English Talk Shop. (2015). American Speechsounds (Version 1.3.6) [Mobile application software]. Retrieved from http://www.itunes.com Price: Free to download (Each of the six programs allows a free 14-day trial subscription. Subscriptions are then $5.99 per month, $15.00 per quarter, or $50.00 annually) Device compatibility: iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch App affordances: embedded audio, embedded video, access […]

In this post I review two versions of the same app, the free demo and the full version with expanded content. Oxford University Press. (2012a). English File Pronunciation (Version 1.1) [Mobile application software]. Retrieved from http://www.itunes.com Oxford University Press. (2012b). English File Pronunciation Demo (Version 1.1) [Mobile application software]. Retrieved from http://www.itunes.com   Price: $6.99 […]

In this post I review one of the more expensive pronunciation apps that I have come across, Vowel Viz English. At the time I purchased the app, the basic version cost $29.99. For this review I purchased the most expensive flash card set for $4.99. This is quite costly considering my data from 105 apps […]

In this posting I will review several apps by the same developer, which are all quite similar. Lebedenko, D. (2013a). American English Pronunciation for Vietnamese (Version 2.0) [Mobile application software]. Retrieved from http://www.itunes.com Lebedenko, D. (2013b). American English Pronunciation for Vietnamese FREE (Version 1) [Mobile application software]. Retrieved from http://www.itunes.com Lebedenko, D. (2014a). American English […]

After a long break from posting reviews of apps, I am back with a review of Clear Pronunciation 1 Sounds by Clarity Language Consultants. Clarity Language Consultants Ltd. (2015). Clear Pronunciation 1 Sounds (Version 10.1.26) [Mobile application software]. Retrieved from http://www.itunes.com Price: This demo version is free (with no way found to pay or upgrade […]

For the last several weeks I have been blogging about different iPhone and iPad apps for English pronunciation in preparation for a presentation at the TESOL Convention in Toronto.  Today I am attending the Leadership Briefing meeting and this afternoon the Standards Standing Committee.  Tomorrow (Thursday), the conference sessions start. For those of you who […]

This posting will cover two similar apps by Cambridge English Online.  Special Note: When I included discussion of these apps in my presentation at TESOL 2015 in Toronto a representative from Cambridge University Press let me know that these apps are in no way associated with Cambridge University Press or their subsidiaries.  There is a […]