App and website help non-English speakers learn pronunciation

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App and website help non-English speakers learn pronunciation

Published on March 20 2012


"A Brock linguistics researcher has developed a website and mobile app to help non-native English speakers fine-tune their English pronunciation.

Ron Thomson, associate professor of Applied Linguistics, recently launched English Accent Coach, a website with teaching and learning tools aimed at helping English learners improve the intelligibility of their speech."

Update: February 28th, 2012

Professor Thomson was also featured in a news article in The Standard about the website. To read the full article, please visit The Standard.

Update: March 20th, 2012

Professor Ron Thomson's research on pronunciation was featured in the Toronto Star on March 12, 2012, page GT3.