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CNET Editors' review
Supiki English Conversation is a smartly-designed and expertly-crafted app that combines game-like elements with the conversational tools of the iPhone to teach English. The app works very well in many situations, but is often limited by the steep price of upgrades and the lack of control over which lessons you can use. For those that fully invest in Supiki, it offers many fun surprises that dabblers may not have the chance to experience.
When you start using Supiki, you can access a handful of lessons for free. Other lessons will unlock as you complete the initial ones, but because of the point-system used to determine when new lessons unlock, it will take some time before you can access higher-level content. The learning system, however, is very well designed, with high production values and a smooth interface. Most of the lessons involve speaking to the app directly, and while the feedback from the app on quality of speech is limited, the interaction is a great touch.
Supiki is a well-designed app that, while it won't teach English directly because of its vague lesson format, is a great way to practice conversing in English while alone. The cost of the additional lessons is high, but for those that complete the early content and feel compelled to go further, the app offers a range of different options and features to enhance your learning experience.
!!!!! Award Winning English Conversation App !!!!!"This app is incredible. I have used it and it has improved my fluency, expanded my vocabulary, and I have more confidence speaking in English without worrying about saying the wrong thing." - Blanquetita (real Supiki user)Unlimited realistic English conversation practice improves your spoken English. Supiki is for people who know basic English and need conversation practice. Talk to Supiki and Supiki talks back. 100% authentic English the way it's really spoken. The more you practice the more you earn.Supiki won two W3 awards from the International Academy of the Visual Arts in New York. Awards were given to Supiki in both the Education and the Innovative/Experimental categories for Mobile Applications.Supiki is different. Supiki is the worlds first smart app that actually talks with you. Supiki provides the topic and will start the conversation. Based on what you say, Supiki will respond differently. Your spoken English will improve because you are practicing real conversations. Free content. You get unlimited practice with the first unit, which is completely unlocked. Practice often and you can unlock all 5 units in the first episode for free. Plus, there is other free content for you to discover.Authentic English. Supiki was created in Vancouver, Canada - world recognized for standard North American English. Supiki is based on years of research and development by our team of ESL, creative and technical experts. Have fun. Your journey to improve English is bursting with incredible content like an entertaining animated series, exciting achievements you can earn, sharing conversations with friends and teachers and so much more.Improve your English conversation. Frequent practice is the only proven way to increase English fluency. Supiki wants to give you the best chance at success. We provide a simple practice plan scheduler, conversation tips and a map so you can track your progress and conversations.If youve studied English and need practice having conversations, Supiki is for you.Supiki lets you: * have unscripted conversations related to real world situations* earn your way through an episode get more conversations for free* get visual feedback and earn points based on how good your conversation was* record, review and share your conversations with friends, family and instructors * get ideas to use in your conversations. Listen to Supiki Top Picks: 5-star conversations shared by other Supiki users* share your success and help others. Submit your 5-star conversations for inclusion in Supiki Top Picks. * earn and share achievement badges view points and badges in your trophy case* watch videos from "The Newcomers" animated series and experience North American English and culture* manage your practice plan with reminders and tips* learn English idioms and expressions, test your comprehension and practice using them out loud* Watch video trailers for episodes you dont have* Get on-screen instructions in Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Spanish and English* Practice with 50 unique conversation unitsSee how Supiki works: http://supiki.com/previewWe welcome your feedback. Please send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org Supiki is a registered trademark of Linguacomm Enterprises Inc., Vancouver, Canada. Copyright (c) 2010-14. All rights reserved. Supiki units 1 to 50 created with the support of the Canada Media Fund.
What's new in this version: 1. Fix to bug that causes app to crash after being interrupted by voice calls.2. Enhancements to improve recognition of different accents.3. Get ideas to use in your conversations. Listen to 5-star conversations shared by other Supiki users. 4. Share your success. Submit your 5-star conversations for inclusion in Supiki Top Picks. 5. Choose an avatar for your Supiki conversations.
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"an app for english speaking practice"
Version: Supiki English Conversation Speaking Practice 2.0.1
i have tried many tools for improving spoken english - and this one is by far the best. it asks you questions, and depending on how you answer, it replies differently. you can practice the same topic and change what you say VERY COOL!
app is for people who have english experience - school or with work and need to practice speaking. not for a beginner who has not already have english experience. but they have idioms which is good too.
really good topics like how to ask for a job or meet friends. if you practice a lot you will get free content and have more topics to practice. also you can practice when you want to like during break at school.
"App improve speaking English! It can talk to you really"
Version: Supiki English Conversation Speaking Practice 2.0.1
Good speaking ability - Nice design - easy to use - Japanese version
App helps your English speaking! And can get more for free.
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