Learning Spanish, French, and German is now easier thanks to Google’s latest experiment. Now you can speak like a polyglot with the Language Immersion for Chrome. What is it? It’s Google’s takeoff on automatic translation technology. Google already had that bent with its Google Translate, so why not take it a step further? Google worked with Use All Five to create a Chrome extension that uses the API of Google Translate to translate the sporadic and jargon phrases from a web page. The Language Immersion for Chrome is an experiment that aims to simulate the actual experience of being immersed in a foreign country (not literally) with  a different language.

You can switch the phrases and words in a website to the language of your choice, that way, learning will be fun. Features include 64 languages supported by Google Translate and a novice-to-fluent skill setting to match your pace. You can also roll-over a translated word to have it pronounced for you. Cool isn’t it? But since it’s still an experiment, expect a few errors here in there. Google admits that it’s not 100% accurate, so don’t expect to much. If you are willing to give it a try, you can grab the extension via the Chrome Store

Filed in General >Web. Read more about google chrome.

User Comments