11 Feb 2016

Pronunciation - teacher training

Teaching pronunciation, you may refer to a variety of materials available online. I'm posting a few suggestions below:

ELT Event Calendar (workshops & conferences for teachers - also online)
http://fourc.ca/calendar/

Courses & workshops for teachers
Judy Gilbert webinar: Teaching Pronunciation - Simplicity is the key (19.03.2016)
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByWO7lhgh8LcVUtjVkFVV3hKZ3c/view
2-week Teacher Training Programme in Cambridge with Adrian Underhill - Pronunciation and Storytelling: from Phonemes to Fluency (start: 3.07.2016)
https://adrianpronchart.wordpress.com/2016/02/10/teacher-training-programme-pronunciation-and-storytelling-from-phonemes-to-fluency/
UCL Summer Course in English Phonetics
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/pals/study/cpd/cpd-courses/scep
https://www.facebook.com/UCLSCEP/
The power of accents in twenty-first century Britain - seminar
http://englishagenda.britishcouncil.org/seminars/power-accents-twenty-first-century-britain?utm_source=facebook-teachingenglish&utm_medium=wallpost&utm_campaign=bc-teachingenglish-facebook
Teaching tips for pronunciation by Tim Bowen
http://www.macmillanenglish.com/event/teaching-tips-for-pronunciation-webinar-tim-bowen/
TWT Webinars by English Online: Tools and websites for teaching pronunciation
http://myenglishonline.wiziq.com/online-class/2926148-tools-and-websites-for-teaching-pronunciation
Oxford TEFL - Teaching Pronunciation
http://www.oxfordtefl.com/oxford-tefl-courses/teacher-development/teaching-pronunciation/
Professional Practices for English Language Teaching
https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/english-language-teaching

Blogs and posts on teaching pronunciation
Teaching Pronunciation Skills
http://teachingpronunciation.weebly.com/
Introducing the pronunciation chart at beginner level
http://adrianpronchart.wordpress.com/2014/03/09/introducing-the-pronunciation-chart-at-beginner-level/
P is for Pronunciation by Scott Thornbury
http://scottthornbury.wordpress.com/2010/08/01/p-is-for-pronunciation/
Teaching pronunciation exercises
http://www.developingteachers.com/phonology/sound_activities1.htm
(***) Lesson plans and activities for teaching phonics
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/lesson-plans-and-activities-teaching-phonics
ELT Blog Carnival - Pronunciation
http://eslcarissa.blogspot.com/2013/09/elt-blog-carnival-pronunciation.html
Teach pronunciation by Pronunciation Studio
http://pronunciationlondon.co.uk/eu/teach-pronunciation/
Scholastic Online Workshop
http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/profdev/summerbookclubs/prek1/index.htm
The Compton PESL Accent Modification Method - a commercial American workshop with a very useful online assessment tool
http://800-language.com/
Learning with laughter
http://www.theguardian.com/education/2007/dec/05/tefl2
Twitter is, as always, very helpful #Pronunciation
https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Pronunciation&src=hash

IATEFL PronSIG & British Council seminars - to watch
Proprioception in learning new sounds, words & connected speech by Adrian Underhill
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNXRwJl-yIw


What to teach before you teach sounds by Piers Messum
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5b97pzeD5Tw


The Silent Way approach to teaching pronunciation by Roslyn Young
https://youtu.be/I6ZvxDerlDA?list=PLWPq8bgezt22lx3Nvqfsb3TNYX9dQh39Y

Doing things with sounds by Mark Hancock
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5cash6HGyQ


Dealing with accents with David and Ben Crystal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7bwq157Ndo


Pronunciation teaching by British Council
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lG6k-CNSglE

Other publications on teaching pronunciation
Pronunciation in EFL Instruction
https://books.google.de/books?id=pktHBQAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=de&source=gbs_ge_summary_r#v=onepage&q&f=false
Reasons for teaching pronunciation - by Adrian Tennant
http://www.onestopenglish.com/skills/pronunciation/pronunciation-matters/pronunciation-matters-sound-reasons-for-teaching-pronunciation/155507.article
TESOL Quarterly articles on pronunciation
http://203.72.145.166/tesol/tqd_2008/VOL_39_3.pdf
Google Books: 500 tips for TESOL - pp. 28-30
http://bit.ly/1w5F1dO
A list of books about teaching pronunciation
http://teachingpronunciation.pbworks.com/w/page/27193878/A%20list%20of%20books%20about%20teaching%20pronunciation
Hodder Plus - Understanding Phonetics (l: Linguistics, p: Hodder)

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