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BBC Learning English | Pronunciation Tips Discussion Social networking can be too dangerous for young people and should only be available to adults. Examiner: So, now we’re going to have a short discussion. You’ve got one minute to take notes and prepare together for a two-minute discussion. Kelvin: So, shall I start first? Melissa: Sure. Kelvin: Yeah, so we need to discuss whether social networking can be dangerous for young people and whether they should be only available to adults. Melissa: I disagree with that statement because I think young people can keep contact with old or new friends on their social network and it can develop their good relationships and it can increase their self-esteem. Kelvin: Yeah, I see your points, but using social networking could be dangerous to young people because many of them don’t know how to keep their personal information safe, so some of my friends even put their mobile phone numbers on their Facebook, so I think criminals may use the information to commit some crime. Kelvin: That’s true, yes.

English Pronunciation If you can pronounce correctly every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world. After trying the verses, a Frenchman said he’d prefer six months of hard labour to reading six lines aloud. Dearest creature in creation, Study English pronunciation. I will teach you in my verse Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse. I will keep you, Suzy, busy, Make your head with heat grow dizzy. Tear in eye, your dress will tear. English Pronunciation by G. Source Breaking News: Fake News Special! Prononciation: Alphabet en anglais I) LE COURSL'alphabet n'est pas très difficile à prononcer en anglais.Le tableau ci-dessous présente toutes les lettres de l'alphabet, classées en fonction de leur son. Ainsi, si on sait prononcer 'I', on sait aussi prononcer 'Y', qui comporte le même son (diphtongué). La présentation particulière permet de retrouver facilement une lettre. Toutes les lettres sont lues, dans l'ordre de la ligne. Ainsi, pour , vous allez entendre A, H, J, K dans l'ordre.Si votre équipement ne vous le permet pas, vous aurez les mêmes sons dans la vidéo en bas du cours. Notes : il s'agit ici des prononciations anglaises. Les deux lettres les plus compliquées à prononcer sont sans aucun doute pour les francophones les lettres : G et J, qui se prononcent à l'inverse du français :le G : et le J Entraînez-vous à bien prononcer ces lettres, puis passez à l'exercice... II) LA VIDEO D'APPLICATION1ère étape: Greg et Lillian récitent l'alphabet américain - essayez de retenir et de répéter la prononciation.

Pronunciation Activities Minimal Pairs Click here to see a selection of ideas to practise minimal pairs (words which differ in only one sound, such as "cat" and "cut"). There is also a minimal pairs list here if you want some ideas to use with the activities. Sss, zzz and shhh Click here for an activity to practise the sounds sss, zzz and shhh which can be a problem for most nationalities. Homophones Click here for a worksheet to practise identifying and distinguishing between the spellings of 16 common homophones Short Vowels (a, e, i, o and u) handout. A short lesson plan to practise short vowel sounds. Long Vowels (a, e, i, o and u) handout. A short lesson plan to practise long vowel sounds (magic 'e'). Er, or and ah (/ɜ:/ /ɔ:/ and /ɑ:/) activities. Activities to introduce "er", "or" and "ah" sounds, with spelling hints and lots of follow-on practice. Pronunciation of words with "CH" Some ideas for lessons to practise the /tʃ/, /ʃ/ and /k/ pronunciation of the letters 'ch'. Ear and Air - pronunciation of /ɪə/ and /eə/

Information gap activity Examiner: So, you’re planning a trip to the cinema together. You’ve got some information about films but your information’s not complete. Ask your partner to find out the missing information. Then, discuss together which films you’d like to see and choose a film to go and see together. Kelvin: So, the first film is Karemon but I don’t know the show times for it. So what … Melissa: Let me see, it’s at one o’clock in the afternoon and 6:30. Kelvin: So, what is the ticket price for adults? Melissa: It’s 80 dollars. Kelvin: And the next one is Mr and Mrs Jones. Melissa: They are both international spies. Kelvin: International spies, wow! Melissa: It’s a comedy. Kelvin: Comedy. Melissa: The robot has taken over the world. Kelvin: Taken over the world, wow. Melissa: The ticket price is 75 dollars. Kelvin: 75 dollars. Melissa: It’s my turn. Kelvin: It’s a romance film. Melissa: I see. Kelvin: As you know, his country’s under attack so he has to fight and save his country. Melissa: He’s very brave.

Prononciation de either : Comment prononcer either en Anglais Prononciation de either : Comment prononcer either en Anglais 2.763.317 mots 2.922.123 prononciations 324 langues S'identifier S'inscrire Tous les mots du monde. Prononcés Ajouter des mots, Prononcer, Écouter Mot: either Ajouté le: 04/04/2008 Écouté 91K fois dans: conjunction, adverb, pronoun, variant pronunciations Prononciation en Anglais [en] Atlas des accents et des langues Leaflet | Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors, CC-BY-SA Mot aléatoire: Goathland Transcription phonétique: ˈaɪðə(r) , ˈiː- par Yandex Translate Traduction en Français: either = soit Pas satisfait ? · Demander une nouvelle prononciation Modifier le mot: · Y ajouter des langues · Y ajouter des catégories Signaler le mot: Il y a un problème avec ce mot ? Faites savoir à vos amis comment either se prononce: E-mail Choisir la langue: Deutsch | English | Español | Français | Italiano | 日本語 | Nederlands | Polski | Português | Русский | Türkçe | 汉语 | et encore plus de langues

12 songs to practice the pronunciation of -ED endings - Luiz Otávio Barros As you know, the “-ed” endings of regular past tense verbs can be pronounced in three different ways: /t/, /d/ and /ɪd/, which is the one most students tend to overuse. Click here for an overview of the rules. Over the years, I have found that /t/ and /d/ are easier to notice and to produce if the verb comes immediately before a word beginning with a vowel sound: liked it – /laɪktɪt/dreamed of – /driːmdəv/ To help students get their tongues around the two sounds, I usually ask them to move /t/ and /d/ to the front of the vowel sound. This makes it obvious that there’s no room for /ɪ/: liked it – /laɪk tɪt/dreamed of – /driːm dəv/ Out of all the ideas and techniques I’ve used in class, this has probably been the most effective. So I decided to put together a 7-minute video containing 12 song excerpts you can use to help your students notice how /t/ and /d/ are linked to the vowel sounds that follow. By the way, if the video is out of synch, go back to the beginning and / or refresh the page.

IPA Palette IPA Palette v2.2 Mavericks Prerelease IPA Input Method for Mac OS X 10.5 and later Licensed under the GPL Download IPA Palette 2.2 (3.2M). Finally! For Mac OS X 10.2-10.4:Download the previous IPA Palette 2.0 (1.3M).Download the previous IPA Palette 1.0 (616K). Bugs Fixed in 2.2 No longer use an installer; for Mavericks compatibility we now have an app called IPA Manager that will install IPA Palette for you. New Features in 2.2 You can click in an unoccupied part of an image map (a part that has no IPA symbol and thus doesn't hilite under your mouse) and drag it out into a new mini-palette (I call them "auxiliaries"). Bugs and Potential Problems IPA Manager is not fully localized in this prerelease version.The PDF icon used in Snow Leopard and later doesn't hilite (invert to white on black) correctly in the International menu, although it does in the Pref Pane. What Folks Are Saying IPA Palette does exactly what a linguist would want, exactly the way a linguist would want it.

Talk about yourself Examiner: Hi. What’s your name? Kelvin: My name is Kelvin. Examiner: Kelvin, OK. Kelvin: I think I like economics most because I can study different kinds of demand and supply theory and I can use it in my daily life to observe the market. Examiner: OK. Kelvin: Actually, I don’t like physics too much because I need to calculate many difficult questions and all those mathematics words. Examiner: I see. Kelvin: Yeah, sure. Examiner: OK, and what would you like to study there? Kelvin: I think I would like to study something about business. Examiner: OK, that’s great. Melissa: My name is Melissa. Examiner: Melissa? Melissa: Yeah. Examiner: Hi, Melissa. Melissa: I’ve got no sisters and brothers. Examiner: And your dog? Melissa: Yeah! Examiner: Great. Melissa: I like mathematics the most because I think it’s satisfying to calculate the solution. Examiner: OK. Melissa: And English, I think, because it’s fun to learn a language. Examiner: Great, OK. Examiner: Sure, OK. Examiner: OK, that’s great.

Quiz: Most Common Pronunciation Mistakes Heard in Class and How to Use this Quiz | Blog de Cristina I’m not going to lie to you and tell you this is one of those quick posts that you can throw together on a whim because it’s not. It has taken some time to gather all the data needed to create this quiz. Jotting down common mispronunciations is not something you do in a day. You need to be a patient person. With all the papers that clutter my desk while teaching, it has also helped tremendously to have a large post-it note on my desk where I could easily and quickly store all these mistakes I have been hearing repeatedly in class. I could easily tell my students to do this quiz at home as homework and I will probably do it. Procedure: Why a game and not just the quiz? Ideally, students will work in pairs.Give each student a card with A written on one side and B written on the other side. Follow -up: At the end of the class, do the exercise again. And here’s the quiz. Up to a little challenge?

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