I’ve talked about this tool a few times so far. Basically, you do a Google Images search in your target language, you switch to Basic Mode (which reveals captions beneath each picture), and then you stick the whole gigantic URL into Google Translate, which puts those captions back into English.
When I learn a new word, I look it up in 4 places: Google Images on Steroids (Hungarian site, basic mode, inside of Google Translate) [I talk about setting this up here] Forvo.com for audio recording (Skipping to Hungarian entry directly) A decent Hungarian-English Dictionary (I use Sztaki szótár) A decent Hungarian-Hungarian Dictionary (I use […]
In the last Q&A, I talked about getting words in context from Google images + Google translate. Let’s talk about this a bit, because it’s an extraordinary pair of tools.
This might be for a somewhat small audience, but if you have a jailbroken iPhone, there’s a great $2 app in the Cydia store that lets you customize a 5-row, 41 character keyboard (and if you really want to go nuts with it, you can set it up with 82 characters, taking advantage of the […]