Tag Archives: languages

Tech Spotlights: Wimba

Wimba is used to enrich language learning programs. This audio tool can be used for instructors to create assignments that require students to post their recordings from within the Blackboard course site. Instructors can use this tool to verbally explain complex material and send … Continue reading

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Free Language Lessons on Internet Polyglot Website

Internet Ployglot is a website that offers free language lessons in a variety of languages. Some of the languages that are offered are Arabic, Thai, and Hebrew, along with popular languages like German, Spanish, and French. You can create an … Continue reading

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Free Language Learning Resources

A website called UniLang offers free language resources for a large number of languages. You can also view resources by the type (video, flashcards, audio, courses, games, etc.). Some of the videos are hosted on public places like YouTube, but … Continue reading

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Tech Spotlights: Online Flashcards and Other Vocab Tools

Our Technology Spotlight Session on 4/6/2010 was titled Online Flashcards and Other Vocabulary Tools. Different flashcards programs and vocab programs were reviewed (including our own Princeton based flashcard program that you can use inside Blackboard). Below is a link to … Continue reading

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Mobile App That Translates Text in Photos

Google is giving a preview of a prototype of their software called Google Goggles. Goggles is an Android visual search application that  translates text in a photo into another language. A person with an Android device can use the app … Continue reading

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