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Home page for British English Dictionary and Thesaurus

Home page for British English Dictionary and Thesaurus
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Pronunciation Teaching: 11 quick multi-sensory techniques - Evolutions In this post I’d like to start a list/discussion of useful pronunciation teaching techniques. One of my favorite teachers-who-write, over at The Other Things Matter, inspired by another one at The Breathy Vowel, tweeted the following: Inspired by @breathyvowel tomorrow I start my weekly pron class. #SteppingOutofMyComfortZone — Kevin Stein (@kevchanwow) April 25, 2013 Then later he mentioned something about cellphones and progress in the pronunciation area. Feel the beat: how rhythm shapes the way we use and understand language Do you feel the rhythm? Or a French rythme, Spanish ritmo, Swedish rytm, Russian ритм (ritm) or Japanese rizumu? Is there a difference? Perhaps one way to find out is to have a French conversation, German konversation, Spanish conversación, or Italian conversatione?

How to Teach Old Ears New Tricks “Hi! I'm Gabe. What's your name?” “Seung-heon. IPA transcription systems for English John Wells, University College London1. Introduction: the IPA. 2. Pronunciations in dictionaries. 3. Consonants. 4. Stress. 5. Vowels: quantitative and qualitative. 6. The PronPack Sound Chart – PronPack What is the Sound Chart for?The PronPack Sound Chart is primarily a reference tool and several versions are now available in the Resources to accompany the Pronpack books. Teachers may print a copy as large as possible to put on the classroom wall. Whenever a pronunciation point comes up in class relating to one or more of the individual sounds, you can point it out on the chart.

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