June 6, 2011 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Columbia, South Carolina - Sona Software LLC today is pleased to announced the release of Glagoly Russian Verb Assistant for iPhone and iPod touch, available now on the App Store. Glagoly provides full conjugations in both imperfective and perfective aspects for over 400 commonly used Russian verbs. Far more than just a database of forms, Glagoly also includes extensive notes on usage and examples in context from a wide variety of sources.
"Language students need more than charts," said Dr. Curtis Ford, designer of the new app. "It's essential to give examples and notes on difficult points so that learners can choose the right word for the right context."
* Search in Russian or English
* A user-defined Favorites list for quick access to important or difficult verbs
* Stress and typical case government listed for every verb
* Tips on forming tenses
* Tips on forming imperatives, participles, and verbal adverbs
* Tips on best practices for study
* Additional notes on consonant mutations, spelling rules, and more
Dr. Ford (Ph.D. in Slavic Linguistics) has drawn on ten years of teaching experience to create a tool to meet the practical needs of students of Russian. The recipient of three teaching awards, Dr. Ford is currently on the faculty of the University of South Carolina, where he teaches Russian and linguistics.
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 4.0 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Glagoly 1.0 is $9.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.
Located in Columbia, South Carolina, Sona Software LCC was founded by Dr. Curtis Ford, Jr. in 2008 to create high-quality tools for language learners. Previous software releases include Sona Vocabulary Assistant, a desktop application Dr. Ford uses in his teaching and in his own study of Irish Gaelic. All Material and Software (C) 2007-2011 Sona Software LLC / All Rights Reserved. Apple, iPhone, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.