Speech Science and Speech Training

Oral interaction: A holistic approach

Speech science is mainly concerned with the study of oral communication in specific contexts, from a holistic point of view. Speaking and hearing are viewed and analysed as multimodal communication practices and as physical processes. Speech science and Speech Training approach spoken language and verbal interaction from both a social and scientific perspective.

Professional associations and interest groups

As a theoretical and empirical discipline, Speech Science is primarily concerned with the analysis of data obtained from actual speed and hearing, and serves to develop models of competence and performance of human beings in communicative exchanges. Its main objective is to explore models of social action to achieve oral communication as best as possible and to identify effective ways to develop the competencies involved.

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