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Fox News Praises Popular Language-Learning Mobile App - "We love Byki apps!"
Transparent Language's Byki Mobile™ Shines in Fox News Review of Language-Learning Mobile Apps
Nashua, N.H., March 26, 2012 -In a recent review of several top foreign language mobile apps, Fox News praised Transparent Language's Byki Mobile App for its simplicity and ease of use, stating that ""What's great is that the app encourages you to keep going..." Available in over 30 languages, Byki Mobile is available as a download from both the Apple Store and Google Play. To see the video, visit http://video.foxnews.com/v/1510610477001/tapped-in-iphone-foreign-language-apps
Based on Transparent Language's best-selling Byki language-learning software, Byki Mobile is a powerful and personalized language-learning system that is designed to advance language proficiency by expanding the learner's vocabulary reservoir. In addition to being presented in an engaging flash card interface, the system also tracks everything learned, automatically presenting the appropriate material at just the right intervals - ensuring that the material covered is successfully locked into the learner's memory.
Byki Mobile also includes innovative features such as:
- Twitter™ Integration - This unique feature delivers a real-time Twitter search of words and phrases the user is learning so they can see real-world examples of how people use them in actual conversations.
- SlowSound™ - This audio control slows down the pronunciation of the word or phrase. Combined with native speaker recordings, this feature lets Byki users hear every nuance of a language so they can reproduce and master its proper pronunciation.
- Searchable Phrasebook - The search feature provides users with a quick reference in their native language so they can easily find the foreign language words and phrases they need.
With over 100,000 downloads, Byki Mobile apps are fun, easy-to-use language-learning tools that are a popular choice for language learners of all types. With the continued development of mobile and internet applications, learning a new language is becoming more convenient and effective than ever.
About Transparent Language, Inc.
At Transparent Language, we leverage our expertise in technology and in the research and practice of language learning and teaching to build unique capabilities for use by US Government agencies and organizations, as well as hundreds of public libraries, thousands of schools, and millions of individuals. We care about all languages, regardless of commercial value. We believe that language technology needs to work for all courses and curricula, not just a few courses. It needs to benefit not only individuals, but entire programs. We believe that great language technology not only changes the user experience; it transforms the economics, logistics, and reliability of language learning.