background preloader

Pronunciation

Pronunciation
Welcome to EnglishClub Pronunciation for ESL learners. If your questions about pronunciation are not answered here, feel free to ask a question at the Help Each Other With English forum. pronunciation (noun): the way in which we pronounce a wordpronounce (verb): to make the sound of a word What is Pronunciation? English is not Phonetic Always remember that English is not "phonetic". Glossary of Pronunciation TermsDefinitions of words and expressions used when talking about pronunciation Printable Phonemic Chart The symbols on this chart represent the 44 sounds used in British English speech. Interactive Phonemic Chart Click to hear each symbol and sample word. Pronouncing The AlphabetListen to how we say the letters of the alphabet; and learn how to pronounce them correctly. Improve your pronunciation on MyEC Join the Audio Speaking Group on MyEnglishClub and practise reciting our weekly podcasts. Word Stress in English with QuizThe secret key to English pronunciation! Homophones What is it?

http://www.englishclub.com/pronunciation/index.htm

Related:  SpeakingeslVARIOUS INTERESTING SITESOrd- & FrasförrådGrammar 2

Introduction to Coordinate Graphing Introduce elementary students to coordinate graphing through seasonal coloring activities. The fall Jack-O-Lantern activity requires students to use the grid code and crayons or markers to create a jack-o-lantern on a blank 9x9 grid. The use of letters on the horizontal axis and numbers on the vertical axis introduces young students to coordinate pairs without the confusion of the standard (h,v) format. Notice that it is important that elementary students become accustomed to listing the horizontal coordinate first as this will transfer to the Cartesian coordinates they will use in later grades.

Teaching Pronunciation Teaching English pronunciation is an area of language teaching that many English teachers avoid. While there are many textbooks and instruction manuals available, as well as books on the theories and methodologies of language teaching there is comparatively little on learning pronunciation. Why? Is it because we don't need to teach pronunciation or because it cannot be taught? Certainly, we need to teach pronunciation. There is a big difference between a ship and a sheep and a pear and a bear!

60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, bringing together the ability to collaborate, access worldwide resources, and find new and interesting ways to communicate in one easily accessible place. Teachers around the world have found innovative ways to use Twitter as a teaching tool (including TeachThought’s favorite), and we’ve shared many of these great ideas here with you. Read on, and we’ll explore 60 inspiring ways that teachers and students can put Twitter to work in the classroom. Communication ESL Lounge: Songs for English Teaching. Free song lyrics. using songs in the esl classroom It's great to use songs in the class, if only to do something a little different. But beyond using them solely to give your students some 'light relief', there are many other ways songs can be used in ESL classrooms to consolidate what students have already learnt. Have a song to request? Go to our contact page.

Speaking Activities On these pages you will find ideas for classsroom activities which involve speaking. (These tips are taken on this site · Find the murderer Word Stress and Sentence Stress The Golden Key to English Pronunciation Josef Essberger Normally when we say "I feel stressed" it means "I feel anxious". 15 Sites Building and Promoting Educational PBL Communities… Across School and Around the Globe Welcome to the fourth in a series of PBL Mania Posts . For the next few weeks I am celebrating Project Based Learning. In this post I will introduce you to some outstanding collaboration tools found on the web that can be used in the PBL classroom. Before reading please take a moment to subscribe to this 21centuryedtech Blog by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. You will not want to miss this series or future posts involving STEM, Flipping the Classroom, Technology Integration, Common Core, and 21st Century Skills, So Sign Up Now!

Reviews: Levels of language Levels of language 1) Phonetics, Phonology This is the level of sounds. One must distinguish here between the set of possible human sounds, which constitutes the area of phonetics proper, and the set of system sounds used in a given human language, which constitutes the area of phonology. Phonology is concerned with classifying the sounds of language and with saying how the subset used in a particular language is utilised, for instance what distinctions in meaning can be made on the basis of what sounds. 2) Morphology This is the level of words and endings, to put it in simplified terms. It is what one normally understands by grammar (along with syntax).

Related: