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Frequently Asked Questions
What Can EF Speak Do for Me?
In short, EF Speak helps your students to speak the target language more and better. EF Speak is powered by EF's state-of-the-art Speech Scoring technology, which assess an audio on its pronunciation accuracy, stress and fluency, based on a piece of text which is supposed to be read-aloud. It gives each phoneme, word and sentence an "X-Ray". In order for general teachers to take advantage of this tool, we build EF Speak, a platform that teachers can easily edit and distribute the speaking ex
How Much Data Does It Consume?
If you are running on mobile with limited data package, you might be concerned about how much it consumes.
What's AI and What's Special About EF Speak?
What is A.I.? It is Artificial Intelligence. The “EF Speak” program is an A.I. program designed to evaluate your pronunciation and encourage students to speak more. Tens of thousands of hours of English speech have been recorded and used to "train" the machine to better understand the speech and know what's good and bad. With EF Speak, You can compare your pronunciation with the average pronunciation of these native speakers. Simply record your voice while reading a sentence, and the compute
What Is the Technical Requirements for Students?
EF Speak can be used in most modern browsers, both on mobile and desktop. It is important, that the audio recording permission must be allowed of the browser, in order to record the audio from the microphone. You will be prompted to allow microphone at the first use. If you decline, you might need to go to the settings to setup again. Deskop You will be prompted to allow microphone usage usually on the top left of the browser ![Chrome](https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/webs
Do Students Need to Login?
No, students don't have to login to use EF Speak. The platform is designed to deliver exercises as quickly as possible. All you need to do is to share the link of the Activity via the tool of your preference (such as chat, email, etc.)
Where to Get Help / Submit Requests?
Simply chat with us using the chatbox on this page (bottom-right) or "Need Help?" button in the Dashboard (bottom-left) EF Speak is an actively evolving product. We welcome your suggestions and advices, and look forward to seeing your creativity fly with EF Speak.
Is My Data Safe?
Yes, we follow GDPR. Our Data Center is in the following locations EF Speak data: German Login data: EU Speech Scoring data: USA