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On Monday 15 August 2005 10:38 pm, Christopher Fowler wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-08-15 at 18:17 -0400, Geoffrey wrote:
> > Computers can be used as a good educational tool just as books, chalk
> > boards, white boards, overhead projectors..... are.  In a lot of
> > cases
> > they are.
> <geek alert>
> In high School I wrote a Quick Basic application to teach French.  It
> would basically give you a french word and you would pick the english
> equivalent. It could also do the reverse.  On top of that it did the
> same with French phrases.
> The problem I had was data.  I had no way to input all that data.  I
> found a shareware program that taught French and wrote a conversion tool
> in QB that would convert its DB format to my DB fomat. Whamo I had
> thousands of French words in my DB.

Which naturally leads to the question: Can you speak French now?