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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.





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

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