Event Title

Foreign Language Learners' Attitudes toward Accents

Presenter Information

Yan Xie

Presentation Type

Poster

Location

Poster - Outside Montview Alumni Ballroom

Start Date

9-1-2020 11:15 AM

End Date

9-1-2020 12:45 PM

Description

While it is unarguable that intelligibility should be a focus in teaching pronunciation, it is still necessary to examine learners’ attitudes toward this approach. In order to understand how pronunciation teaching can be improved, the study investigated learners’ attitudes toward native accent and the motivation behind such attitudes.

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Jan 9th, 11:15 AM Jan 9th, 12:45 PM

Foreign Language Learners' Attitudes toward Accents

Poster - Outside Montview Alumni Ballroom

While it is unarguable that intelligibility should be a focus in teaching pronunciation, it is still necessary to examine learners’ attitudes toward this approach. In order to understand how pronunciation teaching can be improved, the study investigated learners’ attitudes toward native accent and the motivation behind such attitudes.