ReadWrite Arabic 1.0 ReadWrite Arabic introduces the standard Arabic alphabet-writing system. In fifteen lessons each of the core 28 Arabic consonants are introduced including a number of examples of each, all with audio recordings of their pronunciations.
ReadWrite Hiragana 1.0 ReadWrite Hiragana teaches the Japanese hiragana alphabet. Lessons include a structured introduction to each letter with examples of its pronunciation
Description: ReadWrite Katakana teaches the Japanese Katakana alphabet. Lessons include a structured introduction to each letter with examples of its pronunciation. Students can use the voice recording feature to compare their pronunciation with a native speaker's.
The Writing Lessons use animation to illustrate letter stroke orders. Students can practice writing and receive instant feedback on their efforts.
Reading, Listening and Multichoice exercises are also included which are designed to build a simple vocabulary.
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Web aims to standardise alphabets A meeting is being held in Malaysia aimed at helping web users who do not use the Western alphabet. The Internet Company for Sign Names and Numbers (Icann), which oversees the system of web addresses and domain names says Asians will make ...