Targeting Pronounciation (and Perception) with Technology
Engaging Language Learners through CALL - From Theory and Research to Informed Practice - Nike Arnold
Mary Grantham O'Brien [+]
University of Calgary
Research has demonstrated that it is possible for second language learners to improve both their speech perception and the intelligibility of their pronunciation through computer-assisted pronunciation training (CAPT). This contribution reviews key features of research-informed pronunciation instruction and demonstrates how certain technologies can effectively target learners’ perception and production.