The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary
and thesaurus which creates word maps that blossom with meanings and branch to
related words. Its innovative display encourages exploration and learning. This
allows learners to understand language in a powerful new way. Thinkmap, is
software that uses visualization to facilitate communication, learning, and
discovery and is the technology that underlies the Visual Thesaurus.
The Visual Thesaurus works like your brain,
not a paper-bound book. Learners will want to explore just to see what might happen.
Learners will discover and learn naturally and intuitively. The goal is to help
learners find the right word, write more descriptively, free associate, and
gain a more precise understanding of the English language.
Special features include:
- Spell check
- Audio pronunciations
- Email word maps to save for later
- Five languages: Spanish, German, Italian
French and Dutch, English
- Colour-coded to indicate parts of speech