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 THE LANGUAGE
MASTER
Special Edition
User's Guide
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Table of Contents
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BEN How to Get Started 6
Installing and Replacing Batteries 7
Adjusting the Contrast and Volume 8
Selecting Speech Settings 9
Selecting Screen Settings 11
Seeing and Hearing a Demonstration 13
BER How to Use the Keyboard ... .. 14
Using the identity Mode 15
Hearing Which Screen Is Displayed 16
Getting Help Messages 17
Playing Keyboard Wizard 7 18
BEN How to Hear Words and Screens „19
Hearing Words Spoken .....- === "em 0 n..—.. 21
Hearing Words Spalied .................—.———. 23
Hearing Letiers Spoken as Wordae .......—..m— === sí s==: 2
Hearing Sounds Spoken ...........——————.——————— Hasen 25
BEN How to Check Speliings .......= ===. 28
Comecting Misspellings ........... 29
Using the MatchMaker™ Keys .............—e——.-m—e—e—s y
Finding Confusables"Ÿ .…....….……….…ceissemesrisssisseiennsenss 34
BEN How to Find Dictionary Entries 35
Defining Typed Words 36
Defining Words In Reference Entries 38
Browsing Through Dictionary Entries .....e==—==cv==s=== 39
E How to Find Thesaurus, Classmate”, and
Grammar Information ...........--ee...e. ==... sonen... 40
Finding Thesaurus Entries 41
Finding Classmate™ Entries 43
Finding Grammar Guide™ Topics 45
How to Use the User Word and Message Lists ... 47
Using Your Word List 48
Using Your Message List 52
BEN How to Play the Games ……….………….…sscercenernenne 54
Selecting Games, Word Lists, and Other Settings ............. 55
Playing the Games 57
Appendices
Troubleshooting Guide 62
Speech Menu Settings 63
Setup Menu Settings 64
Product Care 65
Technical Specifications .. 66-
Copyrights and Patents 67
Warranty 68
Е > UD 69
Your New Language Master SE
ratulations! You now have a powerful,
portable device that makes language reference
more accessible to people who are blind, or
visually impaired, or leaming disabled, or speech
impaired.
With your Language Master SE, you can. . .
* quickly leam the keyboard layout and
functions,
* automatically check and correct spellings,
* easily hear words said, read, and spelled
aloud,
* instantly find definitions, synonyms, gram-
mar help, and other reference information,
* conveniently save words and messages
for study, augmentative communication,
and play.
* and enjoy playing 10 educational word
games.
Combining the latest speech and linguistic
technology with authoritative Mermiam-Webster®
references, the Language Master SE opens a
new world of reference. Franklin Electronic
Publishers, Inc. is pleased to serve you.
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Your Instructional Materials
The instructional materials packaged with your
Language Master SE are designed to serve
different purposes and people.
* The CASSETTE TAPE teaches how to use
your Language Master SE. It's primarily
for people who are blind.
* The USER'S MANUAL also teaches how to
use your Language Master SE. It's
primarily for sighted people and for the
instructors and family of people who are
blind or visually impaired.
* The QUICK REFERENCE CARD reminds you
how to do basic tasks on your Language
Master SE. It's primarily for people who
are visually impaired.
When you see this symbol Pin the manual,
you'll find tips on how to get the most from your
Language Master SE.
Guide to Keys
Direction Keys
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Letter Keys
LA) te [2]
At the main prompt, erases letters. At
reference entries, goes back to the
previous screen.
Unshifted, retums the screen to the main
prompt. Shifted. it clears and resets the
speach, setup, and game menus, and the
speech speed to their default settings.
Shows the next dictionary, thesaurus, or
Classmates entry. In a Confusables entry,
says the next Confusable, In the Dynamic
Pronunciation Guide, says the next sound.
In the Grammar Guide, shows the next
grammar topic.
Performs the reverse functions of [mo].
Shifts the letter keys to type capitals.
St (+). me), (21, Cu),
Ce], MP). and [IL] to perform special
functions.
Unshifted, move screens, highlighting, and
menus line by ine, Shifted, move screen
Dy screen.
At the main prompt, move the cursor, At
reference entries, move the highlighting.
At the main prompt, type letters. At
menus, the word list, and the message list,
select items.
go €
Ât the main prompt, types a hyphen. At
reference entries and lists, spells words
with hyphenation points spoken.
Types a period.
Types quotation marks and apostrophes.
Types a space.
MatchMaker Keys
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Menu Keys
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Fragment Finder” stands for unknown
syllables.
Letter Detective™ stands for an unknown
letter.
At the main prompt and reference entries,
shows and says the speech and setup
menus. At grammar topics, shows a
Grammar Guide menu. At games, shows
a game settings menu.
Shows the games menu.
Orientation Keys
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Shows an appropriate help message.
Tums the Identify Mode on and off,
allowing you to type and hear keys
without performing their functions.
Tums unit on and off.
Says which screen is shown. At refer-
ence entries, says what other reference
information is available for a word.
Reference Keys
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Shows Confusables, words commaonhy
confused.
Shows Classmates, words classified by
subject.
Shows dictionary entries.
Spell-checks words and shows dictionary
entries.
Shows Grammar Guide topics.
Shows thesaurus entries.
Sets the speech speed.
Starts and stops reading screens.
Unshifted, says typed or highlighted
words. Shifted, shows the Dynamic
Pronunciation Guide™, saying words
sound by sound.
Unshifted, spells words, Shifted, says
letters as words (Alpha, Bravo, Charlie).
User Lists Keys
00 ©
Adds your entries to the user or message
list.
Shows vour word list.
Shows your message list.
Ramoves indexed entries from your word
or massage list.
How to Get Started
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In this chapter, you'll leam how to use (oworr), ( MENU ), (CLEAR),
and
If you're using your Language Master SE for the
first time, read this chapter. You'll leam how to...
© install and replace the batteries;
e adjust the volume and screen contrast;
e set the speech and screen settings;
* and see and hear a demonstration
describing the Language Master SE's main
features.
After reading this chapter, you'll be ready to use
your Language Master SE.
Installing and Replacing Batteries
Your Language Master SE comes with four AA
batteries. You must Install them before starting.
When you raplace batteries, use onfy high-quality
alkaline or nickel cadmium rechargeable batteries. Not
all nickel cadmium batteries fit the Language Master SE,
however, so check them carefully when you buy.
NOTE: Replacing the battenes may delete your word
and message lists. To avoid this, we suggest thal you
plug in the AC adapter whenever you change
battenes. The AC adapter overrides the batteries, but
it doesn't recharge tham.
1. Ramove the battery cover.
You'll find it on the back toward the top,
2. Insert the batteries.
Place the batteries according to the polarity markings.
Adjusting the Contrast and Volume
You can change the screen contrast and speaker volume
of your Language Master SE at any time. ply adjust
the controls on the right side of the unit.
The contrast control ls marked with all). The volume
control is marked with a }}}).
|. Press (encor),
2. Adjust the contrast control until you see the main
prompt.
in the word Mari. Lo look up,
Un Ares" dl > -
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This is the main prompt. It's where you type words to
спас spelinga, dnd defniticns and eynonyma,. and da
other tasks. You can retum to the main prompt at any
time by pressing (EEx).
3. Adjust the volume control.
4. Press (Givi) to test the volume level.
You should hear “Ready” spoken clearly.
№ Start-up Problem Solvers
What do you do if you don’t hear “Ready” or see
anything on the screen?
Check your batteries. Are the pluses positioned
property’?
Check the volume. Is it tumed up sufficiently?
Check your headphones. If they're plugged in, they
override the main speaker, ri
Selecting Speech Settings
You can easily customize your Language Master SE's
speech settings. Just press (mew) to see the Speech
Menu from amy screen except help messages, game
screens, Grammar Guide topics, and dialog boxes.
At the Speech Menu, you can choose to tum on or off
the full speech made, tum on or off the keyboard acho,
tum on or off the key click, speak letters normally or
speak letters as words (Alpha, Bravo, Charlie), and tum
on or off the menu instructions.
NOTE: When you tum off the Language Master SE,
your speech settings are saved for your next session.
If you remove the batteries from their compartiment for
more than a minute, however, the Speech Menu
retums lo its default settings. To save your seftngs
when you change batteries, plug in the AC adapter.
1. Press [mu ).
This is the Speech Menu. You see and hear the
alternative settings displayed now.
2. Press (Her):
This helo message describes the default and altermatree
speech settings. If you want to move down the
3. Press = repeatedly.
As the help message is read, set the speed to your
liking. The default speed is medium.
4. Press (ucy to go back to the Speech Menu.
5. Select your speech settings.
If you want to keep the current settings, simply press
[cued | to retum to the main prompt.
If. however, you want to change a setting, here's how:
* Press [{}] or (47) to highlight and hear a setting.
* Then press [ eme).
To change another setting, press Cama) again and
repeat the process. If you want to reset the Speech
Menu to its default settings, hold [se | and press
[cuean ).
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Selecting Screen Settings
You can also customize your Language Master SEs
screen display. Just press (ue) and then press [5 |
to ses the Setup Menu.
At the Setup Menu, you can choose to use small or
large type, set the automatic shutoff time from one to
six minutes, display letters normally or display capital
latters only, and tum off or display menu instructions.
NOTE: When you tum off the Language Master SE,
your screan seftings are saved for your naxt session.
If you remove the bafteres from their compartment for
more than a minute, however, Ihe Setup Manu refums
to its default seftings. To save you settings wien you
change batteries, plug in he AC adapter.
1. Press [ve].
2, Then press [co |.
2. Press Ca).
This help message describes the default and altemative
screen settings.
2. Press (cd to go back to Setup Menu.
4, Select your screen settings.
F you want to keep the current settings, simply press
to retum to the main prompt.
№. however. you want to change a setting, here's how:
* Press [JL] or [4F] to highlight and hear a setting.
* Then press | om: |
You see and hear a new setting message and then the
main prompt. H you select the shutoff setting, you see
and hear a menu of shutoff times. Select a time by
pressing (4) or (I) and then press [ ema ).
To change other settings, press [vew ) again and repeat
the process, If you want to reset the Speech Menu to
its default settings, hold [ser | and press (Ga),
Seeing and Hearing a Demonstration
To preview the main features and functions of your
Language Master SE, try its built-in demonstration. Rt
takes about three minutes. To stop the demonstration
at amy time, just press [cman].
1, Type “== demo” at the main prompt.
e
T in the word wou want to look up,
press mona
--demo _
Press [ —) twice to type the dash. If you need to erase
letters, press (moy.
2. Press | me |.
Watch and listen as the Language Master SE shows
you what it can do.
3. Press (Gear) if you want to stop the demo.
How to Use the Keyboard
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This chapter teaches you about the layout and
basic functions of your Language Master SE's
keyboard. You'll leam how to...
* press and hear keys without performing
tasks:
* hear which screen is being displayed at any
time;
* see and hear appropriate help messages;
* and play Keyboard Wizard”, the keyboard
teaching game.
After reading this chapter, you'll be thoroughly
acquainted with the Language Master SE's keys.
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Using the Identify Mode
You can become familiar with your Language Master
SEs keyboard by using its identify Mode. To tum on
the Identify Mode, you press [©].
In the identify Mode, keys speak their names when you
press them, without performing their functions. One
key, (ama) keeps its function, When you press [cea |
in the Identify Mode, the keyboard retums to normal
operation.
1.Press [©].
You hear “Identify Mode on.” If you don't, adjust the
volume.
2, Press keys to hear their names.
Since keys don't perform their functions In the Identify
Mode, you can press them repeatedly.
3. Press [ © | again to tum off the Identify Mode.
Hearing Which Screen is Displayed
is a useful key for people who are blind or
visually impeæired, By pressing (were), you can always
hear which screen is being displayed.
Ât reference entries, [wane] also tells you if other
reference information is available. For example, if you
press [wer] at the dictionary entry for “capital,” you
hear "This word has thesaurus, Confusable, and
Classmate information available.” To see this
information, just press (mes), Eom), or Gus.
Remember to press [wees] whenever you're unsure of
“where you are” or “where to go next,”
1. Prass [weer] at any screen.
me in the you «rt to look up,
Press
if you're at the main prompt, you hear “You are at tha
typing screen.” you dont, press [cua] to retum to
the main prompt. Then press (were).
Getting Help Messages
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By pressing at any screen, you can see and
hear an appropriate help message.
Help messages describe the current screen In detail and
which keys you can press. For example, when you're at
à dictionary entry, pressing (neue) tells you how to
read definitions.
1. Press at any screen.
if you're at the main prompt, you see and hear a help
message describing the main keys.
2. Press (reac | to stop reading.
To start reading again, press [aan | again.
3. Press [IL] repaatediy.
To move up line by line, [TT]. To move down one
screen at a time, hold and press [Jb].
4. Press (lac to go back to the previous screen.
Playing the Keyboard Wizard™
The most fun way to leam where the keys are is to play
Keyboard Wizard, the keyboard teaching game. To
start. press (ear) and then press [ A).
1. Press [Fav].
You sea the games manu.
2. Press [A] to select Keyboard Wizard.
You see and hear a key falling. Press the matching key
on the keyboard before the falling key reaches the
bottom. When you do, you hear "Ya got me.”
4. Press [Gex] when you're dons.
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How to Hear Words and
Screens
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In this chapter, you'll learn how to use Cams), (2), and
You'll learn how to. . .
* hear screens read aloud:
hear typed and highlighted words;
hear words spelled;
hear letters spoken as words;
and hear individual sounds.
After reading this chapter, you'll be able to
hear every word, screen, and message dis-
played by your Language Master SE.
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Hearing Screens Read Aloud
You can hear any screen on your Language Master
SE read aloud. Simply press to start and stop
reading.
Press Latac | whenever you want to hear spelling
correction lists; dictionary, thesaurus, or other refer-
ence antras; grammar topics; or your word or mes-
sage list.
When you press [BEAD | at any screen except a
prompt, words are highlighted as they're read. This
highlighting makes reading easier for some people
who are leaming disabled.
1. Press (Ress ) at any screen.
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ue in the werd wou ant Lo look e.
F you re at the main prompt, you hear "Type in the
word you want to look up, then press ENTER."
2. Press (a0 | repeatedly to stop and start reading.
3. Press (Gras) when you're done.
Hearing Words Spoken
You can hear words spoken by pressing (ar).
says words you've typed as well as words highlighted
in screens. Unlike [READ], (347) doesn't say entire
screens,
typing words at the main prompt and pressing
, you can use your Language Master SE for
augmentative communication.
By pressing the arrow keys to highlight words in
screens and then pressing , you can hear words
in spelling correction lists, definitions, synonym lists,
the Grammar Guide, etc.
1. Type a word at the main prompt.
Tyee in the wou want to look wp,
hr oa
Press (ued or [3] if you need to erase letters.
2, Press (ar).
If you type a word with more than one pronunciation,
you see and hear a di box asking you to select a
part of speach. Press and [1] to highlight the
word you want. Then press [pm |.
3. Type more words at the main prompt.
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Tupe in the word you want to look up,
then press
throughout the day_
Va „
Press [_ час: ) to type the spaces.
4. Press (sa).
You hear the words said as a phrase.
5. Press (cie).
How to Hear Words in Reference Entries
In addition to words typed at the main prompt, (san)
says words highlighted in reference entries. Here's
how:
o Press the arrow keys to highlight the word you
want to hear.
* Then press (AY).
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Hearing Words Spelled
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You can hear words spelled by typing them at the
main prompt, or by pressing the arrow keys to high-
light words in screens, and then pressing (FU).
To hear words spelled one letter at time, press
repeatedly. To hear the entire words spelled, hold
[Ere].
Using [=]. you can also hear words in reference
entries spelled with their hyphenation points spoken,
even if their hyphenation isn't shown. It's a useful
feature for transcriptionists.
1. Type à word at the main prompt.
Us in SD ang) ou vant Lo look um, |
Mississippi
Hold [sm | to type capital letters.
2. Hold (sra).
You hear the word spelled.
3. Press repeatedly.
You hear letters one at a time.
4. Prass [oan].
also works for wards highlighted in reference
entries. Here's how:
* Press the arrow keys to highlight the word in the
reference entry you want to spell.
e Hold (0).
PP How to Hear Hyphenation
Just press [=] instead of at a highlighted
word in a reference entry. Here's how:
* Type à word of mora than one syllable.
« Then press to find its definition.
* Then press [=] to hear its spalling and hyphen-
athlon.
* Press to retum to the main prompt.
Remember, pressing [— | spells highlighted words
only in reference entries. At the main prompt, it
types a hyphen.
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Hearing Letters Spoken as Words
To clearly distinguish letters, you can hear words
spelled using the “ Alpha, Bravo, Charlie” system
rather than the alphabet. Just type a word at the
main prompt, or press the arrow keys to highlight a
word in a reference entry, then hold [se | and press
ee).
You can also hear words spelled as "Alpha, Bravo,
Charlie” without shifting. Just select the “Speak
letters as words” setting on the speech menu. Then,
simply pressing spells words in that manner.
If the keyboard echo Is on, you also hear the letter
keys spoken as words.
1. Type a word at the main prompt.
Fa ve to Yok |
Lt Fs
2. Hold [sw | and press [561] repeatedly.
You hear each letter as “Alpha, Bravo, Charlie.”
3. Press when you're done.
Pp Hearing “Alpha, Bravo, Charlie" at
Reference Entries
plus also works for words highlighted in
ce entries. Here's how:
« Press the arrow keys to highlight the word refer-
ence entry you want to hear.
* Hold [ser] and press (sec).
Hearing Sounds Spoken
There's another way to hear words pronounced by
your Language Master SE—sound by sound. It's
called the Dynamic Pronunciation Guide (DPG). The
DPG combines synthetic speech, a recorded human
voice, and visual highlighting to teach accurate
pronunciation.
To see and hear the DPG, type a word at the main
prompt or highlight a word in a refence entry, then
hold and press (sr).
1. Type a word at the main prompt.
REA ah ен UE
| phthisis_
2. Hold [== | and press (ur).
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jms in the gpl you vant Lo Jook up,
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phthi Pronunciation Guide
The DPG screen says and shows a sound.
3. Press [M0] to hear the next sound.
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press
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Did you hear that the first sound after you pressed
(wo) sounded different? It's a recorded human voice,
not synthesized speech,
Here s what you can do next:
To hear the sound again, press [ sm |.
To hear the preceding sound, press [=v],
То hear the word spoken, press (ur).
To hear it spelled, press [srt] or Cama).
4. Press (acs) to go back to the previous screen.
Using the DPG at Screens
[==] plus Car) also works for words highlighted in
refence entries, Here's how:
= Press the arrow keys to highlight the word in the
reference entry you want to pronounce.
* Then hold [se | and press (ur).
* [hen press [wo] to hear the next sound.
. Press (Ac) to go back to previous screen.
How to Check Spellings
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нее вен ен =
она ее =
&) (5) [9] (9) (6) (9) (0) 09 [9 CJ ==]
(==) [2] 20) (©) 00) (2) (M) MM) (=) 7 E
(=r i=) (=) =] (e) (€),
Ne
In this chapter, you'll leam how to use [sm ), [7], [*),
and Eos) for spell-checking and finding Confusables.
You'll also use [sw |, the arrow keys, (có. and [ macs),
This chapter teaches you how to use your
Language Master SE's spelling correction
features. You'll leam how to. . .
* automatically correct misspellings;
* find correct spellings using the
MatchMaker keys;
* and find Confusables, words commonly
confused.
After reading this chapter, you'll be able to
correct spellings instantly.
Correcting Misspellings
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Your Language Master SE automatically corrects
misspellings when you type a word. Just type a word
at the main prompt and then press [_ewæ }. You'll
see and hear a list of correct spellings from which to
choose.
If you type a word not in the Language Master SE's
dictionary, you'll see and hear a dialog box asking if
you want to “Keep this spelling?” Press if
you do.
You can type and spell-check inflections, contrac-
tions, abbreviations, compound words, and proper
names. You can even spell-check phrases, one word
at a time.
NOTE: You can't check possessives like “book's” or
“men's” because they're not in the Language Master
SE's dictionary. But you can get tips on spelling
them by reading the Grammar Guide topic on
possessives. Just type ‘possessives” at the main
prompt and then press a
1. Type a misspelled word at the main prompt.
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Type in the word you want to look up,
then press
anonimus_
Press if you need to erase letters.
2. Press [ ene ).
This a correction list, Correction lsts aren't always in
alphabetic order, and they may be longer than one
screen.
3. Hold to hear the word spelled correctly.
4, Press [Rex | to hear the correction list
To stop reading, press (nes } again. If you want to
hear a highlighted word spelled, press [2&1], To
see the definition of a highlighted word, press
[ее |.
5. Ргева [Ая ),
Pp Correcting “Correct” Spellings
What if you misspell a word, but your misspelling is a
word, too? For example, you want to define " rain”
but mistakenly type “rail.” When you press [sms |
and see the dictionary entry for “rail.” you realize
your mistake.
Just press [7] at the dictionary entry. You'll see a
list of words with spellings similar to “rail,” including
“rain.” To see its dictionary entry, press [JE] to
highlight “rain.” Then press
Using the MatchMaker” Keys
You can find correct spellings even when you don't
know how to spell a word, Just the
MatchMaker keys—[ 7 | and [ # | —in place of the
letters or syllables you don't know.
If MatchMaker finds no words matching your request,
vou see and hear a "None found” message. In that
case, press to retum to the main prompt.
Letter Detective
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When you're unsure of only a few letters in a word,
use the Letter Detective key—[ 7 |. Type one
question mark for mach unknown letter. You can use
more than one question mark in a word,
1. Type “conc??ve” at the main prompt.
да
wart Lo look up,
Tua in the JSG vou up
CORE?
2. Press | em).
conc | mae
This is a MatchMaker list.
3. Press (Res ) to hear the list.
Here's what else you can do now:
a à мог ва: haghlight it by pressing [JE] or
To hear a word spelled, highlight it and then hold Cae).
To define a word, highlight it and then press [ eme |.
When you've finished reading the definition, press (ci.
à. Press (Gen).
Fragment Finder
When you don't know how to spell syllables and suffixes
in a word, use the Fragment Finder key, [+ |.
Like question marks, you can type more than one
asterisk in a word. For example, pars"v. You can
also use question marks and asterisks together in à
word. For example, “pers*verince”.
NOTE: The Fragment Finder key works best whan
you're looking for latters in the middle and at the and
of words. If you type an asterisk al the baginning of a
word, MatchMaker searches lake longer.
1. Typa “parsaver"” at the main prompt.
Tune in the wid want to look Up,
PETER
2. Press [om |.
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5 PRC EEE ä
I perseveringly
3. Press (5245 ] to hear the list.
Here's what else you can do now:
ee highlight it by pressing (J1] or
To hear a word spelled, highlight it and then hold [Eee].
Te define a word, highlight it and then press | sm |.
When you're finished reading the definition, press (mcd.
4, Press [cea |,
Focusing Your MatchMaker Lists
The more question marks and asterisks you type In a
word, the more words MatchMaker finds. IF you re
locking for a specific spelling, type only a few question
marks.
Finding Confusables™
Some words sound the same or nearly the same—
homonyms, contractions, etc. You can sort out
these "Confusables” by using €ow).
Just type a word at the main prompt. Then press
. If the word has Confusables, you'll see and
hear a list with their meanings identified. H none are
found, you see and hear, "No Confusables avail-
able.”
You can also find Confusables for the main words of
dictionary and thesaurus entries. Just press ce)
when you're at the entries.
1. Type “rain”.
2. Press (Gow) .
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a a оне —_ ад"
3. This is a Confusables entry. Press (rex) to hear
the Confusables.
Here's what else you can do now:
To hear a Confusable spelled oñe letter at time,
highlight it by pressing or [IL] and then press
repeatedly.
To hear if other reference Information Is available for
these Confusables, press (mere). Then press the
appropriate reference key.
4, Press (qe),
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How to Find Dictionary Entries
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In this chapter, you'll leam how to use (per). [res], and
This chapter teaches you how to find dictionary
definitions. You'll lear how to...
* find definitions for words you type;
« find definitions for highlighted words in
dictionary, thesaurus, Classmates, and
Confusables entries, as well as in the
Grammar Guide and in your word list;
« and browse through dictionary entries as
vou might through à printed dictionary.
After reading this chapter, you'll be able to find
more than 300,000 detailed definitions.
Defining Typed Words
The basic way to find definitions is to type a word and
then press (mcr) or [mem |. You see and hear
dictionary entries that contain inflections, definitions,
usage examples, and derivative words.
To hear the dictionary entry, press Calo). Words are
visually highlighted as they're read to make reading
easler for people who are leaming disabled.
You can also go directly from dictionary entries to
thesaurus and other reference entries, At the dictio-
nany entry, press [wwere) to hear if other reference
information is available, Then press the appropriate
reference keys.
1. Type a word at the main prompt.
— — —
in the word you want to lock wp,
press RIED
Press Mc If you need to erase letters.
2. Press (per) or [eme |.
At the main prompt, (Get) and [rm] do the same
thing.
LE pa | seeking! sesks
i reach or oblain ¿red
3. ATICMET
eee {Aouad
Plural seek ers
This dictionary entry shows the main word in bold
letters followed by the part of speech in parentheses,
inflections in bold letters, a list of definitions, deriva-
tive words, usage examples in brackets, and syn-
onyms of definitions in small caps.
3. Press [sean | to hear the definition.
Hare s what you can do mext:
To move through the definition one word at a time,
press [of].
ort up or down the definitions line by line, press
or
Ta move up or down the definitions screen by screen,
hold and press [11] or [4].
To hear if other reference information is available for
the main word, press
4. Press FF).
Dictionary Entries Without Inflections
You can change the screen settings so that dictionary
entries don't contain inflections. Here's how:
* Prass [Mw].
« Then press [gy] to find the setup menu,
* Then press [JL) to highlight and hear “Do not
display inflections.” (If you see "Display inflec
tions” instead, press [EER].)
« Then press [om |.
Now when you press at dictionary entries, you
hear definitions first, not inflections.
Defining Words in Reference Entries
You can find the meaning of words in reference
entries —spelling correction and MatchMaker lists:
dictionary, thesaurus, Classmate, and Confusable
entries; Grammar Guide topics: and your word list.
Just press the arrow keys to highlight the word you
want to define. Then press | pe |.
1. Type a word at the main prompt.
2, Press [ om |.
1. compassion shown Lo an of Tender)
aise ! irerisonmsent rather than death
for fi murder
2. a blessing resulting from divine
SHOE OF compassion! afro ! a
fortunate circunshance
— ни - — ="
3. Press the arrow keys to highlight à word.
Lee = a. — ="
Merca E
Elural mer=cies
1. shown to an of Tender)
nk rather than death
В ti from di
2 ee Blaine Tee vs ; {vire |
4. Press [ ome |.
At reference entries, only [ams |, not (per), shows
dictionary entries.
5. Press (Rec ] to hear the dictionary entry.
If you want to go back to the previous dictionary
entry, press (a
6. Press (GEM).
Browsing Through Dictionary Entries
With the Language Master SE, you can read dictio-
nary entries sequentially as you might in a printed
dictionary. To do that, press and when
you're at a dictionary entry.
Co a word at the main prompt. Then press
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= Led; af-fecti-ed: affect: ing
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2. Press [mo],
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3. Incl toward ! having as an
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This is the next entry in the Language Master SE's
dictionary. It may not be in strict alphabetic order.
3. Press [=v] to return to the preceding entry.
4. Press (Goa).
P How ®t and [=] Differ
and [mv] don't do the same thing. (ao) takes
you back to the previous prompt or screen from any
screen. [mv] works only within references entries.
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How to Find Thesaurus,
Classmate, and Grammar
Information
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In this chapter you'll learn how to use the (mas), = and
This chapter teaches how to find the thesaurus,
grammar, and other reference information available
from your Language Master SE. You'll leam how
to...
* find smomyms, antoryms, and core meanings;
* find Classmates”, words classified by subject;
* find grammar guidance on mare than 70
topics.
After reading this chapter, you'll be able to find
extra language help you need.
Finding Thesaurus Information
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The basic way to find thesaurus information is to type
a word and then press (ms), You'll see and hear
synonyms, antonyms, and core meanings. A core
meaning is a definition shared by a group of syn-
Omyms.
You can also find thesaurus information directly from
dictionary and other reference entries by pressing
at those entries.
1. Type a word at the main prompt.
Tyee in the you want to look up,
press
big. |
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2, Press (mes).
| UE adjfecifve, of significant size or
SCOPE.
considerabl ectengl hefty, large
ma don, sizable vas * '
"little
This is a thesaurus entry.
3. Press (resc | to hear the thesaurus entry.
Did you notice a message such as “Thesaurus entry
1 of 77" It means the word you typed has other
synomyma and core meanings.
4, Press [mo] to ses the next thesaurus entry.
ng
en éd/PFCÉIVE, containing af AUCH as
= possible.
5. Press [mean | to start and stop reading.
If you want to go back to the preceding thesaurus
entry for the word, press |
6. Prass [cite |,
» Finding Synonyms From Reference Entries
You can find synonyms directly from reference
entries. Here s how:
At dictionary entries, when you press YOU S88
the thesaurus entry for the main dictionary word. To
ses synonyms for a word used in the definition, press
the arrow keys to highlight it, press , and then
press (me).
At Classmates and Confusables entries, you can see
thesaurus information for any word on the screen by
highlighting it and then pressing .
At Grammar Guide topics, no thesaurus information
is available.
Finding Classmates
Classmates are words classified by subject, such as
“lion” and “tiger.” Classmate entries include lists of
the elements of the periodic table, precious gems,
breeds of dogs, and many other subjects.
You find Classmates for a word by typing the word at
the main prompt and then pressing . If the word
lacks Classmates, pressing Éveÿ shows its dictionary
entry.
When you press Eva at a dictionary, thesaurus, or
Confusable entry, you'll find Classmates (if any) for
the antry word.
1. Type a month of the year at the main prompt.
Thon Ln ne alli “ov vant to lock we.
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3.71 3 I
This is a Classmate entry.
3. Press [reac | to hear the Classmates.
Here's what you can do next:
To highlight and hear single words in the list, press
the arrow keys.
To see the next Classmate entry for a word {if any),
press [Pe].
To sea a dictionary, thesaurus, or Confusable entry (If
any) for a Classmate, highlight it and then press the
appropriate reference key.
4. Press [CER].
Finding Grammar Guide Topics
By pressing ga, you can find grammar information
from any screen except help messages. The Gram-
mar Guide covers more than 70 grammar topics in
detail.
Like help messages, grammar topics suit the screen
you're viewing. For example, when you're at a
dictionary entry for a noun, pressing Gu shows a
menu of grammar topics about nouns,
1. Press gawd at the main prompt.
This is the main Grammar Guide Menu. It lists every
grammar topic, from “Parts of Speech” to "Confus-
abla Words.”
2. Press [II] to move down the menu.
If you want to move down the menu screen by
screen, hold [sm | and press [JL].
3. Press [em | to ses a highlighted topic.
COoMErele Nau Aa So Ге
which can be seen, Tell, heard, or
tasted.
Cr The día od on the
Е Cer near
ET Arter the snow 11, we took our
Fed to the big Af/f
\ — ;
This grammar entry explains the “Kinds of Nouns.”
4. Press to hear the grammar topic.
Did you hear that the Grammar Guide says italicized
words louder and more slowly than regular words?
This lets people who are blind and visually impaired
hear the same emphases that sighted people see.
If you want to see a dictionary, thesaurus, Class-
mates, or Confusables entry (if any) for a word used
in a Grammar Guide topic, press the arrow keys to
highlight the word, then press a reference key.
5. Press to go back to the Grammar Guide Menu.
6. Press (ciear).
Finding Grammar by Typing Them Topics
Besides selecting grammar topics from the Grammar
Guide menus, you can find specific grammar help
directly from the main prompt. Here's how:
* Type a grammar topic. For example, “apostrophe”.
* Then press Gan.
How to Use the User Word
and Message Lists
LS SSS art)
(Com) (mr) {am mo e) Cu) (an) Ea) fe) mn (m
[@| (№) [Е | (a) IT) Dr) ul) Le) (eG)
(А) [2] [9] (9) [9] (8) [9] (К) [61 (2) (== |
De) zz) x) Ce) I) Ce) (m) (aa) (ae) (DL
(==) (=) ее) [7][a)[®][=]
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In this chapter, you'll learn how to use (Me), (er), (ae),
and Cc
This chapter teaches how to use your word
and message lists. You'll leam how to. . .
* add, remove, and listen to words in the
user list;
* and to add, remove, and listen to mes-
sages in the message list.
After reading this chapter, you'll be able to
take full advantage of these lists for language
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leaming and augmentative communication.
Using Your Word List
You can type and save more than 50 words in your
word list for study or use in the games. For example,
you can save vocabulary or spelling words and
practice them in Flash Cards, Hangman, or any other
game.
You add words to your list by typing a word at the
main prompt, or highlighting a word in a screen, and
then pressing (ae). To see your word list, you press
(us). You use (mm) to remove words from you list.
NOTE: When you tum off the Language Master SE,
your word list is saved for your next session. If,
however, you replace the batteries and keep them
out af their compartiment for more than à minute,
your words will be deleted. To avoid this, plug in
the AC adapter when you replace batteries.
1. Type a word at the main prompt.
pe
T in the word wart to look
ri OU UF;
2. Press (avc).
If the word you type isn't in the Language Master
SE's dictionary, you see and hear a dialog box asking
you to “Pick a correct spelling.” Select another
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spelling or press | sm | to add the word you typed.
If you type more than one word, the phrase is added to
your message list, not your word list.
3, Press (us).
=
|
This is your word list. Note that each word is indexed
to a letter.
4. Press a matching letter to hear a word.
Here are other ways you can hear words in your list:
To hear a word spelled, type its letter and then press or
hold Care).
To hear a word spelled using - Alpha, Bravo, Charlie,”
type its letter, then hold and press
repeatedly.
To hear the entire list, highlight the first word and then
press [ne ).
To hear à word pronounced sound by sound, type its
letter, and then hold [57] and press (ar).
To find reference information about a word in your list,
press it's matching letter and then press a reference
key (om |. (es). Gand. etc.).
5. Press (an).
To remove the message, press | eme |).
> are your entire word list, hold [se | and press
ô. Press [ges],
Typing Many Words Into Your List
Here's a quick way to type more than one word inte
your word list:
. Press (ur).
Then press (acc). You see and hear this dialog box:
Le НН" rT т TEE ыы Um
T in the word wou want Lo look ue,
press UND
«Tues word to adi to pour user Tísti |
Then type a word.
Then press (ace).
Then type another word.
Then press (ace),
When you want to stop adding words, press (us).
Checking Students' Word Lists
Teachers can check to see if students’ word lists are
correct without looking at their words. Here's how:
* Press (is7).
* Then hold [ser | and press [+].
You see and hear a message like this:
Y
The Check Number is unique for a list of words,
regardless of their order. For example, “dog, cat”
and “cat. dog” have the same number. But “dig.
cat” has a different number.
Using Your Message List
Your can type, save, and playback text-to-speech
messages in your message list. For example, Math
homework tonight” and “I'll be back later.”
Your messages can be as brief as two words or as
long as a sentence. If your messages average 30
characters, you can save up to 26 messages. If
they're longer, you can save fewer. Regardless of
their length, esch message is indexed for quick
playback.
To add and remove messages from your list, use
and (mM), To see your messages, press
NOTE: When you tum off the Language Master SE,
your messages are saved for your next session. If
however, you replace the batteries and keep them
out of their compartment for more than a minute,
will ba deleted. To avoid this, plug
your massages
in the AC adapter whan you replace batteries.
1. Type a phrase or sentence at the main prompt.
T in the word you vent Lo look ue,
press (EAD
The meeting has been cancel led. _
Press to type a space between words.
Lang Al my name is John Smith sara
¡alg В! musing à Special speaking device =
dialog 2, : ng.” If
you di Da
3.
This is your message list,
4, Press a matching letter and to hear a message.
To move up and down the list, press ог [Е] ог
press matching letters. To hear the entire message list,
highlight the first message and then press [Age ].
Gre) and the Dynamic Pronunciation Guide do not
work in the message list.
5, Press (mu),
6. Press to the to
bt [ora _) to remove the message or [ ss)
u want to ce Co the entire massage list, hold
a and press (м).
7. Press (Gex).
Typing Many Messages Into Your List
Here's a quick way to type more than one into your list:
* Press (uss).
* Then press (A).
53. * Then type a message.
How to Play Games
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This chapter teaches you how to play your
Language Master SE's 10 games. You'll learn
how to...
* select games;
* set the game difficulty levels;
* use your word list in games:
* and find definitions for words after
you've played them.
After reading this chapter, you'll be able to
play games that teach the keys, improve your
spelling, build your vocabulary, and test your
memory.
Selecting Games, Word Lists, and Other Settings
Before you play. you must select settings that deter.
mine the difficulty of the games. You can select word
lists, word sizes, game speeds, and other settings.
Your game settings apply across the games. For
example, when you select the elementary word list for
Hangman, you can play the other games with that list
without changing settings.
NOTE: Your game settings are saved until you
change the batteries, change the settings, or hold
i (eii). Holding [san } and pressing
(coeur) resets them to their default settings.
1. Press [7x | at the main prompt.
|
o; PU |
t Hangman
E 8
Builder
E Train
HE Blaster
This ls the Games Menu.
2, Press [JL] to move down the menu.
3. Press a letter to select à game.
This is a game settings screen (for Word Blaster, H
on the menu), You select a word list (WORDS), the
number of letters in the words ("SIZE"), and the
game speed (SPEED).
For game play. every word in the Language Master is
indexed to a word list: elementary, intermediate,
advanced, expert, SAT”, or any word from the Lan-
guage Master SE's dictionary (ALL WORDS), Just
choose the list you want to play.
You can also play games using words from your own
word list. In some games, you can even type words
you want to play immediately before you start.
If you want to go back to the games menu to select
another game now, press т and repeat Steps 2
and 3.
3. Press [TT] or [E] to highlight a word list. Then
4. Select other game settings by pressing the arrow
keys.
5. Press when you're ready to play.
> Beginners’ Wisdom: Start Slow
When you first play a game, use the low-to-middle-
range settings. More advanced word lists, longer
words, and faster speeds make the games more
difficult.
Playing the Games
To become an expert, play the games often, The
individual game instructions that follow will help you get
started.
By pressing [Fay | during a game, you can go back to
the games menu to select another game. By pressing
(mes |, you can go back to the game setting menu. By
pressing [cesa], you can go back to the main prompt.
And you can always haar a help message by pressing
[her |}.
LA] Keyboard Wizard”
Keyboard Wizard makes leaming the keyboard fun.
Before you play, select a speed on the speed settings
menu, Then press | ve |.
You see and hear a key falling. Press the matching key
on the keyboard before it hits bottom. When you do,
you hear “Ya got me.” To stop playing, press (curr).
Know the Keys to the Games
Except for Keyboard Wizard, some keys work the same
regardless of which game you're playing:
To hear the entire game screen spoken, press [READ |,
To hear the word in play spoken, press (sar).
To hear the word in play spelled, press (sPeu ).
To define a word you've just played, press [ ar | one
ar two times,
To go back to the game from a definition, press (cy.
To end your round and find the words you missed, press
To play another round, press [sa |.
IB] Flash Cards
Flashcards builds your vocabulary. Before you play,
select a word list and word size. Then press | eme |.
Flash Cards says and shows a word. Try to guess its
definition.
[C1 Hangman
Hangman asks you to guess spellings of hidden words.
Before you play, select a word list, a word size, and the
number of tries (wrong guesses allowed). The Fever
the tres, the more difficult the gama is.
IF two people are playing, you can type a word for your
friend to guess. Just select “ENTER YOUR OWN" on
the word list menu, press [sm |, and then type the
word you want to play.
The hidden word is shown by question marks for each
letter. Type your guesses.
Your wrong guesses are listed in the line below, If you
guess a letter twice, you see and hear "Already used!”
[DI] Anagrams
Anagrams asks you to make anagrams from a word. An
anagram is a word formed from the letters of another
word.
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Before you play, select a word list. You can also type a
word to play by selecting “ENTER YOUR OWN". Then
press
This menu asks you to select the minimum size of the
anagrams. Use the arrow keys to select a size. Then
press (am J.
Anagrams says and shows a root word and how many
anagrams it has. Type an anagram and then press
Com) If you want to reshuffle the letters of the root
word, press [—). To hear the screen, press (Reap).
[E] Jumble
Jumble tests your ability to unscramble letters and form
words. Before you play, select a word list. You can
also type a word to play by selecting “ENTER YOUR
OWN”. Then select a word size. Then press [mm].
Jumble says and shows a series of letters. Type words
made from these letters and then press | mr |. If you
want to reshuffle the letters of the root word, press
[=]. To hear the screen, press (reap).
[F] Word Builder
Unlike Anagrams and Jumble, Word Builder makes
anagrams for you. Before you play, type letters you
want Word Builder to build words from and select the
minimum size of the words. Then press [am ].
Word Builder says and shows the anagrams it has built.
To define an anagram, highlight it by pressing (4) or
(dL) and then press Comm |
To go back to Word Builder, press (ac.
[G] Word Train”
Word Train is a spelling game that keeps you on the
right track. All aboard!
@ for a hint to give up
The train stands at the head of the tracks with empty
boxcars. To start it moving, type any letter. Then Word
Train types a letter, and it's your tum again.
As the train chugs along, type letters to fill the boxcars
and spell a word. Whoever first spells a word at least
four letters long wins.
To sea and hear a list of possible letters, press | — |. To
see and hear the word in play, press [ 7 |.
HI Word Blaster
Word Blaster tests your ability to spell quickly. Before
you play, select a word list, word size, and speed. Then
press [sr
Word Blaster says and shows a word with its letters
hidden by question marks. One by one, letters are
spoken and shown. IF you want to hear the spaces and
letters repeated, press (seu).
When you think you know the word, press [ems |}. type
the word, and press again.
Il Memory Challenge”
Memory Challenge challenges you to remember a list of
words. Before you play, select a word list, word size,
word count, and speed. The word count is the number
of words you'll try to remember. Then press [mm |.
Memory Challenge says, spells, and shows the
number of words you selected. Type the words in
order, pressing after each,
To see and hear a word you can't remember, press
To define a word after playing, press [sm |.
LJ] Deduction™
Deduction tests your logic and memory by asking you
to guess a random list of letters from Ato F.
Type letters from À to F. Then press == To
hear the screen read at any time, press [Reap]
After each series you type, Deduction says and shows
the number of correct letters in correct spaces (“PER-
FECT ) and the number of correct letters in wrong
spaces (* MISPLACED").
To hear the series you've already typed, press
and then [JE].
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Speech Menu Settings
Default settings
Turn on full speech mode
Prompts, messages, screens,
and games to automatically
speak. For blind or visually
impaired users.
Turn on keyboard echo
Letter keys and BACK echo
their names when pressed.
For users who want full
Alternative Settings
Turn off full speach mode
Screens are silent unless
READ, SAY, or SPELL is
pressed. For sighted users.
Turn off keyboard echo
Mo keys echo their names:
when pressed. For users who
are familiar with the keyboard.
keyboard feedback. I
Turn on key click Tum off key click
If keyboard acho is off, all keys No keys click when pressed.
make a clicking sound when When keyboard echo ls off,
pressed, IF keyboard echo is
on, only the function keys click.
keys are silent. For users
who want no keyboard
For users who want limited feedback.
keyboard feedback
Speak letters normally Speak letters as words
When keyboard echo is on or — When keyboard echo is on or
when you press SPELL, when you press SPELL,
letters are spoken as letters are spoken as “Alpha,
"A B.C." Bravo, Charlie.” For users
who want to have no doubt
about which letters they re
typing or hearing.
Tum on menu instructions Turn off menu instructions
When full speach mode is on,
full menu instructions are
automatically spoken.
For blind or visually impaired
users learning the Language
Master SE.
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When full speech mode is off
only brief descriptions of
menus are spoken. For
experienced or sighted users,
Setup Menu Settings
Default settings
Use small type
Displays eight lines of type
per screen. For fully sighted
users.
Set shutoff time
Adjusts the automatic shutoff
time from one to six minutes.
Alternative Settings
Use large type
Displays four lines of 1/4"
type per screen. For visually
impaired users.
Default shutoff
If not set, the unit will default
to 3 minute shutoff.
Display words normally
Displays both upper and lower
case letters on screen.
Display capital letters only
Displays all letters as capitals.
For visually impaired or
learning disabled users.
Display inflections
Displays inflections in dictio-
nary entries after the main
word.
Do not display inflections
Removes inflections from
dictionary entries. Especially
for blind users who don't want
to hear them after the main
word.
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Product Care
Batteries
The Language Master SE runs on four AA 1.5-volt
batteries. Use high quality alkaline or rechargeable
nickel cadmium batteries. Not all AA nickel batter-
ies fit the Language Master SE, so check them
carefully before buying.
To install batteries, open the compartment on the
back of the unit. Insert the new batteries, aligning the
pluses with the pluses in the compartment,
To save your word list, message list, menu settings,
and game settings, plug in the AC adapter whenever
you change batteries. Otherwise, record your words
and settings before you change batteries. Note that
the AC adapter overrides the batteries, but it doesn't
charge them.
Product Care
To clean your Language Master SÉ, spray a mild
glass cleaner onto a paper towel and wipe the sur-
face clean. Don't spray cleaner directly onto the unit.
Don't store or use your Language Master SE in
extreme heat, cold, or humidity.
Customer Service
If you have a problem with your Language Master SE,
refer to the limited warranty information. If you
bought your Language Master SE outside the United
States, contact the place of purchase to obtain
warranty or repair Information.
FRANKLIN ELECTRONIC PUBLISHERS, INC.
Burlington, NJ 08016-4907 USA.
Technical Specifications
Contents
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include paris of speech, yphenaton porta infections and eeronras veria
Á Memam Webster" thesaurus of mone fran 500,000 somme, 11,000 antorsare,
and cong definitions.
2 110,000 waar eli ocio lat.
3, 300-word SAT bat for riera and game practice,
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Bona than 1,100 ghven names Bed SUMamas
10 word games: Keybosrd rad, Flash Cards, Hergmen. Aragrame, Jurible,
word Builder, Word Tan", Word Basar™, Memory Challenge 5, and Deduction =
À user word list of mone San 50 words for study and wuss in games.
A user message Est ihat eres up ho 26 imd-icapench messages
Softens
Fracidan s proprimtar; dicfionan; Compression search andrideval speing corraction,
and User interface software
BeSTepeach T.T.5™ alectronicaby synthesized speech
Harta
Microprocessor: 16496 1:20
AO: 2.5 magabyies
FLORA: 3% hictrtes
Display screen: 4-05-Ehna, 80 к 240) continuous pos
Keyboard: 61 lefier and function keys with black on white lettering
Headphone jack: 3.8 mm
Sze 5.6" x 5.8" x 1.0° (14. 30m x 14.Bom x 2 Bomb
‘aight [with batteriesk 12.2 0x
Accessories
Meadphones
AC adapter
Instruction manual
Cassette instruction tapa
Large-prínt quick reference cand
Presson locator dots
Бой wired camping cass
Four Ai baiteres
Copyrights and Patents
Comparta
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Memory Challenge, and Vier Tra ama irademaro ol Franidn Eocimnie: Publicis. Ine. All rights
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Thee un may change operating modes due o Decio static Discharge. formal operstion of this unit
cer bo reststablghad E pressing OR. air be remar mepiecing batteries.
FOC NOTICE
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Index
ан! Fragmant Finder, 31
Full apesch moda, 8
Anagrams gama, BB -
Antonyma, 4 g-m
Astariak, as Fragment Finder, 32 Games, see also individual games
BACK ke 3.20 meca stings. 55
Batteries = ' using keys In. 67
| Guida to Keya, 3
Capital letters GRAM kay, 5, 44
Claplaying, 11 Grammar Guida, 44
typing. 23 Hangman gama. 58
CLASS hay, 7, 45 Headphones, 8
Classmates, 43 HELP kay, 17
CONF kay 5, 34 Hearing
Contracti 20 A 2
"г letters as words, 25
Contrast, setting, 8 acreena. 20
Copyrights, 87 sounds. 28
Core meanings of eynonyma, 41 words, 21
Correcting misspellings, 20 Help messages, 17
Deduction game, 61 Homonymes, 34
Defining words Hyphenalion, 24
e o" 38 ID key, 4. 15
entries, Moda
Demonstration, using, 13 ney me ат 18
DICT key, 5, 30 Jumble game, 50
Dictionary entries Keyboard acho, §
browsing through, 38 Key click, ©
description of, 36 Kaya
finding other reference entries functions af. 4
from, SE learning, 15, 18
Dynamic Pronunciation Guide, 26 Keyboard Wizard game, 18, 57
ENTER key, 5, 36, 38 Large-type display, 11
FAST/SLOW key, 5, 10
Latter Distective, 31
Flash Card game, 59
+5
MatchMaker keys
Fragment Finder, 32
Letter Cedecthva, 31
Mamory Challenge game, 60
Menu instructions, 11
Massage lit, 52
MSG kay, 57
n-5
ON/OFF key, 8
Phonetic spellings, ses Dynamic
Pronunciation Guide
Phrases,
pronouncing, 21
adding to message list, 52
PLAY kay, 4, B4
Product cara, 65
Pronunciations, 26
Question mark, as Letter Detective,
3
READ kay, 5, 20
REM kay, 40, 53
Ramaving
words from user list, 48
massages from list, 53
REY kay, 3, 38
SAT word list, 58
SAY key, 5, 21, 26
Saying words
after typing, 21
in reference entries, 22
Screen contrast, 8
Setup Menu settings, 11
SHIFT key, 3, 10, 12, 17, 25, 26,
27, 50, 53, 55
Shutoff time, 11
Speak letters as words, 25
SPELL key, 5. 23, 25
Spelling words
aloud as ABC, 23
aloud as Alpha, Bravo, Charlie.
25
chosing comact misspalings, 23
finding correct spellings, 31
Speech Menu settings, 8
Speech speed setting, 10
Suffixes, finding, 32
Synonyms
core meanings of. 41
finding 41
1-й
Technical specifications, 67
THES key, 5. 41
Troubleshooting Guide, 63
Usage axmmples, 38
Usar word list, 48
Word Blaster game, 61
Word Builder game, 59
Word lists
in games, 56
user word let, 46
Word Train game, 58
WHERE key, 16
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