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Right-click the link below, then click 'Save target/link as...':

Make sure you know where the downloaded file will be saved (Windows is not always helpful about this)!

Language Engine for Pronunciation

These products require Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7.

English Pronunciation (1.4 MB)
Spanish Pronunciation (1.4 MB)
Greek Pronunciation (1.4 MB)
French Pronunciation (1.3 MB)
Dutch Pronunciation (1.4 MB)
Lewis Gaelic Pronunciation (1.5 MB)
West-of-England Accent (1.3 MB)
Reference Vowels (0.9 MB)

To install, double-click the downloaded file. Installation takes only a few seconds. Then click Start, find the menu item Language Engine, and click Run Version ...

  • Make sure your speakers and microphone are working. You may find it worthwhile to upgrade your speakers.
  • If you have more than one set of pronunciation materials, and don't want to use the one that was presented automatically, click Cancel and pull down Open.
  • The Language Engine for Pronunciation will be installed in the folder C:\ENGINE. Do not move it anywhere else, or you will not be able to access it.
  • The Language Engine for Pronunciation uses various files in C:\ENGINE. It also creates temporary files in C:\WINDOWS\TEMP, which are automatically deleted when the Language Engine closes. (If it fails to do this, you can delete them anyway.)
  • The Language Engine for Pronunciation delivers the font DejaVu Sans Mono to your fonts folder.
  • The Language Engine for Pronunciation makes no changes to your computer other than those described here. To uninstall it, delete the following items: the folder C:\ENGINE; any files in C:\WINDOWS\TEMP; the shortcuts on your Start menu; the font DejaVu Sans Mono.

Language Engine for Grammar

These products require Windows 95 or higher.

French Morphology (0.5 MB)
French Noun Syntax (0.5 MB)
Spanish Morphology (0.5 MB)
Arabic Verb Morphology (0.5 MB)

To install, double-click the downloaded file. Installation takes only a few seconds, and finishes by offering a shortcut icon which you may wish to drag on to your desktop. If you don't collect it at this point, it will be lost - but you can always re-install the product and so recover the shortcut.

As an alternative to the desktop icon, you can click Start, then click the appropriate menu item:

  • French then French Morphology
  • FrenNoun then French Noun Syntax
  • Spanish then Spanish Morphology
  • Arabic then Arabic Verb Morphology

Technical

  • The Language Engine for Grammar will be installed in the folder C:\FRENCH or C:\FRENNOUN or C:\SPANISH or C:\ARABIC as appropriate. You can move it wherever you wish, including to another computer, but you will then need to update your shortcuts. If you move it, make sure you move the entire contents of the folder.
  • If you have more than one Language Engine for Grammar, don't mix up the contents of one folder with those of another folder. Doing so will corrupt the Language Engine.
  • The Language Engine for Grammar makes no other changes to your computer. To uninstall it, delete its folder.

Language Engine HearNow! Phrasebooks

These products require Windows 95 or higher.

Dutch Phrases (0.7 MB)
Tagalog Phrases (1.1 MB)
German Phrases (0.6 MB)
French Phrases (0.7 MB)

To install, double-click the downloaded file. Installation takes only a few seconds, and finishes by offering a shortcut icon which you may wish to drag on to your desktop. If you don't collect it at this point, it will be lost - but you can always re-install the product and so recover the shortcut.

As an alternative to the desktop icon, you can click Start, then click Hear Now, then Hear Now. When HearNow opens, choose a file with the suffix .fcn.

Make sure your speakers are working. You may find it worthwhile to upgrade them.

Technical

  • The Language Engine Phrasebook will be installed in the folder C:\HEARNOW. You can move it wherever you wish, including to another computer, but you will then need to update your shortcuts.
  • Language Engine Phrasebook files have the suffix .fcn. You can move an .fcn file to another folder and rename it, but you must not alter its .fcn suffix - if you do, you can't access it. If you move or rename an .fcn file, you'll need to tell the Language Engine where it is, using the File|Open dialog.
  • The Language Engine Phrasebook makes no changes to your computer. To uninstall it, delete the folder C:\HEARNOW.
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