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Toronto, Canada   

Accent Reduction and English Pronunciation Training

Sounds of English 
Graphics and audio clips help students understand how they should make challenging sounds. Excellent pages on word stress and intonation 

The Tongue Twister Data Base 
A great group of tongue twisters for pronunciation or accent work (including some devilish twisters in Hebrew, Pinoy, Dutch and Japanese!) 

Studying Phonetics on the Net 
For those who want to get at the linguistic scaffolding that support accent and pronunciation work this site is a treasure trove of resources for web based pronunciation learning. 

Interesting Things for ESL Students 
Hundreds of games, quizzes, anagrams and puzzles to strengthen English fluency skills. 

American English Pronunciation Practice 
(Flash Player (Version 4 or newer) plug-in is required) This site has dozens of audio samples of paired words that help the accent learner to zero in on the sounds that are hardest for him or her. 

Sammy - Interactive Sagittal Section 
Interactive cross-section drawing that changes the position of articulators in the mouth as you select different features; it also gives the phonetic symbol for the sound 

Pronunciation Strategies 
Lots of audio samples with good supportive text to explain the principles of linking, word and sentence stress and intonation 

Ted Power: English Language Learning and Teaching
This is a British site so some pronunciation differs from our Canadian English; nonetheless it is an excellent resource

Vocal Training and Improvement

The National Center for Voice and Speech 
Useful section on warm-ups as well as great tutorials on a wide range of subjects with animations, quick-time movies and audio clips linked to the pages to enhance the text descriptions. 

Welcome to The Center for the Voice - New York Eye & Ear Infirmary 
Very well organized site with sections for singers, professional voice users such teachers, the older voice etc. 

Speech-Language Pathology

OSLA (Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists)

CASLPO (College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario)