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FRANKLIN BES-1850 User Manual

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  • Page 1 BES-1850 BES-1845 Spanish <> English Dictionary User’s Guide BOOKMAN ®...
  • Page 2: License Agreement

    FRANKLIN grants you a personal and nonexclusive license to use the BOOKMAN PRODUCT on a single FRANKLIN BOOKMAN at a time. You may not make any copies of the BOOKMAN PRODUCT or of the data stored therein, whether in electronic or print format. Such copying would be in violation of applicable copyright laws.
  • Page 3: Key Guide

    Key Guide Function Keys Touch Keys Turns the product on or off. Conjugates a word. CONJ Toggles the entry language LANG Turns the backlight on or off. between Spanish and English. Displays a help message. When at Goes to the dictionary. DICT an inflection screen, displays Goes to the Exercises menu (for...
  • Page 4 Types a hyphen. At the Word Entry screen, types a ? to stand for a letter in a Types an Ñ. word. At a menu, displays a Types an @. menu item. At a dictionary entry, displays the headword. In Types an apostrophe.
  • Page 5: Installing Batteries

    Installing Batteries Your product is powered by two AAA batteries. Follow these easy instructions to install or replace them. When replacing, please have the new batteries at hand before you remove the old ones. 1. Turn your product off and turn it over. 2.
  • Page 6: Changing The Language

    Changing the Language Message Language When you turn on this product for the first time, choose the message language. Press A for English or press B for Spanish. The message language is the language of prompts, help, and other messages. You can change the message language after your initial decision.
  • Page 7: Installing Book Cards

    Installing Book Cards 1. Turn your product off and turn your product over. 2. Align the tabs on the book card with the notches in the slot. 3. Press the book card down until it snaps into place. Warning: Never install or remove a book card while your product is on. Any information that was entered in the built-in book or book card will be erased.
  • Page 8: Using The Main Menu

    Using the Main Menu When you press MENU, you will see ten icons. Use these to quickly take you to different parts of your Spanish Professor. Use the arrow keys to highlight the icon you want and press ENTER. Understanding the Menu Goes to the English-to-Spanish dictionary.
  • Page 9: Viewing A Demonstration Or Tutorial

    Viewing a demonstration or tutorial 1. Press MENU. 2. Use the arrow keys to highlight and press ENTER. 3. Press to highlight either Tutorial or View Demo and press ENTER. To stop the demonstration or exit from the Tutorial and go to the Word Entry screen, press CLEAR.
  • Page 10: Changing The Settings

    Changing the Settings When using this dictionary, you can adjust the screen contrast, the shutoff time, the type size, and the message language. The shutoff time is how long your product stays on if you forget to turn it off. 1.
  • Page 11 Translating Words Your Spanish Professor is fully bilingual. Try translating a Spanish word. 1. Touch LANG to change the entry language from English to Spanish, if needed. 2. Type a word (e.g., estudiar). To erase a letter, press BACK. Note: You do not need to type accents. To type accents, type the letter (e.g., E) and press repeatedly until the accent you want appears (e.g., É).
  • Page 12: Misspelling Words

    Explanation of Genders Spanish nouns are different than English nouns in that they must either be masculine or feminine. Each definition of a noun indicates which gender it is with m or f. Misspelling Words If you enter a misspelled word, a list of corrections appears. Highlight the word you want and then press ENTER to see its dictionary entry.
  • Page 13: Using Learning Exercises

    Using Learning Exercises Using learning exercises, you can test your spelling, improve your vocabulary, browse the TOEFL ® Test Word List, and get grammar guidance. Using The Grammar Guide Your Spanish Professor includes a helpful grammar guide that describes parts of speech. You can view it by selecting from the main menu or by touching LEARN .
  • Page 14: Highlighting Words

    From an Inflection Screen 1. Press MENU, highlight , and then press ENTER. 2. Type a word to conjugate, and then touch CONJ. 3. Press FN + repeatedly to find the tense you want to read about in the Grammar Guide. 4.
  • Page 15: Advanced Verb Conjugations

    Advanced Verb Conjugations Conjugations show inflections, or changes in a word’s gender, tense, etc. This dictionary includes extensive inflections of nouns, verb, modifiers, and other words. From the Icon Menu 1. For example, press MENU, use the arrow keys to highlight (Spanish Conjugation) and then press ENTER.
  • Page 16 From a Dictionary Entry Some words have different parts of speech or multiple translations. You can easily find which part of speech or specific translation you will need to conjugate by first looking up the word and then touching CONJ. Follow this example. 1.
  • Page 17 Accenting Letters You can look up accented words without typing accents. If there are no Multiple Forms, the Spanish Professor will take you directly to the word. If there are Multiple Forms, you will have to choose the correct word from a Multiple Forms list. See “Choosing Multiple Forms”...
  • Page 18: Finding Letters In Words

    Finding Letters in Words If you are uncertain about how to spell a word, type a question mark (?) in place of each unknown letter. To find prefixes, suffixes, and other parts of words, type an asterisk (*) in a word. Each asterisk stands for a series of letters. Note: If you type an asterisk at the beginning of a word, it may take a little while to find the matching words.
  • Page 19 Translating Traveller’s Phrases There are two ways in which you can translate several helpful phrases in categories ranging from Emergencies to Business Communication to Time & Dates. Note that the English phrase always appears before the Spanish phrase. Browsing Through Phrases 1.
  • Page 20: Using My Word List

    Using My Word List You can save up to 40 words total, in both English and Spanish, in My Word List for per- sonal study or review. My Word List is saved between sessions unless your product is reset. Viewing My Word List 1.
  • Page 21 Adding Words from the Word Entry Screen You can also add words to My Word List directly from the Word Entry screen. 1. Press MENU. 2. Touch LANG to choose the language of the word you want to add (e.g., Spanish). English words will be added to the English List;...
  • Page 22: Playing The Games

    Erasing My Word List 1. From My Word List, select Erase the List. 2. Press Y to erase the list or press N to cancel. Note: When you erase one list, the other list is not erased. Playing The Games You have seven fun games to choose from.
  • Page 23: Using The Clock

    Selecting a Game In the Games list, use to move the highlight to the game of your choice and press ENTER. Getting Help in the Games During any game you can read instructions by pressing HELP. You can get a hint by holding CAP and pressing ?* or reveal the game word by pressing Note: If you reveal the game word, you lose the round.
  • Page 24: Using The Databank

    Using the Databank Adding Entries You can store as many as 100 names and telephone numbers and addresses in the databank. The total number of names you can add depends on the size of each entry. 1. Press and touch DATA. 2.
  • Page 25 Deleting Entries 1. Press and touch DATA. 2. Highlight Delete an Entry and then press ENTER. 3. Highlight the entry you want to delete and press ENTER. 4. To delete all databank entries, highlight Erase the List in the Databank Menu and then press ENTER.
  • Page 26: Using The Calculator

    Using the Calculator 1. Press and touch CALC. 2. Type a number. Note: Q-P will type numbers 0-9 automatically. You can type up to 10 digits. To type a decimal, press G (.). To change the sign of a number, press Z (+/-). 3.
  • Page 27: Using The Metric Converter

    Using the Calculator Memory 1. In the Calculator, make a calculation or type a number. 2. To add the number on the screen to the number stored in memory, press X (M+). To subtract the number on the screen from the number stored in memory, press C (M-). M indicates the number is stored in memory.
  • Page 28: Transferring Words Between Books

    Using the Currency Converter 1. Press and touch CURR. 2. Enter a conversion rate. The rate should be in units of the other currency per one unit of the home curren- cy (n other/1 home). 3. Enter an amount for the home or other currency. Press to move between the lines.
  • Page 29: Resetting Your Product

    Resetting Your Product If the keyboard fails to respond, or if the screen performs erratically, perform a system reset by following the steps below. 1. Hold CLEAR and press ON/OFF. If nothing happens, try Step 2. 2. Use a paper clip to gently press the reset button on your unit. The reset button is recessed in a pin-sized hole next to the book card slot.
  • Page 30 Copyrights, Trademarks, and Patents • Batteries: two AAA Copyright © 2002 Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc., Burlington, N.J. 08016-4906 USA. All rights reserved. Copyright © 1998 by Merriam-Webster, Incorporated FCC Tested To Comply With FCC Standards FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE.
  • Page 31: Fcc Notice

    FCC Notice This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Warning: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 32 The sole obligation and liability of franklin, and your exclusive remedy under this limited warranty, will be repair or replacement with the same or an equivalent product of the defective portion of the product, at the sole option of franklin if it determines that the product was defective and the defects arose within the duration of the limited warranty.
  • Page 33 Limited Warranty (E.U. and Switzerland) This product, excluding batteries and liquid crystal display (LCD), is guaranteed by Franklin for a period of two years from the date of pur- chase. It will be repaired or replaced with an equivalent product (at Franklin’s option) free of charge for any defect due to faulty workmanship or materials.

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  • gary petersen Oct 08, 2018 12:54:
    Why don't you have the manual for the 1940 . I bought mine lused on the net and had no instructio​ns would love to buy it if available.