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Word-Q at Home

Every family in Ventura Unified may install Word-Q on their computer at no cost. Word-Q is able to read aloud any text you can highlight to improve comprehension and proofreading skills.  The award-winning tool works with virtually any program, such as your web browser, MS Word, Notepad, your email program, as well as your instant messaging application. Word-Q works with Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac.WordQ will read aloud any text you can highlight to improve comprehension and proofreading skills.  The award-winning tool works with virtually any program, such as your web browser, Facebook, MS Word, Notepad, your email client like Outlook or Gmail, as well as your instant messaging application.

You can install Word Q on your home computer with the “30-day Word-Q Demo disk”  or download it from http://www.goqsoftware.com/.  Technology Services will loan you the disk if you leave a phone message at 641-5000 x1360. Be sure to tell us your name, your school and how to call you back.

After Word-Q is installed on your computer you will be able to license it for home use . To do that you will need to contact Technology Services by leaving a phone message at 641-5000 x1357. Be sure to tell us your name, which school you are involved with, and how to call you back to give you the password to access the web page we’ve established to update your license. When you have the password follow this link to extend the license

When you install Word-Q we highly recommend that you also install all of the foreign language voices available on the disk. The voices are high fidelity and include (in addition to English) Spanish, German, and French. Use these voices to hear and study by using the voices to read selected text on foreign language web sites. A good place to start is http://www.spain.info/ an interesting site that you can ask to translate content into foreign languages and have Word-Q read them to you.