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Can you trust the results of an AI speaking test?

Can you trust the results of an AI speaking test?

Can you tell the difference between the results given by a human and AI marker? Martin Moore shares the big (and not so big) differences between the two.

AI speaking assessment: How we designed a valid test

AI speaking assessment: How we designed a valid test

The road to our AI speaking test wasn’t a smooth one. Martin Moore lays out the trials, tribulations and triumphs of developing the Dynamic Speaking Test.

English intonation: The challenge for speakers of tonal languages

English intonation: The challenge for speakers of tonal languages

Speakers of tonal languages such as Chinese, Thai or Yoruba face particular challenges with English intonation. Andrew Stokes examines why and how we can help.