As Middle Eastern migrants flocked to Germany, Google said Friday demand for its Arabic-German translation service had surged five-fold, urging native speakers to help improve the service.
Troy Bouman reaches over, presses play, and the loudspeaker sitting on the desk starts playing the university fight song. But this is no ordinary loudspeaker. This is a carbon nanotube transducer—and it makes sound with ...
Paris, the city of light, love, and tourists, has released a new mobile app called "Yes I speak touriste" to help foreigners struggling with their French find some respite.
Chat rooms play a positive role in motivating students and encouraging an independent approach to learning English as a foreign language.
Apple on Wednesday announced it is recalling Beats Pill XL wireless speakers because of danger batteries might get so hot they ignite in flames.
Phonetics experts have completed a project to reveal the hidden workings of our tongues and vocal tracts using 1,500 ultrasound videos. The unique corpus of ultrasound videos was compiled as part of a research project looking ...
Racial stereotypes and expectations can impact the way we communicate and understand others, according to UBC research.
Google unveiled Google Cast for audio on Monday, a new service that streams music to home audio players via smartphones.
Pronunciation accuracy may not be the most important thing for making non-native English speakers easier to understand, but rather it is their fluency, including fewer pauses, restarts and speech rate, according to research ...
When the iPhone launched in 2007, few could have predicted the impact it would have on education. One of the most powerful developments in education has been the arrival of language learning apps.