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PrimerPro

Info updated: 2016-08-29
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The purpose of PrimerPro is to assist the literacy worker in the development of primers for a given language. The application performs these functions (and more):

  • It can suggest a teaching order of the graphemes based upon a word list or text data, using an algorithm which calculates their productivity.

  • It supports alphabets that contains consonants, vowels, tones and/or syllographs.

  • It can give a list of words containing any given grapheme from the word list or text data.

  • It can track "graphemes taught" ongoingly.

  • It can give a list of "buildable" (using only graphemes taught) words from the word list or from the text data for use in a primer lesson / story.

  • It can give a list of usable phrases for a story, taken from the text data.

  • It can check a primer story for untaught residue.

  • It can give frequency counts for graphemes within the word list or text data.

  • If can search the wordlist and give you sets of minimal pairs for any two graphemes you have listed for the language (including tone, long and short vowels, etc.)

  • It can perform a variety of advanced searches, based upon part of speech or other features.


Support free
SIL Status Endorsed
Runs on Windows
Unicode compatible Yes
Suitable tasks
Interface language(s) English, French
License MIT
Download page Download PrimerPro 2.5
Website http://software.sil.org/primerpro/