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New Look for New Word Look-up

April 23, 2013

150 Clilstore units in English and Scottish Gaelic available on this site.

Island Voices - Guthan nan Eilean

ClilstoreScotland’s Gaelic College, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, is a partner with other institutions across  Europe in the TOOLS project. Followers of the TOOLS blog will have noted that there has been recent discussion of possible designs for the central “Clilstore” platform – which, through the agency of SMO’s Dr Caoimhín Ó Donnaíle, performs the magic trick of linking words in an online text to a host of different language dictionaries. (Over a hundred languages are accessible through the program.)

While there is still work to be done on the student and teacher interface and log-in systems, the basics of the new design have been agreed. To mark the occasion, the Island Voices Series 1 and 2 pages have been substantially reconfigured. Caoimhín had already prepared Clilstore units for each of the 150 videos in the central collection, meaning you could scroll down a wordlinked transcript while watching the embedded video…

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