A set of online tools using natural language processing and artificial intelligence to aid the learning process of English as a Second Language
A grammar checker for students of English as a Second Language.
- Help me Write
A simple program which suggests words to continue writing a sentence in English.
- Leslie Linguo, ESL Chatbot
Leslie Linguo is an ESL oriented chatbot. He can talk about different topics in English, define words, provide synonyms and antonyms, translate his responses into over thirty languages, explain grammar, and finally conjugate nouns, adjectives and verbs, both in writing and orally.
- Online Reported Speech Converter
Reported speech is an integral part of the ESL learning process, and at more advanced levels it is often used as a way of ensuring a student has an excellent comprehension and a perfect grasp of some of the more complex rules of grammar, because converting direct speech to indirect speech "on the fly" requires just that.
- POS tagger
A POS (part of speech) tagger is a programme which tells you what words are adjectives, nouns, verbs... etc. It is especially useful for natural language processing and artificial intelligence.
Pronunciation in English is one of the most complicated aspects of the ESL learning process because English is not "phonetic". That means that we do not always say a word the same way that we spell it. Pronunciapedia /prə,nʌnʃə'pɪ:dɪə/ is a free-access, free-content Internet encyclopedia of audio pronunciations of different names, words, expressions and short phrases as pronounced by native speakers in English. This online application allows you to insert any text and listen to it.
- Song Lyrics
A directory of hand-picked songs whose lyrics contain at least five different examples of the grammar or vocabulary which they are designed to present or practise in the ESL classroom.