Location: MONTREAL, Canada
Member since: March 2012
I teach ESL to all levels.
M.A. APplied Linguistics
I am certified to teach ESL to adults in Quebec.
M.A. in Applied Linguistics
I have a Master's degree in Applied linguistics, with a specialization Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
Using ASR Technology in Language Training for Specific Purposes: A Perspective from Quebec, Canada
For many patients throughout the world, access to healthcare depends on the patients' and healthcare providers' ability to communicate efficiently in each other's language. One way to reduce linguistic barriers to healthcare access is to increase the number of linguistically and culturally competent healthcare professionals. Conspicuously absent in the literature on second language (L2) training of healthcare professionals, however, is the use of technology that combines meaningful interac
Automatic Speech Recognition for CALL: A Task-Specific Application for Training Nurses
The Canadian Modern Language Review
Abstract: In recent years, language researchers and teachers have attempted to put meaningful communication at the centre of learners' classroom interactions. Yet the majority of existing computer-assisted language learning (CALL) applications have relied on largely non-communicative learner-computer interactions. The challenge facing CALL developers, therefore, is to explore new ways of providing learners with communicative practice. This article reviews existing uses of automatic speech recognition