Talking Dictionary on CD-rom from Collins
Talking Dictionary is an electronic version of a well-known
Collins Spanish-English & English-Spanish dictionary. The dictionary
has over 80,000 words and phrases and more than 120,000 translations,
and incorporates audio sound samples throughout. Great for Spanish
or English students - now you can have the highest quality dictionary
always at hand for checking the spelling, translation and pronunciation
of the word in question. Language learners can practice the language
by using computer-based learning exercises - the Shooting Gallery
- The electronic version
of the dictionary has the same content as its paper equivalent,
but is much easier to use.
- All short forms and
abbreviations used in the dictionary are explained in full in
the pop-up prompts when pointing the cursor on them.
- All the headwords
in the dictionary are spoken by professional native speakers.
- The dictionary is
fully cross-referenced, i.e. by clicking on any word in the explanation
section you can see the definition of this word and then easily
revert to the original section.
- It also includes a
quick search facility.
- The software includes
crosswords - the
traditional and ever-popular pastime - which are built up automatically,
using the dictionary database. The crosswords are built according
to levels of difficulty: Learning, Normal and Difficult.
- The Dictionary includes
various computer-based learning exercises
to expand vocabulary and practice spelling and pronunciation.
- The AudioPad module is designed
to teach correct pronunciation. You can listen to original speech
spoken by a professional native speaker and also record and listen
to your own speech. This enables you to imitate all the nuances
of the pronunciation with the utmost precision.
- IBM PC 486 or above
- Windows 95/98/Me or
- 16 Mb minimum RAM
15 Mb free hard disk space 256 colors or more
- 16-bit, full duplex
- CD-ROM drive
- Speakers or headphones,
- 2x CD-ROM drive
- Interface languages:
English, French, German, Spanish
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