Comprehensive Assessment of Foreign-Accented English

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Comprehensive Assessment of Foreign-Accented English

Explore the science behind accent modification services, and learn to create comprehensive evaluations of foreign-accented speech in adults (15 years and older) who are learning English as a second language. This program presents current research and provides an overview of the elements needed for a thorough assessment, including professional terminology. Interact with content through audio case studies and self-assessment activities.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • list variables that shape an accent and those that influence listeners’ perception of an accent
  • explain key areas of assessment for foreign-accented speakers, including intelligibility, rate of speech, speech production, speech perception, and language
  • describe elements of effective assessment of the speech of foreign-accented speakers

What is an eWorkshop?

An ASHA eWorkshop is an interactive, slide- and video-based workshop. Watch it at your leisure, and simply submit a completion form to earn CEUs.

System Requirements

To complete this program, you will need the following plugins:

  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Reader

And one of the following browsers:

  • Windows 2000/XP/Vista: Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or later, Netscape 7.x, Firefox 1.x or later, or Opera 7.11
  • Mac OS X: Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.2, Netscape 7.x, Mozilla 1.x, Opera 6, or Safari 1.0 (Mac OS 10.2x or later only)
  • Linux: Konqueror 3.3.1, Mozilla 1.7.3, Firefox 1.x

Continuing Education

: 0.3 PDHs: 3.0
: 6/21/2014 to 2/1/2017
: Intermediate

Product Information

Item #(s): WEB6434
Format(s): eWorkshop
Language: English
Author: Amee P. Shah, PhD, CCC-SLP

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