Transparent Language Celebrates St. Patrick's Day by Offering Free Download of Popular Language-Learning Mobile App

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iPhone™ and iPod™ touch users can download the Irish Byki™ Mobile language-learning app for free until March 18, 2012.

For a limited time, iPhone™ and iPod™ touch users can download Transparent Language’s Irish Byki Mobile language-learning app for free. Available through the iTunes store or this app is available for a free download on all iOS devices through Sunday, March 18, 2012.

"Many people show their Irish pride on St. Patrick’s Day," said Michael Quinlan, CEO of Transparent Language. "Now they can really get into the spirit of the holiday by downloading the free Irish Byki Mobile app for iPhone and iPod touch."

Based on the Transparent Language’s best-selling Byki language-learning software, Byki Mobile is a powerful and personalized language-learning system that is designed to advance language proficiency by expanding the learner’s vocabulary reservoir. In addition to being presented in an engaging flash card interface, the system also tracks everything learned, automatically presenting the appropriate material at just the right intervals – ensuring that the material covered is successfully locked into the learner’s memory.

Byki Mobile also includes innovative features such as:

  • Twitter™ Integration – This unique feature delivers a real-time Twitter search of words and phrases the user is learning so they can see real-world examples of how people use them in actual conversations.
  • SlowSound™ – This audio control slows down the pronunciation of the word or phrase. Combined with native speaker recordings, this feature lets Byki users hear every nuance of a language so they can reproduce and master its proper pronunciation.
  • Searchable Phrasebook – This search feature provides users with a quick reference in their native language so they can easily find the foreign language words and phrases they need.

With over 100,000 downloads, Byki Mobile apps are fun, easy-to-use language-learning tools that are a popular choice for language learners of all types. With the continued development of mobile and internet applications, learning a new language is becoming more convenient and effective than ever.

About Transparent Language, Inc.

America plays a prominent role in world affairs, and yet our longstanding English-centricity has left us weaker than we should be in our ability to communicate globally. At Transparent Language, we attempt to correct this problem by developing language-learning resources and systems that deliver more rapid, reliable, and engaging language learning to those who need language skills for work or school, as well as those who simply find joy in learning and using other languages. Each day we use our expertise in the research and practice of language learning to build programs that are licensed for use by all personnel of Foreign Service Institute, Defense Language Institute, US Special Operations Command, US Marine Corps, US Navy, and many other government organizations, as well as by thousands of schools, hundreds of public libraries, and millions of individual users.

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