Dictionary/Sidebar

Microsoft's Three Interconnected Engines

IMMERSIVE READER

WORD

EDGE

How to Read Text 

Text of any flag language is selected, then opens directly on IR's platform.

Text may be copied and pasted onto a Word document.

Accessible on user's own computer.

Text is selected by double L click then R click and 

"Continue to read out loud from here" is shown as an option and clicked. 

How to Activate Sidebar

Double left click on a word, then right click on it, next click on "Search [the word]"

Double left click on a word, then right click on it, next click on "Search [the word]"

Double left click on a word, then right click on it, next click on "Search Sidebar for "[the word]"

Dictionary Features

Audible 

n/a

Limited to hear one word at a time in Sidebar.

No option to imput and hear additional words.

Accessible only on user's personal computer.

Unlimited option to imput and hear additional words in Sidebar.

Definitions

n/a

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Limited

Definition of a word

Unlimited

Dialog Box

n/a

n/a

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Every word of a TL story  may be typed into box, heard, and defined

Drop-down Menu

n/a

n/a

drop-down menu

Pronunciation Aid

IR and WORD

 n/a

EDGE

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When words of any foreign language are inputted into user box, audio comparisons with English are often present.

 

Often depicts 2 animated images, One showing lips and teeth, and the other, a tongue.

IMMERSIVE READER

WORD

EDGE

Copying and Pasting Definitions, etc

Definitions, synonyms, etc. may be copied and pasted onto a Word document, then toggled to IR.

Definitions, synonyms, etc. may be copied and pasted onto a Word document.

Definitions, synonyms, etc. may be copied and pasted onto a Word document.

Comparison of TRWRR Stories, Classic Stories, and Poems

Stories or poems in two Flag Languages.

Stories or poems in two or more Flag Languages.

*IR accessed by on Word.

*All languages spoken by a "native" TTS voice.

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Translatable English Text

78 Languages

95 Available Language Packs

78 languages

Number of TTS Languages 

± 45 Languages

 60 Languages

Reads Aloud All 95 languages 

(on TL website)

Media Images

Few, if any Images are visible initially.  Tapping on Media, however, will often display several that can be enlarged and pasted onto one's document.

Few, if any Images are visible initially. Tapping on Media, however, will often display several that can be enlarged and pasted onto one's document.

A plethora of Images are visible initially.

EXCULSIVELY EDGE

Dictionary 

Example of Sidebar

Images

Images

Suggested Media Videos