Foreign Languages

Parley – help you memorize things

Parley is a utility to help train vocabulary when learning a foreign language. This application is intended as a replacement for flashcards.

Parley features different tests, including written, multiple choice, gender of nouns, comparison forms, conjugations. Example sentences can be used to create fill in the gap tests.

The software uses the flash card learning approach.

Parley is very flexible software. It automatically keeps track of your learning progress. With Parley you can arrange your vocabulary as you wish, you create your own lessons as needed. But unlike real flashcards you can use different learning methods with Parley.

This package is part of the KDE 5 education module.

Features include:

  • Vocabulary Practice.
  • Editor for Vocabulary collections.
  • Different test types:
    • Mixed Letters (order the letters, anagram like) to get to know new words.
    • Multiple choice.
    • Written tests – type the words (including clever correction mechanisms.
    • Example sentences can be used to create ‘fill in the gap’ tests.
    • Article training.
    • Comparison forms (adjectives and/or adverbs).
    • Conjugations.
    • Synonym/Antonym/Paraphrase.
  • Fast test setup with all options in one dialog.
  • More than two languages (for example English, Chinese Traditional and Chinese Simplified).
  • Find words (also by word type) quickly.
  • Easy lesson management.
  • Premade vocabulary files ready to use.
  • Share and download vocabulary using Get Hot New Stuff.
  • Open XML file format (shared with KWordQuiz, Kanagram and KHangMan) that can be edited by hand and is easily usable with scripts.
  • Export as HTML, either as flash cards or table.

Support: Handbook
Developer: The Parley Developers
License: GNU General Public License v2.0


Parley is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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