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    Babble shows you short phrases/sentences in many different languages and you'll have to pronounce them quickly (in 4 seconds) and correctly. The app will give you feedback on your pronunciation skills. You'll be able to see your improvements over time.

    Components of a typical practice session:

    - tap on the big yellow button and read out loud the displayed text (in the correct language)
    - tap on the text to try again
    - tap on the language label (under the phrase) to send the phrase to Google Translate
    - tap on "Phrases" to see the history of phrases, sortable by various parameters
    - tap on a phrase to listen to its correct pronunciation
    - tap on "Plot" to see the graph of your error levels in different languages

    Babble uses the services of speech-to-text and text-to-speech that are available via standard Android APIs. The apps that provide these services (e.g. Google Voice Search for speech-to-text, various TTS engines for text-to-speech) have to be installed separately in case they are not already pre-installed.

    The current version is a prototype. The core of it was developed by 3 Android enthusiasts over a weekend in the beautiful library of Genk, Belgium, as part of the V Hack Android hackathon. For more information see: http://vhackandroid.wikia.com/wiki/Babble

    Known bug: after changing the selection of active languages you must relaunch the app for the changes to take effect.

    Users review

    from 60 reviews

    "Good"

    6.8

    Users comments

    karena chakalall

    by karena chakalall

    Nov 12, 2016  |  "Awesome"

    Amazing

    Giselle Martinez

    by Giselle Martinez

    May 01, 2015  |  "Poor"

    too difficult and horrible

    Juanchito Botella

    by Juanchito Botella

    Jan 01, 2014  |  "Poor"

    Me quedo con duolingo. No la bajen

    Camilia Cromwell

    by Camilia Cromwell

    Oct 25, 2013  |  "Poor"

    I have no clue how to work this is saying no natural language heard or something I don't even k know what I'm doing

    Tierra Hammond

    by Tierra Hammond

    Jun 28, 2013  |  "Poor"

    It keeps telling me that no natural language is heard.. Even when I try it in my native language.