4 tools that can enhance basic language skills

09/19/2011 | TheStreet.com

This article looks at four programs that can help users pick up basic language skills, although writer Jonathan Blum cautions that "learning a way to communicate remains the work it always has been." Brain Scape Business Spanish is a free program with flashcards available on iPhone, and the free Dictionary.com Word Dynamo offers basic lessons, word games and practice tests in French, Latin and Spanish. Babbel.com provides a wider array of tools in mostly European languages for $13 per month, while Rosetta Stone -- at $200 -- could make sense for users as part of a larger language course.

View Full Article in:

TheStreet.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Am
Chicago, IL
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Vice Principal of Academics
Presentation High School
San Jose, CA