The FBI has announced a major hiring blitz for 2009, and among the qualities they're looking for in prospective candidates are a proficiency in foreign languages like Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.
Whether you're an advanced linguist vying for one of these brand new FBI jobs or just need some help in Spanish class, these innovations in language and translation will help you reach your goals. We have speaking pens, text message language translators and even cuss cards.
With the tools in this slideshow below, you can ramp up your foreign language fluency to FBI-worthy levels in no time.
20 Language and Translation Innovations
More Stats +/-
The Canine Translator
Talking Translator Phone
Your Mobile Phone as Talking Translator
Anti-Gay Language PSAs