BlogPosts Tagged "iLingQ"
7 Jan 2020
I studied Mandarin Chinese 50 years ago. It took me nine months to reach a level where I could translate newspaper editorials from English to Chinese and from Chinese to English, read novels and interpret for people, I did this in the age of the open-reel tape recorder, long before the age of the Internet, […]Read more How to Learn Chinese: My Top 6 Tips
I hear more and more about automatic translation technology. Skype recently announced their Skype Translator Preview – An Exciting Journey to a New Chapter in Communication. This translation technology will make it possible for people to communicate via Skype across languages. Two people can speak two different languages, and the conversation is automatically translated for each […]Read more Automatic Translation Technology – Replacing Language Learning?
I am a fan of online learning for languages. Without the Internet I could not have advanced so quickly in Romanian and Czech, for example. But online learning can have its problems. For three or four days last week, LingQ was so slow that it became difficult to use. We had not done anything different […]Read more Online Learning: ALMOST a Perfect System