Erlingua enables to learn efficiently new knowledge, like a foreign language.
There is also a free version, you should try it before getting this pro version.
Erlingua reduce the time necessary to learn the data by progressively increasing the time between two repetition if the data is remembered. The interface is simple, only OK or KO. Erlingua is working behind the scene learning what are the capabilities of the user depending on the language, the user itself, .... So no predefined mathematical function which might adjust more or less to the user is used.
Data are stored in a spreadsheet in a csv form or directly through the built-in editor.
Erlingua has some useful features like a timer for limiting the time for the response, or the possibility of using the Text to Speech functionality of the phone. It is particularly well suited for learning Japanese its initial use case.
The main features of Erlingua are the following:
- Easy to use interface, user has only to say "OK" or "KO" for each info
- User can do all the operations on the phone: rehearsing, searching and editing (no internet connection is needed, so this application can be used everywhere)
- Total control on which part of data will be used for questioning
- Possibility to type in the response
- Difficulty level adjustable
- Timer available to constrain the response time
- Data are saved in a standard format, it is easy to enter/modify own data either with external tools
or with built-in editor
- Possibility to combine several set of data as one without modifying the originals
- Several users usage on the same device
- They are two modes of learning:
- All: browsing all cards
- Smart: Spaced Repetition depending on progress
- Smart mode is not based on fixed time but on the study of the user
- Undo of the last answer
- Zoom on displayed data (useful for Japanese learning)
- Text to Speech availability
- Visualization of data in a table with progress summary
- Statistics on progress
- English and French interface
- Compatible with Android emulator on Mac and Windows
- Free version is complete. Smart mode, after six months is restricted to pro version