Pronunciator is a robust, web-based language learning program that is available through the New Jersey State Library for authorized users (New Jersey state employees and students/staff of Thomas Edison State University). It offers courses in 80 languages, which can be learned in any of 50 native languages. It offers different learning modes, from structured Learning Guides designed to take you through the beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses to an unstructured and customizable format, allowing the user to explore the language through Postcards, film, poetry, and more. Interactive pronunciation drills and voice comparison analysis allow the user to perfect their speech and study the language in a deeper context. In addition, Pronunciator offers its ProLive feature for some languages, allowing users to converse with a native speaker. To learn more, please view our webinar or search for “Pronunciator” on our Databases page.
In honor of Learn a Foreign Language Month, the NJSL will be offering an informational session on using Pronunciator. Pronunciator is a language learning program that covers 80 languages that can be learned in any of 50 languages. Whether you want to learn a new language or just familiarize yourself with a few phrases for a trip abroad, Pronunciator can help. The database includes courses for each language including different types of drills, quizzes, audio lessons, pronunciation analysis, and phrase books. Customize your courses to learn what you want and how you want. This class will show you how to get started with Pronunciator and introduce you to the features available at your fingertips.
Please note: In order to use Pronunciator, you must be a New Jersey State Library authorized user (State employee or Thomas Edison State College staff member or student). To get a New Jersey State Library card, you can apply online. Contact the Reference Department with any questions.