Làm thế nào mà em gái ELSA lại khó hơn các anh lớn Siri và Google?

Mấy hôm nay ELSA rất vui được nói chuyện với bạn bè khắp năm châu bốn biển, Việt Nam có, nước ngoài có. ELSA cũng bất ngờ khi nhận được rất nhiều sự cổ vũ, động viên, góp ý để các trải nghiệm nói tiếng Anh với ELSA được hoàn hảo hơn.

1. ELSA ơi, tại sao khi mình nói với Siri và Google thì bên đấy nhận diện được còn nói với ELSA thì khó qua quá?

Tiếng Việt có câu sự thật mất lòng. Nói đùa thôi chứ vì công nghệ tạo nên ELSA được lập trình để càng nhận ra các điểm không chuẩn so với giọng chuẩn càng tốt. Chỉ khi nhận ra được các điểm khác nhau đó thì ELSA mới đưa ra những hướng dẫn hiệu quả nhất cho bạn. Siri và Google Voice đều là các anh khổng lồ lớn trong công nghệ nhận diện giọng nói và được huấn luyện để hiểu được và bỏ qua các lỗi chưa chuẩn lắm của người nói tiếng Anh không phải là bản xứ.

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ELSA is the winner at SXSWedu Launch

We are the winning team. The first Vietnamese team ever won at the biggest competition for EdTech startups in the world.

Selected from a large number of competing teams all over the world with innovative tech products aiming to help solve problems in education, ELSA was among the top 10 best teams and after a convincing 3-minute pitch – advanced straight to the top 3 finalists of the competition.

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ELSA’s CEO & co-founder – Vu Van – is pitching in front of SXSWedu judges.

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It’s an ELSA Day! :)

ELSA Pronunciation app ~ Google Play Store

To me, February has a lot to celebrate. Today is one of those important days. After lots of sleepless nights, ELSA Speak app is finally available on Google Play Store for beta testing.

As we build ELSA, we are working one step closer to our dream of equal opportunities for all. That in this flat and borderless world, English should never be a barrier that stops us reaching the fullest potential. That speaking should be joyful, not fearful. That all accents are accepted, as long as we can fully understand each other. That all biases regarding accents should be reduced / removed, and our real talent should speak for itself at the workplace.

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How “Y” changes when she meets these 4 guys

Y is finding a boyfriend. She has 4 potential guys who want to be with her, but they are all different from each other and she is also different when she’s around one of them.

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Here’s the detailed story.

1. Y and T

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New year resolutions for speaking better English (or ELSA’s guide to discover yourself and the world)

2015 has come to an end. New Year, as always, is the time for reflection: what you have achieved, and what what you have not yet. However, more importantly, New Year is the time for setting new goals – so that by the end of next year, you can look back and see whether you are getting closer to where you wanna be.

ELSA has had a wonderful year as I got the chance to meet and help so many people practice and be more confident when speaking English. And on this New Year occasion, I want to make my own resolution, too. That is, to help more and more people overcome the language barrier and let their voice be heard and cherished.

How about yours?

In case you want to speak better English in the next year, here are a few suggestions from ELSA.

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