Meinir Olwen Williams

Bangor University: Linguistics

Meinir Olwen Williams

Bangor University: Linguistics

One of the main difficulties for people who learn languages as adults is learning to pronounce sounds that do not exist in their first language. This can lead to uncertainty and lack of confidence when speaking, especially to native speakers. This research will analyse the pronunciation of adults who are learning Welsh and consider which learning methods are the most effective in terms of developing a natural pronunciation. 

Start Date: October 2018