Canadian Communicate: SymWriter 2 is a word processor with an over 40,000 word symbol vocabulary that activates, inspires, and guides reluctant writers.
Fully English/French bilingual, SymWriter is a proven writing tool for:
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Écriture avec symbole facile pour tout le monde!
Communicate: SymWriter 2, version Canadienne, est un traitement de texte avec plus de 40.000 mots de vocabulaire avec symbole qui active, inspire et guide les écrivains réticents. Entièrement bilingues français/anglais.
SymWriter est un outil d’écriture prouvée pour:
Français et en anglais
Symbol Word Processor for Language Development
Simply type your sentences and SymWriter will convert your text into symbols. SymWriter uses natural language processing to present the best symbol match. High quality speech feedback reinforces the connections between words and symbols while guiding students in English or French.
SymWriter 2 is now packed with Canadian curricular symbols, place names and cultural references. Switch instantly from English to French and back for an ideal tool for teaching French in the primary grades or French Immersion Schools. SymWriter 2 is the ideal way to get your students writing in English or French.
Symbols Supporting Language Learning
Struggling writers can't get better without practice. With instant symbolizing to motivate and confirm meaning, no matter what the writing challenge is -- physical, cognitive, language unfamiliarity, learning disability ASD etc. -- SymWriter creates writers.
Canadianized by Bridges, SymWriter 2 is the ideal writing tool for teaching French in Junior/intermediate level.
SymWriter 2 switches from English to French and back with the click of a mouse: Full context symbolizing in both Canadian English and French.
SymWriter 2 reinforces Canadian curricular vocabulary with hundreds of Canada-specific symbols.
More Freedom when Editing Grids
More Control Over Symbols
Copy Actions Across Multiple Cells
New Switch Scanning Features
Communicate: SymWriter is an easy-to-use symbol writing program. Symbols appear above the words as you type and ‘smart symbolising’ analyses the text to help select the correct symbols. You can drop in photos and images to illustrate your document, or add them to a word to replace a symbol for more specific meaning.
SymWriter’s flexibility allows you to create documents with just the level of graphic support you need. SymWriter is perfect for teachers who want to produce straightforward symbol-supported materials that are easily understood by learner
When typing in text mode, students can see the meaning of the words in the symbol chooser. Symbols give the writer visual assistance, reinforcing meaning and improving confidence. SymWriter features text-to-speech and a spell checker with symbol support.
SymWriter 2's interactive environments use on-screen grids to make writing accessible to users that need additional help. Users can select items from the grids (using a mouse, keyboard, touch screen or switches) to be automatically added to their document, switch to another grid, or to perform a range of actions.
The environment editor makes it easy for teachers to create their own activities or to adapt an existing environment. Environments can be as simple or as complex as you like, from enabling users to build basic sentences and play simple games to creating whole documents, acting as an on-screen keyboard or a powerful teaching aid for whiteboards.
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