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Breaking the Language Barrier: A Game-Changing Approach

I'm pleased to announce my free ebook Breaking the Language Barrier: A Game-Changing Approach, which presents emerging ideas and implementations in computer-assisted language learning (CALL), second language reading and writing aids and machine translation (MT).

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Breaking the Language Barrier with Language Learning
1.1. Foreign Language Acquisition
1.1.1. L1-Driven L2 Teaching! (L1DL2T) The Idea Why Is It the Best? A Proof Historical Developments An Example System Design Overview ATLAS Mission Profiles ATLAS User Profiles Data Acquisition Strategies A Newer Design: A Data-Driven Approach
1.1.2. Word Mnemonics Essential Mnemonics Phonetically Intuitive English! (PIE) Etymology and Free Association Why Are They Essential? A Proof Other Mnemonics Orthographically Intuitive English (OIE) Progressive Word Acquisition (PWA) Principles Learned
1.2. Foreign Language Writing Aids
1.2.1. Predictive vs. Corrective Writing Aids
1.2.2. Input-Driven Syntax Aid! (IDSA)
1.2.3. Input-Driven Ontology Aid! (IDOA)
1.3. Foreign Language Reading Aids
Chapter 2: Breaking the Language Barrier with Little Learning
2.1. Foreign Language Understanding
2.1.1. Syntax-Preserving Machine Translation! (SPMT)
2.2. Foreign Language Generation
2.2.1. Formal Language Machine Translation! (FLMT)