25 Jul 2014

Pronunciation - experts

Below some of the most renowned experts whose publications and accomplishments are highly inspirational.

Jane Setter
http://aworldofenglishes.blogspot.com/

Geoff Lindsey
http://englishspeechservices.com/

Piers Messum & Roslyn Young from PronSci
http://www.strategiesinlanguagelearning.com/learn-pronunciation/
http://www.pronunciationscience.com/about-us/

J.C. Wells
Sounds Interesting. Observations on English and General Phonetics - John Wells's most recent publication (2014)
http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/languages-linguistics/phonetics-and-phonology/sounds-interesting-observations-english-and-general-phonetics
John Wells's phonetic blog (closed)
http://www.phonetic-blog.blogspot.com/
JC Wells's publications available online
http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/wells/on-line.htm
Professor Wells presents the Pronunciation Preference Poll survey
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlY1Z3SfoXY
'Mischivus' or 'miss-cheevy-us'? BBC interview with Prof. Wells
http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9135000/9135161.stm


Adrian Underhill 
Pronunciation Skills with Adrian Underhill on Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vm3T5rCp5E0&list=PLbEWGLATRxw_2hL5hY164nvHdTpwhEOXC

Adrian's Pron Chart Blog
http://adrianpronchart.wordpress.com/author/adrianpronchart/
Adrian Underhill's phonetic chart ('exe' downloadable version )
Interview with Adrian Underhill via TDSIG
Sounds application for mobile phones (Android, iPhone)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trEWW3ZlWfA&feature=player_embedded
Sound Foundations (the book)
http://www.macmillanenglish.com/course.aspx?id=29212&producttypeid=28254
Introduction to Teaching Pronunciation workshop (full version)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kAPHyHd7Lo&feature=relmfu
Adrian Underhill - interviewed by BC
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/blogs/adrian-underhill/adrian-underhill-interview
Pronunciation - cinderella of language teaching
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/articles/pronunciation-poor-relation
http://www.hltmag.co.uk/oct11/cse02.htm
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/blogs/bernd-engelhart/going-aesthetic-sound-art-development-oracy
Adrian Underhill - biography (2010)
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/blogs/adrian-underhill/adrian-underhill-biography
Adrian Underhill in Poland (and I was there...)
http://kongres.pase.pl/

Wlodzimierz Sobkowiak
Prof. Wlodzimierz Sobkowiak
http://ifa.amu.edu.pl/~swlodek/
https://www.facebook.com/wlodzimierz.sobkowiak
Sobkowiak's lectures
http://ifa.amu.edu.pl/~swlodek/mylctrs.htm
Sobkowiak publishing via PL-CALL (in Polish)
http://pl-call.pl/author/swlodek/
Selected bibliography in English phonetics
http://ifa.amu.edu.pl/~swlodek/phntbibl.htm
Fonetyka angielska w pigułce 2.0 - all you need to know :)
http://wa.amu.edu.pl/wa/files/ifa/pigulka/spis_tresci.htm

Mark Hancock and Annie McDonald
http://hancockmcdonald.com/
Robin Walker, Grzegorz Spiewak and Hancock on EFL
http://hancockmcdonald.com/blog/walker-spiewak-and-hancock-english-lingua-franca
A chat about pronunciation with Mark Hancock
http://hancockmcdonald.com/ideas/chat-about-pronunciation-elf-and-listening

Richard Cauldwell
http://www.speechinaction.org/

Laura Patsko
https://laurapatsko.wordpress.com/

Scott Thornbury
http://scottthornbury.wordpress.com/

David Brett
http://davidbrett.uniss.it/
http://davidbrett.uniss.it/phonology/phonetics_and_pronunciation_on_t.htm

Judy B. Gilbert
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPmjGHdK5v8
http://associates.iatefl.org/pages/materials/ltskills18.pdf
http://www.tesol.org/connect/tesol-resource-center/search-details/teaching-tips/2013/11/06/teaching-pronunciation-using-the-prosody-pyramid

Helen Ashton
http://www.helen-ashton.com/
Alex Rotatori
http://alex-ateachersthoughts.blogspot.it/
Kraut
http://matters-phonetic.blogspot.com/
Sidney Wood
http://swphonetics.com/
Roger K Moore
http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/~roger/creativespeechtech.html
Jack Windsor Lewis
http://www.yek.me.uk/

Dialect coaches
Paul Meier
http://www.paulmeier.com/
Patricia Fletcher
http://www.patriciafletcher.com/index.php
AccentHelp Blog
http://www.accenthelp.com/blogs/accenthelpblog

A few more articles
But what does a dialect coach do?
http://www.gausnell.com/blog/2016/9/11/but-what-does-a-dialect-coach-do
Is Britain becoming a nation of accent snobs? by Erica Buist
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/02/britain-accent-sound-foreign-snobs
If I can't understand your accent, I don't trust you
http://www.langology.org/?p=723
Dialect Coach Queen
http://www.wmagazine.com/people/celebrities/2009/02/diane_kamp
A dialect coach evaluates 3 Broadway shows
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/640568-a-dialect-coach-evaluates-3-broadway-shows/

Beware some experts
BBC Radio 6 Music discussing "voice coach's" British pronunciation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBXUXqf8FXk

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