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Tips for Teaching Pronunciation

Tips for Teaching Pronunciation Author Linda Lane
ISBN-10 0138136297
Release 2010
Pages 288
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""Tips for Teaching Pronunciation""shows English language teachers how to teach the North American sound system. This practical reference book provides practical tips, clear explanations, diagrams, and sample classroom activities. Each chapter covers one of the five main areas of pronunciation -- vowels, consonants, stress, rhythm, and intonation. The companion audio CD in the text provides listening material for select activities. Features: What the teacher should know sections set the scene with pedagogical research. Concrete tips provide practical classroom suggestions for teaching vowels, consonants, stress, rhythm, and intonation. Sections on Specific Features in each chapter cover common pronunciation problems that teachers find challenging. Sample activities for Specific Feature exemplify how to implement the tips. Practical suggestions show how to integrate pronunciation with other skill areas. Clear diagrams demonstrate how to articulate vowels and consonants. Extensive descriptions help teachers prepare for pronunciation problems common to specific languages groups. Photocopiable diagnostic test and handouts can be used in class with minimal preparation. Audio CD provides listening material for select activities. The Tips for Teaching series covers topics of practical classroom-centered interest for English language teachers. Written in clearly comprehensible terms, each book offers soundly conceived practical approaches to classroom instruction that are firmly grounded in current pedagogical research. See also: "Tips for Teaching with CALL: Practical Approaches to Computer-Assisted Language Learning"



Teaching Pronunciation

Teaching Pronunciation Author Marianne Celce-Murcia
ISBN-10 0521406943
Release 1996-10-13
Pages 435
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This thorough book, drawing on theory and practice, offers a comprehensive treatment of pronunciation pedagogy. Teaching Pronunciation offers current and prospective teachers of English a comprehensive treatment of pronunciation pedagogy, drawing on current theory and practice. An overview of teaching issues from the perspective of different methodologies and second language acquisition research is provided. It has a thorough grounding in the sound system of North American English, and contains insights into how this sound system intersects with listening, morphology, and spelling. It also contains diagnostic tools, assessment measures, and suggestions for syllabus design. Follow-up exercises guide teachers in developing a range of classroom activities within a communicative framework.



Teaching Speaking

Teaching Speaking Author Christine C. M. Goh
ISBN-10 9781107011236
Release 2012-01-31
Pages 301
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"Drawing on wide-ranging literature from a variety of relevant disciplines, as well as their own extensive experience in teaching spoken English, the authors give a fascinating, comprehensive, and insightful account of the nature of second language speaking skills. The research and theory they survey then serves as the basis for the principles, strategies, and procedures they propose for the teaching of spoken English. This book will, therefore, provide an invaluable resource for teachers, teachers in training, and researchers, providing both a state-of-the-art survey of the field as well as a source of practical ideas for those involved in planning, teaching, and evaluating courses and materials for the teaching of spoken English"--



Tips for Teaching Listening

Tips for Teaching Listening Author Jack C. Richards
ISBN-10 0132314835
Release 2011-10-11
Pages 244
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Tips for Teaching Listening introduces English language teachers to contemporary research and specific techniques for teaching listening. Topics include listening processes, skills, text types, academic listening, course planning, and assessment. Features: Vignettes in each chapter illustrate authentic learning and teaching experiences. What the teacher should know and What the teacher can do sections link pedagogical research with classroom techniques. Concrete tips in each chapter provide practical suggestions for planning, teaching, and assessing a language class. Activities in chapters and appendices provide classroom ideas for implementing each tip. Photocopiable handouts with example activities from popular listening texts can be used in class with minimal preparation. Glossary provides concise definitions of commonly used terms. Audio CD includes MP3 audio files for select handouts. The Tips for Teaching series (H. Douglas Brown, Series Editor) covers topics of practical classroom-centered interest for English language teachers. Written in clearly comprehensible terms, each book in the series offers soundly conceived practical approaches to classroom instruction that are firmly grounded in current pedagogical research.



Teaching Pronunciation Hardback with Audio CDs 2

Teaching Pronunciation Hardback with Audio CDs  2 Author Marianne Celce-Murcia
ISBN-10 9780521729758
Release 2010-04-16
Pages 556
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The second edition includes updates and insights on current research and pedagogical practice that have developed over the last decade. This new edition of Teaching Pronunciation - undoubtedly the gold standard for pronunciation methodology texts - has been revised to reflect recent research into the sound system of North American English, as well as new practices in pronunciation pedagogy. Audio CDs with additional examples are now packaged with the book.



Tagalog for Beginners

Tagalog for Beginners Author Joi Barrios
ISBN-10 0804841268
Release 2011-06-10
Pages 384
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This is a straight–forward and user–friendly guide to the Tagalog language. Tagalog for Beginners is the book to help you learn Tagalog (Filipino) on your own, easily and accurately—whether you're traveling to the Philippines for a vacation or a business trip, or you have ties to the large Tagalog-speaking community in the U.S., or you're simply a language lover. From the fascinating history of Philippines' language to how you speak it, join skilled teacher Barrios on a guided introduction—with a practical focus. After journeying through the carefully-paced explanations, conversations, cultural info, and activities in Tagalog for Beginners, learners will be able to use Tagalog (Filipino) in a wide range of common situations. From shopping for food to asking directions, from telling time to expressing how you feel, this book gives you the communication skills you need. The MP3 audio-CD helps reinforce pronunciation and improve listening comprehension. Helpful suggestions guide heritage learners (those of Filipino descent but born outside the Philippines) on how to use the book most effectively for their needs. Key features include:: An accompanying MP3 Audio CD. Realistic dialogues to bring the language to life. Activities and exercises to help you read, write, speak and understand. Notes on the Tagalog language and history. A special section guides native (heritage) learners and instructors on how to use the book most effectively for their needs.



Fundamentals of Phonetics

Fundamentals of Phonetics Author Larry H. Small
ISBN-10 0133895726
Release 2015-02-09
Pages 432
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Note: This text does not come with the audio cd. To order the 3 audio CD set, use ISBN013403306X. To order the audio CD packaged with this text, use ISBN 0134204816. Here is a clear, systematic introduction to the fundamentals of linguistic phonetics with a total learning package designed to help students become proficient in phonetics and phonetic transcription.Fundamentals of Phonetics by Larry Small provides speech and hearing students with a good understanding of phonetics principles through practice. The text uses in-text exercises and supplemental audio recordings to teach the practical skills necessary to successfully perform phonetic transcription of individuals using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Students learn about the transcription of consonants and vowels, connected speech, and individuals with speech sound disorders. A chapter on speech acoustics introduces spectrograms and the acoustic characteristics of speech sounds. Students also learn how to transcribe individuals who display regional and ethnic dialectal variation of speech, including those who have learned to speak English as a second language. Throughout the text are included chapter objectives, learning exercises, in-class and take-home assignments, online resources, and study questions that will help students learn, process, and practice the material presented in the text.



Training Foreign Language Teachers

Training Foreign Language Teachers Author Michael J. Wallace
ISBN-10 9780521356367
Release 1991-04-18
Pages 180
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The notion of the teacher as "reflective practitioner" is gaining ground as a powerful concept in teacher education and teacher development. One of the strengths of this approach is that it draws on the experience of a wide range of professions. Another is that it can help break down the gap between theory and practice that is all too often a major source of criticism of teacher education courses. The concept of the reflective practitioner can be applied to many aspects of teacher education including teacher supervision, teaching practice, microteaching, action research, groupwork, teacher assessment, and course design. Training Foreign Language Teachers deals with this important topic in a very lucid and straightforward way. It contains many suggestions for practical work and discussion, and numerous applications to actual situations, including an extended case study. The activities are firmly placed within the framework of a coherent approach to language teacher education. This book is aimed at anyone in the area of foreign language teaching who is engaged in designing, running or taking part in any of the following kinds of professional activities: teacher education courses, in-service training courses, supervision or inspection programs, advisory programs for teachers, staff development programs, and self-development programs. Training Foreign Language Teachers will be ideal as a core-text for MA courses with a teacher education focus.



Practical Phonetics and Phonology

Practical Phonetics and Phonology Author Beverley Collins
ISBN-10 9780415506496
Release 2013-01
Pages 329
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This wide-ranging introduction to practical aspects of English phonetics and phonology offers an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings.



Pronunciation Pairs Teacher s Book

Pronunciation Pairs Teacher s Book Author Ann Baker
ISBN-10 0521678099
Release 2008-01-28
Pages 130
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"This Teacher's Manual includes a diagnostic test, an answer key with helpful teaching tips, and detailed information on student difficulties in producing each sound. Teachers who need help with teaching the sounds, rhythm, stress, and intonation patterns of North American English will find the in-depth treatment of these features especially useful." "--Provided by publisher.



Teach Yourself Dutch Complete Course

Teach Yourself Dutch Complete Course Author Teach Yourself Publishing
ISBN-10 0844238570
Release 1994-07-01
Pages 296
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Functional and fun, this course offers full pronunciation guides, grammar summaries, dialogues, cultural notes, vocabulary charts, and irregular verb tables. Ideal for complete language study from comprehension, to speaking and writing skills, to understanding the culture.



The Teacher s Grammar of English with Answers

The Teacher s Grammar of English with Answers Author Ron Cowan
ISBN-10 0521809738
Release 2008-05-26
Pages 709
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The Teacher's Grammar of English is a comprehensive resource text designed to help ESL/EFL teachers understand and teach American English grammar. The Teacher's Grammar of English is a comprehensive resource text designed to help ESL/EFL teachers and teachers-in-training understand and teach American English grammar. In addition to complete, up-to-date coverage on form, meaning, and usage, each chapter includes practical suggestions for teaching, as well as a unique section that analyzes common errors made by learners from different first-language backgrounds, based on current research in second-language acquisition. Review exercises throughout each chapter make the book an ideal text for a course on English grammar. An answer key is included.



English Phonetics and Phonology Paperback with Audio CDs 2

English Phonetics and Phonology Paperback with Audio CDs  2 Author Peter Roach
ISBN-10 052171740X
Release 2009-03-26
Pages 231
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A complete basic course in English phonetics and phonology which combines academic material with practical exercises, both written and recorded. Since the publication of the first edition in 1983, this course has established itself as the most practical, comprehensive text in the field and become widely used in many parts of the world in universities and other institutions of higher education. It is used by both native and non-native speakers alike, and is suitable for those training to teach English as well as those studying the language at an advanced level. This new edition takes into account recent developments in the teaching of phonology. It includes updated references, fuller coverage of intonation, and a new chapter on different varieties of English with illustrative recorded material. English Phonetics and Phonology bridges the gap between simple pronunciation handbooks and technical phonetics and phonology textbooks. It presents the basic factual material and crucial theoretical issues in a practical and readable way. At the end of each chapter there are notes giving information on further reading, discussion of the more challenging issues, written exercises and, where appropriate, suggestions for teachers. In addition the audio CDs include recorded exercises for every chapter which are particularly helpful for non-native speakers. A full answer key is available at the back of the book. Additional exercises and other supporting material are available online.



Phonology in English Language Teaching

Phonology in English Language Teaching Author Martha C. Pennington
ISBN-10 9781317893172
Release 2014-06-03
Pages 300
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Phonology in English Language Teaching is an introductory text, specifically directed at the needs of language teachers internationally. Combining an overview of English phonology with structured practical guidance, this text shows how phonology can be applied in the classroom. An introductory chapter provides the philosophical framework, followed by separate chapters on the phonology of consonants, vowels and prosody. As well as presenting core material on English phonology, the book explores the relationship of orthography to the English sound system from a historical and a present-day perspective. The final chapter focuses on lesson design and provides practical advice to teachers on diagnosing and responding to students' pronunciation difficulties. As central themes, the book examines English seen from the perspective of international usage and considers the relationship of phonology to communication and the broader language curriculum. Consistent with its practical and communicative orientation each chapter concludes with pedagogical exercises and ideas for classroom and community research projects.



The Book of Pronunciation

The Book of Pronunciation Author Jonathan Marks
ISBN-10 1905085702
Release 2012
Pages 176
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The Book of Pronunciation is a definitive account of the key role pronunciation plays in teaching and learning, providing a highly authoritative but hugely accessible overview of the essential elements of English pronunciation as well as a wide range of classroom practice.The Book of Pronunciation is accompanied by a CD, which provides models for the teacher and practice for the learners.This book is the definitive resource for language teachers:• looking for ways to incorporate pronunciation into their teaching• wishing to expand their range of pronunciation activities• wanting their learners to use language confidently and intelligiblyThe Book of Pronunciation contains three distinctive parts which focus in turn on theory, practice and development:Part A answers frequently asked questions, reassures teachers on why, when and how teaching pronunciation can be both necessary and beneficial, and gives a comprehensive account of all the elements a successful teacher should know. The CD illustrates the explanations.Part B provides classroom practice through a range of activities spread over six chapters, introducing pronunciation and covering Sounds, Symbols and Spelling, Stress and Connected Speech, Rhythm and Intonation. The CD enhances the procedures.Part C offers more to the teacher who wants more – in the form of quizzes and questionnaires, tasks and checklists – and fascinating further knowledge. For the teacher who wants to go further, The Book of Pronunciation offers the opportunity.



English Phonetics and Phonology

English Phonetics and Phonology Author Peter Roach
ISBN-10 9780521786133
Release 2000-12-07
Pages 283
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English Phonetics and Phonology bridges the gap between pronunciation handbooks and technical phonetics and phonology textbooks.



Focus on Pronunciation 3

Focus on Pronunciation 3 Author Linda Lane
ISBN-10 0132315025
Release 2012-08-23
Pages
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These classroom audio CDs have the recordings for all the pronunciation and listening exercises in the student book.