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YouTube Blog: YouTube automatic captions now in six European languages

In 2009, you first saw a feature that automatically creates captions on YouTube videos in English, and since then we’ve added Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. Today, hundreds of millions of people speaking six more languages—German, Italian, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Dutch—will have automatic caption support for YouTube videos in those languages.


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Captioning and Subtitling: Undervalued Language Learning Strategies | Érudit | Meta v49 n1 2004, p. 67-77 : Danan |

Audiovisual material enhanced with captions or interlingual subtitles is a particularly powerful pedagogical tool which can help improve the listening comprehension skills of second-language learners.
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Captioned Media: Literacy Support for Diverse Learners | Reading Topics A-Z | Reading Rockets

Captioned Media: Literacy Support for Diverse Learners | Reading Topics A-Z | Reading Rockets | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Captioned or subtitled media is a great tool for teachers looking to differentiate classroom instruction — research has shown that ELLs, students with learning disabilities, and students who struggle academically may all benefit from following along with captions while watching a classroom video. Learn more about the benefits of captioned media and additional resources for captioned material in this article.
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