Phrasebook is a handy application that will help you get to grips with multiple languages. Common phrases, greetings and expressions which you may need in other countries are the basis of the application.
Whether you want to learn how to pronounce the phrases with a simple push of a button or let your iPhone communicate for you, Phrasebook is a great help.
Among the languages ??covered, Phrasebook includes Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese and more.
Listen, learn and speak
Phrasebook has 700 phrases, words and expressions for each language. The phrases are grouped into categories such as greetings, emergencies, directions... In general, it contains the most common phrases you might need on a trip or when you're talking to people in other languages.
Each phrase or word is accompanied by its pronunciation. You can listen and learn, or, if you're a bit lazy, hit Play when you're in need of interpretation. If you want to learn, you can even record your voice and see how you do.
The list of languages ??covered by Phrasebook are: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese and Japanese.
Your teacher, the parrot
Phrasebook has a nice design with a parrot as the main star. The voices, however, are those of native speakers and you can even listen to them at low speed, if you have trouble understanding.
Among the Phrasebook options one of the highlights has to be the ability to save your favorite words and phrases so you always have them to hand: whether to ask the price of something or confirm that you're single - both very handy sentences!
If Phrasebook's selection of languages?? is enough for you, then it's a practical and fun application. Its problem, however, is definitely the lack of variety of languages ??available, though it does cover some of the most popular choices.