Interspeech'2005 - Eurospeech

Lisbon, Portugal
September 4-8, 2005

Ya-Ya Language Box - A Portable Device for English Pronunciation Training with Speech Recognition Technologies

Fu-chiang Chou

Ming Chuan University, Taiwan

This paper describes the application of speech recognition technologies in computer assisted pronunciation training. A portable pronunciation training device called Ya-Ya language box was completed in this research. The system provides a pronunciation training course and uses the speech recognition technologies to identify the pronunciation errors and provide diagnostic feedbacks for the users to correct their pronunciations. The system had been evaluated by forty students in elementary schools and most of them affirmed the system is helpful for their English pronunciation learning.

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Bibliographic reference.  Chou, Fu-chiang (2005): "Ya-ya language box - a portable device for English pronunciation training with speech recognition technologies", In INTERSPEECH-2005, 169-172.