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New App to Boost Manx Language Revival - BBC - Homepage ...

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A new app for smart phones and tablets has been launched to help people learn the ancient Manx language. In 2009 the Isle of Man's native language was declared 'officially extinct' by UNESCO, but it has since seen a ...
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HelloTalk - Language Exchange Social Networking App

HelloTalk - Language Exchange Social Networking App | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it

The best way to learn a foreign language is to practice with real people. If you are a native English speaker learning Chinese Mandarin, ideally you would want to meet native Chinese speakers learning English.

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 15, 3:01 AM

This looks like a great mobile app for language learners with a really wide range of languages supported. The app runs on iOS or Android and enables, text and voice messages as well as exchanging images. This is a really great tool to get students teaching and learning each other's languages.

Darleana McHenry's curator insight, September 18, 8:27 PM

I am learning this new program and I thought that I would share it.

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I took Duolingo's standardized language test of the future on my phone - Gigaom

I took Duolingo's standardized language test of the future on my phone - Gigaom | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
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In July, Duolingo, best known for its translation and language learning app, released Test Center. It's an ....
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OKPanda Takes In Another $1.6M For Its English Language Learning App For Asia - TechCrunch

OKPanda Takes In Another $1.6M For Its English Language Learning App For Asia - TechCrunch | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
OKPanda Takes In Another $1.6M For Its English Language Learning App For Asia TechCrunch OKpanda, whose language learning app targets the lucrative English language learning market in Asia, especially focusing on Japan, has closed a new $1.6...
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Language Learning App Lingua.ly Lands for iPhone

Language Learning App Lingua.ly Lands for iPhone | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Lingua.ly‘s language learning mobile app is now available to download for the iPhone, following its release on Android back in April this year and its launch on the Web just...
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Create comic conversations

Create comic conversations | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it

Episode presents players with dozens of animated stories where their choices matter. Episode also empowers writers to write and animate their own stories for our community.


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Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, July 30, 9:51 AM

A great free app (iOS + Android) to help students learn conversational English.

sitiaisha2's curator insight, August 2, 7:06 PM

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Tessa van Zadelhoff's curator insight, August 12, 2:44 PM

Digital storytelling

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Rwanda: Millicom Launches Mobile Education Service in Africa

Rwanda: Millicom Launches Mobile Education Service in Africa | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
EduMe English service is a low-cost mobile English language learning course that is available exclusively to Tigo's customers in Rwanda by subscription or on demand.
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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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Wan-li Tsai's curator insight, July 7, 7:25 PM

Another interesting website to increase your vocabulary!

Barbara Paola Garcia's curator insight, August 4, 11:06 AM

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, August 4, 11:51 PM

Time for drills.... always useful!! Worth a look

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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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Online English course attracts 100000 students - BBC News

Online English course attracts 100000 students - BBC News | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
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Online English course attracts 100000 students
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The British Council is claiming this as one of the biggest English language learning classes in the world.
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Lingua.ly, the startup that helps you learn languages - Haaretz

Lingua.ly, the startup that helps you learn languages - Haaretz | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
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Lingua.ly may be the startup for you, with its cross-platform program for language learning.
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Field Trip - Augmented reality app

Field Trip - Augmented reality app | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it

Field Trip runs in the background on your phone. When you get close to something interesting, it will notify you and if you have a headset or bluetooth connected, it can even read the info to you.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 5, 6:24 AM

This looks like a great app for real world and situated learning.

Snapshotic's curator insight, August 6, 2:00 AM

Potential aid for dementia sufferers...

Julie Cumming-Debrot's curator insight, August 22, 4:28 AM

Looks very interesting.

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Duolingo Launches Its Certification Program To Take On TOEFL | TechCrunch

Duolingo Launches Its Certification Program To Take On TOEFL | TechCrunch | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Duolingo, the free language learning service, today announced the launch of Test Center, its digital language certification program. The company is..
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Duolingo Updated With More Languages For Learning English, Plus A Few ... - Android Police

Duolingo Updated With More Languages For Learning English, Plus A Few ... - Android Police | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
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Language learning app Duolingo is getting an update today, but most of the people who will be excited about it can't read this yet.
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In the Spotlight… Babbel co-founder Markus Witte - The Guardian

In the Spotlight… Babbel co-founder Markus Witte - The Guardian | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
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Babbel, which has apps on iOS and Android, is revolutionising language learning. The company's co-founder speaks to ... We believe that everybody can learn a language.
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Languages Around the Globe: Languages on the Move: How Mobile ...

Languages Around the Globe: Languages on the Move: How Mobile ... | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
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 ...

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Listening in a Second or Foreign ... | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
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

Could augmented reality save the traditional wristwatch? - BBC News | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
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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

Teaching with mobile devices - E-Moderation Station | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
And especially on the use of mobile devices in language teaching. During my talk at the recent IATEFL ...
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