accent

Accent Differences: Canadian and Metropolitan (European) French

Accent Differences: Canadian and Metropolitan (European) French

Whether you already speak French or are learning, awareness of different accents is important for solidifying your own pronunciation and enabling you to understand a variety of speakers.

Can You Change Your Accent?

Can You Change Your Accent?

This blog post addresses: What is an accent? What is the difference between accent modification and accent reduction? What is involved in the assessment? Why Well Said: Toronto Speech Therapy? We also feature Daniel Boyle's own linguistic background and philosophies when working with accents.

Research Round-Up: Accent Modification FAQ

Research Round-Up: Accent Modification FAQ

Accent Modification is a mystery to many - the public, ESL Educational Community, and speech-language pathologists. Likewise, I frequently find myself explaining what accent modification is, and answering what I call 'accent modification frequently asked questions'. Whether you are a person who is interested in accent modification for yourself, an employer who is interested in accent “softening” for an employee, or a native English speaker curious about this speech-language pathology specialty service, then please keep reading for research-based answers on accent modification…