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Findbridge - A language barrier solution for non-native speakers to connect with local native speakers and opt for their services


Sruthi Siddhabhaktula

09/10/2023

Supervised by Amir Javed; Moderated by Kirill Sidorov

Introduction: In today's world, immigration is becoming more and more common, with individuals seeking better opportunities, improved living standards, and higher education. Immigrants face a number of challenges when moving to a new country, one of which is the language barrier. A lack of proficiency in the local language can hinder their ability to perform even the most basic tasks, such as opening a bank account, navigating public transportation, and communicating with doctors or lawyers. The purpose of this dissertation is to propose the development of a language barrier solution application that connects immigrants to local language proficients in order to fulfill multiple requirements in a new country.

Objectives: The main objective of this project is to develop a language barrier solution application that enables immigrants to connect with local language proficients who can help them overcome language barriers and complete various tasks, including but not limited to Opening bank accounts Filling out forms Registering for government services Communicating with healthcare providers Navigating public transportation Finding housing Enrolling in schools or universities

The application will also provide a platform for language proficients to offer their services to immigrants and earn money by helping them.

Methodology: The proposed application will be developed using modern software development techniques, including agile development methodologies, user-centered design, and continuous testing. The application will be designed to be user-friendly and intuitive, with a simple interface that allows users to quickly and easily connect with local language proficients. The development process will involve the following steps:

Requirements gathering: This step will involve conducting research to identify the most common language barriers faced by immigrants, as well as the most commonly required services for which they require assistance.

Design: Based on the requirements gathered, the application will be designed using user-centered design principles to ensure that it is intuitive and easy to use.

Development: The application will be developed using modern software development techniques, including agile development methodologies and continuous testing.

Testing: The application will be rigorously tested to ensure that it is reliable, scalable, and secure.

Expected Outcomes: The expected outcome of this project is a language barrier solution application that provides a platform for immigrants to connect with local language proficients who can help them overcome language barriers and complete various tasks. The application will help immigrants to integrate into their new communities and improve their quality of life. The application will also provide an opportunity for language proficients to earn money by helping others, thereby contributing to the local economy.

Conclusion: Immigrants face a number of challenges when moving to a new country, one of which is the language barrier. The proposed language barrier solution application will provide a platform for immigrants to connect with local language proficients who can help them overcome language barriers and complete various tasks. The application will be developed using modern software development techniques and will be designed to be user-friendly and intuitive. The application will help immigrants to integrate into their new communities and improve their quality of life, while also providing an opportunity for language proficients to earn money by helping others.


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