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.
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.
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.
BBC Learning English | Pronunciation Tips WHAT’S GOING ON IN THIS PICTURE - The Learning Network Blog Photo Students 1. After looking closely at the image above (or at the full-size image), think about these three questions: What is going on in this picture? Read more… Updated: Oct. 2, 2015 1. Read more… Updated: Sept. 25, 2015 1. Read more… Updated: Sept. 18, 2015 Welcome back, students and teachers. We’re excited to begin our fourth year of “What’s Going On in This Picture?” We hope students will continue to join our moderators at Visual Thinking Strategies in responding to other students, making the feature truly an interschool conversation. Please note that we’re delaying the reveal until Friday mornings this year to allow students additional time to comment on the image and to reply to other students. Thank you for participating. Read more… Updated: June 2, 2015 Note: This is our final “What’s Going On in This Picture?” 1. What’s going on in this picture? Read more… Updated: May 19, 2015 Note: We’ve switched to the more advanced commenting system used by the rest of The New York Times. That’s all.
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?
Teaching speaking - Unit 3: Individual Sounds In the video, you will see John Kay and teachers giving suggestions and demonstrating activities on how to help students with difficult sounds in English. This unit contains the following elements: A short video A downloadable series of reflection tasks and activities. The downloadable material asks you or your trainees to think about what special pronunciation problems your students have. The videos in this series express the view that “English language teaching has the same challenges the world over”, but that the solutions to these problems depend very much on the local context, and for this reason the approach taken focuses on tasks that enable the participants to relate the video to their own specific practice and experience.