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ERIC Number: ED466599
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 6
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Web Based Language Training with Tell Me More Online.
Pralong, Christophe
Over the past ten years, the advent of information technology and multimedia has revolutionized language learning. Ever since it was founded, Auralog has been investing heavily in the technological and educational adventure. As a result, the company has become the reference for language learning with the integration of speech recognition technology into its software. Speech recognition offers the opportunity to practice oral and listening skills. Today, the growth of the Internet is opening up new territory; a new generation of language learning has been born, offering the opportunity to learn a foreign language online. Auralog, with Tell Me More Online, offers a complete language course online, containing all the advanced technology previously developed by the company. The course includes speech recognition, interactive dialogs, grammar, vocabulary, written exercises, videos, etc. Thanks to the Internet, learners also have the possibility of benefiting from the assistance of a personal tutor. This paper highlights: (1) the major stages of the evolution of language learning through the ages; (2) Tell Me More Online technology, including the advanced scoring system, S.E.T.S. (Spoken Error Tracking System), waveforms and pitch curves, and phonetic animations; (3) pedagogical content; (4) learning support, including the help of a tutor via Internet and the advantages of learning support combined with home study; and (5) available tutoring services. (Contains 13 references.) (MES)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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