UCL Division of Psychology & Language Sciences

Summer Course in English Phonetics 2009

Teaching Staff

The course Director is Michael Ashby, Senior Lecturer in Phonetics at UCL, and pronunciation editor of the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. The IPA Certificate strand will be led by Dr Patricia Ashby, Principal Lecturer in Phonetics at the University of Westminster, author of the popular textbook Speech Sounds (second edition, 2005).

Other lecturers will include (subject to confirmation):
  • Professor J. C. Wells, Emeritus Professor of Phonetics at UCL, author of the Longman Pronunication Dictionary (third edition, 2008) and English Intonation (2006).
  • Dr Beverley Collins, Centre for Linguistics, University of Leiden, Netherlands, and Visiting Professor, Department of English, Ghent University, Belgium, co-author of Practical Phonetics and Phonology (second edition, 2008)
  • Dr Jane Setter, Director, English Pronunciation Research Unit, Department of Applied Linguistics, University of Reading, joint editor of the Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary (17th edition, 2006)

All practical classes will be led by phoneticians and experienced EFL specialists.