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Christian Jensen

Christian Jensen

Associate Professor

Current research

  • Intelligibility of accented speech

  • English-medium instruction in higher education
  • The influence of pronunciation on the perception of linguistic and academic competence

  • Native English speakers' perception of the pronunciation of Danish speakers of English

Fields of interest

  • Speech technology

  • Development and use of web-based technologies to assist the acquisition of pronunciation

Primary fields of research

  • English pronunciation (contrastive phonetics and phonology)
  • Teaching and acquisition of pronunciation
  • Speech prosody (stress/accent)
  • English as a medium of instruction in higher education
  • Intelligibility of accented speech


  • Phonetics
  • Grammar
  • Accents of English
  • Intelligibility of accented speech
  • Written communication

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Foreign accent, cognitive load and intelligibility of EMI lectures

    Jensen, C. & Thøgersen, J. 31 Dec 2017 In : Nordic Journal of English Studies. 16, 3, p. 107-137 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  2. Published

    English-medium instruction in European higher education: English in Europe, Volume 3

    Dimova, S. (ed.), Hultgren, A. K. (ed.) & Jensen, C. (ed.) 26 Jun 2015 Boston/Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 326 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

  3. Published

    Students’ attitudes to lecturers' English in English-medium higher education in Denmark

    Jensen, C., Denver, L., Mees, I. M. & Werther, C. 17 Apr 2013 In : Nordic Journal of English Studies. 12, 1, p. 87-112

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  4. Published

    The perception of selected Danish vowels by native speakers of British English

    Jensen, C. & Mees, I. Jul 2012 In : I R A L. International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching. 52, 2, p. 87-100 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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