LibreLingo

About LibreLingo

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About LibreLingo

LibreLingo's mission is to create a modern language-learning platform that is owned by the community of its users. All software is licensed under AGPLv3, which guarantees the freedom to run, study, share, and modify the software. Course authors are encouraged to release their courses with free licenses.

If you want to know why I built LibreLingo, I recommend reading my article. If you agree with LibreLingo's mission, consider helping to build and maintain it, and please consider making a monetary contribution.

Platform

Web app

The LibreLingo web app is a lightweight, interactive web app for learning foreign languages using LibreLingo courses.

Features:

  • ğŸŽ¯ practice using interactive exercises
  • 🗓️ spaced repetition
  • 💾 save and monitor progress
  • 🔁 synchronise progress across multiple devices
  • 📱 works on various devices such as phones, tablets and desktop computers

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librelingo-tools

librelingo-tools is a Python 🐍 package that contains modules that help working with LibreLingo courses.

Setup

librelingo-tools can be installed using pip:

pip install librelingo-tools

Exporting courses to JSON

librelingo-tools has a command line program that can export YAML-based LibreLingo courses into the JSON format used by the web app.

Usage: cli.py [OPTIONS] INPUT_PATH OUTPUT_PATH

  Convert a YAML course into a JSON course.

Options:
  --dry-run / --no-dry-run
  --help                    Show this message and exit.

Loading courses in a Python program

You can use librelingo-tools to load YAML-based LibreLingo courses in your Python program.

from librelingo_yaml_loader import yaml_loader

course = yaml_loader.load_course("./path/to/my/course")

load_course returns a Course() object

Milestones

  • 🏁 Demo course content in Spanish for English speakers
  • 🏁 Some basic building blocks of course content implemented
  • 🏁 Developers can use course editor
  • 🏁 Basic theme/branding
  • 🏁 Course progress can be properly synchronised across devices
  • 🏁 Course editor can be accessed by all course contributors
  • 🏁 At least the basics of the Spanish course are ready
  • 🏁 Most of the course building blocks are implemented
  • 🏁 All of the basic building blocks of courses are implemented
  • 🏁 Spaced repetition implemented

Become a contributor

You can help LibreLingo by testing it and submitting feature requests or bug reports: https://github.com/kantord/LibreLingo/issues/new. If you want to get in touch, you can use my contact details on my GitHub profile.

Confused? Have a question?

There is a Matrix/FreeNode IRC channel #LibreLingo, instructions for joining:

  • Matrix: #LibreLingo on matrix.org
  • IRC: connect to irc.freenode.net with your favourite client and join #LibreLingo

Articles

License

LibreLingo is licensed under the AGPL-3.0 License. Course content and other creative content might be licensed under other licenses, such as CC.

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Attributions

Mascot

Mascot images are released under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

The mascot is designed by @almostdesigner.

Contributors ✨

All Contributors

Thanks goes to these wonderful people (emoji key):

This project follows the all-contributors specification. Contributions of any kind welcome!

See also

  • omnilingo, listening-based language learning