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TripLingo Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Michael Halloran on January 4th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: HANDY
TripLingo is a handy app for travelers visiting foreign countries to help them learn useful words and phrases.
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Learn British Slang With TripLingo UK

Posted by Jennifer Allen on August 7th, 2012

The TripLingo series of apps have done a great job of deciphering popular slang in various foreign languages, as we noticed when reviewing the Spanish version last year. Now, with the London 2012 Olympics upon us, there's a special themed version out in the form of TripLingo UK Edition.

The app uses a "Slang Slider" to enable users to see four different ways to say each phrase, with the options of Posh, Cockney, Scouse and Jafaican. It's worth pointing out that Scouse isn't actually a dialect of London, instead being located in the North West of the country in the city of Liverpool, but it is a enjoyable comparison to make.

As a Brit, I'll say this now, we don't ALL use such slang in our day to day living but it is a fun selection of words and terms that were once much more common within the UK, with a hint of parody about it. And don't worry, visitors to Britain, it's still possible to hear many such terms used if you happen to visit the right area.

Whether you're travelling to Britain soon or just want to have some fun learning a new type of slang, you'd be barmy (crazy) to miss out on TripLingo UK Edition.

It's out now and free to download.

TripLingo Spanish Essentials Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Jennifer Allen on May 11th, 2011
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: INVALUABLE
TripLingo aids users in their quest to learn another language, and it does so in a fun, informative way.
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