In ye olden days, to find the meaning of a word you had to search through a 10 pound book filled with tens of thousands of words. That took a lot of time and effort (even sometimes getting your hands dirty with ink). The apps in this AppGuide compress that book to the size of your phone and make searching for words a breeze. With a readers request, we have now added Cambridge Dictionary to this wonderful guide that makes looking up words less of a chore.
If you thought learning French was no fun, you obviously haven’t tried out Daphnée – a new iOS application, which is currently available in the App Store. For $2.99, Apple fans can watch Daphnée – a “lovely French teacher” – talk you through the basics of the language of love.
Spanish Touch Trainer is a fun and effective supplement to your Spanish studies. The focus of this niche app is verb conjugation, arguably the hardest part of learning Spanish for a native English speaker. Spanish Touch Trainer takes advantage of the iDevice functionality to take the monotony out of textbook study and drills. It has a beautiful user interface and feels game-like, though it is a serious learning tool.
Basic Spanish for Dummies teaches you the basics of how to read, write, and pronounce the Spanish language. It uses built in flashcards, videos, and a dictionary to make the learning experience fun. But how does it stand up to all the other Spanish teaching apps out there? Read on to find out...