Helpful Apps

  1. Sounds of Speech – iOS (Updated 2014)

    This is a great app for visual feedback of tongue placement. Perhaps geared a bit towards speech pathologists than students, but overall very informative. It also displays real-life frontal view of speaker at time of pronunciation. You can access the free desktop app here: www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/

  2. Sounds of Speech – Android (Updated 2014)

    This is a great app for visual feedback of tongue placement. Perhaps geared a bit towards speech pathologists than students, but overall very informative. It also displays real-life frontal view of speaker at time of pronunciation. You can access the free desktop app here www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/

  3. English Pronunciation K&J – Android (Released 2013)

    Very phonetically based app. You can view how to produce the sound and see the phonetic transcription of the sound. It is good for someone who is working at the sound level up to word level; also good for those students who need more training in phonological awareness.

  4. E. P. Speak and Listen – Android (Released 2013)

    Handy if you are unsure how to pronounce a word. You can type in the word and have it pronounced for you. You can also have the app assess your pronunciation when you try to repeat the model.

  5. English Pronunciation – Android (Released Feb 2015)

    This app is quite good and very comprehensive. It is good for those wanting more instruction on short and long vowel sounds, voice and voiceless, etc.

  6. Pronunciation Training – Android (Released 2014)

    This app is for the more advanced student who is at the sentence level of practice. You are able to listen to the sentence and then repeat for evaluation

  7. English Accent Coach – iOS (Released 2012)

    English Accent Coach works because it trains the brain to recognize new sounds – an essential foundation for improved pronunciation.