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The 5 best translation apps for learning English

Learn, practise and improve your language skills with these easy to use translation apps

The 5 best translation apps for learning English

There are a variety of translating apps that you can download on your phone or tablet. These apps will help you improve your English skills. The apps will also give you the ability to communicate with people from all over the world.

Some of these apps can:

  • Translate text
  • Translate voice recordings
  • Translate text from pictures and images.

iTranslate Translator & Dictionary

This free app contains a translator, with over 100 languages. It also has a dictionary section. The app allows you to listen to translation in male or female voices. You can also switch between different dialects.

You can also upgrade to pro, which allows you to access 13 language packs offline. Pro also features voice-to-voice translations. This means the app will translate what you say and what the other person is saying; so you can both understand.

Google Translate

Google Translate is one of the most well-known translators and you can get it for free on your phone. With over 100 languages and handy features such as: 

- Being able to translate text

- Being able to translate up to 59 languages when you are offline

- Camera mode – so you can take pictures of text and it will be translated

- Conversation mode – allowing you to have a two way conversation with someone in up to 39 languages.

Camera Translator

Translate the text in images with this useful (and free) app. Simply take a picture of the text you need translating and the app will translate it in a matter of seconds. The app can translate almost any language. It also features voice recognition for more than 50 languages. The app also has the ability for you to learn how to pronounce the translated words.

SayHi Translate

Easily have a conversation in two languages with this free app. This app can instantly translate your voice. With over 50 languages, you can talk to people from all around the world in your own language. This app also features text translation and it can be pasted into a virtual conversation.

U Dictionary: Best English Learning Dictionary

This free translator app can translate 38 languages. It also allows you to download packs, so you can use them when you are offline. Similar to the other apps, this one also has a camera translation and speech recognition. The app also has dictionaries and English Sample Sentences – which will help you learn English and build your vocabulary.

There are also translating apps available for specific language translations. For example, French to English, or Turkish to English etc. So have a look around for the app that is right for you and your needs.

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