Tag Archives: Language

Typing in Foreign Languages

typeit-logo.png If you have the need to type anything in a foreign language which has accents and other strange-looking
characters, and you only have a US keyboard,this website will make your life a whole lot easier!

Now, through the miracles of Unicode and JavaScript,
you can just navigate to this site, type whatever you need to type in a text box,
and then paste it wherever you need it — into your word processor, e-mail
message, etc.
You can type foreign characters by clicking buttons or by pressing intuitive
keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl+Letter). Now typing in French, German, Russian and many more languages is simple.


German History Audio Books (in German)

I recently came across a post on The Linguist on Language blog and the post contained a list of resources on German History audio books that are in German. If you want to brush up on Germany’s history as well as your German language listening skills, check out the list by clicking on the following link:


Google keyboard

Google has added an on-screen keyboard to their search portals for languages that use non-latin script. This could be particularly useful for people who regularly search in these other languages but who use a latin alphabet keyboard. Look for this to become a default feature on Google search for 35 languages, including Russian, Turkish, Persian, Greek, Thai, Icelandic, Finnish and Swedish.