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Technology for ELL / ELT

Thursday
May312012

English to Catalan Translation

Webster's Online Dictionary with Multilingual Thesaurus Translation

Webster's Online Dictionary

 

Thursday
May312012

SpeakingPal English Tutor

SpeakingPal English Tutor


Learning to speak English has never been easier. 2 minutes a day is all it takes - try it and be amazed!

Improve your English speaking skills for your business and academic needs today.

You speak – SpeakingPal listens… 
Simply talk with a video character and get immediate feedback  on how well you spoke – just like having a real human tutor. 

Content is light, humorous and engaging. 

What our users say:
“A fun and addictive learning experience.”
“I improved my English speaking skills in just a month.” 
“SpeakingPal helped me get higher grades on my tests.”

Uses Automatic Speech Recognition and rich multimedia.  Awarded for pioneering mobile learning solution!


KEY FEATURES 

  • Voice activated - uses speech recognition 
  • Interactive video dialogs 
  • Control the dialog flow with your answers 
  • Role play a character 
  • Get feedback on how well you spoke 
  • Feedback is given for each sentence and each word 
  • Color-coded scoring for easy evaluation 
  • Listen to a native speaker to compare with your speech 
  • Less than 2 minutes for each session 
  • Listening units with snappy comprehension questions 
  • Progress page to track your improvement 
  • Share your recordings and scores with your friends

Monday
May282012

System-wide language tools, free inside!