Posts Tagged ‘language learning’

The Best Language Learning Software

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

I can understand a fair amount of Spanish and a bit of Japanese … but that’s only because I live in Southern California and I’m married to a Japanese woman.

“When in Rome, do as the Romans do” – St Ambrose; Perhaps the best application of this saying would be in the field of language learning. When you go to a country either on travel, to stay, or on business, it makes perfect sense to learn the language of that place or country. Some might ask, “What is the use, I’m only going to stay there for a month, and will never go back!” Well you may or may not go back, but at least the one month that you stay there should be the best one month that you have had.

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Firelang – Firefox Translation and Language Learning Tool

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

I’ve yet to see a language translation program that was worth the box that it came in. Usually, they work OK for short, simple text, but they fall on their faces if you’re trying to translate technical text or anything that includes idioms, adages and similes …

The Firefox web browser is the perfect companion for users who are learning another language. Why? Because of all the add-ons that enhance and improve the learning experience.

Firelang is a sophisticated add-on with an incredible feature set that helps users learn a new language while surfing the Internet. For that, it comes with several tools.

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