Computers, Google, Languages, Technology

Google Custom Search – Language Learning

Google just launched a clever new custom search thing. The idea is for people to create their own “custom” search engines that automatically give weight to certain sites, restrict others and silently append search terms therefore improving accuracy for niche topics. For example imagine an ornithologist searching for “a pair of great tits”..

So, I’ve created an engine for finding language learning resources. And it’s surprisingly good.

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One thought on “Google Custom Search – Language Learning

  1. Well it seems the normal Google search deserves more credit than I was willing to give. A search for a pair of great tits retrieves nothing dodgy in the search results, even with SafeSearch turned off. It does have breast related adverts however…

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