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CU-Boulder-created app first to use gesture for language learning - CU Boulder News & Events


CU-Boulder-created app first to use gesture for language learning
CU Boulder News & Events
The game Nano Nano for mobile devices, created by two University of Colorado Boulder graduate students and released last week, is the first app to incorporate gesturing with language learning -- for good reason. “There's a huge amount of overlap ...

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Chinese language app turns language learning into fun game - Malay Mail Online


Malay Mail Online

Chinese language app turns language learning into fun game
Malay Mail Online
A woman looks at the screen of her mobile phone while walking past a China Mobile sign in downtown Shanghai. — Reuters picSAN FRANCISCO, Jan 30 — Philipp Mattheis knew his gaming app was addictive when he realised he kept checking his phone ...

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Language learning in the UK: 'can't, won't, don't' - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Language learning in the UK: 'can't, won't, don't'
Telegraph.co.uk
Can't, won't, don't, three words which sum up our national view on speaking foreign languages. Of course it's not entirely true, but last week saw another day of disappointment for language lovers, as we saw the continued decline in UK students ...
Talking point: Languages for business CRN - UK

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Language Learning Leader Babbel Opens Offices in the United States - SYS-CON Media (press release)


Language Learning Leader Babbel Opens Offices in the United States
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Babbel, the market-leading language learning app experiencing 100 percent revenue growth year-on-year, is now expanding, opening its first office in the United States. Co-Founder and President of Babbel, Inc., Thomas Holl, will head operations in New ...

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7 Outstanding Language-Learning Apps and Websites - Fodor's Travel


Fodor's Travel

7 Outstanding Language-Learning Apps and Websites
Fodor's Travel
But if you want to know more than “Where is the nearest bank?” and “thank you,” you'll need to do some studying. The next time you're planning an international trip, consider practicing the local language with these 7 indispensable language-learning ...

This New Spy Game Could Teach You Spanish, French or German - BostInno


BostInno

This New Spy Game Could Teach You Spanish, French or German
BostInno
Boston startup Subverses—developer of a spy game of the same name that seeks to help users learn foreign languages—this past weekend hit its $20,000 Kickstarter goal to ensure the continued development of the game. Subverses is currently finishing ...

Learning a language helps me talk back to the voice of depression - The Guardian


The Guardian

Learning a language helps me talk back to the voice of depression
The Guardian
It's not the image most people have of language learning – certainly not the polyglots, blogging about the languages they speak, or how many hours they study each day. But their high-speed approach doesn't work for someone staggering under the weight ...