Apps To Retain Language

A special iPod and iPad app has been created for the language of Senconten (from the Salish language family). Used as audio dictionaries, they come with a definition and an audio example of each word accompanied by a picture of video for the word. Creating this application is a fantastic idea and will allow the Salish language to thrive and continue via the wonderful world of digital media. Working with the younger generation (who very often identify themselves as avid mobile users) via these apps will no doubt prove a success and with (according to research by Nevada University) 85.5% of young people in education owning a mobile, the creation of this app will no doubt prove successful – best of all its free!

Sources:
Salish mobile app
Mobile statistics
BBC NEWS

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