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- Lisa Jeffery's blog — Tips in communication skills, public speaking, the art of communicating with precision, elegance and influence.
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- Fun Easy English — Learn English online free. American English pronunciation, daily classroom, grammar, idioms, slang, writing, English language activities, TV, radio, surveys, tests, video lessons, travel information, and much more.
- Understanding Phonics, Phonetic Sounds
- Phonetics Flash Animation Project — The Sounds of Spoken Language, University of Iowa
- The Speech Accent Archive (George Mason University) — The speech accent archive uniformly presents a large set of speech samples from a variety of language backgrounds. Native and non-native speakers of English read the same paragraph and are carefully transcribed. The archive is used by people who wish to compare and analyze the accents of different English speakers.
- Wikipedia — A great place to gather information on any dialect and the International Phonetic Alphabet
- Voice Over Talent
Lisa Jeffery has been featured in several publications as an expert in the communications field, including:
- South Florida Sun Sentinal (January 2013) Classes putting an emphasis on reducing foreign accents January 20, 2013|By Johnny Diaz, Sun Sentinel
- National Speaker Association Magazine (June 2007) — Lisa Jeffery discusses her background, scary moments on the platform and how she stays motivated as a speaker in a magazine circulated among speaking professionals.
- Barry University's OAOC magazine (Spring 2006) — Professor Lisa Jeffery taught her program "The Art of Being Memorable" at the Older Adult Opportunity Center at Barry University
- New York Times, June 2007 — The Sunday edition of the New York Times features Lisa Jeffery’s client María Celeste Arrarás, a Spanish-language television personality.
- Toastmaster magazine (December 2007) — Lisa Jeffery explains how she instructs her students and her clients to focus on achievable goals.