Major updates on

In this blog you can read about the updates on That includes:

  • IPA phonetic transcription translators
  • Word frequency counters
  • Pronunciation trainer
  • Other language learning tools

Sometimes we also give useful tips on how to learn foreign languages.

Learn Russian with movies - video lessons for beginners

In January, we launched an audio podcast for Russian learners, and many of our listeners found it useful! Thank you all for your great feedback! Now we are excited to announce... Read more

Tags: Russian, Russian lessons, podcast, video


Audio and video recordings added in English IPA translator

There is a nice new feature in English phonetic translator. After you submit your text, you will see audio and video icons near some words. Click on the audio icon... Read more

Tags: English, English phonetics, English pronunciation, IPA translator, audio, video, American English


Pronunciation videos added to IPA chart for American English

I added videos that shows the correct pronunciation of all the English words from the IPA chart for American English. Now you can click any word in this chart to... Read more

Tags: English, English phonetics, English pronunciation, IPA, IPA chart, phonetic transcription, pronunciation course, video, subtitles, American English


Summer promotion: Get a subscription or a course for free!

Some time ago, we launched a promotion that allows you to get a subscription or a pronunciation course for free by sharing the link to This promotion is still active!... Read more

Tags: subscription


Online Listening Quizzes for French and Russian

Information for people learning French or Russian. I created online quizzes that will help you improve your listening skills and learn International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) symbols at the same time. The quizzes... Read more

Tags: French, Russian, French phonetics, Russian phonetics, IPA, listening skills, online quiz, pronunciation course


IPA chart for American English

During the last weeks I have been updating the algorithm of English phonetic translator, again! :) I guess, I will never stop polishing it. As usually, all the efforts were... Read more

Tags: English, English phonetics, English pronunciation, IPA chart, IPA translator


Pronunciation Player 3.0 released

We are happy to announce the release of Pronunciation Player 3.0. The most important updates are: The download time for the full courses is significantly decreased. Now it takes only 15-20... Read more

Tags: pronunciation course, software, video


Japanese phonetic translator updated

There are several updates in kanji to romaji translator: Now it's copy-paste friendly. It took me some time to figure out how to do that. It was crucial to keep the... Read more

Tags: Japanese, IPA translator, kanji translator, Japanese kanji, kanji to romaji, furigana, Japanese phonetics, Japanese pronunciation


Russian language podcast launched

Hello! My name is Tatiana. I am Timur's wife. I'm glad to introduce our new project: Russian language podcast! The creation of this podcast has been a long process for us. To be... Read more

Tags: Russian, audio, podcast, Russian lessons


Phonetic subtitle converter for Japanese released

I just released a new subtitle converter – for Japanese.... Read more

Tags: Japanese, Japanese phonetics, Japanese pronunciation, IPA translator, phonetic transcription, subtitle converter