Can you imagine a machine which allows you to speak any language in the world?
A Japanese mobile phone operator has developed some technology which brings this language learners' dream a step closer.
Find out more in this week's 6 Minute English with Neil and Jen.
This week's question:
How many languages are there in the world? Is it:
a) about 100
b) about 1,000
c) about 6,000
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.
Speak any language instantly
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software common on mobile phones
a mobile phone which is also a small computer
- in real time
a central computer which other computers get their information from
- hot on the heels
very soon after something