Article | Proceedings of the Joint 6th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning and 2nd Workshop on NLP for Research on Language Acquisition at NoDaLiDa, Gothenburg, 22nd May 2017 | Building and using language resources and infrastructure to develop e-learning programs for a minority language
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Title:
Building and using language resources and infrastructure to develop e-learning programs for a minority language
Author:
Heli Uibo: University of Tartu, Estonia / UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway Jack Rueter: University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Sulev Iva: University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia VËśoro Institute
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2017
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Proceedings of the Joint 6th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning and 2nd Workshop on NLP for Research on Language Acquisition at NoDaLiDa, Gothenburg, 22nd May 2017
Issue:
134
Article no.:
007
Pages:
61-67
No. of pages:
7
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2017-05-11
ISBN:
978-91-7685-502-7
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Series:
NEALT Proceedings Series
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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We will demonstrate Voro Oahpa (http://oahpa.no/voro), a set of language learning programs for Voro, a minority language in Estonia. When setting up and developing the system, we have made use of the infrastructure developed at the Saami language technology centre Giellatekno, UiT the Arctic University of Norway and the V˜oro language resources and tools – the online electronic dictionary synaq.org that also includes pronunciations; Voro speech synthesis; the morphological finite state transducer that is being developed as a part of the same project and a multilingual word list from North Saami Oahpa. Voro Oahpa consists of four language learning programs: Leksa – a vocabulary quiz, Numra – a program for practicing numerals and time expressions, Morfa-S – morphology drill and Morfa-C – morphology exercises formulated as question-answer pairs. The development is still in progress but the programs have already used within the Voro language course at the University of Tartu. We discuss the issues specific for Voro and show how combining the existing infrastructure, resources and experiences can make the development of a learning system for a language with limited resources easier and give extra values to the system.

Proceedings of the Joint 6th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning and 2nd Workshop on NLP for Research on Language Acquisition at NoDaLiDa, Gothenburg, 22nd May 2017

Author:
Heli Uibo, Jack Rueter, Sulev Iva
Title:
Building and using language resources and infrastructure to develop e-learning programs for a minority language
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Proceedings of the Joint 6th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning and 2nd Workshop on NLP for Research on Language Acquisition at NoDaLiDa, Gothenburg, 22nd May 2017

Author:
Heli Uibo, Jack Rueter, Sulev Iva
Title:
Building and using language resources and infrastructure to develop e-learning programs for a minority language
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