Enunciate: An internet-accessible computer-aided pronunciation training system and related user evaluations
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AbstractThis paper presents our group's latest progress in developing Enunciate - an online computer-aided pronunciation training (CAPT) system for Chinese learners of English. Presently, the system targets segmental pronunciation errors. It consists of an audio-enabled web interface, a speech recognizer for mispronunciation detection and diagnosis, a speech synthesizer and a viseme animator. We present a summary of the system's architecture and major interactive features. We also present statistics from evaluations by English teachers and university students who participate in pilot trials. We are also extending the system to cover suprasegmental training and mobile access. © 2011 IEEE.
All Author(s) ListYuen K.-W., Leung W.-K., Liu P.-F., Wong K.-H., Qian X.-J., Lo W.-K., Meng H.
Name of Conference14th Annual International Conference on Speech Database and Assessments, Oriental COCOSDA 2011
Start Date of Conference26/10/2011
End Date of Conference28/10/2011
Place of ConferenceHsinchu
Country/Region of ConferenceTaiwan
Year2011
Month12
Day20
Pages85 - 90
ISBN9781457709319
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsCAPT, Internet-accessible, Language Learning, System Architecture, User Evaluation

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