Language learning is personal. BelowHorizon's multimodal interactive language learning agent (MILLA) gives learners relevant activities and content to boost the skills they need to use language in situations important to them, on the platform and at the time they choose.

We create pedagogically sound online language learning as standalone courses or to complement (and indeed Covid-proof) existing materials, for schools, universities, companies and governmental agencies. BelowHorizon's online CALL /CAPT (computer assisted language learning/pronunciation training) use AI and spoken dialog technology to greatly increase target language exposure and learner engagement to build individual skills. This overcomes challenges in classroom only provision, where language learners' spiky profiles (combination of different levels in speech, listening, reading, writing and interaction in individual learners) can lead to a 'lowest common denominator' effect where learners cannot optimally improve t...
Language learning is personal. BelowHorizon's multimodal interactive language learning agent (MILLA) gives learners relevant activities and content to boost the skills they need to use language in situations important to them, on the platform and at the time they choose.

We create pedagogically sound online language learning as standalone courses or to complement (and indeed Covid-proof) existing materials, for schools, universities, companies and governmental agencies. BelowHorizon's online CALL /CAPT (computer assisted language learning/pronunciation training) use AI and spoken dialog technology to greatly increase target language exposure and learner engagement to build individual skills. This overcomes challenges in classroom only provision, where language learners' spiky profiles (combination of different levels in speech, listening, reading, writing and interaction in individual learners) can lead to a 'lowest common denominator' effect where learners cannot optimally improve their individual skills.

Our lessons are based on well-researched, communicative, context integrated and task-based activities, which allow learners to build all of the grammar and vocabulary skills they need. We use spoken dialog agents to guide learners through their activities, check pronunciation, and set up dialogs to practise situations ranging from exam interviews to shopping, in order to perfect listening and speaking.

We offer a unique combination of technology and language teaching, with expertise in speech and language technology, AI, language teaching, curriculum and materials design and development, and business. We have several decades of experience in all aspects of language teaching and testing, to learners ranging from pre-school children to executives, at all levels and from a wide range of first languages. We know what learners need.

Our products give users a personal tuition experience with exercises and activities directly tailored to their needs. Each lesson includes language relevant to the user’s needs - whether business, social, or educational. Activities engage the user with the language they want to learn, building their skills and knowledge, and providing feedback to help build proficiency in all aspects of their target language.

MILLA is a fully fledged spoken dialog system with embedded CALL and CAPT activities, built from the ground up by BelowHorizon for serious language learners.
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Emer Gilmartin
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Emer Gilmartin CEO A passionate engineer and teacher combining language education with speech tech to get people learning and using the languages they need