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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.

 

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EVALUATION REPORT OF SELECTED LANGUAGE TOOLS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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

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