Aspire Career Development Academy (ACDA), Chennai, India, has launched an accent training software, SpeakIT Suite, in collaboration with the US-based Teaching Machine. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
The software coaches students one-on-one to improve pronunciation, fluency and vocabulary. It uses a speech recognition technology to interact with a student. It listens to the student read and verbally corrects errors instantly. It can teach and train students using any content (lessons) such as words, stories, poems, technical articles and presentations.