LINGUIST List 32.1587
Thu May 06 2021
Qs: Foreign Accent Rating (English)
Editor for this issue: Everett Green <everettlinguistlist.org>
Jakub Bortlík <jakub.bortlik01
Foreign Accent Rating (English) E-mail this message to a friend
I am a PhD student at the Dept of English and American studies of Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic (https://anglistika.upol.cz
) and I would like to ask you for help.
For my dissertation research I am looking for English speakers (preferably native speakers but and non-native speakers are invited to participate too) who could participate in an online experiment of foreign accent rating.
I understand that in this difficult time everybody is overwhelmed with all sorts of messages but I would like to ask you to share the following message with your students and colleagues, or maybe to refer me to any of your colleagues whom I could approach with this request:
"Do you speak English? Do you think you can distinguish native speakers from people with a foreign accent? Find out in an experiment at this link: https://www.psytoolkit.org/c/3.2.0/survey?s=d5uTG
and become part of a research project at the Dept of English and American studies of Palacký University, Olomouc. All you need is a computer with internet access, headphones and half an hour of free time. Help science from the comfort of your home :)"
Thank you very much.
With kind regards,
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Subject Language(s): English (eng)
Page Updated: 06-May-2021