Interactive Phonemic chart by Adrian Underhill - Macmillan English Interactive Phonemic ChartCreated by Adrian UnderhillThis excellent teaching tool gives audio examples of the English phoneme set. Click on the phonemes to hear the sound and a sample word. Find out more about how the chart works and how it can help you in the classroom in a series of exclusive videos with Adrian dedicated to teaching pronunciation skills.Adrian Underhill is the series editor for the Macmillan Books for Teachers and author of Sounds Foundations, the inspiration behind the award-winning Sounds: Pronunciation App. Randy Glasbergen - Today's Cartoon Education Cartoons by Randy Glasbergen. My Education Cartoons are available at budget-friendly rates for magazines, newspapers, books, presentations, newsletters, websites, social media, greeting cards, advertising, calendars, textbooks, any kind of print or electronic media. To use a cartoon from my website, please contact me for authorization and a rate quote. (Click any image below to enlarge gallery) The cartoons on this site are copyrighted by Randy Glasbergen and may not be used for any purpose without permission. Education cartoons by Randy Glasbergen. Published by many education magazines and textbook publishers, including Scholastic Scope, My Weekly Reader, Phi Delta Kappan, New York Teacher, ATA News, Teen Newsweek, McGraw-Hill, Oxford University Press, Pearson Education, John Wiley & Sons, Cengage Learning, Bedford St.
How to Teach Old Ears New Tricks “Hi! I'm Gabe. What's your name?” IPA Typewriter If the title above does not display correctly, you should click on "About" to find out how to get a unicode font. Introduction You can use this tool to type phonemic symbols to be inserted in a word processor. You can also use it to produce the code needed to insert phonemic symbols in a web page. To start work, use the buttons below to choose which you want to do. Use the "About" button to get more information about using phonetic symbols in word documents and web pages.
Happy by Pharrell Williams This is a great song to play to your students at any time,but the regular structure of the chorus provides a good opportunity for some pronunciation awareness, drilling and creating our own version of the song. There are three versions of the video included in the lesson, the original version, a lyrics version and a Saigon (my city) version. There are lots of other versions from different cities, so have a look for yours on YouTube. Did you know? Pharrell made 9 other versions of this song before he was happy with this one.
IPA vowel chart with audio This article provides a chart with audio examples for phonetic vowel symbols. The symbols shown include those of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and added material. The chart is based on the official IPA vowel chart, which maps the vowels according to the position of the tongue. The International Phonetic Alphabet is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. It was devised by the International Phonetic Association as a standardized representation of the sounds of spoken language.
REL Northwest Serving Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington Connections Between Teacher Perceptions of School Effectiveness and Student Outcomes in Idaho’s Low-Achieving SchoolsAre teacher perceptions of school effectiveness reflected in student outcomes? Find out what we learned in our new report. REL Northwest is part of the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Program funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. 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: Then later he mentioned something about cellphones and progress in the pronunciation area. I wonder what progress that was?
Podcasts I believe that podcasts (done properly) are a great way to learn English. One of my favourite podcasts was EnglishPod and I was disappointed when it went offline a few months ago. The good news is that it's back in a revamped form. Teaching Your Students How to Have a Conversation I was recently in a third grade classroom and was struck by the presence of rules that were posted for how to have a conversation. The poster said, "Each person must contribute to the discussion but take turns talking. Ask each other, 'Would you like to add to my idea?'
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