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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.





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

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