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Read your favorite webpages, translate the words you don't know, and we'll generate flashcards to help you remember.

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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Readlang and what they use it for.
  • Seeking bilingual versions of great English books (especially Tolkien)... Or is there an app that will translate side-by-side from Greek to English?
    I've been using it lets you look up words (I think the paid version also translates longer excerpts). - Source: Reddit / 7 days ago
  • I need an app similar to LingQ.
    Https:// which is owned by duolinguo. But Japanese support is in perpetual beta. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Public domain texts?
    Does anybody have link to any public domain texts? I'm using, and the library for Yiddish on there is limited (and that would be a compliment). If anyone has any poetry, short stories etc, that'd be great. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • thoughts / alternatives to Readlang?
    I am considering subscribing to the paid version of Readlang ( I do have already a LingQ subscription but I find Readlang more practical to read websites as you don't have to go through an import etc. Every time, and cost is not a problem. My only concern is that the project seems very "static" since 2017, from what I understood the original developer sold it to Duolingo and nothing seems to... - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Introducing Lute ("Learning Using Texts") - free language-learning software
    Is the basic unit for translation in Lute, LWT and Lingq a single word? With you can translate entire phrases. Which at times is more informative than single words. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Reading is the KEY and I hate to admit it haha
    By using an e-reader (highly recommend, the screen reads just like paper) or something like Readlang you can translate unknown words and be able to read material that would otherwise be too difficult. After seeing the translation of a word again and again it eventually sticks and you can basically read whatever you want this way instead of being forced to stick to children stories or material made for learners. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Book or Audio with Idiomatic Spoken Spanish Dialog-Stories?
    First of all, thanks for setting up this forum and inviting me; I just read the invite sent some months back! FWIW, reading Spanish books on has turned out to be the magic key for me. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Foreign Dispatch: Ideas from code editors applied to foreign language writing
    It does not seem to be developed anymore, but Readlang[1] does exactly that. It has been very helpful early on as I was learning Spanish and German. [1] - Source: Hacker News / 4 months ago
  • A stack to consider: Selkouutiset + Readwise + Anki
    We all know about the news in clear Finnish here by now, I hope. Some of us also know about my favorite flashcard app. Today I want to introduce an add on I found recently that lets you click on words and get an instant translation of them. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • What ebook reader do you use on android which has a built-in dictionary?
    Readlang does it online, however, it requires that I have epub files. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • PC apps for Japanese text furigana/glossary?
    The website lets you upload text, but I believe they upped their subscription prices since I've used the site. Readlang, LingQ, OPLingo, VocabTracker have reading tools. There are also PC programs like Learning With Texts (unaffiliated fan-hosted web version here) and Jorkens if you don't mind pasting the text or using epubs/other local formats. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Can someone recommend beginner friendly Spanish books?
    Use Readlang, Burning Vocabulary or Toucan when you’re reading online. It shows you definitions and translations of words you don’t know, and you can also save them to review later. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Closest way to replicate the lingq method for free?
    For websites, Readlang, OPLingo, and VocabTracker have reading tools. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Structured Spanish Dialogue Lessons?
    My evidence is, which I first heard of in this reddit group. (Thanks!) In about the last year and a half I have gone from having a tough time reading the first few pages, to now 75% through Harry Potter #5! Further, after the first few books, I added Audible AS I read, at 70% speed, and that is going well! - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • I am finally enjoying reading in Spanish
    It is the worst phase getting a kindel and using really made this phase more manageable. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Good vocabulary book/woordenlijst?
    With ReadLang you can read stuff on their reader (or websites with an extension iirc?) and look up words you don't know. When you do that, it saves the whole sentence into a flashcard for you to review later. It's really cool but I haven't used it in a while because I'm not a big flashcard person. - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Best learning resource (paid or free)
    Https:// Technically has Thai. The website doesn't always work properly. If you have an eBook in Thai (DRM-free ePub), you can upload it here and turn it into a graded reader for yourself. - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • I haven’t learned much new german words so it’s very difficultto speak, is there any good common german word list?
    You're better off reading things in context. I recommend using ReadLang. It's free (there is also a paid version that has a few more features). It has graded texts to read, and you can click to look up words you don't know. The words are added to your word list, and if you really must, you can do flashcards with them (I mostly don't bother). - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • monolingual dictionary
    Readlang is great for this. You can upload the text or install an extension for reading on the web. The words you lookup are saved and you can review them using Readlang’s spaced repetition review system or export them to add to Anki. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • Spanish learn program
    Https:// Pick a book - any book and start reading. Use their built in lookup to understand anything you don't know. Then review the flashcards until you know it. When looking things up prefer to lookup complete phrases and not just words. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • What are your favorite vocabulary flashcard apps? C1 to C2
    I'm interested in although I haven't managed to get it to work for me yet. I need to do some more tech poking-around. Thanks for the tip on the Kindle app! - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago

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