CNN mobile app to help Chinese speakers learn English.

Posted: 20 Apr 2010   Print   Send a link
CNN International press release, 19 April 2010: CNN, in partnership with LiveABC Interactive Corporation, offers "its first English learning mobile application for Windows phone users. Combining language learning with mobile technology, the new application for Chinese speakers leverages CNN's award-winning content for effective and efficient self-learning to users demanding accessibility and convenience. ... The CNN English learning application features include: • CNN news video: Users watch their video of choice from a portfolio of CNN interviews with iconic personalities in the fields of arts, politics, sports and business... . • Bilingual interchangeable subtitles: Both Chinese and English subtitles are available and can be added or removed whilst watching the video. ... The application is only supported on Windows Mobile 5.0 version or above and is available for US$0.99 from Windows Marketplace ... under the reference category in Taiwan and Hong Kong."