New Delhi: ELSA, (English Language Speech Assistant Corporation) a Digital App which uses speech recognition technology and artificial intelligence to help language learners improve their English pronunciation, announces a subscription grant worth Rs. 56 Crores for the student communities across India. Pandemic situation has caused a major disruption in the education system and ELSA believes it’s their responsibility to support and encourage students to utilize this valuable time.

Mr. Manit Parikh, Country Head India, ELSA Corp said, “We believe it’s our duty to stand beside the students and encourage to utilize this valuable time. Students from tier-2 & 3 cities always look for easily accessible and affordable opportunities to be fluent in English. For every student pan India it’s a great opportunity to utilize the current situation to improve their English speaking pronunciation. Our mobile app ELSA Speak will help students across India to continue learning even when schools and colleges are closed. ELSA will always support Indian students to reach their point goal and excel in their career.”

ELSA (English Language Speech Assistant) is an AI-powered app for the 1.5B language learners in the world to learn to speak English more fluently, thereby changing their careers and lives. ELSA uses proprietary speech technology with deep learning and AI to detect people’s pronunciation mistakes with 95%+ accuracy. ELSA Speak listens to the way language learners pronounce words, sentences or conversations to pinpoint exact errors and provide real-time feedback on pronunciation mistakes with specific suggestions on how to improve. ELSA is used by many universities, professional English training programs and secondary schools in India and internationally. ELSA is the first startup in Asia to be funded by Google’s Gradient Ventures.

School and college students with any valid email address can register for access to an ELSA PRO 3 month subscription, registration closes on 15 April 2020.

All free ELSA PRO accounts include:

· Comprehensive assessment of all your phonetic challenges, including feedback on individual sounds, rhythm and intonations

· Personalized curriculum that tailors to your specific pronunciation challenges

· Access to 1,600+ English lessons and conversations covering 40+ different topics

· Ability to keep track of your progress and improvement over time