Pronunroid - IPA pronunciation

Pronunroid - IPA pronunciation


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Pronunroid is an educational game that makes practicing English phonetics more fun!

It's aimed at practicing IPA (International Phonetics Alphabet) transcription of English words using General American accent. It has four main parts:

* Guess symbol: In this game, you are presented with three words that share a phonetic symbol which you have to guess.

* Guess pronunciation: In this game you are presented with a written word and you have to write the pronunciation for it in IPA.

* Guess spelling: In this game you are presented with the pronunciation of a word in IPA and you have to write the corresponding word. This, in addition to training your pronunciation skills, trains your spelling!

* Look up word: This function looks up the IPA pronunciation of a word.

Pronunroid is aimed at English as second language (ESL) learners. You can check out the symbols used at Wikitionary.

Right now, Pronunroid uses for the games the 2000 most common English words. However, you can try to look up the pronunciation of any word with the search feature. If Wordnik is aware of different pronunciations, you will get them all.

PERMISSIONS

The application requires access to Internet in order to download the pronunciations. It also sends anonymous statistics about its usage.

The external storage permission is needed for moving the app to the SD card.

Recent changes:
v3.5.0:
- Better layout in tablets
- New way to show pronunciations inside a card
- Possibility of reporting wrong pronunciations

v3.1.0:
- Bigger font sizes and colors to understand better the organization of the keyboard

v3.0.1:
- Bugfix: crash when there was no Internet connection while guessing word

v3.0.0:
- New interface
- Bugs fixed
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About Pronunroid - IPA pronunciation
★★★★★

Pronunroid is an educational game that makes practicing English phonetics more fun!

It's aimed at practicing IPA (International Phonetics Alphabet) transcription of English words using General American accent. It has four main parts:

* Guess symbol: In this game, you are presented with three words that share a phonetic symbol which you have to guess.

* Guess pronunciation: In this game you are presented with a written word and you have to write the pronunciation for it in IPA.

* Guess spelling: In this game you are presented with the pronunciation of a word in IPA and you have to write the corresponding word. This, in addition to training your pronunciation skills, trains your spelling!

* Look up word: This function looks up the IPA pronunciation of a word.

Pronunroid is aimed at English as second language (ESL) learners. You can check out the symbols used at Wikitionary.

Right now, Pronunroid uses for the games the 2000 most common English words. However, you can try to look up the pronunciation of any word with the search feature. If Wordnik is aware of different pronunciations, you will get them all.

PERMISSIONS

The application requires access to Internet in order to download the pronunciations. It also sends anonymous statistics about its usage.

The external storage permission is needed for moving the app to the SD card.

Recent changes:
v3.5.0:
- Better layout in tablets
- New way to show pronunciations inside a card
- Possibility of reporting wrong pronunciations

v3.1.0:
- Bigger font sizes and colors to understand better the organization of the keyboard

v3.0.1:
- Bugfix: crash when there was no Internet connection while guessing word

v3.0.0:
- New interface
- Bugs fixed

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A Google User
Sunday 12:34 AM
Usefull
A Google User
Saturday 3:43 AM
Nice Gracias
A Google User
Sep 15, 2014
It is made based on American pronunciation. /r/ sound in the end position is silent in British. But this one is showing like they are pronounced. But yes, it's very helpful for learners who are learning American slang but not British..!
A Google User
Sep 3, 2014
Fantastic Im an esl teacher trying to learn IPA and this is a great help. Only this is i cant make the txt to speak work. Any ideas what i might be doing wrong. Samsung ace
A Google User
Sep 1, 2014
Pretty good! Try to make unwifi mode. Bla bla. Hopefully need more apps games please..