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Progrit releases AI English conversation app “Dear Talk”

Progrit releases AI English conversation app “Dear Talk”

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Press release: July 1, 2024
Progrit releases AI English conversation app “Dear Talk”
*English conversation lessons that you can continue every day with your exclusive AI native instructor*
English learning platform Progrit Co., Ltd. (Head office: Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director and President: Okada Shogo (stock code: 9560) is pleased to announce that on July 1, 2024, we have released “DiaTalk”, an online English conversation app that allows you to connect with an AI instructor at any time. In addition to analyzing and remembering the learners’ interests and current situation, you can easily enjoy English conversation anytime without making a reservation with a dedicated AI native instructor who knows each user well and can adjust speech level and accent.
■ Issues and current status of conventional English conversation lessons

According to the Japan National Tourism Organization, the number of foreign visitors to Japan in May was 3,040,100, an increase of 60.1% compared to the same month last year and 9.6% compared to the same month in 2019, exceeding 3 million for the third consecutive month. Given this growing demand for inbound tourists, it is expected that there will be more opportunities to use English not only in business settings but also in daily life.

When many people start learning English, the first thing that comes to mind is probably “English conversation lessons.” However, after repeated interviews with English learners who are taking our English coaching service about English conversation lessons, we found that traditional online English conversation services are: 1. It is troublesome to make reservations and secure time; 3. It was found that the hurdles were that it was difficult to continue learning, such as 3. being boring because it was all about self-introductions and superficial topics.

Several AI English conversation services using AI have been released in recent years, as they are cheaper and easier to implement than online English conversation. However, there is still room for effective English conversation lessons, as many of them lack interactivity, such as having a set conversation scenario, not memorizing the conversation, and not being able to conduct it hands-free.
■ “DiaTalk” is an AI English conversation service where you can easily have English conversations with a dedicated AI native instructor at any time.

Dear Talk is an online English conversation app that allows you to connect with an AI instructor at any time. Since it is AI, there is no need for reservations or concerns, and since it has been developed with a thorough focus on providing the best practice place for English learners, it is possible to continue enjoying English conversation lessons every day. is.
* Features of Dear Talk *
* ・You can have English conversations on themes related to yourself based on past conversations*
Dear Talk uses AI to identify learners’ interests and current status. Because it analyzes and memorizes information, you can conduct English conversations on topics related to yourself, such as “How was your last business meeting?” “Did you enjoy your trip to Hawaii?”

* – Also available in Indian English! Immerse yourself in English conversation with the flexibility of the AI ​​instructor’s accent and speaking level, and the realism of the voice model*
Dear Talk can be personalized by adjusting the AI ​​instructor’s accent, speaking speed, and conversation tempo (AI response waiting time).As for accents, there are 4 different accents, including Indian English, which has been in increasing demand among business people in recent years. Compatible with several countries. In addition, by adopting a human-like voice model, it realizes realistic English conversation, and it is also designed to allow learners to immerse themselves in English conversation, such as hands-free English conversation.

* ・You can learn English expressions using the Japanese help function* When you can’t say what you want to say in English, you can use Japanese to check English words and expressions.
* English conversation in Dear Talk (actual usage image) *

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwrL0rmKbj4

■ Aiming for even more individually optimized English conversation lessons in the future
In the future, Dear Talk will continue to expand the post-lesson review function and learning materials, and will continue to develop to realize more individually optimized English conversation lessons.

Up until now, our company has been developing our business mainly through English coaching services, but we are currently working to enrich our service lineup in order to provide optimal solutions for each issue and need. We will continue to combine the power of people and technology to provide services in all directions, regardless of price or age, in order to meet the various needs of English learners. ■ What is the AI ​​English conversation app “DiaTalk”?

Dear Talk is an online English conversation app that allows you to connect with an AI instructor who knows you well at any time. In addition to analyzing and remembering the learners’ interests and current situation, you can enjoy English conversation for 10 minutes per lesson with a dedicated AI instructor who can adjust the speaking level and accent. We are extremely particular about the English conversation experience of our learners, and have created “English conversation lessons that you can continue with.”

* ·Rate plan*
Monthly plan ¥4,380 (tax included)
Annual plan ¥3,283 per month (tax included) *One-time annual payment ¥39,400 (tax included)

*・iOS app*
Download from App Store

*The Android version will be available as soon as it is ready. * ■Progrit Co., Ltd. Company Profile*

With the mission of “increasing the number of people who can play an active role in the world,” we provide services that support those who seriously want to acquire English skills. Our main focus is the English coaching service “PROGRIT,” and we also offer
subscription-based English learning services. The current lineup of subscription services includes “SHADOTEN,” which improves listening skills, “SUPIFUL,” which improves speaking skills, and “DiaTalk,” an AI English conversation service. In September 2022, six years after its founding, the company was listed on the TSE Growth Market.

・Company name: PROGRIT Inc. (English name: PROGRIT Inc.)
・Representative: Shogo Okada, President and Representative Director ・Established September 6, 2016
・Location: 5th floor, Tokyo Kotsu Kaikan Building, 2-10-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
・URL https://about.progrit.co.jp/
PROGRIT: https://www.progrit.co.jp/
SHADOTEN: https://www.shadoten.com/
SUPIFUL: https://supiful.progrit.co.jp/
DiaTalk: https://www.diatalk.com/
X: https://twitter.com/PROGRIT
・Business content: Development and operation of English coaching services, development and operation of subscription-type English learning services
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