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Learning a new language? 10 EU startups that want to help

Learning a new language? 10 EU startups that want to help | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Learning a new language isn't easy, but today there are plenty of digital language learning services available. Here are 12 European startups in this space.
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Not all available on apps but an interesting link all the same.

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VocApp Flashcards - Optimize Your Learning

VocApp Flashcards - Optimize Your Learning | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it

Multisensory flashcards provide your brain with just that – multiple types of input! As a result, you easily connect new words and phrases with ones you already know.


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Available on iOS and Android

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Carolyn Quarterman's curator insight, November 4, 2015 9:12 AM

Tool for creating vocabulary flash cards with audio.

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, November 4, 2015 12:12 PM

This looks like a great tool for language learning. 

Annelies's curator insight, November 5, 2015 3:59 AM

Heeft niet rechtstreeks met Latijn en Grieks te maken, maar kan voor de leerlingen een handige tool zijn om hun vocabularium te studeren.

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FANTASTIC Language Learning FREE App (Hello Talk Review)

GET THE APP FREE HERE: http://br.hellotalk.com/l/7Pqu1_U0LA.
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10 Of The Best Language Apps

You say tomato, I say tomato - get to grips with a foreign tongue with our look at the best language apps
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New Irish language learning app provides lessons to over one million users - IrishCentral

New Irish language learning app provides lessons to over one million users - IrishCentral | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
A sixth of the population of Ireland is now learning the Irish language via the popular phone app.
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Mobile language learning apps help millions learn less - Arab News

Mobile language learning apps help millions learn less - Arab News | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Smartphone apps that help people learn languages for free or nearly free, a few sentences at a time, are piling pressure on established education firms and setting the pace for how to make lessons mor...
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Listen to any article, anytime, anywhere

Listen to any article, anytime, anywhere | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Audiofy turns any article into audio and lets you listen to it, making it easier than ever before to keep up to date with your reading. It takes only 5 seconds to start listening to an article you’ve seen on Safari or Chrome or Pocket, using one of our 16 high quality voices.

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, September 4, 2015 11:24 AM

Where was this when I commuting 6 hours a day from San Diego to UCLA??? When I think of all the journal articles I could have listened to! 

José Mª Ezquerro's curator insight, October 27, 2015 7:40 AM

añada su visión ...

Dennis Swender's curator insight, March 3, 10:28 AM

Very useful when driving, in badly-lit places, and for people with poor eyesight.

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HelloTalk - A Mobile Language Learning Community

This presentation shows how to use the HelloTalk mobile app to practice and exchange languages with other speakers around the world. You can view a recording of the presentation here: https://webconf.vc.dfn.de/p2yp2bzwqvx/


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, January 11, 2015 5:18 AM

My presentation and webinar recording.

Fiona Harvey's curator insight, January 11, 2015 1:50 PM

My Language colleagues may be interested in this.  Looks great. 

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From PPP and CALL/MALL to a Praxis of Task-Based Teaching and Mobile Assisted Language Use


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Openwords - foreign language learning app with open data.

Openwords - foreign language learning app with open data. | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Openwords is the foreign language learning app for the world's open language data - & the world's underserved languages.
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Learning the Duolingo - how one app speaks volumes for language learning - The Guardian

Learning the Duolingo - how one app speaks volumes for language learning - The Guardian | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Around 70m people have so far signed up to Duolingo - the app which applies the language of computers to help students learn a foreign language for free
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12 Best Apps for Learning Spanish Like a Boss

12 Best Apps for Learning Spanish Like a Boss | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Looking for the great apps for learning Spanish? We searched far and wide, and found 12 of the best apps for learning Spanish.
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One of the best language apps – “HelloTalk”- Review plus my experience

One of the best language apps – “HelloTalk”- Review plus my experience | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
I have been self-learning Korean for a little over a year now. And like all enthusiastic language learners, I've explored almost all resources available out there to help me learn the language.
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Your pocket interpreter: Android Marshmallow phones and tablets get in-app ... - ZDNet

Your pocket interpreter: Android Marshmallow phones and tablets get in-app ... - ZDNet | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
With Android 6.0 just out, Google has taken the wraps off a nifty time-saver that will help users read and respond to text in languages they don't speak.
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Ways to Evaluate Educational Apps — Learning in Hand

Ways to Evaluate Educational Apps — Learning in Hand | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Download rubrics and checklists to help you evaluate the educational value
of mobile apps.
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Langu.ag - Free Multi language Learning

Simply the best language learning App on the App Stores!! The Langu.ag app is your one stop shop for learning languages for free! Choose from 50+ world ...
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Duolingo is Now a Universal App on Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile - Thurrott.com (blog)

Duolingo is Now a Universal App on Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile - Thurrott.com (blog) | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
The Windows Phone version of the Duolingo language learning app has been remade as a universal app that now works on Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile too.
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Language learning platform Duolingo launches in the Arab world - Wamda

Language learning platform Duolingo launches in the Arab world - Wamda | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
The language-learning platform Duolingo has launched in the Arab world, allowing Arabic speakers to learn English through free exercises, games and exams.…
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Best Mobile Phone Apps for Language Learning | Listly List

Here are some great apps you can use to help you learn English using your mobile phone or tablet. | Browzine, Academic writing in English app, MyWordBook 2, HelloTalk Language Exchange - Learn English Chinese Mandarin Korean Japanese Spanish German French Italian Russian Ar..., and Pronunroid - IPA pronunciation - Android Apps on Google Play
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Professor Glenn Stockwell: Mobile Learning for Language Learning - Trends, issues and way forward

Choosing the appropriate mobile resource for learning. Putting theory into practice - instilling motivation for students to use mobile for active learning. Integrating ...
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Just how effective are language learning apps? - The Conversation UK

Just how effective are language learning apps? - The Conversation UK | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Language experts review how one of the world's most popular language learning apps measures up against traditional teaching.
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App News : Playmation Studios Releases Language Learning App English Stagecraft | iGameMom

App News : Playmation Studios Releases Language Learning App English Stagecraft | iGameMom | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Playmation Studios released English Stagecraft for the iPhone and iPad. English Stagecraft allows players to immerse in the English language via sandbox style language puzzles.
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Learning Tones with WaiChinese | A Review by @Eurolinguiste Shannon Kennedy

Learning Tones with WaiChinese | A Review by @Eurolinguiste Shannon Kennedy | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
Today we are happy to be able to share Shannon Kennedy’s excellent review of WaiChinese. Shannon Kennedy is a language lover, traveler and musician sharing her adventures and language learning tips at Eurolinguiste.
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Tap That App Tuesday: Lingua.ly Makes Every Day an Immersive Language Learning Experience

Tap That App Tuesday: Lingua.ly Makes Every Day an Immersive Language Learning Experience | Mobile Phones and  Language Learning | Scoop.it
This week, we take a hands-on look at the language learning app Lingua.ly.

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Peter Rettig's curator insight, March 11, 2015 6:17 AM

We very much like lingua.ly and use it a lot ourselves!