download - combined with unit two -
Left handed edition
This software is ideal for beginner to intermediate guitarists
• This software is ideal for electric and acoustic guitar
• The course explains in easy steps with examples how to play
• There is no need to learn how to read music as everything
is done in easy to read TAB
This CD-ROM should take at least a year to cover for a beginner
you choose, you can then buy unit 2 and continue to learn
Email support is provided.
guitar Course contains
• printable e-books
all the exercises and tunes in the course can be printed out,
so you can study the material away from the computer. [month1.pdf]
interactive guitar lessons
you can hear and see the lessons to make them easily understood
• backing tracks
to play along with or help you with tunes you don't know
• GAMES - 5 guitar
remember chords, string sounds and guitar parts whilst having
lessons to give you a visual aid to overcome common
help you get used to playing in correct time
a guitar tuner so you can develop
an ear for the guitar
a backing player so can listen to the
backing directly from the program
interactive chord and scale
charts so you can hear how
the chords/scales should sound
games to help develop your guitar
skills you can learn to tune
your guitar with a game
for PC, Mac, Left Handed and Right handed
course is suitable for beginners, as well as more advanced
guitarists. The reference section includes chords, scales
and important information as well as types of guitars and
first few lessons include; the
names of the fingers, The names of the strings, tuning your
guitar, playing chords, reading the tablature and much more.
chord charts, scale charts and lessons
interactive chord chart and scale charts give you the opportunity
to hear how the chord or scale should sound. As you work through
the guitar course you will find that new chords, scales and
riffs, are interactive to make lessons more easily followed
clear design of the course gives you the ability to see and
hear how the tunes and exercises should sound making it easy
to recognize if you are playing something wrong.
GCH Guitar Academy guitar lessons have been developed over
more than fifteen years, with guitar students. Students were
paying upwards of £1000
or $1800 to study the material contained
in just unit one of the course.
Many courses available on the internet are simply collections
of information and tunes with no structure, or guitar players
trying to share their knowledge with no teaching experience.
course is properly structured into months and weeks so you
can follow the lessons in a logical sequence. This way your
understanding of the guitar and your guitar playing skills
are built up at a sensible and realistic pace.
the tunes have been chosen specifically for the techniques
they demonstrate, to aid the learning process
Recognize the open string from its sound
Tune the guitar
up or down
Recognize the open chords by its shape. Now with 3 levels
Recognize the barre chord by its shape.
With 2 levels of difficulty first position chords and second
Name the guitar part
previous versions these games will tell you the correct answer
if you get the answer wrong thus improving the learning experience.
these animation/presentation style tutorials, you can just
sit back and listen and watch as you have a private lesson
directly from your computer. The tutorials are on the basics
to make absolutely certain you understand the foundations
With every monthly section of the course you will find a video
video guitar lesson is short and to the point and demonstrates
techniques and solutions to problems which might arise whilst
you are studying your weekly guitar lessons. Some
things can be more easily learned in video format.
the lessons have a 'hear this played' button which can be
clicked to hear the exercise or tune played slowly and clearly.
e-books provided with the course are in Adobe Acrobat PDF
format and can be printed out using any A4 printer. By providing
them as e-books we have ensured that you don't end up paying
postage for heavy books, and you can print exactly what you
are a total of 14 e-books provided with this unit of the course.
One for each of the twelve months, an index, and a reference
e-book with all the important chords, scales and explanations.
printable PDF e-books provided with the course were written
especially for the course, and are supported by the multimedia
material. This is handy if you'd like to practice your guitar
away from your computer.
e-books with this course, offer another way to learn the guitar,
you can either use them with the guitar course CD-ROM or separately.
of this costs less than
one private guitar lesson
PC Win 95/98/2000/NT/XP/ VISTA and Windows
P500, 128 MB RAM, 400MB of HDD(optional), 4 x DVD-ROM,
16 bit sound card, 1024x768 video resolution
Mac Power Mac G3 running OS 9.2 up to OSX 10.5
128 MB RAM, 400MB of HDD (optional), 4 x DVD-ROM,
16 bit sound card, 1024x768 video resolution