Tag Archives: World Languages

For Better or Worse Google Translate Now Works Offline

Google Translate is known for occasionally producing some unintentionally hilarious translations (I’ve experienced this many times when translating Icelandic into English). Last week Google announced that those translations can now be made offline on your Android device. The Google Translate Android app supports fifty languages. To use the app offline you do have to download […]

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Listen & Speak – A Free Android App for Vocabulary Practice

Listen & Speak is a free Android app for learning and practicing the pronunciations words and phrases in English, Spanish, and French. With Listen & Speak installed on your Android phone or on your Android tablet you can hear the proper pronunciations of hundreds of words and phrases. After hearing a word or phrase read to you, […]

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MultiLing Keyboard – An Android Keyboard in Many Languages

If you teach a world language you have probably had a frustrating experience or two while trying to type a character that is not native to your device. MultiLing Keyboard is a free Android app designed to resolve that problem for you. With MultiLing Keyboard you can type in dozens of languages. To take full […]

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Learn Nine Languages With the Busuu Android Apps

Next week I’m going to Lugano, Switzerland to work with teachers at the American School there. In preparation for my trip I installed the Learn German app from Busuu on my tablet and phone. Since my skills in speaking German are limited to a couple of phrases that an exchange student taught me a couple […]

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