Electronic Scots School Dictionary by


Electronic Scots School Dictionary by

The Electronic Scots School Dictionary takes the Scots language into the computer. It is aimed at children in the upper primary and lower secondary age range. Features include: *bilingual text, Scots/English and English/Scots *user-friendly layout of dictionary words *electronic searching on all words *over 600 spoken pronunciations *regional maps *clear, illustrated helpfile Special features: *Grammar Broonie provides a mini Scots grammar guide *Ma Ain Dictionary encouraging children to write and edit their own Scots dictionary, which is then saved on their computer *interactive word games, such as an electronic Meenister's Cat and a Scots version of Call My Bluff *Scotstoun, a virtual town with Scots-speaking characters, putting Scots words in everyday contexts. Scenes include: messages, postie, scaffie, school playground, kitchen, seaside, weather

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1st August 1999



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