Phonological Assessment of Foreign Accent. It is a
slightly expanded version of the screening.
The first section provides us with valuable information about your
background and current communication needs. The remaining 3
will involve recording samples of your speech in a variety of
contexts. You will need to use your microphone to complete the
What Happens After You Complete the Assessment?
professional will analyze your speech and confirm the length of course
you will need. The recommendation will also include a
personal phonetic analysis. Based on the
phonetic analysis a
individualized program is constructed to match your level of
pronunciation proficiency. You and your speech professional
then discuss a course schedule. Upon receipt of your training materials
you will begin your daily practice and weekly interaction
You will need a microphone to complete sections II, III, and IV of the evaluation. Approximate time required to complete this assessment is 30 minutes.
Before you begin...try out your internal or external microphone with the
recorder below. When you hover your mouse over the recorder a pop-up
window will appear. Please read and follow the instructions in the
pop-up window on allowing VoiceSpice to access your microphone. When
you follow the instructions and allow VoiceSpice to access your
microphone the recorder will auto-start. Count out loud from 1 to 10.
Then stop the recorder. The playback should begin automatically. If
you hear yourself counting then you're ready to continue. If you do not
hear yourself or the sound quality is poor please test your microphone
using your computer's audio setting controls.