What metalanguage should one use with the pronunciation chart?

Further questions raised by teachers on the online Trinity Diploma at Oxford TEFL. The themes here are 1) at what age to start using the pron chart, and 2) what to do about pron meta language and explaining pron. Ana Castro writes: In my teaching experience I’ve...

Consonants or vowels first?

This post continues with questions raised by teachers on the online Trinity Diploma at Oxford TEFL. The themes here are 1) whether to deal with consonants or vowels first; and 2) the use of phonemic symbols. Consonants or vowels first? Q1: While learning the sounds...

Sequence in a pronunciation course

Holistic V linear sequence for pronunciation teaching. Integrating pronunciation. Further questions from teachers on the online Trinity Diploma at Oxford TEFL Sequence in a pronunciation course Q1: I’ve been reading Kelly’s book How to Teach Pronunciation...

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...