Teaching Pronunciation

In this course, you will learn some techniques for effectively teaching pronunciation.

Teaching Level 1 Sound

Helping learners to say unfamiliar sounds

Quiz 1

  • Miming
    Demonstrating how to make a sound by showing the mouth shape and tongue position (without actually making the sound)
  • Gesturing
    Emphasizing how to make a sound using hand gestures (for example, pulling away from your face for /n/ to indicate lengthening the sound)
  • Whisper drill
    Student says the sound very quietly while focusing on making the correct physical parameters

Vowel Sounds

Quiz 2

As phonemes appear lower on the phonemic chart, the jaw position required to make the sound is more

Final Quiz 1

Which image shows the teacher miming and gesturing /I/?

Final Quiz 2

Which image shows the teacher miming and gesturing /e/?

Final Quiz 3

Which image shows the teacher miming and gesturing /æ/?

Teaching Level 2 Sounds

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Teaching Level 3 Sounds

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