About the Accent Modification and Pronunciation Program
AMP is a nationally recognized program focusing on interactive, effective communication techniques with nonnative English speakers to improve their pronunciation and intonation of English. Participants take part in one or two sessions each week as individuals, pairs or in small groups with trained speech-language clinicians from the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences in the School of Health Professions.
Contact Dana Fritz via email or at (573) 884-7538 for more information, schedule and fees. Tuition fee waivers are not applicable for this individualized program. Faculty, students and staff actively follow the University of Missouri’s nondiscrimination policy.
- American universities help foreign scholars work toward accent-free English – Associated Press
- Gaining freedom through speech – Columbia Daily Tribune
- Accent Modification Program helps students with speaking skills – Columbia Missourian
- Fritz, D.R. 2017. Case 24: Accent Modification in a Thai-Speaking Graduate Student, Casebook in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (Branski & Molfenter, eds). Thieme Publishing: New York City, NY.
- Fritz, D.R. & Sikorski, L.D. 2013. Efficacy in Accent Modification Services: Quantitative and Qualitative Outcomes for Korean Speakers of American English. ASHA Perspectives, 20, 118-126.