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40 Coolest iPad Apps for Language Learners - Online College.org

40 Coolest iPad Apps for Language Learners - Online College.org | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
You'll find 40 awesome apps that will not only teach you the language you wish to learn, but immerse you in another culture as well.
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Nik's QuickShout: HelloTalk - A language learning community on your mobile

Nik's QuickShout: HelloTalk - A language learning community on your mobile | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
HelloTalk - A language learning community on your mobile via @NikPeachey http://t.co/aAKG6JRCYV
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Anamil Tech launches new language learning app for kids

Anamil Tech launches new language learning app for kids | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Anamil Tech Studio has launched a multilingual series of apps to cater to pre-schoolers aged two to six years called ‘Pacca Alpaca Adventures.’

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Duolingo for Schools Brings the Language Learning Platform into the Classroom

Duolingo for Schools Brings the Language Learning Platform into the Classroom | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Duolingo has unveiled a new platform designed specifically for use in schools that promises to make it easier for teachers to keep up with students’ language learning progress.
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I'll be checking this out with next semester's German class.

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The Utility and Drawbacks of Translation Apps

The Utility and Drawbacks of Translation Apps | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Translation apps have improved because more people are using them, allowing the apps to make more accurate associations with sounds, text and meaning.
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Irish language gets boost from Duolingo mobile app - Irish Times

Irish language gets boost from Duolingo mobile app - Irish Times | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Users sign up to learn Irish as language learning platform release mobile app
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Whatsapp: Language Learning on-the-go

A short presentation reporting on a pilot project using WhatsApp for language learning in the UK HE sector.
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The Best Language Learning Apps For 2015

The Best Language Learning Apps For 2015 | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
The Best Language Learning Apps For 2015

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How smartphone apps are revolutionising language learning

How smartphone apps are revolutionising language learning | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
When the iPhone launched in 2007, few could have predicted the impact it would have on education. One of the most powerful developments in education has been the arrival of language learning apps. Regardless…
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MimicDotOrg's curator insight, October 24, 2014 5:15 PM

Smartphone apps are taking over the online language learning world.

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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, 2014 6:01 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, 2014 11:27 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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Teaching Language Quicker, Smarter, Better: Innovation Through Adaptive ... - Forbes

Teaching Language Quicker, Smarter, Better: Innovation Through Adaptive ... - Forbes | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
“The number of English learners is going to go from 1 billion now to 2 billion in 2020,” says Bernhard Niesner,   CEO & Co-founder of busu.com, the online language learning platform.  “And for sure, there will be several online players, several...
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Lingua.ly brings language learning through foreign news articles to iOS - The Next Web

Lingua.ly brings language learning through foreign news articles to iOS - The Next Web | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Lingua.ly, which helps you learn new languages through reading real news articles, has launched on iOS.
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Duolingo Takes Next Step To Conquer Language Learning World & Lets Teachers Create Virtual Classrooms

Duolingo Takes Next Step To Conquer Language Learning World & Lets Teachers Create Virtual Classrooms | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
“Duolingo, the free language-learning app and website that I've posted about numerous times, and which a big favorite of my students and others around the world, is unveiling Duolingo For Schools ne...”
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Quick Language Learning the Latest to Receive Funding for Apps - Breaking news around the world

Quick Language Learning the Latest to Receive Funding for Apps - Breaking news around the world | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Quick Language Learning (QLL), a Taiwan-based mobile application development startup, recently received $ 450,000 in a funding round to continue developing foreign language educational apps. Participants included Incubate Fund, Pinehurst Advisors,...

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Wow! Shadow Puppet Is A Great iPhone & iPad App For English Language Learners

Wow!  Shadow Puppet Is A Great iPhone & iPad App For English Language Learners | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
I learned about the free Shadow Puppet Edu (what appears to be a premium version of the more commercial Shadow Puppet app) through an article in this month's ASCD Educational Leadership, and am ver...
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Learn Korean Easy!

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The most viral images on the internet, curated in real time by a dedicated community through commenting, voting and sharing.
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App helps preserve endangered Indigenous language

App helps preserve endangered Indigenous language | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Linguists working on the project estimate that less than a hundred people in the Daly River region can speak the Marrithiyel language. They're hoping the smartphone app will help reach young people who only have a limited understanding. In the same way that basic words and phrases are used to help people learn languages for overseas travel, the smartphone app for the Marrithiyel language will start with the development of about 200 words and phrases. 
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Here’s A Sneak Peak At MotionSavvy’s UNI Sign Language Interpretation Device | TechCrunch

Here’s A Sneak Peak At MotionSavvy’s UNI Sign Language Interpretation Device | TechCrunch | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
MotionSavvy, the San Francisco startup working on tech to help the deaf communicate, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to commercialize its first product,..
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App Uses the Microsoft Translator API to Help Non-Native Speakers Improve their English

App Uses the Microsoft Translator API to Help Non-Native Speakers Improve their English | Smart Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Using the Microsoft Translator API, Microsoft Foundry Cambridge, a Microsoft development team, has developed the My Reading Level app for Windows 8.1 which delivers customized language learning features within a personalized newsfeed to help non-native English speakers improve their English skills and vocabulary.

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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, 2014 9:24 AM

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

Snapshotic's curator insight, August 6, 2014 5:00 AM

Potential aid for dementia sufferers...

Julie Cumming-Debrot's curator insight, August 22, 2014 7:28 AM

Looks very interesting.