Getting Creative with Phonology in the YL and Adult EFL classroom

6 hours

Pronunciation is something that all our learners really need, but something that some teachers are a little scared of teaching. This is because it seems very technical and is part language (like grammar or vocabulary) and part skills (like listening or speaking). Teaching and learning pronunciation can be fun, creative and enjoyable and this course will help you understand the main areas of pronunciation, and explore activities that can help us teach these for all age groups and levels. straddles two domains: it is part language – like grammar or vocabulary – and part skill – like speaking or listening.

Course aims:

By the end of the course, participants will be better able to:

  • Identify features of phonology like phonemes, connected speech features, prominence and intonation
  • Use techniques and creative to support students with their pronunciation (both receptive and productive)
  • Give students feedback on their pronunciation skills

Course dates:

Wednesdays 7th, 14th 21st June 2023

18.00 to 20.00 BST