Read & Write Gold 11 (by Texthelp) software is great! It’s a literacy software solution for the Desktop, Cloud, and iPad – it helps struggling readers and writers, students with learning disabilities, and English Language Learners access the support tools they need at school, work or home.
Read & Write ensures every learner has the tools necessary to reach their potential, build confidence and independence and succeed. It is perfect for all ages and abilities - schools, colleges, and universities choose Read & Write to provide powerful support features to their students while corporations and individuals choose it for use at home and in the workplace.
However, If you only use Read & Write to have your e-mails or letters read back to you, read on…you may find that this solution is much more powerful than you ever realised.
This on-screen tutor helps you visually see how words, including their syllables, are pronounced. The Pronunciation Tutor can be particularly helpful to English Language Learners as it helps in the development of more accurate speech.
Simply click the Pronounce icon to show the Pronunciation Tutor. Words are pronounced and syllables displayed.
The PDF Aloud tool will read content on a PDF document with each word highlighted as it is spoken.
Simply click on the PDF Aloud icon to launch Adobe Reader. Open your PDF document. On the PDF Aloud toolbar, (located in the Extended/plugin in Adobe Reader X/XI) select ‘click & speak’.
Read&Write Gold's Word Prediction tool is one of the best on the market. It will learn your writing style and predict the word you may want to use next. As you type, a list of suggested words appears in the Prediction Panel. Definitions of the word are also available and can be read aloud, helping to build your vocabulary and develop your writing skills. Use the Word Prediction feature to help you construct sentences with ease.
Simply click this the Prediction icon to open or close the word prediction window. Start typing and words will be predicted. Use the small arrow button to open options.
Hopefully this has given you an insight into even more powerful benefits of using this really productive application…watch this space for future instalments.
TextHelp Read & Write software is available from Freedom of Speech. We are both a TextHelp reseller and have TextHelp qualified trainers available to train you in your workplace or home. Contact us for pricing and availability.