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Teaching by Texting Starts to Take Hold – AOL News


0 Commentsby   |  05.12.10  |  Dialektos, International Studies Major, Language Tools, Spanish Majors, Spanish Minors

Teaching by Texting Starts to Take Hold – AOL News.

Informal poll: should foreign language classes start using texting? Read the article then come back and leave a reply here.

Putting Google to the Test in Translation

0 Commentsby   |  03.09.10  |  Language Tools

Have you ever wondered about using translation machines for your foreign language classes?  You’d better know what you’re doing (grammatically speaking)!

While these are certainly useful tools for helping you understand a website or a page written in another language, they are not able to produce something you would want to turn in.  As the examples from the New York Times article show, it will certainly be easy for your instructors to differentiate between original work and a machine translation.  See the article at:

Putting Google to the Test in Translations.

Site Hopes Automatic Arabic-English Translation Translates into Peace

0 Commentsby   |  02.24.10  |  Dialektos, Language Tools