Speech and Language Technology in Education (SLaTE 2013)
We developed the very first online and free framework for teaching and learning Japanese prosody including word accent and phrase intonation. This framework is called OJAD (Online Japanese Accent Dictionary), which provides three functions. Subjective assessment by teachers shows very high pedagogical effectiveness of the framework.
Index Terms: language education, Japanese prosody, accent sandhi, OJAD, TTS synthesizer, assessment experiment
Bibliographic reference. Hirano, Hiroko / Nakamura, Ibuki / Minematsu, Nobuaki / Suzuki, Masayuki / Nakagawa, Chieko / Nakamura, Noriko / Tagawa, Yukinori / Hirose, Keikichi / Hashimoto, Hiroya (2013): "OJAD: a free online accent and intonation dictionary for teachers and learners of Japanese", In SLaTE-2013, 94.