UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


Summer Course in English Phonetics

Academic Staff

The Director of SCEP is Dr Geoff Lindsey, Honorary Lecturer in Linguistics at UCL and pronunciation tutor. Read an interview with Geoff.

The IPA Certificate strand is led by Dr Patricia Ashby, Emeritus Fellow to the University of Westminster, National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and author of the textbooks Speech Sounds (2005) and Understanding Phonetics (2011).
Regular SCEP lecturers include:
  • Dr Geoff Lindsey
  • Paul Carley University of Leicester, co-author of English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice (2017)
  • Prof John Harris UCL, author of English Sound Structure (1994) and Phonological Variation and Change (2009)
  • Dr Inger Mees Copenhagen Business School, co-author of Practical Phonetics and Phonology (3rd edition, 2013) and English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice (2017)
  • Dr Joanna Przedlacka University of Oxford
  • Dr Kate Scott Kingston University
  • Prof Jane Setter University of Reading, co-editor of the Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary (18th edition, 2011)
All practical classes are led by phoneticians and experienced EFL specialists.