18 Jul, 2022

Freelance Work for Arabic Speakers

  • TELUS International
  • Remote (United Arab Emirates)
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Job Description

Lionbridge is looking for participants for our current Language Research Project studying the speech particularities of speakers of Arabic (From United Arab Emirates), adults and children aged 3 to 15-year-old. The aim of this project is to help improving and further developing modern speech recognition systems for computers and mobile devices.

The project consists in collecting voice samples in Arabic. The tasks are performed remotely (from home or any quiet place) and do not require any specific knowledge or previous experience, please see below the details and the rates we are offering to the participants:

Requirements: An Android device (phone or tablet) or a computer (desktop or laptop) with Chrome, Internet connection and a quiet place for the recording. The participants’ mother tongue should be Arabic (United Arab Emirates).

Estimated duration of the task:

Adults: up to 30 minutes

Children: 30 minutes to 1h, depending on the age of the child (young children might need the parent support, so the completion time will be closer to 1h)


Task description: The participants will see sentences in Arabic on the screen and will need to record their voice while reading them aloud. The adults will see 200 sentences and the children will see 160 short sentences or parts of sentences. Note that the content is adjusted to respect ages 3 to 15 years, however, in case a sentence is considered inappropriate, it can be skipped.

Compensation offered:

Adults: 20 USD for the entire task (200 sentences).

Children: 45 USD for the entire task (160 sentences).

The payments will be done by PayPal or Direct Bank Transfer


Estimated start date of this project: Immediate


How to register: 

Adults: https://fs30.formsite.com/LB2014/form398/index.html

Children: one of the parents or legal guardians will have to fill in a short form at https://fs30.formsite.com/LB2014/form405/index.html



Our production team will contact the registered candidates with the instructions on how to complete the task.  Children from one same family must be registered separately.

We need hundreds of participants for this study, we would be grateful if you could share this opportunity with your friends, family and community members.


Please let me know if you have any queries or concerns.

Looking forward to working with you!

Kind regards,





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