DigCompEdu Competence area
Minimum digital skills level of Students
Minimum digital skills level of Educators
For students who wish to ameliorate their pronounciation skills in another language.
Teachers and learners want to assess second language pronunciation.
Google translation app installed
Google Translate app is a free application for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.
The app’s 500 million users are able to translate between up to 103 languages in a number of ways. You can type words and sentences, speak them to the device by tapping the microphone, or even use your finger to handwrite.
How to do it (step by step)
Open the Translate app.
At the top of the screen, tap the language buttons to select the languages to translate between.
Tap Speak. If this button is grayed out, the spoken language can’t yet be translated.
When told to “Speak now,” say what you want to translate.
On the top of the screen of your device check if what you have spoken is recognized.
If everything is recognized your pronunciation is very good otherwise you can see your mistakes on words didn’t recognized correctly.
You can repeat the same process as many times as you like and with simple or more complex texts. It works with most supported languages.
You can also type a text and then press the speaker icon on top left to listen it with correct pronunciation.