HCE phonemic transcription for Australian English

We added the support for HCE phonemic transcription system for Australian English in our English phonetic translator. Up until now we only had the support for Mitchell/Delbridge (MD) system which is pretty old, but is still frequently used in Australian English dictionaries, for example, Macquarie dictionary. Harrington/Cox/Evans (HCE) was introduced not so long ago and… Continue reading HCE phonemic transcription for Australian English

Phonetic transcription of people’s names in American English

We expanded our database of phonetic transcriptions of English words in American English by adding more than 26,000 people’s names. That includes both first and last names. Right now we are working on the geographical names by checking another 31,000 words. We check the phonetic transcriptions manually one by one. And it takes a lot… Continue reading Phonetic transcription of people’s names in American English

Support for Australian English in English Phonetic Translator

We are happy to announce that we started to support Australian English in our English phonetic translator. For now only as beta-version. The process of proofreading the word pronunciation database is very long, tedious and expensive. So far we got about 40% covered with new words added on daily basis. As you may know, Australia… Continue reading Support for Australian English in English Phonetic Translator

Upcoming updates on EasyPronunciation.com

We are working very hard on 3 things right now: expanding our pronunciation database for American English, preparing beta-version of English phonetic translator for Australian English, translating the website in Italian. Stay tuned! 🙂

Increase your limits for premium features

As you may know there’s a limitation of 200,000 characters per month for premium features – text-to-speech and translation in your native language. In case you need to convert more text to audio and/or translate it in your native language, you can increase your limits for an extra fee: “Premium features 400” – 400 characters/month… Continue reading Increase your limits for premium features

Happy Holidays to all language learners!

The staff of EasyPronunciation.com wishes you all the best during these holidays! We know that many of you learn foreign languages. Hopefully you will find some free time during this winter season to practice your pronunciation using our interactive language learning tools! We highly recommend you to check out our Pronunciation Player online. All the… Continue reading Happy Holidays to all language learners!

Support for verbs in Italian phonetic translator

As you may know, for a very long time our Italian phonetic translator didn’t support the inflected verb forms. Yesterday we released the first update that supports some inflected forms. We started with cases where the stress falls on the verb’s ending, such as “parliĂ mo”, “parlĂ te”, “capìsco”. It’s pretty tedious work, since we need to… Continue reading Support for verbs in Italian phonetic translator

Server updated

We updated our server. The update improves the speed and the security on the website. If you are interested, in the near future we will expand our database for American English, adding more geographical and peoples’ names.