In July, I binged three seasons of the sci-fi Netflix present Darkish in every week. The entire present was in German, and I used to be so obsessive about it, I began studying the language by Duolingo, and I’m joyful to tell you that I’m at the moment on a 71-day streak within the app.
Whereas Duolingo is nice for my studying expertise, I needed one thing to assist develop my German vocabulary with out spending an excessive amount of time. Fortunately, I stumbled upon this convenient Chrome extension referred to as Toucan.
The instrument’s thought is nifty and easy: select a language you’re studying and it’ll present you phrases in that tongue in articles you’re studying. It’ll spotlight the phrases within the language of your alternative — in my case, German — within the article. You possibly can hover over these phrases to study their that means in English, and even perceive find out how to pronounce them.
I exploit if for a few minutes in a day so that I’m not slowed down with too many new phrases directly. You possibly can flip off the extension any time, and even regulate the frequency of phrases within the different languages. Plus, you may specify websites on which you don’t need to see translated phrases.
Toucan at the moment helps German, French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. You possibly can study extra and obtain the extension right here.
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