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Conversational Language-Learning Apps

The 'Lingbe' App Connects Users with Native Speakers

— April 14, 2016 — Tech
'Lingbe' is a mobile app designed to help users learn a new language by connecting them with native speakers. Designed to help users converse in the language of their choice, this platform puts users in touch with those who can help them learn the complexities of proper vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation.

Lingbe woks by connecting language practitioners with native speakers who are interested in similar activities. Users simply press a button and they will automatically be connected with a native speaker through technology that is similar to that of Whatsapp calls. Users can then begin practicing the language of their choice through fun and interactive conversations. After each discussion, the native speaker will provide notes about the user's vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and fluency.

The app provides a unique way for users to learn a new language through conversational practice.
Trend Themes
1. Language-learning Communities - Create online communities of language learners and native speakers to provide immersive language practice opportunities.
2. Conversational Practice Platforms - Develop mobile or web-based platforms that allow language learners to practice with native speakers in a seamless and interactive way.
3. AI-powered Language Tutors - Develop AI-powered language tutors that can personalize language instruction based on the learner's skill level, learning style and progress.
Industry Implications
1. Edtech - EdTech companies can explore integrating conversational language-learning apps in their platform to offer personalized foreign language instruction.
2. Social Media - Social media companies can leverage their user base and technologies to create language-learning communities and peer-to-peer learning platforms.
3. Language Services - Language service providers can offer conversational practice sessions with native speakers as a value-added service to their language courses and translation services.
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