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Listener Mediated Phrasebook

Last updated: 25/01/2024

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General

Languages

Bengali, English


Does this vocabulary cost to access?

Free


Format

Paper-based


Translation Method

‘Fluent’ speaker of the language(s) who has a language based profession e.g. Speech & Language Therapist, Linguist, Language Teacher or similar e.g. a Polish vocabulary that has been created by a fluent Polish speaker who is also a Speech & Language Therapist would meet this criteria


Supplier

Ace


Software Required

Windows

Text To Speech

Are Text-To-Speech voices available in the same language(s) as the vocabulary?

Yes


What voices are available?

Male adult, Female adult


Does the system need internet access for the voice to run?

No

Vocabulary

Is the settings/software menu available in the same language(s) as the vocabulary?

Yes


Does the package support code switching (speaking two or more languages within one sentence/message bar)?

Yes


Can the user switch between languages while staying in the vocabulary package? (E.g via a link on the home page or tool bar etc)

Yes


Describe how the creation of the vocabulary package considered the language that it is for.

Really well


Is it a Text-only or Symbol + Text vocabulary?

Symbol + Text

Symbol + Text

Are there written labels on the cells as well as symbols?

Yes


Is it possible to have two labels on the cell with the symbol?

Yes


Is it possible to have symbol-only page sets? (i.e no written labels)

Yes


Is there a keyboard available?

Yes


What keyboards are available?

Keyboard in just the language(s) of the vocabulary (e.g. an Urdu vocabulary has only an Urdu keyboard)


Is there a search function/word finder?

No


Can you change the skin tone of symbols?

Yes


Can the vocabulary content be personalised for the individual?

Yes


What level of language ability does this package support? (pick the best fit category)

Combining sentence starters with endings (this could be e.g. a Food page that has some sentence starters, “I want to eat…” “I don’t like…” and a word bank to complete the sentence)


What topics of conversation does the system support? (choose the best fit category)

Basic needs only


Is there a translation function available?

Yes

Resources available in Bengali and English

FAQs

Answering common queries and concerns.