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Read&Write Learning Resource

Read&Write Toolbar

Read&Write is a toolbar designed to help you with the process of researching, reading and writing with a wide variety of tools that you can customise.

Features include: 

  • Text-to-speech: Reads words, passages, or whole documents aloud with easy-to-follow dual colour highlighting.
  • Talk&Type: Turns the spoken word into text.
  • Audio Maker: Converts selected text into an audio file, and automatically downloads.
  • Talk&Type: Turns the spoken word into text.
  • Check It: Reviews writing for incorrect grammar, spelling (phonetic), capitalisation, punctuation, verb tense and more.

Read&Write is currently available at Bond University on Google Chrome and for PDF and Screenshot assistance. See installation instructions below.

How to Install on your Computer

To access the full suite of resources, we recommend downloading the Google Chrome Toolbar plus the PDF Toolbar and the Screenshot Toolbar. 

GOOGLE CHROME 

To install the toolbar, ensure you are using Google Chrome and you are logged in using your Bond email, not a personal email address. 

Click the button below to watch the installation video.

WATCH VIDEO

PDF TOOLBAR 

After installing the Read&Write toolbar you can install the PDF toolbar. Ensure you are using Google Chrome and you are logged in using your Bond email, not a personal email address.  

Click the button below to watch the installation video.

WATCH VIDEO

SCREENSHOT TOOLBAR 

This tool allows you to read many types of inaccessible text such as images or inaccessible PDF’s. 

After installing the Read&Write toolbar you can install the Screenshot toolbar. Ensure you are using Google Chrome and you are logged in using your Bond email, not a personal email address. 

Click the button below to watch the installation video.

WATCH VIDEO

EXTRA HELP & RESOURCES

Search the Read&Write YouTube Channel - click here

This is a very handy interactive tool which demonstrates what each feature of the toolbar does.  Click below to view:

WATCH INTERACTIVE TOOL

If you can't find the support you need, contact:

Laura McCreesh  [email protected] 

Tuesday to Friday 8.30pm - 5pm.