Accent variation

What is accent variation and why does it matter?

This talk was delivered at the Embracing Linguistic Diversity event, hosted by the Centre of Excellence in Language Teaching (CELT) and Language At Leeds. The event aimed to foster a better understanding of linguistic diversity, raise awareness of …

The role of regional variation in speech processing.

Dates: 2018-2022 Collaborators: Robert Lennon (Lancaster University) and Bronwen G. Evans (UCL). Funding: School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, University of Leeds. Summary: This project uses eye-tracking to investigate how information about the speakers’ accent influences the time course of spoken word recognition.