Using speech recognition technology to assess foreign speakers' pronunciation of Dutch

  title={Using speech recognition technology to assess foreign speakers' pronunciation of Dutch},
  author={Catia Cucchiarini and Helmer Strik and Lou Boves},
Every year in the Netherlands lots of foreigners take part in examinations aimed at testing their proficiency in Dutch. In order to achieve greater eff iciency and lower costs, attempts are being made to automate at least part of the testing procedure. Automatic testing of receptive skill s such as reading and listening appears to be relatively simple, because the response tasks that are often used -multiple choice, matching and clozeare easy to score. Developing computer tests for productive… CONTINUE READING
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