies and tools to deliver highly interactive courses. You will feel like you are in a real physical class with your teacher. In order to create this virtual environment, we have some basic technology requirements. In most cases, you are likely to already have these technologies but we want to make sure that you are all set to join us as a student or teacher.

What do you need to have an exciting learning experience with us?

System requirements

PC running Windows XP, Vista or 7, both 32- and 64-bit operating systems.

Mac users will need Mac OS X v10.3.9 (Panther) or later.

Internet Browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox etc).

Computer Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz processor, Sound card

Screen Resolution 1024 X 768 or more


We recommend you use a high-speed broadband connection (Cable or ADSL) of 4Mbps down / 512kbps up.

Internet Explorer version 8 or above (for PC users), Mozilla Firefox 3.5 or above (for PC or MAC users).


High resolution Webcam

Head-set with microphone is recommended.

Do not use speakers as they will cause echoing and audio distortion.