ERIC Number: ED189867
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: 0
The Sound System of English for Teachers of English as a Second Language.
Ontario Ministry of Culture and Recreation, Toronto.
This guide to teaching English pronunciation to speakers of other languages begins with sections on stress, rhythm, and intonation. A large section is devoted to specifics of phonetics. Topics covered include vowel and consonant sounds, instructional goals, phonemes and allophones, the phonemic alphabet, pronunciation drills, timing of class activities, means of conveying specific sounds, recognition and production, vocal bands, and position and manner of articulation. Specific pronunciation problems of French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Chinese, and Spanish students are described. The text is illustrated with anatomical cross-sections related to vocal production. (JB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Ministry of Culture and Recreation, Toronto.