Adrian Underhill's Pronunciation Site




6th June 2020 8.00 pm UK summer time. Zoom interview with Adrian Underhill: Teaching pronunciation remotely. Live questions welcome. Join Zoom meeting. Open to all. No booking needed.  Meeting ID: 823 0769 9435  Password: underhill


12th June 2020 10.00am UK summer time. LAM SIG Online panel Webinar discussion ELT post Covid Details soon


13 – 24 July 2020 New online programme, 2 hrs per day International House London  Pronunciation, Performance and Poetry Details and booking


28 June – 10 July 2020 Bell School Cambridge Pronunciation and storytelling: from phonemes to fluency.  Postponed to 2021


26 July – 8 Aug 2020 Repeated 9 – 22 Aug 2020   Oxford University English Language Teachers Summer Seminar, Includes 7.5 hr workshops: From Phonemes to Fluency: an Approach to Pronunciation Mastery; AND The Psychology of Well-being in the Classroom. Postponed to 2021




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Adrian Underhill: Revised events in 2020

1. Online Interviews, discussions Teaching pronunciation remotely  - 6th June 2020 at 8.00pm BST.  Adrian Underhill in live interview with Alastair Grant, teacher and trainer in Buenos Aires: Live questions welcome. Join Zoom meeting. Open to all. No booking needed. ...

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IATEFL Global Get-Together 2020

Today and Tomorrow 18 – 19 April 2020 This replaces the Annual IATEFL conference (in Manchester) which has been cancelled This two day online event – today and tomorrow - is free and open to non members Here is the link:...

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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