大家好！I wanted to share my free pop-up dictionary that allows you to learn Chinese while watching your favorite shows on Netflix and reading on the web. You can bookmark new words and export them to flashcard decks. Both ‘s’ and ‘b’ will save/bookmark words.
You can download the extension for free here:
Here’s also a short video tutorial on how to use it:
I hope you all find this helpful!
Learn new languages by reading anything you choose.
This was inspired by other site/projects like the opensource Lwt, the closed source lingq etc...
Here's how it works:
- You import any text you want. - When you read, there's a built-in dictionary which allows to quickly get its translation. - LingLibre marks in the text this word as saved with a particular color. The more you read, the more words appear as 'known'. There are still more functions as:
importing from other software like lwt, exporting to Anki Suggestion of similar words to the words you've already saved integration of Google translate to translate the whole sentence direct import of webpage, PDF, EPUB etc... keyboard shortcuts for very fast reading statistics etc...
This project is opensource: it's free to use and to modify: Any participants are welcomed to use and help coding this project: The main project (source code) is hosted here:
Any code suggestions, discussions, bug reports should be posted here: https://github.com/gustavklopp/LingL/issues
You can download it (Linux, Windows, Mac) here: https://github.com/gustavklopp/LingL/releases
We are a group of enthusiasts whose hobby is language learning. We know how difficult it could be to learn new language and improve vocabulary, so we decided to build an app that will always be with you and will allow to quickly add the words you meet while learning language.
So far we are preparing the following ways to add new words:
by typing them with a keyboard (usual way for most of flashcards) by taking the picture (you will be able to take a photo from a book and add several words in a row, translation can be added automatically) by speaking them / from the audio We are now preparing Beta version of Wordy Flashcards app and will be ready to release it in AppStore soon, please check it at Wordy Flashcards Generator web page .
Look forward to your contribution!
I'm looking for a spaced repetition online website or phone app that allows learners to enter answers. This is really just to function as follows:
Answer (to be typed): go went been
I am aware that, what I believe is the most powerful app, Anki has this ability. However, most of my learners have iPhones and are not prepared to pay for this app.
Kirill participated in, and finished, his first half marathon on September 15, 2019. Kirill is a full time lawyer, father, husband and more! And yet, he managed to squeeze running into his hectic schedule. Read more about the race here. Kirill is pictured above with his family. (You can see the images on your laptop, if not on your phone!)
Let me know of recent wins in your life, big or small, that you’re proud of! Write to me here, [email protected] Send pictures!
Did you know that in English we don’t eat coffee? We drink coffee. We have coffee. We imbibe coffee. We sip coffee. But we don’t eat it. Eating involves mastication, involves chewing.
What about ice cream? We don’t eat ice cream, either. We don’t chew it. However, we don’t simply swallow ice cream, either, as if it were a liquid! We have ice cream. We don’t eat ice cream. We don’t imbibe ice cream. We don’t sip ice cream. We just have ice cream. That’s it!
When speaking of consuming any solid food, semi-solid food, soft food or liquid, the safest, and always correct, verb to use is “to have”.
Recently, I had eggs cooked in butter with sliced tomatoes and hot peppers. I also had milk with two tablespoons of Nescafe Clasico stirred in. What did you have recently for one of your meals?
Did you see any new vocabulary? Read the above short text on Readlang! To Eat, To Drink, or To Have That is the Question
Readlang is a great tool for vocabulary expansion and review. Check out this series of short tutorials and get started! Getting Started with Readlang
Video Download Helper is a Firefox extension that allows me to download and save, offline, most of the videos I want to save for further study offline. You;ll know you’re in the right place because of the easily recognizable yellow, red and blue ball logo.
Outliers is a series of true stories and observations. I listened to the audiobook and you can, too.
Grant Cardone interviews Joe DeSena. Enjoy the conversation. If desired, adjust the speed to 0.75 by clicking on the settings button on the right side of the video toolbar.
Listening Comprehension Challenge
Secrets of Success in 8 Words, 3 Minutes What was this person saying and what made understanding them so challenging? What could this person have done to make it easier for his audience to understand him? How can you make your English easier for your audience to understand?
Gems from Class
interested vs interesting
Both interested and interesting are adjectives.
interested says something about how the subject feels
For example: I am interested in travel.
In this sentence, “I” is the subject. This sentence talks about how “I” feel.
interesting says something about the power of the subject to make other people feel a certain way.
For example: Travel is interesting.
In this sentence, “Travel” is the subject. This sentence talks about the fact that “travel” has the power of making people feel a certain way.
For more practice and to subconsciously learn the rules, do some online exercises. Here is a link. Repeat the exercise many times until you get 100% correct repeatedly.
Pronunciation & Intonation
met SOUNDS LIKE set, bet debt, jet, let, net, pet
met is the simple past affirmative form of the verb “to meet”
meet SOUNDS LIKE meat, seat, neat, feet, feat, Crete
meet is one of the simple present affirmative forms of the verb “to meet”
the other simple present affirmative form of the verb “to meet” is meets
Tip: When reading and writing, use your voice! When you use your voice, you’ll be less likely to write “met” when you mean “meet”. You’ll be less likely to write one word, when you really mean another one.
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What is your BIGGEST problem with English?
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