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ERIC Number: ED549537
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Mar-25
Pages: 52
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-9422-2313-9
Teaching Pronunciation
Murphy, John
TESOL International Association
Murphy provides a comprehensive overview of teaching pronunciation with a focus on thought groups and prominence. Understanding thought groups, or how speakers use clusters of words to best fit the communicative situation, is essential for clearer understanding of most components of English pronunciation that are teachable in ESL/EFL classrooms. This easy-to-follow guide allows teachers to provide students with opportunities to focus their energies in a direction that will really make a difference in the quality of their speech and the degree to which listeners will understand them. The Guide opens with a Preface, then contains five chapters: (1) Concepts to Support Teaching and Learning; (2) What Teachers Need to Do; (3) What Students Need to Do; (4) Syllables and Individual Words; and (5) Vowels, Consonants, and Body Language. References are also included.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: TESOL International Association