Did you spend this weekend in a post-Thanksgiving daze?
Maybe you had a little too much turkey on Thursday and you’re still feeling it?
Perhaps you’re still sore from a family-wide football game?
Or just sleepy from waking up before …
Horrible meat lock.
Slippery shrimp doctor.
A termination and four weddings.
These are just a few of the phrases left in my head after I finished testing out various translation app features with different texts.
Yes, machine translation has a …
In any field, some individuals rise to the top.
There are lots of great soccer players, but you might not notice them when Cristiano Ronaldo is on the field.
Plenty of singers have phenomenal voices, but do you really care …
Even if you’re an absolute stranger to pinching a penny, you’ve surely wondered what the best way is to access language-learning resources that don’t break the bank.
There are so many different options available for learning a language, from classes …
Before I leave the house, I run through a mental checklist.
Keys? In my hand.
Wallet? In my purse.
Purse? Over my shoulder.
iPhone? In my other hand.
As you can see, I’m not one who carries oodles …
These days, you can find a language learning app for anything.
There are photo translator apps that extract words from your pictures for instant translation. Apps to carry with you as you travel. There are even language learning apps …
Let’s take a walk down memory lane…
To chalkboards, erasers, textbooks and…flashcards!
Remember flashcards? Those tidbits of information that we carried around on index cards? We all know ‘em! And we all used ‘em!
You may think they’re …
Let’s be honest here. I mean, you’re among friends.
Do you ever leave home without your phone?
Never? Me neither.
What about other electronic devices, like your tablet or laptop? Never, right?
It’s a fact of life: Technology goes where …
It’s a demanding world out there.
How many times have you heard the following cries for attention?
“You’re just not listening.”
“Everything I say goes in one ear and right out the other.”
“Aren’t you paying attention?”
“What did I …
If there’s one thing we know, it’s that videos make great language-learning tools.
You can listen to your target language being spoken.
You can stop, rewind and slow down.
You can add subtitles for reading practice.