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Travel Interpreter is a solid replacement for a paper language guidebook, but it could use a bit of simplification in the navigation.

What's New

• Additional languages, Catalan and Ukrainian, are now available.

App Description

Turn your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad into a personal interpreter for 30 languages.

The "Travel Interpreter" is a talking, illustrated phrasebook which translates English words and phrases into 30 languages. The programme offers you the unique opportunity to communicate abroad without any special language skills, as it can simply speak the translation as required. Easily understandable illustrations make communication even easier.

You can use the "Travel Interpreter" to order plane tickets, book hotel rooms, take a car to be repaired or order a meal in a restaurant without any language skills at all. More than 2,200 phrases and words are included for each language, all of which are clearly categorised according to the respective topic, such as customs, hotel, service, driving, car services, sightseeing, entertainment, eating and drinking, sport and leisure.

The integrated search function makes it even easier to find what you need. If, for example, you want to book a single room in a hotel, simply key in "single" and the phrase "I would like to book a single room" already appears on the screen.

★ More than 2,200 illustrated phrases and words with audio tracks are included per language.

★ 30 target languages: German, French, Spanish (Spain), Spanish (Latin America), Italian, Portuguese (Portugal), Portuguese (Brazil), Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Bulgarian, Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Hebrew, Thai, Hindi, Vietnamese, Farsi.

★ All phrases are spoken by native speakers.

★ Precise and simple categories organized into topics and sub-topics.

★ Fast full-text search function, including for partial words.

★ No internet connection required for use. All content stored on the device.

★ Each entry is illustrated, making communication even easier.

★ Very easy to use by young and old.

★ Includes phonetic characters for the following languages: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Greek, Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi, Farsi and Thai.

★ Favorites category for saving words and phrases in to your own list.

★ Exercise based on the flashcard drill concept, so that you can learn words and phrases from your favorites list.

★ Function that allows you to slow down playback speed of foreign words and phrases.

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App Changes

November 06, 2013 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
November 05, 2013 New version 2.5
May 15, 2013 New version 2.3
March 20, 2013 New version 2.2
January 22, 2013 New version 2.0.3
February 22, 2010 Initial Release

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