Five apps to keep you cool for school
(Pocket-lint) – Back to school season may be here, but AppGallery has covered students and lifelong learners with its selection of apps to make study mode a snap! Now home to over 134,000 apps built into Huawei’s innovative HMS Core, and loved by over 550 million active users around the world, we’ve handpicked some of our favorite AppGallery to get the most out of this back-to-school season.
For anyone looking to learn a new language, Busuu is a top choice. The language learning app – which offers twelve different languages ââfor polyglots – received rave reviews, garnering over 2 million downloads on AppGallery. Featuring award-winning content created by experts, Busuu’s variety of courses are suitable for beginners, potential travelers intending to master a few useful phrases, or intermediate learners determined to improve their fluency.
The app also allows users to connect with a community of learners across the world. Its “Conversations” function allows students to access valuable comments from native speakers and improve their skills. Busuu’s “Vocabulary Trainer” and “Grammar Review” features cover you on both fronts, allowing learners to build grammatically accurate sentences with a varied vocabulary.
Learners interested in scoring a job in French, English, Spanish or Italian will be happy to know that Busuu also allows users to get official certification with McGraw Hill language certificates.
When it comes to learning, the sky is the limit with the new Sky Tonight by Star Walk, a well-known astronomy guide that opens the skies for users to identify stars, constellations, planets, satellites, asteroids, comets, the ISS, the Hubble Space Telescope and more in real time.
By pointing their device at the sky, the app lets users learn more about the stars and constellations above them, as well as bodies in the solar system, deep space objects, satellites, meteor showers, equinoxes, conjunctions, etc.
For students learning multiple languages, Yandex Translate can help master new words and phrases. Yandex Translate provides a dictionary function for students to better understand the words and the context in which they can be used better. The text recognition feature can help translate words on the move, helping students understand new sentences around them. Yandex Translator has a large database of real examples of books and movies, both for single words and full sentences. It helps to choose the best word for a given context.
With Flashcards, Yandex Translate can help students practice and memorize words and phrases during their study sessions, check synonyms and antonyms, and even store them offline so they can learn anytime. , anywhere.
As a student – or anyone for that matter – may know, time management is essential in your learning journey. Jorte, a schedule manager app, provides a convenient solution to all your procrastination problems, giving users quick and efficient access to their daily schedules both offline and online.
Textbooks and academic reading materials are often heavy and clunky. With LitRes, students can carry their reading materials directly into their pockets. liters offers more than 1,000,000 e-books and audio books in its catalog, with an extensive catalog of books in Russian, English, Polish and other languages, as well as a university library. It’s a great way to access your library of books and students can cook and study anytime, anywhere.
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Want to make learning more fun this school year? Kahoot! offers breathtaking excitement with its quiz-based games, or kahoots, for learning at school, at home and at work. Kahoot! is available in 11 languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Turkish, Brazilian Portuguese, Norwegian and Japanese, the first Asian language introduced on the platform. The app allows users to create their own kahoots in minutes or join live hosted kahoots – in class or virtually – and submit their responses.
There is something on the app for everyone: students, teachers, company employees, and even families and friends looking to pass on or learn something new.
The best part? Kahoot! is free for teachers and their students, with optional paid upgrades that unlock advanced features. Its quizzes allow learners and teachers to check their progress quickly and easily.
About AppGallery – Top 3 in the Global App Market
AppGallery is a smart and innovative ecosystem that empowers developers to create unique experiences for consumers. Our unique HMS Core allows apps to be integrated across different devices, providing more convenience and a smoother experience – and that’s part of our broader â1 + 8 + Nâ strategy at Huawei.
With the AppGallery, our vision is to make it an open and innovative application distribution platform, accessible to consumers, while strictly protecting user privacy and security while providing them with a unique and intelligent experience. Being one of the top three app marketplaces in the world, AppGallery offers a wide variety of global and local apps in 18 categories including navigation and transportation, news, social media, and more. AppGallery is available in over 170 countries and regions with over 550 million monthly active users worldwide. Huawei has partnered with 4.5 million developers worldwide, with total downloads reaching 384.4 billion in 2020. As of the end of June 2021, more than 141,000 applications are integrated with HMS Core worldwide.
Written by Max Freeman-Mills. Originally published on .