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LingoTeach 0.3.9a released

LingoTeach 0.3.9a is released today.

LingoTeach is the main application and user interface of the LingoTeach project.

The current release has the following features:
* Spanish localization

This is mainly a bug fix release, which fixes several critical bugs (especially a preferences bug, which caused the application to crash on various linux distributions).

You can get more information about it here:
http://www.lingoteach.org... read more

Posted by Marcus von Appen 2003-11-25

LibLingoteach 0.2.1 released

LibLingoteach 0.2.1 is released today.
Being the core of LingoTeach before, it now is a standalone library using C and libxml.
We made this library in the hope it will be useful for us as well as for developers of other language (teaching) related applications.

The current release has the following features:

* Meanings now support descriptions by accessing the new struct member description.
* A new function ling_lang_free_languages() is introdcued to make freeing of language arrays returned by ling_lang_get_languages() easier.
* Many bugs, which prevented several functions from working correctly, were fixed.... read more

Posted by Marcus von Appen 2003-11-23

LingoTeach-sound 0.3.9 released

LingoTeach-sound 0.3.9 is released today.

This is a bug fix release only, which fixes the the file path detection of the sound snippets by the LingoTeach application and its library LibLingoTeach.

You can get more information in the release notes of the package:
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=198715

Posted by Marcus von Appen 2003-11-19

LingoTeach 0.3.9 released

LingoTeach 0.3.9 is released today.

LingoTeach is the main application and user interface of the LingoTeach project.

The current release has the following features:
* A search and browse feature with a tree like structure is now available,
which also replaces the old (buggy) editor.
* Completely new configuration and preference system. All configurable
options are now in one window (incompatible with the old one).
* Sound playing is now an optional feature.
* Plugin support.
* Lesson handling has improved in the library (LibLingoTeach).... read more

Posted by Marcus von Appen 2003-10-16

LibLingoteach 0.2.0 released

LibLingoteach 0.2.0 is released today.
Being the core of LingoTeach before, it now is a standalone library using C and libxml.
We made this library in the hope, it will be useful for us as well as for developers of other language (teaching) related applications.

The current release has the following features:
* Meanings can now be linked together, thus making
complete meaning trees is much easier
* Meaning lists can now easily be modified using
different manipulation interfaces like edit, add and
remove.
* Lessons are now saved in own lesson lists in order
to provide more flexibility to lesson handling.
* Configuration is now made on a per lesson base in
order to provide more flexibility for lessons
* The library now handles application names for all
lessons. That means, that you are not dependant on
the lingoteach root node in lesons, but can use your
own application name tags for each lesson.... read more

Posted by Marcus von Appen 2003-10-12

lingoteach-lessson 0.4.0 released

This release of the LingoTeach lesson files includes a new lesson (country.xml), which contains all official countries of the world and their translations.
The lesson is not complete, but we do not want to hold it back ;-).

Posted by Marcus von Appen 2003-10-02

Lingoteach-lesson 0.3.9 released

This release of the lingoteach lesson files contains a complete set of afrikaans translations for the meanings of the basic lesson (basic.xml) for the LingoTeach language application.

We want to thank Gerhard Dreyer for the time he spend to make those translations available for the project and the users.

Posted by Marcus von Appen 2003-09-23

LibLingoteach 0.1.0 released

LibLingoteach 0.1.0 is released today.
Being the core of LingoTeach before, it now is a standalone library using C and libxml.
We made this library in the hope, it will be useful for us as well as for developers of other language (teaching) related applications.

The current release has the following features:

* Capability of using multiple lesson files at one time
* Multiple language support for the meanings, based on a predefined language file
* Basic initializing functions for the library
* Sound playing support for ogg-vorbis files on POSIX compatible systems
* Addition of translations (Meanings) in defined user files
* API reference for developers... read more

Posted by Marcus von Appen 2003-08-17

Lessons updated

The lesson files for LingoTeach were updated due to a bug with the gaelic language, which is actually irish, not gaelic.

The lessons are fixed and an actual package is available here:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/lingoteach/lingoteach-lesson-0.3.8a.tar.gz?download

We recommend all users to update their lesson files as soon as possible.

Posted by Marcus von Appen 2003-07-15

Website updated

The website is updated to provide visitors a better overview and structure. It even looks better :-).
With the upcoming release of 0.3.9 it will be migrated to a dynamic backend, so visitors can also interact with the site, submit feedback and so on.

Posted by Marcus von Appen 2003-07-12

LibLingoteach now available in CVS

LibLingoteach, the earlier 'core' of lingoteach is now available in CVS (module liblingoteach). It has an own configuration support for applications and support pkg-config, too. XML and sound files are currently supported, sql support will be added soon.

Posted by Marcus von Appen 2003-06-10

LingoTeach 0.3.8 released

After more than a half year, v0.3.8 is ready to be released.
A lot of stuff has changed, more content is coming and new plans
for next versions are made.

New features:
* LingoTeach got an own library.
* New sounds are added. Spanish sound for the basic lesson is now
complete and german sound is in progress.
* LingoTeach now has got officially translations for sixteen languages,
from which most stuff can be found in the freedict.xml (thanks to Horst
Eyermann for providing the dictionaries at freedict.de).
* User configuration. Configure LingoTeach to fit it to your needs.
* Lesson selection. LingoTeach is now able to use multiple lesson files
at the same time.
* Editor fully workable. The editor is now fully implemented and works as
supposed. Some features are not implemented though, but we are working
on that.
* Tape writer. LingoTeach is now able to create sound files which can be
written on MC/CD, so you can listen to the translations everywhere.
* A documentation as .info is now available.... read more

Posted by Marcus von Appen 2003-04-21

LingoTeach 0.3.6 released

The new version of LingoTeach is localized to more languages, and has 25MB of native spoken english that will help you learn english.

It teaches Enlish (with sound), Spanish, German and Chinese.

We are looking for more recordings, and more translations, if you are interested, go to http://www.lingoteach.org

Posted by Reto Stamm 2002-06-07

LingoTeach 0.3.4 released

LingoTeach 0.3.4 is now released.

It now allows localisation, and the Chinese characters are correct.

LingoTeach is a gpl Language Teaching Program, it can teach you 825 words of English, Chinese, Spanish or German. There is sound support, and some recorded english words.

Download it at
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=1637&release_id=91686

Posted by Reto Stamm 2002-05-28

LingoTeach 0.3.3 released

This new and improved version of LingoTeach displays Chinese, Spanish, English and German correctly, and it also has a native speaker pronounce English words.

Get it from
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=1637&release_id=91476

Posted by Reto Stamm 2002-05-27

LingoTeach 0.3.1 released

Language teaching program now has over 200 spoken words in English, and 825 written in English and German. Available as RPM, SRPM and tar.gz

Posted by Reto Stamm 2002-04-28