No need to lazy anymore, learn the language.
The website for the new Nintendo DS phrasebook has been launched today. The software is called 'The Original Point-and-Speak' phrasebook, and can translate into five different languages, English, Thai, Chinese, Korean and German.
Ever wondered how to say, 'Excuse me, could you tell me where I can buy some Lederhosen?', whilst travelling around Germany. Have no fear, this new software will translate it for you.
The software includes a simple phrase book for each language plus an audio feature which pronounces words in the new language. There is also a conversation helper which will translate simple phrases that may come in useful, such as introducing yourself, renting a car, or ordering a taxi.
Each of the five versions of the software will ship to the five countries on April 20th.
For your information, the translation of the sentence, "Excuse me, could you tell me where I can buy some Lederhosen?" is, "Entschuldigen Sie mich, wo ich kann, kaufe lederhosen?"
The English version of the website is: here
Sony are bringing out their own version of the phrasebook on the PSP this May.Talkman will be a multilingual interactive phrase book and language tutor that ships with a microphoneand allows users to directly talk into their PSP.