How do I access the Immersive Reader?

The Immersive Reader is an advanced reading tool located inside ReadCloud’s unique eReader. It reduces distractions and offers a simplified user experience to support students reading.

Access the Immersive Reader

You can access the Immersive Reader by highlighting a word, sentence or paragraph within your text and clicking the Screen Shot 2021-09-08 at 3.48.48 pm icon in the Learning Toolbar. 

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You can also access the Immersive Workbook by clicking the Screen Shot 2021-09-08 at 3.48.48 pm icon in the top header. 

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Simply paste a paragraph or type inside the box, and click "Go" to activate the Immersive Reader.  

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Text-to-Speech and Language Customisation 

You can access Text-to-Speech inside The Immersive Reader by clicking the play button at the bottom of the Immersive Reader. The settings icon next to the play button allows you to alter the audio speed and choose between male and female voices.

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Text-to-Speech is also available when translating the text to another language through the Reading Preferences Screen Shot 2021-09-08 at 4.00.46 pm

Text Preferences

The Immersive Reader allows detailed customisation of the text to suit individual reading preferences. To customise and adjust the text, click on theScreen Shot 2021-09-08 at 4.02.57 pmicon. Inside the Immersive Reader, you can adjust: 

  • Visual Spacing: Increase the line spacing
  • Change fonts: Choose between three fonts
  • Color Themes: Switch colours to increase accessibility
  • Text Size: Adjust text size in the reader.

Grammar Options

Click on Screen Shot 2021-09-08 at 4.31.24 pm icon to access Grammar Options which allow you to:

  • Separate the words into Syllables
  • Highlight the Nouns or Verbs or Adjective or Adverbs and show labels above each relevant word. 

Reading Preferences

Click on Screen Shot 2021-09-08 at 4.27.41 pm icon to access more reading preferences which allow you to access:

  • Line Focus: A reading ruler to support focus on the text at hand.
  • Picture Dictionary: Highlight a relevant word and a picture definition appear. 
  • Translate: Select a language to translate into and you can translate a word or the entire document.

Learn more 

Watch this tutorial video to find out more about the Immersive Reader