Works for kids, but as an adult it can be a bit condescending and of course not as intuitive.
But I am learning, just a longggggg way to go.
Being scottish the in-software speech recognition sometimes finds it hard to understand some things even though I said it correctly :P
But I still have a long way to go for Japanese Level 1, got Level 2 and 3 to do also >.<
God Help me!