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Paul Beaufait

Duolingo - 4 views

  • Target users of the app would be autonomous users with some existing level of motivation or curiosity for language study who are seeking to refresh basic skills
  • The Duolingo app is probably best used as a supplement to other language learning materials that offer more contextualized authentic language use
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    "[T]his review will focus on the iOS iPad version of Duolingo, Apple's 2013 App of the year (Duolingo, 2014) in English (L1) with French as the target language (L2)" (Overview, ¶2).

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Paul Beaufait

News in Levels: How to Use - For Teachers - 7 views

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    This page offer tips on using leveled news and other stories, such as:

    - having students take turns reading (aloud to one another) and translating (interpreting) the whole text (aloud to one another), sentence by sentence (Reading, item 2, 2013.06.04); and
    - playing the media over and over during a subsequent lesson, until every student understands (Reading, item 6, 2013.06.04).

    It doesn't explain the leveling system.
Paul Beaufait

CALL4ALL.us World CALL Language Links Library - 4 views

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    "Call4All.us provides links and information related to language learning" (quick Site Overview).
Paul Beaufait

Nice Translator - The fast, easy to use online translator - 0 views

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    Thanks to Isabelle for pointing this out.
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    "basic tran[s]lator that can handle several languages simultaneously. Looks good but as with any basic translators, not very reliable for more than single words" (Isabelle Jones).
Paul Beaufait

Free online English Japanese Dictionary, and Japanese English Dictionary, in simple rom... - 0 views

  • Free Search English-Japanese Online Dictionary
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    The EJOD has an English sister:

    http://www.beginnersenglishdictionary.com/
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    If you become an EJOD member, you apparently get access to twice as many words: "Free version (2006 version) contains about 10,000 words. Member version (2008 version) contains about 20,000 words" (Free Search English-Japanese Online Dictionary, ¶1).

    Site also notes plans to branch out into polite language, and cultural topics (Future Projects)
Carla Arena

Chat | MeGlobe™ - 0 views

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    Instant Messaging with Instant Translation
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