Monday, May 27, 2013

Longman-HAT Language Portal Website

We're pleased to announce the addition of the recently launched Longman-HAT language portal website (and online publishing / content platform) to our development portfolio.

The website features online dictionaries, games and activities, downloadable worksheets and activities for teachers for the classroom, crossword puzzles, a user-contributed photo gallery, videos, and much more new content being added regularly. Please feel free to explore the site. The website is available in both English and Afrikaans.

From the site: "It is with great pleasure that we introduce our new website to all who love language – a growing collection of dictionaries that you can refer to online, right here on your computer, tablet or cellphone. Plus: a language portal with all kinds of surprises and interesting features, especially for Afrikaans and English teachers, for learners and for every language lover."

Contributors and editors to the website include leading language specialists such as Dr Herman Beyer, Prof Rufus Gouws, Jana Luther, Tom McLachlan, Fred Pheiffer, Dawid van Lill and Marina van Lill.

The TLex dictionary authoring software and TLex online dictionary publishing system are being used for the online dictionaries, with the TLex "instant-publishing" functionality: New dictionary content updates can be published straight to the website by Pearson from within TLex, with just a few clicks.

Online Dictionaries []

Online Dictionaries []

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Longman-HAT Website in Afrikaans []

Games and Activities []

Games and Activities []

Games and Activities []

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Software Tutorial Videos

Just a reminder to our users, free online tutorial videos are available for our software. (We've also recently added high-quality versions that can be downloaded for offline viewing or distribution here.)

Feel free to distribute these as widely as you like.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Bagrut Lexicon - EFL Learner's Dictionary

The Bagrut Lexicon (by Geoff Toister, of GT-Lex) is a unique new EFL (English as a Foreign Language) learner's dictionary in which the entries are linked to practice exercises, on each pair of adjacent pages.
“Bagrut Lexicon is a 2,000 word EFL learner’s dictionary with all entries linked to sets of practice exercises. The words have been selected from a corpus of matriculation-level reading comprehension texts while the thought-provoking exercises are easy enough to ensure that most learners will complete them successfully. Bagrut Lexicon expands vocabulary, provides classroom-centered activities and is ideal for independent study. It may be ordered online from
The dictionary was created with our TLex Dictionary Compilation Software.
Bagrut Lexicon - EFL Learner's Dictionary (Dictionary on Left Pages, Exercises on Right)