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:...
pronunciation, physicality, integration
Thank you to everyone who participated in my programmes this summer. It's been a great pleasure to work with you and to develop these educational practices. Here are some dates for the future: SEPT – DEC 2019 5 – 7 Sept Civitavecchia, Rome. AISLI DoS Days Unscripted...
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
Pronunciation: Learn the sounds before the symbols. Learn pronunciation as early as possible, with beginners and young learners
teach with your own accent whether it is a native or non native variety. Expose learners to multiple varieties of accent from around the world. This is now an easy thing to do through media, films, youtube etc.
Sound by sound or all at once? Using the whole chart
Tips to boost my confidence in pronunciation teaching. Exploration in the moment rather than prior certainly
Use simple everyday words to teach pronunciation and how to find new sounds of new languages in the mouth
Pronunciation, Advanced Students, Upgrading All levels need attention to pronunciation upgrading and correction. It's part of intelligibility and self expression. Challenge individual learners by inviting them to attend to sounds, to joining words, to speed, and to...