Pronunciation Power 1 - Screen Shots


Sample Words - practice a variety of words.
Practice 780 carefully selected words. The sound you have chosen will be at the beginning, middle or end of a word to provide you with the very best practice.
Listen to the instructor pronounce the sample words.
Record your own voice and compare your pronunciation of the word to the instructor's. You can save your recording at any time to track your improvement.
Dictionary Reference - click any word to see its dictionary reference.
Click on any sample word and get a picture and sample sentence from the dictionary. If it is a noun, such as banana, you will see, hear and be able to record the plural form. The verbs will show all of their forms.
Speech Analysis - each spoken English sound has a unique computerized pattern.
Listen to the instructor pronounce the sound; then view the instructor's waveform.
Using your computer microphone record your own pronunciation of that sound.
Compare the sound and waveform of your voice to that of the instructor.
Lessons - Front and Side View - see how each of the 52 sounds is formed.
View the animated lesson. Listen to the sound.
See how the sound is made through detailed front and side views of the human mouth.
Side View: Observe the movement of an animated face - see the tongue and mouth movement for the sound. Try it in slow motion.
Front View: Observe the movement of the instructor's mouth - see the lips form the sound.
Comparative Words - practice words that sound similar but are different.
Practice 1040 challenging word pairs.
Listen to the instructor say the two words.
Record your voice while you say the words.
Compare your voice to the voice of the instructor - your English speaking partner. You can save your recording at any time to track your improvement.
Listening Discrimination Exercises A - improve your English listening skills.
Practice your listening skills by listening to two words and deciding if both the words contain the sound you have chosen. If they do, you choose "Yes". If they don't you choose "No".
There are 30 words to listen to for each of the 52 sounds.
Listening Discrimination Exercises B - improve your English listening skills.
Advance your listening ability with 650 different listening exercises.
Listen to a sentence read by the instructor.
Choose the correct word used by the instructor in the spoken sentence.
Pronunciation Power indicates if you were successful in identifying the correct word.
S.T.A.I.R. Exercises
10 practice sentences are provided for each of the 52 sounds.
Listen to the instructor read the sentence. Follow the highlights as they move along the sentence. Pay attention to the special instructions for the skill that you are practicing.
Record your voice while you read the sentence following the highlights.
Listen to your recording. See if your recording matches the moving highlights. Compare your recording to that of the instructor.
Level 1 Sentences
10 practice sentences are provided for each of the 52 sounds.
Listen to the instructor read the sentence.
Record your voice while you read the sentence.
Compare your voice to the voice of the instructor. You can save your recording at any time to track your improvement.
When you place the cursor over a word you will get the translation of that word in the language you have chosen.
Level 2 Sentences
Practice your pronunciation with Level 2 sentences.
These sentences are longer and more difficult than the Level 1 sentences. You can save your recordings.
Language Menu
Choose a language at any time by simply choosing from this drop down menu.
Pronunciation Dictionary
Access this dictionary from the Main Menu or from the Exercise section where all words are linked to the dictionary. This dictionary will help you improve your reading comprehension, vocabulary, pronunciation and spelling abilities.
Translations in 12 different languages and over 2000 pictures and illustrations to help you learn.
Listen to and record over 7000 words including the plurals of the nouns and the forms of the verbs.
Unique searches for viewing words. Choose a theme from the 39 themes (animals, colors, clothing etc.). Find a sound with occurs in the beginning, middle or end of words. Search by alphabet letter or by letter combinations. Find only verbs or only nouns.
Listening Game 1 - Hear It/Find It
Have fun improving your English listening skills.
Listening Game 2 - Phonics Game
Have fun improving your English listening skills.
Recording Game 1 - Theme Game
Have fun practicing your English speaking and reading skills.
Recording Game 2 - See It/Say It
Have fun practicing your English speaking and reading skills.