By Derek Newton
08/23/2023 – Edtech Review
To language teachers, linguists’ careers and day-to-day work lives may be interesting. But their thoughts on teaching and learning a language may also be informative and enlightening as well.
What would a professional language expert say about language pedagogy? What advice or cautions would they offer to language teachers?
I had a chance to ask two linguists these very questions when I sat down with Vanessa Quasnik and Alexandra Taranu.
They’re linguists at the technology text-to-speech company ReadSpeaker, which boasts an audio library of more than 245 authentic and accurate voices for nearly 70 languages. Getting those languages right, teaching computers to get the words and pronunciations right, is what Quasnik and Taranu do every day…Read Derek’s entire piece here on Edtech Review.