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Introducing the

The Talking Dictionary

The Talking Dictionary is one of the most valuable language reference tools available. It is the only audio visual dictionary that links key words and phrases to detailed full-colour illustrations and incorporates Callfinder® technology where readers can listen to the pronunciation of terms and phrases in different languages. This unique language education tool assists in the teaching and learning of vocabulary and phrases from 7 South African languages, Mandarin, and eventually endangered San language N/uu.

The Talking Dictionary with Callfinder Briza Publications

See, Hear, Learn!

Language reference at home and at school is made fun and accessible through rich detail and visually appealing colour illustrations, and is enhanced by the audio component which the Callfinder® unlocks. Readers are able to SEE, HEAR and LEARN! This revolutionary product, The Talking Dictionary, is available from Briza directly.

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Take a look inside 

The Talking Dictionary features 19 main themes that are subdivided into topics that cover everything from the universe, science and the natural world, to home life, culture and sports. These are visually appealing, rich in detail and make language learning fun and applicable to the world we live in. There are over 2,000 colour illustrations and more than 5,000 words as well as additional terms, abstract nouns, verbs, current terminology and common phrases. The book can be thoroughly enjoyed even without the Callfinder® component. It is a user-friendly, must-have cherished family book to be enjoyed for years, at school and at home, and in fact just about anywhere! 

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Advancing South African Languages

 So far, seven South African languages are available; English comes standard, and the package includes one (additional) language of your choosing (standard package includes dictionary, language Callfinder® and wordlist booklet for the language selected). Every language after that, is sold separately and includes a language sticker that activates the respective language on the Callfinder®, as well as a wordlist booklet containing the spelling and translation of all English words, for that language. The content has a delightfully South African appeal that reflects the country’s beautiful cultures a true first of its kind. 

AFRThe Talking Dictionary Afrikaans
The Talking Dictionary Afrikaans
The Talking Dictionary Sesotho sa Leboa
The Talking Dictionary Sesotho
The Talking Dictionary Setswana
The Talking Dictionary IsiXhosa
The Talking Dictionary IsiZulu
The Talking Dictionary Sesotho sa Leboa

Unique Features

With or without the Callfinder® this engaging book’s ability to enhance multi-language vocabulary learning and build language confidence is unparalleled.

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Callfinder®

The Briza Callfinder® allows readers to unlock sounds from pictures and words

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Visual dictionary

More than 2000 meticulous colour illustrations labelled with over 5000 words

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Audience Analytics

Engage several senses as you SEE, HEAR and LEARN using a multi-language, audio visual language tool

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Multiple languages

Seven South African languages are currently available – English comes standard

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More than just words

Enjoy common phrases and additional sound effects in addition to nouns, abstract nouns and verbs

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Use it anywhere

The Talking Dictionary® can be used in a multitude of settings, from the home to the classroom.

The Talking Dictionary Briza Callfinder

Briza’s Revolutionary Callfinder®

Immersive experience with the Callfinder® that engages the senses 

Sound-coded content in the dictionary also features effects such as animal calls and short musical excerpts corresponding with the 19 themes and various topics within each of them; everything from the universe, science and the natural world, to home life, culture and sport is covered.

Old Callfinder® models work with The Talking Dictionary – simply purchase the book and the sound files from Briza directly.

Do you already own a Callfinder®

If you have bought a Callfinder® with another Briza book, you’ll be happy to know that all previous models work with The Talking Dictionary® – simply purchase the The Talking Dictionary® book and the sound files from Briza directly.

Briza Callfinder Pen

Buy the book and receive the sound file for free!

Talking Disctionary Language Wordlists

Language wordlists and activator stickers

Let’s show you how it works

Watch the video to learn about how The Talking Dictionary and Callfinder® components work.

How to buy

With or without the Callfinder® this engaging book’s ability to enhance multi-language vocabulary learning and build language confidence is unparalleled.

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Visit our online shop at shop.briza.co.za

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Add your chosen products to your basket

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Browse our Callfinder products

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Make your purchase and enter your delivery details.

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View your purchasing options

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Wait for your package to arrive and enjoy!

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