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With new mobile app, Duolingo helps we learn languages on a go

With new mobile app, Duolingo helps we learn languages on a go. Posted by chrishowell on November 13, 2012 Leave a comment (0) Go to comments. Duolingo's iPhone app usually transposed Scrabble as my go-to mobile time-killer.
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Improve Your Vocabulary - VocabMonk

Improve Your Vocabulary - VocabMonk | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it

VocabMonk is a virtual guide to improve your vocabulary skills. Test your vocabulary today and gain the extra edge required to crack exams like GRE, GMAT, SAT and CAT for free.


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Michael MacNeil's curator insight, July 7, 6:41 AM

It never hurts to expand ones vocabulary.

Daniel Compton's curator insight, July 7, 7:25 AM

Another vocabulary builder- the standardized test features are a plus.

Wan-li Tsai's curator insight, July 7, 7:25 PM

Another interesting website to increase your vocabulary!

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Best iPhone and iPad apps to help you learn a new language! - iMore

Best iPhone and iPad apps to help you learn a new language! - iMore | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it

"Looking for the best iPhone apps and Best iPad apps to help you learn a new language? No matter what language you want to learn, there are hundreds of options available in the App Store. Whether you're getting ready to travel the world or just feel it's important to know another language, it's never too late to learn. Luckily, the days of having to pay hundreds and hundreds of dollars for online or tape courses are long gone. However, that doesn't mean all language learning apps are created equal. These are the language learning apps for iPhone and iPad that we think are the absolute best!``


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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, July 5, 8:21 AM

I'm thinking it may be time to learn Spanish. 

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Meet the man behind Pleco, the revolutionary Chinese language learning app ... - Tech in Asia

Meet the man behind Pleco, the revolutionary Chinese language learning app ... - Tech in Asia | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
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Translate 3.0.6 brings phonetic input for Indian languages and small UI changes

Translate 3.0.6 brings phonetic input for Indian languages and small UI changes | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Google is pushing a small update to its Translate app, bringing an improved offline languages experience, support for phonetic input in more languages, and bug fixes.
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Meet the video game pro who sold this sweet augmented reality translation app ... - Upstart

Meet the video game pro who sold this sweet augmented reality translation app ... - Upstart | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
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SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0 - User Generated Education

SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0 - User Generated Education | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it

"Emerging technologies is, can be, should be a driving force of this evolution towards Education 3.0.  Information access, communication methods, the ability for creative express is qualitatively different than any other time in history due to technological advances."


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Ajo Monzó's curator insight, May 30, 11:48 PM

Yes!!! Clear and beautiful,,,thanks!

valerie_VW's curator insight, June 1, 7:57 AM

Cela ne va pas être simple tout ça...

maria mora's curator insight, June 26, 10:09 AM

Educación 3.0

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Language Learning needs a Flip

Language Learning needs a Flip | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Language learning should be kept out of the classroom. Teachers and students should focus on practicing conversational skills instead.
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Mobile App Review: “Duolingo” is Language Learning Made Fun ...

Mobile App Review: “Duolingo” is Language Learning Made Fun ... | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Though one benefit on the mobile version is that if you find yourself in a place where speaking foreign languages at your phone isn't exactly kosher, then you can simply turn that question type off for a limited time when the ...
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Lingua.ly launches Android app to teach language from your phone ...

Lingua.ly launches Android app to teach language from your phone ... | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
The online language learning tool, which already has a browser extension, just launched a mobile app that allows users to read content and learn vocab in 40.
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International centre established to address child language learning and delay - University of Manchester

International centre established to address child language learning and delay - University of Manchester | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
International centre established to address child language learning and delay University of Manchester “The use of mobile phone recordings by parents has greatly increased the speed with which language can be recorded and analysed and therefore...
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Lingua.ly, Which Turns The Internet Into A Language Learning Tool ...

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One of the most tedious parts of learning a new language is stumbling half-asleep through a boring textbook. When I was studying Chinese, one of my readers included articles on how to renew a student visa, why credit card ...
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Reading and Grammar Learning Through Mobile Phones | Distance ...

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This paper describes an ongoing language-learning project, three years into its development. We examine both the feasibility and the limitations of developing English reading and grammar skills through the interface of ...
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Duolingo Gamifies Language-Learning, Targets Asia Next

Language-learning platform Duolingo wants to be a game, which suits its next target: Asia. ... After all, mobile games in Asia — in particular China — are hugely popular. ...
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Languages Around the Globe: Languages on the Move: How Mobile ...

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However, if you're on the fence about purchasing a smart phone or tablet, or already own a mobile device, I can assure you that as a language enthusiast you will not be disappointed - at least when it comes to language learning.
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Tutor.ng, Sterio.me launch full-stack mobile learning across Nigeria ...

Tutor.ng, Sterio.me launch full-stack mobile learning across Nigeria ... | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
“The partnership offering will include specifically crafted SMS and voice content for mobile language learning, health, spiritual and agricultural content, as well as translation and dictionary services.
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5 Things to Keep in Mind When Listening in a Second or Foreign ...

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This is a guest blog post from our friends at Lingua.ly. We love this app as it turns your mobile phone into a language learning experience. Download the Lingua.ly Android App. Reposted with permission.
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Remarkable Rise in Mobile Learning Usage Infographic

Remarkable Rise in Mobile Learning Usage Infographic | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
According to new figures from the Towards Maturity’s 2013/2014 Benchmark Study, a remarkable percentage of organizations deployed mobile learning in 2013—much greater than in 2012.
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Could augmented reality save the traditional wristwatch? - BBC News

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Could augmented reality save the traditional wristwatch?
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And rumours persist that Apple is working on a smartwatch, based on the recent hiring decisions of the secretive company.
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Teaching with mobile devices - E-Moderation Station

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And especially on the use of mobile devices in language teaching. During my talk at the recent IATEFL ...
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Duolingo brings English language learning for Hindi speakers

Duolingo brings English language learning for Hindi speakers | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Duolingo, the popular language learning platform, has released an update for its Android app, which brings English language learning for Hindi, Japanese and Chinese language speakers.
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ChatterPix - Add voice to images

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Get ChatterPix - by Duck Duck Moose on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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KB...Konnected's curator insight, May 23, 5:55 AM

It's free! They also have an app for kids 13 and under. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chatterpix-kids-by-duck-duck/id734046126?mt=8  It's free too!

Meryl van der Merwe's curator insight, May 24, 5:04 AM

Looks great for getting kids to present reviews of work

Maryalice Leister's curator insight, May 24, 6:16 AM

I just know there are people out there who will take this idea and run with it....the digital world continues to underscore our playful and creative selves. Have fun!

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Mobile Language Learning in the News | Lingua.ly | Blog

Mobile Language Learning in the News | Lingua.ly | Blog | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
“Lingua.ly has thrown its hat into the language-learning sphere, with a new mobile app that promises to create opportunities for learning languages simply by browsing the Web” –TheNextWeb.
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3 Fun Ways To Use QR Codes For Language Learning - Edudemic

3 Fun Ways To Use QR Codes For Language Learning - Edudemic | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
As smartphone use/ownership among students rises – so has the use of the QR codes.
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Mobile learning: How students can improve their English anytime ...

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Mobile devices and apps are changing the way people learn English. Teacher Emma Segev, who won last month's British Council Teaching English blog award, shares her ideas for learning English on the go.
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Duolingo raises $20M, launching new certification app - Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)

Duolingo raises $20M, launching new certification app - Pittsburgh Business Times (blog) | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Duolingo raises $20M, launching new certification app
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With Duolingo's new app, von Ahn said soon those looking to get certified will be able to take a certification test right from their smart phone for $20.
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