AAAI Publications, Second AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing

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Learning Pronunciation and Accent from The Crowd
Frederick Liu, Jeremy Chiaming Yang, Jane Yung-jen Hsu

Last modified: 2014-09-05

Abstract


Learning a second language is becoming a more popular trend around the world. But the act of learning another language in a place removed from native speakers is difficult as there is often no one to correct mistakes nor examples to imitate. With the idea of crowd sourcing, we would like to propose an efficient way to learn a second language better.

Keywords


Language learning; Pronunciation; Accent; Crowd

References


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