Duolingo is one of the best free ways to get started learning a new language, and they're finally answering the pleas of wannabe polyglots everywhere by adding Japanese to their curriculum. Sugoi!
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How can modern parents raise the next generation to be free from corrosive gender and racial stereotypes? By the time children start primary school, gender and race shape their lives in many ways that parents might want to prevent. As early as Year 1, girls are less likely than boys to think members of their own gender are "really, really smart". And by just age three, white children in the United States implicitly endorse stereotypes that African-American faces are angrier than white faces.
Hello...salut...ciao…hola...ni hao. If your command of a foreign language barely extends beyond that simple greeting, then the Rosetta Stone Language Learning software was created for you.
There are so many language learning resources available now it can feel a bit overwhelming. Rosetta Stone and Duolingo are two of the most popular choices, but they each have their own perks and quirks. Let's translate their key features so you can pick the right tool for your language studies.
Thanks to fancy new upgrades like neural network learning, translation apps like Google Translate and Microsoft Translator are better than ever. They can translate almost anything you want. But you shouldn't lean on them when you travel. In fact, I think you should use them as little as possible — if at all.
It seems that Google isn't the only developer powering their translation app with neural network technology. Microsoft Translator also recently upgraded to better understand full sentences and provide more human-sounding output.
The Melbourne Cup is nearly upon us, which means workplace sweeps, free-flowing champers and people wearing silly hats. It's also a good opportunity to show off your commanding grasp of the sport’s varied verbiage. This in-depth glossary is designed to help ensure you know your farriers from your fascinators.
Whether you're a globetrotter, language student, or business owner, tools like Google Translate and Microsoft Translator make it easier for everyone in the world to understand one another. But while both can translate text, speech, and images, they still each have their own quirks. So all aboard the showdown train! Next stop: translation station.
Have you ever wondered why Americans and British/Aussies spell English differently? How are colour and colour the same word? Centre and center? What's up with that? It's all thanks to Noah Webster (yeah, the Webster of Merriam-Webster). When America gained independence, Webster wanted to simplify unreasonable spellings that were handed down from the British.
iOS: Duolingo is one of the most popular ways to learn a new language, and today the iPhone app is getting an update that adds in chat bots. These bots can help you learn a little quicker by using conversational language.
Plenty of us want to learn a new language, but who has time to sit in a classroom? Instead of pouring over books and lectures, you can pick up a new language with just a few minutes of training each day. With Rocket Languages Premium, you can start mastering French, Spanish, German and more for only $50.70 AUD .
If you, uh, have a tendency to use filler words like "um" or "like" when you talk, it's not the end of the world. Turns out they can actually be a good thing — as long as you use them right.