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Event Posting: Ace Workshop November 8 & 9, 2018

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ACE “Train the Trainer” Accent Modification Workshop

Accurately Evaluate Canadian English Pronunciation
& Provide Effective Accent Modification


Date:                                        November 8 & 9, 2018

Location:                               Wyndham Garden-Calgary Airport Hotel

11 Freeport Cres NE T3J 0T4
Calgary, Alberta

Workshop Facilitator:        Lisa Bjerke MSLP R.SLP S-LP (C)

Speech-Language Pathologist
(Author of ACE Program, ACE eBook, & ACE PAK)

Registration Fee:                $595.00 (ACE eBook download included-$80.00 value)

Workshop Components:

  • ACE pronunciation assessment (administration, scoring & goal setting.)
  • Variables affecting pronunciation
  • Language specific pronunciation differences.
  • Features of English speech sounds
  • International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) in assessment and training.
  • Sound elicitation techniques
  • Common stress and intonation patterns
  • “Unstress” patterns & the schwa.
  • Uniquely Canadian features (e.g. Canadian Raising)
  • ACE training sequence and steps to success.
  • Set up & implement an effective accent modification program.

This workshop is exclusively for speech-language pathologists and ESL instructors

 Space is Limited- Register HERE

For more information contact:
Lisa Bjerke
Director: Optima Communications
T: 403.226.2443