|Category: ||Talking dictionary|
||2 x AAA batteries, included|
APPROVED by the Office of State Assessment for use on standardized tests
ECTACO Partner 500AL is a unique translating device which allows choosing the language you want by downloading the corresponding
See the list of dictionaries already included in the 500AL by default.
Designed to let anyone understand and communicate instantly, the 500AL features all the latest programming advances. The 500AL employs sophisticated TTS (Text-To-Speech) voice synthesis to speak any of its entries aloud so you don't have to. Perfect for anyone just beginning to explore the world of international communication, the 500AL is loaded with the linguistic resources and extras that make all the difference when you need a reliable, portable companion to help make sense of the world in another language.
A Complete Resource
An additional 14,000 first-use phrases that can also be spoken aloud make it simple to understand and be understood in almost any commonly encountered situation. SAT 5000 vocabularies help those preparing for tough standardized college-entry tests by building a winning vocabulary quickly and accurately. Add in popular American idioms, a full English grammar resource with irregular verbs, and enjoyable linguistic games to improve your skills while you play and you have one of the best all-around translators ever designed.
Unlimited Voice Output
Employing the latest TTS speech synthesis to deliver complete pronunciation of all the entries in the 500AL database means that you will always know just how a word should be said. No more trying to sound out a transcription. Just touch a button and let the 500AL do the talking for you. And with unlimited voice output, the device will say anything at all - just enter any word using the comfortable and intuitive keypad and get instant clear and audible pronunciation at the touch of a button.
The user-friendly English interface makes navigating through the volumes of information contained in the 500AL fast and easy. The device also features an advanced Look-up function and a Word Recognition utility plus the award-winning Vector Ultima™ spell-checker to ensure accuracy. An easy to read 255x160 LCD display lets you use the device for hours on end without the fatigue that comes from using other screens.
Loaded with Extras
In addition to all the most indispensable linguistic resources, the 500AL also comes pre-loaded with loads of extras usually found in the most sophisticated business organizers. Use the World Time utility to stay on schedule no matter where you are and take charge of your finances with the built-in calculator. Currency and metric converters let you make sense of exchange rates and size differences easier than ever before.
The Partner 500AL includes:
- English Interface
- Advanced English TTS speech synthesis pronounces any word
- 14,000 entry Audio PhraseBook enabled with English TTS pronunciation
- English Phonetic transcription
- Instant reverse translation
- Look-up function
- Advanced word recognition
- Vector Ultima™ spell-checker
- Slang Lock feature to exclude slang from translations
- English Irregular verbs
- American English Idioms
- Electronic English grammar book
- SAT 5000 vocabulary builder
- Linguistic games including the ever-popular and effective Hangman
- USA interview utility to help prepare for citizenship exams
- English World Time clock
- Currency and Metric converters
- Easy to read 255*160 dot LCD screen
- SD card support
- And more…
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