Adrian Underhill's Pronunciation Site




2018: 23-24 Nov International House London The Future of Training Conference

2019: Pronunciation and Performance: At International House London. 5-day programme 15 – 19 July 2019. Watch this space

2019: Skilled Coaching and Mentoring in ELT: At Homerton College, Cambridge. Bell Teachers’ Campus. 5-day programme 12 – 17 August 2019

Series of 40 x 3-minute teacher training videos: Practical insights into each sound, the purpose and use of the chart, teaching stress and unstress, and many practical tips.  For teachers and students. Click here

The Blog

The Blog

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The App

The App

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The Book

The Book

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The Chart

The Chart

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Active fast speaking enables fast listening …

Learning to speak short phrases fast and fluently unlocks the ability to listen to rapid connected speech. It is not unlike learning to play and listen to music, especially improvised music like jazz, since language also improvised

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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…

Adrian Underhill