JLearnIt 5.0

A multilingual dictionary sorted by categories
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JLearnIt is a multilingual dictionary sorted by categories that helps you learn the vocabulary of another language progressively (each word has a level of use). The languages available are French, English, Dutch, Spanish, German and Italian.

Main features:

  • Thematic dictionary.
  • Learn vocabulary thanks to the questionnaire.
  • Translator word by word.
  • Search words (even incomplete with wild card '*').
  • Sort the words in alphabetical order.
  • Reorder the columns.
  • Save your score.
  • Save words in HTML.
  • Show only the columns you're interested in.
  • Each word has a level : often used(1)->technical word(10). You can choose to see only the words of a certain range of level or to be asked for words of that level.
  • Add/Delete your vocabulary and categories.
  • Cut/Copy/Paste even between your spreadsheet program and JLearnIt.
  • Change the language and the skin of JLearnIt.
  • Get more information about the word on the Internet.
  • Save your configuration of the program.
  • It won't ask you the same word if you know the word (you can change the settings about what 'know' means for you).
  • It won't ask you for the word that starts with the same letters as the translation.
  • Edit words and set properties.
  • Choose another file than the vocabulary from the Internet or from your hard disk. (French departments, ...)
  • You can also create a new file for you.
  • You can get a free license if you help on the dictionary.
  • Platform independent : runs on Windows, Linux, Mac Os (9 and X), OS/2, Windows CE(not tested)...
  • Works with JLearnItME and JLearnItPDA, the mobile and PDA version of JLearnIt.
  • Included a quickly launched translation program AWTJLearnIt.
  • Possibility to start it as an Applet or with WebStart.
  • Fully functional shareware even after the trial period.
  • General part :
  • You can change of Look&Feel
  • Look at the screenshots for examples.
  • Select the categories including the sub-categories or not.
  • Set the language for the user interface. French, English, Dutch, German and Italian are available at the moment.
  • Set the starting file for the data and for your score.
  • Save your preferences in differents .ini files.
  • Open other files like countries, French departments, and much more on Internet.
  • View part :
  • Create you own file, not necessary to learn vocabulary.
  • You can edit, add or delete words and categories.
  • You can edit, add or delete properties to the words (such as the level).
  • Save the categories or all the tree as a TXT or a HTML file.
  • Show only the languages you're inteerested in.
  • Cut, Copy, Paste from this application to a text editor, a word processor or a data sheet program.
  • Print the category you have selected.
  • Search words (with many options).
  • Translate texts (word by word translation)
  • Find the definition of the word on Internet.
  • Question part :
  • You can choose the starting and ending level.
  • Level depends on how much the word is normally used in a day. It goes from very often(1) to almost never(10). For examples, beginners can start to learn words from level 1 to 3, and if you want to improve you can learn words from level 4 to 8.
  • You can open and save your score.
  • You can have one score file for "French to English" and another one for "English to French".
  • Other persons of your family can use the software.(If installed on one computer)
  • Score are saved in order not to ask you the words you already know.
  • You can also change the parameters of the last purpose.(like how many times you have to answer correctly before the program will consider it as known)
  • Only score on the words are saved not your total score.
  • You can show the properties about the word before the question and after the answer.
  • Advanced feature:
  • You can launch JLearnIt in command line mode. java jlearnit.JlearnIt -cmd
  • You can add and remove some columns.
  • You can sort the columns.
  • You can keep the width of the colums.
  • You can include or exclude the subcategories.
  • You can easily type the letters with accent even if you don't have a special keyboard.
  • You can run it on Linux, MacOS X, Windows and (not tested) others OS that accept Java 1.1 or higher.

last updated on:
March 19th, 2009, 15:52 GMT
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developed by:
Anthony Goubard
ROOT \ Education

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What's New in This Release:
  • The dictionary and the translations have been improved.
  • The Windows version is also available as a portable application.
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