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Accent on Canadian English™ “Train the Trainer” Accent Modification Workshop

Nov 08 - 09, 2018

Accurately Evaluate Canadian English Pronunciation

& Provide Effective Accent Modification

Date: November 8 & 9, 2018

Location: Wyndham Garden-Calgary Airport Hotel

11 Freeport Cres NE T3J 0T4

Calgary, Alberta

Workshop Facilitator: Lisa Bjerke MSLP R.SLP S-LP (C)

Speech-Language Pathologist

(Author of ACE Program, ACE eBook, & ACE PAK)

Registration Fee: $595.00 (ACE eBook download included-$80.00 value)

Exclusively for speech language pathologists and ESL instructors

Workshop Components:

  • ACE pronunciation assessment (administration, scoring & goal setting.)
  • Variables affecting pronunciation
  • Language specific pronunciation differences.
  • Features of English speech sounds
  • International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) in assessment and training.
  • Sound elicitation techniques
  • Common stress and intonation patterns
  • “Unstress” patterns & the schwa.
  • Uniquely Canadian features (e.g. Canadian Raising)
  • ACE training sequence and steps to success.
  • Set up & implement an effective accent modification program.

Space is Limited- Register Now

To register contact:

Lisa Bjerke

Director: Optima Communications

T: 403.226.2443

lisa@optimacomm.com

www.optimacomm.com

ATESL Chapter: Provincial