• Say it from Oxford

    Name of app

    Say it: Pronunciation from Oxford

     

    Type of exercises & brief description

     

    • Type a word and the app will pronounce it with a human voice
    •  Record your own spoken attempt and compare with the model using audio visual touchscreen analysis
    • Score your attempt according to how you think you did
    • Save your scored words into a personalised word list
    • 2 modes: ‘Look up a word’ to practise specific words or ‘Test mode’ (Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced/Random)
    • Bank of 30,000 British English words to practise in purchased app

     

    Error handling

    None

    Prompts/cues

    None

     

    Record results

    No but speech attempts can be emailed to your speech & language therapist

    Developer

    Oxford University Press & Phona limited

    Supplier

    App store

    Comments/N.B

    ·      This is an EFL app designed for foreigners to improve their pronunciation of English

    ·      Requires good spelling to find the words (or a word list could be provided by a therapist for the user to copy)

    ·      Using the ‘Look up a word’ mode, the user could practise specific words they wish to practise

     

     

    Easy to use independently: Fairly

    Number of exercises: Very Large

    Version: UK

    Access: Touchscreen

    Record Results: No

    Evaluation:
    • Free trial
    • Record own speaking attempts