TransPod - podcast player with transcript and translator for learning English as a Second Language
iOS Universal Education
Transpod is a single podcast player which pays attention to a transcript. Transcript is very useful for improving listening skills when you learn English as a Second Language. You will find a set of recommended podcasts with transcripts. These are news and stories from different areas updated frequently, English and American.
If a podcast from the recommended list doesn't have built-in transcript you can quickly extract it from corresponding site using built-in browser and convenient automatic extractor. See menu Actions > Find Transcript. Then open web page in the built-in browser with the article and tap button Copy.
The recommended list of podcasts contains the following podcasts where transcript are available:
- VOA News
- PBS NewsHour World
- PBS NewsHour Headlines
- PBS NewsHour Arts
- PBS NewsHour Science
- PBS NewsHour Health
- PBS NewsHour Supreme Court
- PBS NewsHour Making Sense
- Breaking News English
- BBC: The English We Speak
- BBC: 6 Minutes English
- Luke's English Podcast
You can also find and add any other podcast.
There is also built-in translator to translate any word or phrase from the transcript into any language and two trainings to memorize unknown words. Long tap a word to translate.
Swipe translation to the right to add it to the training list.
- podcast list is managed now from the server - easy to fix a change on a transcript page;
- lingualeo support for translation (see preferences): enable for translation, login to send a word and context to your dictionary;
- other improvements