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SABUchan - Learn Japanese from Subtitle for iOS

By Chris Man Free

Developer's Description

Do you want to learn Japanese from Drama and Anime? Do you spend a lot of time on rewinding the video for each sentence? Do you hate to look up dictionary and prepare flash cards?SABU is an unqiue App designed from the ground up for you to learn Japanese from Drama subtitles. It dramatically reduces your time to understand a Japanese Drama from hours to minutes. It is the only tool you would ever need for your coming years of journey to learn Japanese.LISTEN-LEARNSABU is not just a video player. It displays dual-subtitle on the same screen. The primary subtitle would display Japanese and the auxiliary subtitle is for your native language. You would get the gist of the Japanese sentence at once.For the individual words, SABU associate the Japanese subtitle with a built-in dictionary and web search engine. It's just a swipe of finger to get the meaning. No more copy-and-paste to your dictionary application. More than a dictionary, it can even recognise conjugations, Japanese numbers, individual Kanji and Japanese names. With a click of button, you can hear the pronunciation of the word.To help you to listen, all forward and backward are based on sentences with timing information from the subtitle file. You can easily repeat each sentence with just a click of button.VOCABULARY-FLASH CARDSEvery word you learnt can be added to SABU's vocabulary database. There is a flash card system to help you memorise the words. And the cards prepared are associated to the drama itself. So, not only you have the meaning on the flash card, you see where the word comes from the drama. You can listening to the part of drama too. All flash cards will appear according to how well you memorise it. ( using SuperMemo Algorithm 2 )SPEAKING-SHADOWINGAfter you can apprehend the conversation, you need to speak. You need to make it part of your language. You can record you speaking for each sentence and compare them to that of the video as you would do with a Linguaphone device.TYPINGTyping is an independent skill that you must have if you want to use it daily. There is a testing test in SABU where you can actually type the Japanese subtitle. It compares your typing with the subtitle and test your typing speed. If you can type fast and correct, that means you are 100% correct with your pronunciation.STATISTICSKeep track of your progress! The more you spent on learning a language, the faster you improve. SABU would keep track of your efforts in daily and monthly basis- listening ( movie play time )- speaking ( recordings made )- vocabulary count ( vocabs memorized in database )- typing speed ( characters typed and speed ) ***********************************FEATURES: play sound track of video in background slow play ( 0.8X ) dual language subtitle on the same screen AB repeat mode sentence repeat mode ( once or loop ) forward / backward sentence by sentence remote control to play/foward/backward edit timing of subtitle swipe to check japanese meaning in english search subtitle for words search dictionary for words seach subtitle files from Internet copy-and-paste from selected words in subtitle flash-card system with spaced interval repetition typing test record and play your own voice statistics for daily and month usage supported movie ( mp4, mov, mpv, 3gp ) supported subtitles files ( srt, ssa ) Airdrop files from iPhone to iPhoneDICTIONARY FEATURES: Japanese conjugation / inflection recogised Kanji Dictionary Japanese name Dictionary Japanese numbers and counters recognised IOS built-in dictionary search Wikipedia search Web search***********************************There are tons of features in SABU, please visit our web site www.sabujapanese.com to discover all of them.If you have an enquries or feedback, please feel free to contact us at the following email address.sabu_app@yahoo.com.hk

Full Specifications

What's new in version 3.2

Fixed : Landscape startup problem in iPad Flash Card sync problem with movie after time editing New Features : Button to go to the movie from the Flash Card Open Flash Card from word list Auto Skip Silence Feature - detect long silence between dialogues and skip it Touch the movie area ( Left / Center / Right ) for easier navigation ( for going Backward / Play / forward ) Options to turn on/off dictionary lookup for web pages in web search

General

Release May 13, 2015
Date Added May 13, 2015
Version 3.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with . iTunes account required.

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