Adrian Underhill's Pronunciation Site

 

 

News…

News item 1: I will be offering a one week intensive pronunciation workshop, scheduled for September 2017, at Pharos University, Alexandria, Egypt. 
Great location, great course! 
Hope to see you there! Stay tuned for registration and details
News item 2: The next 2-week intensive teacher training course “From pronunciation to storytelling – a complete approach to comfortable intelligibility” 2 – 14 July 2017, Bell Teachers Campus, Cambridge, Click here to check it out
The Blog

The Blog

Dive straight in to the blog
The App

The App

Find out about Sounds
The Book

The Book

Discover the pronunciation book
The Chart

The Chart

Get the Chart

LATEST BLOG POSTS

The chart is not about teaching symbols

You say the chart is not about teaching symbols, but still the learners are seeing them all the time. And I myself panic when I see the symbols.So what is the purpose of having the symbols there? Could you say more about that? Ok, well, think about this: Instead of...

read more

Word stress and vowel change

Word stress and vowel change Question Although I feel comfortable and confident in understanding the phonemic symbols, I sometimes have difficulty hearing the word stress.  I can hear if the stress is put on the wrong syllable but most of the time I remain ignorant of...

read more

Stress and Unstress

Developing awareness of Stress and Unstress The issue of Stress and Unstress is raised by teacher Siham Mayaba while studying for the Trinity College Diploma.  Question: Hi Adrian: My first question is, I'm teaching a group of Arabic speaker learners and teaching word...

read more

Pronunciation Teacher Training Videos and Resources

Pronunciation Teacher Training Videos and Resources In response to a facebook conversation today (thanks Janet, Aphro, Carolyn, Lesley) here is a selection of  Pronunciation Teacher Training Videos and Resources for use with the Sound Foundations approach. If you...

read more

My articles on other sites…

RESOURCES

VIDEO PRIMERS
LINKS & RESOURCES

CONTACT ME

I have been a teacher and trainer for many years and was director of the International Teacher Training Institute at International House in Hastings until 1999. Now I work as an international ELT consultant and trainer, doing a variety of things like running training courses in various countries, writing articles, working with Macmillan Books for Teachers, speaking at conferences and also school consultancy. If you’re interested in working with me, please get in touch…

Contact Form
Adrian Underhill