Speech Recognition | Rosetta Stone®
Learn how TruAccent®, Speech Recognition works.
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There are speech recognition engines, and then there’s Rosetta Stone’s TruAccent®. TruAccent® achieves more than just detecting what you’re saying—it’s able to tell you how well you spoke each word or phrase.

That immediate, definitive feedback is difficult to get anywhere else. If you’re learning on your own, it can be tough to pinpoint exactly where your pronunciation is off. 

With TruAccent, you’ll know exactly how your pronunciation stacks up. It takes the words and phrases you speak in real-time and compares them to millions of examples from native speakers. With that much data, you can be confident that your pronunciation is correct—you might even impress the locals!

How does TruAccent® work?

Whether you’re learning new vocabulary or a new verb tense, Rosetta Stone puts real-world conversations first, incorporating ample opportunities for you to practice your speaking skills. And no matter your knowledge of a language, pronunciation is something that you can begin perfecting on day one.

You’ll use TruAccent® on nearly every Rosetta Stone lesson! After you complete the speaking prompt, you’ll have immediate feedback on how you did—in red, yellow, or green—with the opportunity to repeat the phrase if you have room for improvement. 

Like many features on Rosetta Stone, you can easily adjust TruAccent® to meet your language learning goals. If you’re a more advanced speaker, you can adjust TruAccent® sensitivity for that extra push you need to sound like a true local. If you’re a beginner learner, feel free to put it on easy mode while you shift your focus to listening and comprehension. 

TruAccent® even offers specific support for kids! Unlike other speech recognition engines, it’s specially calibrated for their non-linear speech patterns, as well as the likelihood of speaking in partial words. It’s the perfect tool to accelerate progress in both classroom and at-home learning, and it’s built right into their learning environment.

Where can I access TruAccent®?

Because speech and pronunciation are the foundation of practical language skills, we’ve incorporated TruAccent® into every language learning opportunity on Rosetta Stone. Learn one language or several at a time with  Rosetta Stone Unlimited , and TruAccent® will be there to help you feel confident in mastering each one. It’s included in every Rosetta Stone membership—no add-on required. 

TruAccent® is also available on all devices. Whether you’re learning on your computer or practicing on your phone, you can perfect your pronunciation from home or on-the-go. Plus, it’s especially handy on the  Rosetta Stone app . Practice your language skills on your morning commute or evening workout—with  the right tools , TruAccent® works from anywhere!

Start using TruAccent® today

Whether you’re learning in a classroom setting or at home, Rosetta Stone’s TruAccent® makes it possible to perfect your pronunciation at any level. You can get immediate feedback on your accent, and feel confident knowing that you’re communicating clearly. 

Because TruAccent® integrates seamlessly into every Rosetta Stone lesson, you can even refine your accent and learn new vocabulary at the same time! 

So check those milestones off the list, and don’t let mastering an accent intimidate you from reaching those loftier goals.

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