Dear All,

Our colleague, Mohammad Khari, wrote an overview of the work done by Dr. Patricia K. Kuhl and her colleagues on pronunciation for the latest issue of JALT’s Mind Brain Ed Think Tank+. His review entails following issues:

  • Pronunciation
  • Sound detection and acquisition
  • Mapping sound prototypes through statistics taking
  • Social Gating
  • Neural Commitment
  • The Native Language Magnet
  • Ambient language (Caregiverese)

To access the materials, please follow the links below:

May issue:

Mohammad’s work: