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  Dictator Write-From-Talk Activity Builder (v.6)   Full upgrade + CROSS BROWSER - summer 2015.

*NEW*No Plug-in to download!  Words, phrases, min pairs, & random or text sentences!    Guidespell 2!         

This page produces 5 dictation activities, in Train or Test mode, based on user text input (Train' gives Guidespell feedback, 'Test' only score)

  1. Choose UNIT   : | Words Demo | Phrases Demo | Miminal Pairs Demo | Sentences Demo | Text Demo |
    (Words and phrases should be in lower case; sentence and text modes needs capital letter start and end-punctuation.)

 2. Put content (words | phrases | sentences) into Word Box in format shown :   100 letters max between vertical bars


 3. Title/rubric     <br> = a second line    4. Speech speed    


  5. OUTPUT MODE
    a.    Train
    b.    Test
 6. RANDOMISATION
      a.    Yes   (for e.g. lists)
      b.    No     (for e.g. narratives)
 7. LANGUAGE
    a.    English (US)
    b.    English (UK)
    c.    French Demo (Text)
              Click-In ACCENTS   à   â   ç   é   è   ê   î   ô   ù   û  

  8.             9.   Repeat until good then  "SAVE"   by copying big URL into a hyperlink (real save coming later)


Concept/code by Tom Cobb ; feedback for train-mode based on a 1997 paper here (search keyword 'Guidespell'); online TTS from Voice RSS (www.voicerss.org)