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An automatic pronunciation evaluation system using non-native teacher`s speech model
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An automatic pronunciation evaluation system using non-native teacher`s speech model
Park, Hye-bin; Kim, Dong Heon; Joung, Jinoo;
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 Abstract
An appropriate evaluation on learner`s pronunciation has been an important part of foreign language education. The learners should be evaluated and receive proper feedback for pronunciation improvement. Due to the cost and consistency problem of human evaluation, automatic pronunciation evaluation system has been studied. The most of the current automatic evaluation systems utilizes underlying Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) technology. We suggest in this work to evaluate learner`s pronunciation accuracy and fluency in word-level using the ASR and non-native teacher`s speech model. Through the performance evaluation on our system, we confirm the overall evaluation result of pronunciation accuracy and fluency actually represents the learner`s English skill level quite accurately.
 Keywords
Automatic Pronunciation Evaluation;Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR);
 Language
Korean
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