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English for Speakers of Other Languages (Including American Sign Language): Apps

English for Speakers of Other Languages Apps

Apps (little software applications) allow you to customize your tablet to do the things you like to do. Some of the apps listed are free, while others are fee-based. Additionally, some apps are initially free, and then require in-app purchases if more features and functionality are desired. Listed, you will find some app recommendations we have come up with through trial, error, and our own experiences.

ACC Library Services does not endorse any fee-based apps nor it is liable for reimbursement of any apps paid for by patrons. Please refer to the Tablet Circulation Policy for further details.

Sounds Right App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Sounds Right-Pronunciation chart for learners and teachers. (iOS)

busuu App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app

busuu-Learn Spanish, English, German, French, Italian and 6 other languages with the help of over 60 million international native speakers that learn, practice, and teach with busuu. (iOS/Android)

Learn English, ESL, TOEFL App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Learn English, ESL, TOEFL-Learn how to read and speak in the English language. Multimedia flashcards and phrasebook allow you to see and hear each word and phrase and include pictures, text, and correct audio pronunciation. (Android)

SentenceBuilder App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
SentenceBuilder-Designed to help elementary aged children learn how to build grammatically correct sentences. (iOS)

WordBook App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
WordBook-Includes pronunciation of terms, word origin information, a built-in spell checker with pop-up spelling suggestions, and more. (iOS

ASL-Interpreter Training Apps

Apps (little software applications) allow you to customize your tablet to do the things you like to do. Some of the apps listed are free, while others are fee-based. Additionally, some apps are initially free, and then require in-app purchases if more features and functionality are desired. Listed, you will find some app recommendations we have come up with through trial, error, and our own experiences.

ACC Library Services does not endorse any fee-based apps nor it is liable for reimbursement of any apps paid for by patrons. Please refer to the Tablet Circulation Policy for further details.

ASL Coach - 'American Sign Language' App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
ASL Coach - 'American Sign Language'-Learn sign language with images. (iOS

Sign Language for Beginners App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Sign Language for Beginners-Consists of signs accompanied with images describing the respective action . The signs have been organized into various sections which start with basics such as alphabets and numbers, and move on to more advanced concepts. (Android)

The ASL App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
The ASL App-Learn conversational ASL with phrases and signs organized to make it easy for you to learn. (iOS)

Marlee Signs App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Marlee Signs-This app will teach you the fundamentals of ASL – from the signed alphabet and basic vocabulary through to common expressions in everyday life using high-quality video demonstrations starring actress, Marlee Matlin. (iOS)

3Strike American Sign Language Fingerspelling App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
3Strike American Sign Language Fingerspelling-Quizzes you on the 26 signs for the letters of the alphabet. How many can you get right? Get three wrong and the game is over. (iOS)

Services for Persons with Disabilities Apps

Apps (little software applications) allow you to customize your tablet to do the things you like to do. Some of the apps listed are free, while others are fee-based. Additionally, some apps are initially free, and then require in-app purchases if more features and functionality are desired. Listed, you will find some app recommendations we have come up with through trial, error, and our own experiences.

ACC Library Services does not endorse any fee-based apps nor it is liable for reimbursement of any apps paid for by patrons. Please refer to the Tablet Circulation Policy for further details.

Dragon Dictation App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Dragon Dictation-A voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. (iOS)

Draw Free App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Draw Free-A tool for both professional and hobby painters to create drawings. (iOS)

BigMagnify App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
BigMagnify-Gives the ability to turn your device into a magnifying glass. (iOS)

Notability App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Notability-Take notes, sketch ideas, annotate PDFs, mark-up photos, record lectures, provide audio feedback and more. (iOS)

Talking Calculator App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Talking Calculator-Designed for a wide range of users, this calculator has large colorful buttons, optional high contrast, full VoiceOver support, and the option to use speech for answers, button names, and formulas.(iOS)


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