14/08/2013 - 30/06/2014

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This IIDI project led by Alistair Lawson,  Pro-talk, is investigating the development of an online analysis software API to enable feedback to be given aimed at helping learners of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) to improve their pronunciation and understanding of English prosody.  Funded by the UK Technology Strategy Board
Pro-talk is a Research Councils project funded by TSB. Carried out in collaboration with K2L and others. For further information please refer to
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Project Team

Alistair Lawson
Associate Professor (Reader)
+44 131 455 2730

Associated Publications

Lawson, A., Attridge, A., Lapok, P. (2014, September). Guiding learners to near native fluency in English through an adaptive programme of activities which includes phoneme and prosody analysis. Paper presented at Eurocall 2014, University of Groningen.