Date Archives: 2016

We're on Spanish TV!

It's not every day we make it onto the national news, so we were very pleased when Forvo's new iPhone app was featured on Spanish TV channel Antena 3. As part of a segment on Antena 3 Noticias about apps for learning languages, #A3TECH...


June 6, 2016

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Fàilte Sophie! Forvo welcomes a Celtic visitor

We were hugely honoured to have a visit from Sophie Stephenson to the Forvo offices this week. Scottish dancer Sophie is Gaelic artist in residence in the Basque Country as part of the Tosta 2016 project . Tosta is a pan-European...


June 2, 2016

Forvo reaches the half-million mark!

Yep folks, we've done it. Forvo officially has over 500,000 registered users... and counting. We'd like to celebrate this fantastic achievement with all of our users as it's thanks to each and every one of you who make Forvo...


May 25, 2016

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What's app-ening at Forvo?

We've gone app crazy at Forvo these past few weeks. Here's what we've been up to. Forvo for iPhone We've released a major new version of of Forvo's app for iPhone with a completely updated interface. You can now record...


May 19, 2016

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Forvo at the Language Technology Summit in Brussels

The Forvo team is looking forward to the LT Industry Summit in Brussels next week. Even more so as we will be featuring as one of the presenters! Taking place between the 17th and 18th of May in Brussels, the LT Industry Summit is the yearly...


May 11, 2016

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Forvo pronunciations now available on Ikusle.com

We’re proud to announce that we’ve teamed up with our friends at Ikusle to offer Forvo pronunciations on their newly-launched website. The pronunciation guide is available across the whole of ikusle.com . To listen to word...


May 10, 2016

Is it a noun or a verb? You decide!

Can you tell the difference between nouns and verbs in English simply by listening to the way they're pronounced? Try our quiz below to find out.     Is it a noun, is it a verb? Test your English pronunciation Some...


May 10, 2016

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Ad free version of Forvo's Android app available

Hot on the heels of Forvo's recent first foray into the wonderful world of Android, we've  launched a new version of our app which is free from advertising. The app, which can be downloaded from the Google Play Store , now has an...


May 9, 2016

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New events section!

Summer time is just around the corner and with it there's a whole host of events to look forward to. This year is a particularly good one for sports fans with the European Football Championships taking place in June followed by Rio's...


May 2, 2016

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When politicians pronounce

Donald Trump is not the first politician to make headlines over his pronunciation, but the way he said the word ' Tanzania ' in a recent speech probably tells more about his international policy credentials than poor pronunciation skills....


April 28, 2016

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Can you tell the difference between US and UK pronunciation?

Do you know how to tell the difference between British and American pronunciation? Test your knowledge in our fun quiz!   Test your knowledge of the accents of English Can you tell the difference between US and UK accents? Try...


April 14, 2016

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Johan Cruyff, Sláinte and Leicester most pronounced in March

The sad passing of Dutch footballing legend Johan Cruyff was reflected on Forvo during the month of March. His name was one of the top searched for terms on the site over the past  week. As tributes poured in for the former Barcelona and...


April 1, 2016

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Forvo is a Finalist for the 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award

San Sebastian – March 30 th , 2016 – Forvo announced today it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award , a prestigious list honouring the year’s most...


March 30, 2016

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Forvo pronunciations available on DuckDuckGo

We're very excited to announce a new collaboration with the fantastic internet search engine DuckDuckGo. Now when you search for how to pronounce a word on their platform, Forvo pronunciations will be instantly displayed in your web browser....


March 15, 2016

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Learn how to pronounce Scottish place names

We're proud to announce that we've teamed up with our friends at the Scots Magazine in order to help you learn how to pronounce some of those tricky Scots and Gaelic place names. The pronunciation guide is available across the...


March 8, 2016

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Forvo launches new video section

Now there are even more ways to learn how to pronounce on Forvo! With the launch of our new video section we aim to provide a complimentary service to our already extensive database of audio pronunciations. Initially available in...


February 15, 2016