Perroquet in use

Perroquet is a educational program to improve playfully your listening in a foreign language

How it works

The principe of Perroquet is to use a video or audio file and the associated subtitles to make you listen and understand the dialogue or lyrics. After having idendified the files to use, Perroquet will read a piece of video then pause. It will show you the number of words to find and you will have to type them to continue. You can listen a sequence as many times as necessary. If you do not understand, Perroquet offers several means to help you.

Try now

Perroquet work with every media file your computer can read. Choose one video ou a audio book in the language you want to work and download the corresponding subtitle in the same language (srt format). Download, install and launch perroquet.

You must download Perroquet, run it, create a new exercise and put the video file in the first field and the subtitles in the same language then video in the second field. To learn to use all the features of Perroquet, see the documentation.

If you want to test perroquet but you have no video available, you can use the integrated exercises manager. You can find it in "Edit > Exercices Manager" and provide a easy way to install exercises from a online database.

If you want plan to test perroquet without internet connection, you also can download an exercises now from the online exercise repository and import it in perroquet later (File > Import): Exercises repository

For now, the online exercises only allows you to practice understanding English.


Version 1.1.1 - 2011-05-08

Version 1.1.0 - 2010-06-21

Version 1.0.1 - 2010-01-13


Perroquet is a free software distributed under the GNU Public License version 3 or higher. The source code of this software is available here: Download page at launchpad

The full text of the license is available here GPL.

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