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Welcome: Library Services to Multi-Lingual Communities in Connecticut: Language Learning Software and Translation Apps

Language Learning Software and Resources

These products are suited to English Language Learners:

Translation Apps

With the Google Translate App, take photos of signs and translate them, use voice translate capabilities by entering text or speaking into the device, and translate typed text. The app was a 2018 "Best Apps for Teaching & Learning," and it is available for multiple operating systems.

iTranslate Voice (iOS only) "guarantees a flawless voice translation experience in over 40 languages."

Welcome: Services to Multi-Lingual Communities

Welcome is a discussion group for Connecticut library staff serving multilingual communities. The group is facilitated by Maria Bernier from the Division of Library Development at the Connecticut State Library.

Quick fact: 22% of the people in Connecticut speak a language other than English at home.*

*Source: 2013 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates via American Fact Finder

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