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Language Tools

Here you can find a selection of multilingual tools which have been classified according to your needs and tested by experts in order to give you an easy and comprehensible feedback about their usability.

You are welcome to actively comment on them and give your feedback from your own experience as well as recommend other tools which you might find useful and interesting.

The Multilingual Tools Language Observatory is a collection of selected translation / interpretation / language learning/language assistance tools with the objective to survey and classify these tools in order to recommend these for use in the implementation of language policy.

The selected tools are surveyed and categorised against a list of criteria such as: Context in which they should be used; Potential audience; Specific strengths; Specific weaknesses; Cost; Ease of use; Quality.

As a result of this collection, an evaluation report together with specific recommendations in terms of usability is available and there is a possibility for a broader public to comment on the results.





ALTE Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) Mercator European Network of Language Diversity Centres
RECIT Culturelink CMFE (Community Media Forum Europe)
EEE-YFU Federation of European Publishers European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA)
Europa Esperanto Unio - EEU European Federation of National Institutions for Language European Federation for Intercultural Learning
Club de Madrid European Coordination of Independent Producers (CEPI) European Forum of Vocational Education and Training
European Publishers Council FundaciĆ³n Academia Europea de Yuste Literature Across frontiers
European Council of Artists (ECA) EUROCLIO European Council for Steiner Waldorf Education (ECSWE)
EUNIC in Brussels Eurolang European Theatre Convention
European Council of Literary Translators' Associations European Association for Terminology Federal Union of European Nationalities

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