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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    

    a.    Train
    b.    Test
      a.    Yes   (for e.g. lists)
      b.    No     (for e.g. narratives)
    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)