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Any way to auto-add “&hl=en” to URLs of Google services?

Google tries to "help" users understand English language content in its various services like Google Groups when the reader is located in presumably non-English speaking territories. There are a few ...
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Google Translator for learning to pronounce correctly

I am trying to figure out a good way for a non native English speaker to become proficient in pronunciations. Google Translator on Chrome seems like a good option. It lets a person read out and it ...
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Database of English synonyms [closed]

I am looking for a database of English synonyms or thesaurus (text file or anything convertible to it or web service with API). Please, don't offer a word-by-word websites (like synonym.com). Any ...
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What is the correct capitalization of “gmail”? [closed]

What is the correct capitalization of the webapp "gmail"? In plain text on the Google site it is referred to as Gmail, but the logo suggests GMail. I have also seen on this site gmail or even gMail. ...
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How to obtain a list of English words ordered by frequency? [closed]

I downloaded the Wordnet English language words database and I would like to sort the words by frequency in modern English. The most common words first. I thought in using Google Ngram but it doesn't ...
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Subtitle collection/community

As I have some free time that I wish to use, I am requesting recommendations for websites that would allow me to submit subtitles. I've had a look around and I cannot really find any that fit my ...
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Is there a web application to check English?

I want to help some non-English-speaking acquaintances communicate better in English. Are there any web applications I can point them to which can check English for spelling mistakes or grammar ...
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Any website for studying English Words?

I am from China, and want to use a web app to help me remember more English words. Desired functionality: Randomly select words to test the user. If the user does not pass, test again some time ...
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What is an international site to find tandem language partners? [closed]

What is the best serious, linguistic-oriented international site (i.e. not dating sites) to find tandem language partners, e.g. an English native-speaker in Berlin who would like to learn French ...