foreign language

  • LanguageTwin: A New Way For Language Students To Practice What They’ve Learned

    LanguageTwin: A New Way For Language Students To Practice What They’ve Learned

    Learning a language is never easy. One thing that’s usually missing in the way students learn a new language is the ability to use their new skills while talking to a native speaker. LanguageTwin, a startup I met at the Willamette Angel Conference in Corvallis, Ore., last week, aims to do just that. The service brings together language learners for peer-to-peer interactions to give… Read More

  • Echo Translator Helps You Pick Up The Local Hotties

    Echo Translator Helps You Pick Up The Local Hotties

    I love traveling to other countries but what if I can’t figure out how to say “water sports” in Dutch? Next question: Does anyone travel without their phone anymore? I didn’t think so. I could have used Echo while in Italy or even Puerto Rico. The Echo Translator is a talking translator and phrase builder that is loaded onto your mobile phone or handheld… Read More