Download ELSA: Learn And Speak English 4.8.4 for iPhone/iPad by Elsa Corp directly from Apple Appstore. This app version requires iOS 4+ to be able to install and run.
Native English speaker here. I decided to try this app to test for any “background error” due to the app rather than the language learner, and there definitely were a few. Most exercises would put me in the 85-98 percent fluency range, with the number going up some when I spoke slower and tried to enunciate, but that wouldn’t be how I would speak in a conversation. English accents vary wildly depending on your region, and I found that some possible pronunciations weren’t programmed into the app. For example, in the Midwest US many people pronounce “I’ll” in the same way as “all”, but this was marked as wrong. Another minor issue was with the word “sounds”, where it said the “ds” should be pronounced like the z in buzz, which it isn’t. When a native speaker says the ending, its less voiced, more like a “ts” sound. Again, just some small critiques, but they add up, and this was just in the first 5 minutes or so of my use. Please be wary of using this app, especially if your accent is already pretty good. It might do more harm than good.
This app is totally awesome to practice English pronunciation by myself. Thanks a lot.
I’ve been speaking, writing, and reading English my whole life. I was BORN in America. I decided to try this app out, and I reached a point where it gave you whole sentences. I thought, “Well, this shouldn’t be an issue right?” WRONG. It said my pronunciation was incorrect multiple times even though I know I said it properly. On the word “up” I said it exactly how they said it, but it said my pronunciation was incorrect ones again! I’m not trying to be petty, and I know this app helps other people who can’t speak English that well, but I don’t know why it keeps saying I’m wrong.
This app is wonderful
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I am a native speaker to English and only got a 30%
This app has very imprecise sound recognition.
I hate this app
It worths every pennie. I recommend it.
This is #1 English learning App for me, not just because I am enjoying my experience on ELSA, but also when I had concerns with my subscription, I found attentive staff in a flash, a very proficient and professional support and assistance until I resolved all my issues! I do highly recommend ELSA FOR ANYONE LOOKING FOR SERIOUS STUFF AND SOME POWERFUL TOOLS TO MASTER ENGLISH BUT ALSO WITH ZERO CONCERNS WHEN IT COMES TO DEALING WITH SUBSCRIPTION AND YOUR MONEY! REAL TALK, ELSA IS THE BEST Big up ELSA team