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  1. Add a picture to a words

    It will be great if words beside a translation get a picture with the same meaning.

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    • Play the pronunciation automatically when doing the quiz

      Whenever Duolingo asks for a certain word, it plays the sound for it. This way my memory gets comfortable with both the sound and the spelling of the word at the same time. It would be great to see this in Lexicum too.

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      • Show users when they are in an activity streak

        You probably know that learning is about habits and persistence. That's why it is good when apps help with maintaining continuous motivation. Duolingo has one good way of doing this: through tracking activity streaks and letting people show off with their achievement in persistence. It's nice to immerse into the race and one day realised that in the meantime you've learned a lot. It would be great if Lexicum had a way to show how many days or weeks in a row I've practiced my vocabulary.

        6 votes
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        • add lexicum as a search engine for google chrome

          I would like to be able to add lexicum as a search engine in google chrome. what is the URL for the search?

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          • add lexucum to moonreader

            I would like to be able to add lexicum to the moonreader app so I can use it to translate words while i read e-books.

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            • I want to be able to sort and filter my words

              I wish I could either sort alphabetically or by newest/oldest.
              I also wish I could filter my words by starting letters.

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              • Additional feature for easy learning of synonyms

                It would be very helpful if I could save a word and thus get a list of all its possible translations and meanings I want to memorise in a certain langugage. For example type "try" in English and save the list of all the contextual Spanish translations.
                It would be an easy way to learn synonyms and be able to make the difference between single meanings/connotations of these synonyms.

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                • Add words by taking a picture of a word

                  I would like to be able to add words by taking a picture of a sign and selecting a word the software recognizes (I think Google Translate has this technology, so I know the word recognition can be done).

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                  • Export

                    Is there any way to sport all of my note cards to, say, a CSV?

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                    • Accents

                      Hi there, your tool looks good after a brief examination, but I notice that (for Spanish at least) the words don't show any accented letters! For example: "el rehén" just comes up as "el rehen"; "régulo" as "regulo". This is crucial information that should be part of the learning process for Spanish. Why haven't you included it? Are you going to? It would be a deciding factor in whether or not I would want to use the tool.

                      Many thanks!
                      Sam

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                      • Glossary

                        Good evening Infidels :),

                        If you allow me to make just a couple of observations.
                        Since each and every foreign language learner tries to compare his/her mother language (L1) with the language of acquisition (L2), semantically and structurally, he or she eventually falls into the trap of attempting to transfer every construction into his own language. From psychological prospective a learner will have the tendency to avoid a structure which is not familiar to him/her, which is perfectly normal. But this approach can also have a harmful effect on the language learning process. Often, there is neither equivalence nor Tertium…

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                        • Dixit

                          I am thinking sth. like Dixit (comes from Latin=say it) would be nice. The game is pretty cool: http://en.libellud.com/games/dixit and many people would play it with pleasure :)

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                          • how to sign in from nokia mobile

                            Hi, doc. P. Ruskov recommended me this app, congrats for your idea! But do not see the option, the mobile phone is under windows system.
                            thank you
                            Stoyan

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                            • Memory word game

                              You can have games where a word will pop up and users will have to guess or enter their translations. Perhaps if the users guess the words correctly then pop up words will become more difficult and if they guess wrong, then the pop up words will get easier. Or you can use pictures and captions and users can guess the words that describe the objects in the pictures. Just a fun way to improve vocabulary.

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                              • short stories

                                I think the short stories must be helpful on the base of current affairs and different kinds of news like spots, movies, arts and the things their worlds respectively keep on repeating with easy understanding.

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                                • ereader accesibility

                                  It might be a good idea if I can use your app from my Sony ebook :*

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                                  • provide examples of how words that I search are used

                                    I want to see examples of how the word is used. You have these things on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn for example

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                                    • have pronunciation in language variations

                                      pronunciation with it in both british and american.

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                                      • Generative & scaffolded practice

                                        I'd like the tests to require me to do something with the word/phrase - type it, say it, write a sentence with it, post something about it to twitter, etc. I'd like the tests to be progressively more difficult, e.g. from recognition to production and for the difficult to increase in relation to my performance

                                        9 votes
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                                        • Add words by voice recognition

                                          I'd like to use an app that recognises words by pronounciation, adds them to the dictionary or gives a translation, if it is already in the dictionary.

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