Very soon I will start the recording of American English course. And I also have plans to create a mobile version of Pronunciation Player. So right now I am looking for testers for Pronunciation Player. The job consists in: 1) reading the description of the software https://easypronunciation.com/en/best-language-learning-software-pronunciation-player 2) reading the description of one of the… Continue reading Plans for American English Course – Seeking Pronunciation Player Tester
I am still thinking about what to include in the upcoming English pronunciation course and which set of IPA symbols to use. There’s a lot of discrepancies in different sources. So yesterday I bought this book called “Fundamentals of Phonetics” 4th edition by Larry H. Small. Boy, was it expensive, but I didn’t regret a… Continue reading Plans to Update Phonetic Converter for American English
IPA chart for American English is ready and available here – https://easypronunciation.com/en/american-english-pronunciation-ipa-chart I just need to write an introductory part and the footnote that will explain what allophones and phonemes are. Stay tuned as I add more to my pronunciation and language learning website. Let me know if you have any feedback on the IPA… Continue reading New! IPA chart for American English
I updated all Chinese dictionaries in Chinese pinyin translator https://easypronunciation.com/en/chinese-pinyin-phonetic-transcription-converter That includes: CC-CEDICT for English – https://www.mdbg.net/chinese/dictionary?page=cedict CC-Canto for Cantonese pronunciations – http://cantonese.org/download.html HanDeDict for German – https://github.com/gugray/HanDeDict CFDICT for French – https://chine.in/mandarin/dictionnaire/CFDICT/ BKRS for Russian – http://bkrs.info/ If you’re interested in learning Chinese, the Chinese pinyin translator will be a huge asset to your… Continue reading Chinese Dictionaries in Pinyin Translator Updated!
I updated Pronunciation Player to the version 3.2. What’s new? Now when you get to the last screen (video playback), the word list on the left side became interactive. First, you can scroll it and, second, you can click on any word – the player will jump to this word and will continue playback starting… Continue reading Pronunciation Play 3.2
Recently I received feedback about Pronunciation Player from Kayla. And one thing that she suggested is an interactive quiz that would help learning different sounds. Implementing this in Pronunciation Player would cost me a lot of money, and I am on a budget right now. So I decided to create an online listening quiz for… Continue reading User Feedback on Pronunciation Player: Free Pronunciation Quiz!
I improved the algorithm of Chinese pinyin translator that highlights in different colors words required for HSK test. The main problem was that official HSK vocabulary lists don’t include a lot of very popular words, such as 你们, 这儿, 大学, 汉字 to name just a few. So I started to create my custom extended vocabulary… Continue reading Improved Chinese Pinyin Translator!
On the home page of https://easypronunciation.com/en/ I added user-friendly options that will help you better navigate to different pages of the site. We’ve been working hard to make this site as easy to navigate as possible. With pronunciation tool, phonetic dictionaries, subtitle converters, language courses and more, it isn’t always easy to show our users… Continue reading Improving Navigation of Our Pronunciation Website
Pronunciation Player 3.3 is released. We fixed a small bug when phonetic transcription symbols were not displayed correctly. We hope the efforts to improve our pronunciation tool will help all our avid language learners out there!
I updated the server for my sites related to language learning: https://easypronunciation.com/en/ http://project-modelino.com/index.php?site_language=english Now the IPA phonetic converters became even faster and consume less resources. It took me almost 24 hours to solve all the problems with dependencies. As usually, Japanese morphological analyzer Mecab was the most difficult to update. Anyway, now everything seems to… Continue reading Server Update for Language Learning Website