Speaktize

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Receiving Daily Speaking Exercises, Get Personalized Feedback

PROS: Speaktize helps English learners practice the skill that they need most—speaking! Users can choose from TOEFL/IELTS, Work, Travel, and Job Interview themed questions. Each weekday learners receive a speaking exercise with new idioms and vocabulary. Within 24 hours, students receive feedback on their pronunciation, word choice and grammar including links to helpful resources and videos. Students can book a lesson for more clarification if needed.

CONS: Speaktize is not a human teacher. Speaktize is NOT conversation practice and cannot replace regular speaking practice.

FULL DISCLOSURE: I created Speaktize 🙂

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Lingbe

Free chat with random native speakers in English, Spanish and French

On Lingbe, you can make or take phone calls with random native speakers in English, Spanish and French.

PROS: No searching through profiles, scheduling meetups or back-and-forth. Simply press the button and voila, start practicing with a native speaker. It’s easiest to find partners in Spanish and English.

CONS: Without video and text chat, it can be difficult to understand your partner if neither one of you have a good level of fluency in the common language. Since you’re randomly paired, your speaking partner may not share your interests.