Lessons/Activities. Pronunciation Cards (for Pronunciation Partners game)-- This set is for vowels and final consonants.
Download all three parts and print them out. (These are formatted to fit Avery 5388 perforated index cards. 36 cards total.) This game can be played in small groups using the same rules as "Go Fish. " The point of the game is to collect as many sets of 4 as possible. Pronunciation Bingo-- a great way for students to practice hearing and saying minimal pairs Lessons and activities are being updated and posted. Mixers-- Print out the sheet, separate the words, and hand them out to students as they come into class. Pronunciation Pyramids--a syllable game Have students compete to build syllable pyramids. Lights, Camera, Action-- an Internet-based listening, speaking, and writing activity using movie trailers Digital Camera Vocabulary Practice-- The idea here is that students take pictures of themselves with a digital camera while they are doing the action on the card.
Phoneme Sorts-- Vowels_blends.pdf. 199-YourSpeakingVoice. How to Enunciate. Ed Rondthaler on English spelling. Pronunciation Diagnostic. Aug 30, 2012 @ 2:03am The following diagnostic will help me determine any weaknesses and problems in your pronunciation.
You can then use this information to work on specific trouble areas you have. This diagnostic focuses mostly on phonetics (i.e. sounds), but stress, intonation, and rhythm will also be looked at. Using a recording app on your smartphone or computer, please record each part as a separate file. Send them in one email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the email subject as “Pronunciation Diagnostic – Your Name – Student ID”. Please give an unscripted self-introduction of 1-2 minutes. Please practice this script several times before recording. Please call Stella. Please read these word groups.
Name___________________________________ - Pronunciation+assessment+packet+.pdf. Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. How To Develop Your Speaking Voice: Exercises to Help Your Enunciation. It did turn out to be a great course for a student teacher, but it certainly wasn't at all what I thought it would be.
There were quite a few Drama students signed up, far more than there were of us - lowly student-teachers-in-training from the Education Faculty - so the professor decided to slant the class more in the direction of "performance" than towards plain old public speaking, as advertised. Several of my fellow teaching colleagues withdrew after the first week, but I was never nothing if not stubborn. I wasn't prepared to give up on the class. I threw myself into the projects with dogged determination, logging many hours of after-class rehearsal and preparation to memorize speeches and help choreograph the multi-person movement pieces. Mid-term interviews came and though my marks were adequate, I wasn't prepared to hear what the prof had to say. She was concerned that I didn't seem to be "connecting with the material" and that I wasn't "enjoying the class". American English Pronunciation Lesson: High Starting Pitches.
Purpose of a high starting pitch A speaker can use a high starting pitch to note two things: The speaker has a different opinion or attitude than the previous speaker The speaker intends to shift to a new topic The greater the height of the pitch, the more dramatically the speaker intends to shift the topic or disagrees with the previous speaker.
Example of statement high starting pitch The following dialog illustrates use of high starting pitches to show differences of opinion between speakers. Analysis: By saying that he would like a new mayor, the first speaker is expressing dislike for the current mayor. Example of question high starting pitch When a question is not a continuation of a previous conversation, the starting pitch is often high. Student Materials: Word Family Sort. Pronunciation 5050. Ship or Sheep : minimal pair ESL pronunciation practice - free online. English Pronunciation. We use Cisco wireless in all our buildings for convenient and immediate online access.
You will need the following for the files below: English Pronunciation/Listening We use the popular Can8 VirtuaLab for all our digital language lab programs. Unit One: TH, as in THINK, BATHROOM, and TEETH. Watch this QuickTime movie on the word 'Thought' to see how to correctly make the 'TH' sound (894k). Unit Two: TH, as in THOSE, MOTHER and SOOTHE. Watch this QuickTime movie on the word 'Thy' to see how to correctly make the 'TH' sound (725k). Unit Three: L and R, as in COLLECT, CORRECT, LAMB, and RAM. Minimal Pairs (228k) In this exercise, you will hear pairs of words that are the same except for one sound.
Unit FOUR :i and I, as in SEEN and SIN. Minimal Pairs (228k) In this exercise, you will hear pairs of words that are the same except for one sound. Unit FIVE: s, sh, and ch. Minimal Pairs In this exercise, you will hear pairs of words that are the same except for one sound. Unit SEVEN Our Address at OUC: Phonetics: The sounds of American English.