Language learning stacks
bonnmike at gmail.com
Sun Jul 11 00:16:30 CDT 2010
Well in your quest, you might find this site useful.
Has some flat files from and to various languages, might save you some
work if you decide to have a real go at this. Still no graphics
involved but still a pretty useful resource.
On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 1:07 AM, Mark Swindell <mdswindell at cruzio.com> wrote:
> I've got a page set up on iGoogle that has various back and forth translators between different languages I know or am interested in. It's pretty quick and easy, adding a Rev interface wouldn't save me much, I don't think.
> But I was interested in graphical interfaces for simple vocabulary, nouns and verbs, ala the First 1000 Words series. And beyond would be nice, of course. It would be a simple project to start, and a long one to do right, I think.
> On Jul 10, 2010, at 9:57 PM, Mike Bonner wrote:
>> Not sure this is the direction you want to go, but I have a very
>> simple set of stacks that i'm using to help me (attempt) to learn
>> Not pictures, different method. Basically its 1 stack with a field
>> that you can paste into (or theres a button where you can paste the
>> text to work with) Then all it does is feed the clickword to google
>> translate in the 2nd stack thats just a revbrowser instance IE:
>> http://translate.google.com/?hl=en#es|en|pescado would return the
>> definition of pescado.
>> Then just start with the simplest spanish website I can find, paste in
>> the text and start reading. And I think its working.
>> I use http://www.google.com.mx or http://www.google.es to look for
>> spanish stuff to read. For italian of course use www.google.it
>> My stacks aren't great, but work ok. I'm sure it would take you all of
>> 10 minutes to duplicate, but if you like i'll send you mine.
>> On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 12:25 AM, Mark Swindell <mdswindell at cruzio.com> wrote:
>>> Has anyone developed any vocabulary/ language learning stacks in Rev? Seems like an apt application for the tool, but I didn't see anything in revOnLine. Picture dictionary type things with rollovers for different languages? Remember those First Thousand Words books with contextualized drawings showing vocabulary for the kitchen, barnyard, garden, etc.?
>>> Just curious, as I'm studying Italian at present and thought of creating something for myself, but don't feel I have the energy to put towards it. There are some things online, but nothing of particularly good quality. Good, coherent artwork would be a real issue, even with the abundance of free clip-art online, it would be fragmented and of questionable quality.
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