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Language Learning Apps

Language learning has never been more accessible with the advent of dedicate language learning software, sites, and services. From commercial suites such as the well known Rosetta Stone, to sites dedicated to language learning that exploded in popularity like Duolingo and Memrise, there are more options to ease your way into the world of learning a new language than ever before!

  1. Language Transfer is a labour of love, creating the most effective but kind, exciting yet reassuring, simple yet profound language courses out there... and what's more, LT puts them out there for free!
  2. SmartCards+ is a smart flashcard system that learns what you know and remembers what you forget. Study smarter with Spaced Repetition-
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  3. Did you know, that you forget 40% of the stuff you learned after one hour? Or, did you know, that you only remember 30% of your lecture after one day? With Flippy these times are over.
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  4. Audio Lesson Generator is an android app that creates audio lessons for drilling a series of questions and answers in to your long-term memory. It uses a similar graduated recall interval formula as the long-proven Pimsleur language lessons.
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  5. Learn a language fast with movies and YouTube clips with subtitles. Improve your comprehension skills. Study English, Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Hebrew, Japanese, Chinese languages, etc. with Lingual Media Player.
  6. A fun method to learn and improve your foreign languages like English through music and typing in song lyrics
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    Language learning program.
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    Lexicum is a tool that helps you expand your foreign language vocabulary by providing exercises and vocabulary-based social exchange. It helps both learners attending a language class, and experienced speakers that casually encounter a new word.
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  7. Find Best Partner Online via Learning a Foreign Language: The problem is, too many people are online, but they do not want to chat with you because they are focusing on other things.
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    Learn 50 languages with Master Ling. Learn a new language by playing games and chatting with our Bot. Ling includes 200 lessons recorded by native speakers.
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    50LANGUAGES offers everything you need to learn a new language. Online courses, apps, tests, games, vocabulary cards and much more. And it's free!.
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    On the web, there are tree-structure note-taking tools, and some people love them because these tools are really good at organizing information.
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  8. JWPce is a free Japanese <--> English dictionary and word processor created by Glenn Rosenthal. JWPce assists in learning Japanese or English and also makes it easier to read native Japanese or English text (in electronic or print media).

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    JWPce was last updated on February 10th, 2005 and the official website is no longer available. The official website is however archived on Internet Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20150315032941/http://www.physics.ucla.edu/~grosenth/jwpce.html

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    Language exchange community. Learn a foreign languages by sharing your own language.

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    The official website is down.

  9. Flashcards application, which uses the Spaced Repetition method for learning. The flashcards can be created by the user or exported from CSV or text files. It supports images in the cards. The cards may be multi-side.
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