Do you carry a speaking electronic dictionary with you to ease your Spanish
learning? I do. It is convenient, helpful, and not very expensively if you
choose one wisely.
If you already own BES-1890, the Franklin Speaking English-Spanish
Dictionary, I should congratulate you on that, because this is a very nice
electronic dictionary. BES-1890 is a bidirectional English ↔ Spanish dictionary.
Following are the main positive features for BES-1890:
- Large vocabulary (totally 5,000,000 translations as they advertised; but I
have no idea how they count one translation);
- Conjugated verbs are searchable (you can type in any conjugated verb form
and immediately get to the infinite and its definition);
- Spell checking capability (if you misspell a word in English or Spanish,
BES-1890 will give you a list of correct words that you can choose from);
- It is a speaking dictionary (this speaking feature is reasonably good and
Overall, at the price of ~US$100, this is a tool that I wanted to recommend
to Spanish learners.
Buy Franklin Speaking English-Spanish Dictionary (BES-1890)