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This section of the website will present some iPod/iPhone/iPad apps that may be of use in the Modern Language class.

These apps are available from the iTunes Store.

http://www.apple.com/ie/iphone/apps-for-iphone/ or http://www.apple.com/ie/ipad/from-the-app-store/

Click on the images for more information on each app.

Apps for All Languages            Italian Apps               Spanish Apps              German Apps           French Apps       

 

Apps for All

Languages:

Name and Description:

Video

Story Kit:

This is great app which allows

the user to create a storybook        

using their iPod/iPhone camera and adding text.

Free

Caster:

A great app to record and upload podcasts.

Free

 

World Countries Educational Set of Apps:

A great App with lots of information

on every country.

Great for Intercultural Awareness activities.

Free

 

 

iTranslate:

App that allows you to translate text

into various different languages.

Free

 

MotionX Dice:

Nice, simple app that allows you

to roll various types of dice,

including number dice and weather dice.

Free

 

Etch A Sketch:

Great app for drawing and

would have lots of uses in the ML class.

Free

 

Guess 'Em:

App version of 'Guess Who' which

can be played between iPods.

Lots of scope for language development here.

Free

 

Animoto:

Create very cool videos using

photographs taken on the iPod/iPhone.

Free

 

Skype:

Very useful tool for use in

e-twinning or video conferencing.

Free

 

Google Earth:

So much work can be done

using this free app with access to the

whole world!

Free

 

Bump:

Bump makes sharing files from one

iPod to another very simple.

Free

 

Blurb Mobile:            

 Great app to create and share short

media stories using your iPhone.

Free

 

Talking Tom Cat 2:

Tom repeats everything you say in a funny voice

and responds to your touch. Can be recorded on

video. Lots of scope for modern languages here.

Free

I Can Animate:

Create stop-frame animations with this cool app.

€2.39 

 

Puppet Pals:

This is a great app for the language class. You

can create little video shows with characters,

audio and even photos.

Free

Songify:

Record your voice and Songify turns it into a song.

Great in language class!

Free

Toontastic:

Great app to create cartoon animations.

Brilliant in the language class!

€1.59

Our Story:

Great app for developing reading skills. Create

your own story using your photos and text.

Free

Sock Puppets:

Great app for creating animations using cartoon

sock puppets and your voice.

Free

iMovie:

Create movies using this great moviemaking

app from Apple.

€3.99

 

iMotion HD:

Great stop-frame animation app.

Free (but it costs €1.99 to export movie)