Intelligibility enhancement assessment and intervention for multilingual university students

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Abstract

A single-case experimental design was used with two multilingual university students to demonstrate the effectiveness of Intelligibility Enhancement intervention on (1) production of consonants, consonant clusters, and syllables (2) acceptability of speech rate, volume, and word stress (3) perceptions of intelligibility, confidence, and ease communicating in English. Following intervention, both participants displayed increased performance in speech and intelligibility.
Learner Outcome(s): Describe factors to be included in a holistic assessment protocol for enhancing multilingual speakers’ intelligibility in English
Discuss factors to be included in a structured intervention protocol aimed at enhancing multilingual speakers’ intelligibility in English
Identify implications for SLPs and others working with multilingual speakers to support their English communication
Keywords: Intelligibility Enhancement, Accent modification, Single-case experimental design (SCED), Vietnamese, Mandarin
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2019
EventAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention - Orange County Convention Centre, Orlando, United States
Duration: 21 Nov 201923 Nov 2019
https://plan.core-apps.com/asha2019/event/210094fbb658bbb8084697b53104d7d8

Conference

ConferenceAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando
Period21/11/1923/11/19
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