Self-perceived Accent

Self-perceived Accent
Dovidio et al.‚ 2010; Gluszek & Dovidio‚ 2010
 
1. Do you think you have an accent when speaking English?
□ Yes □ No □ Not sure
a. If yes‚ please specify the type of accent (or accents) you think you have (e.g.‚ Spanish‚ German‚ Chinese): ____________________
2. Please rate the degree of a foreign accent (non-English) you think you have as compared to the standard American accent. *Standard American Accent refers to an accent that isaccepted as a norm‚ for example TV announcers often have a standard accent.
I have no foreign accent 1‚ 2‚ 3‚ 4‚ 5‚ 6‚ 7‚ 8‚ 9 I have a very strong foreign accent
I sound like a native English speaker 1‚ 2‚ 3‚ 4‚ 5‚ 6‚ 7‚ 8‚ 9 I do not sound at all like a native English speaker
My accent is extremely easy to understand 1‚ 2‚ 3‚ 4‚ 5‚ 6‚ 7‚ 8‚ 9 My accent is impossible to understand
My accent does not interfere with communication 1‚ 2‚ 3‚ 4‚ 5‚ 6‚ 7‚ 8‚ 9 My accent interferes extremely with communication
I am a competent English speaker 1‚ 2‚ 3‚ 4‚ 5‚ 6‚ 7‚ 8‚ 9 I am not a competent English speaker
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Dovidio‚ J.F.‚ Gluszek‚ A.‚ John‚ M.‚ Ditlmann‚ R.‚ & Lagunes‚ P. (2010). Understanding bias towards Latinos: Discrimination‚ dimensions of difference‚ and experience of exclusion.Journal of Social Issues‚ 66‚ 59-78.

Gluszek‚ A.‚ & Dovidio‚ J.F. (2010). Speaking with a non-native accent: Perceptions of bias‚ communication difficulties‚ and belonging in the United States. Journal of Language andSocial Psychology‚ 29‚ 224-234.

Rivera‚ David Paul. (2012). Microaggressions and Health Outcomes for Latina/o Americans: Understanding the Influences of External ch‎aracteristics and Psychological Resources. Columbia University. Doctoral Dissertation.