The 2nd International Symposium on Applied Phonetics will be held in Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima, Japan, on September 19-21, 2018. Back in March 2016, the 1st ISAPh was held in Nagoya, Japan and over 100 participants from around 15 countries made presentations and enjoyed the talks. We hope to have just as many, if not more, participants this time and we encourage you to submit an abstract.
Interest in the importance of speech communication has been growing in recent years, and phonetic knowledge is essential in the teaching of any language. In our increasingly globalized society, educators involved in teaching pronunciation and phonetics have an important role to play, but many feel isolated and are uncertain about what and how to teach. This symposium offers an unprecedented opportunity to raise questions, discuss issues, share information, and in particular,