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ERIC Number: EJ1080339
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
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ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
Towards Transformation: The Power of Phonetic Symbols Embedded in the Multimedia Learning Management System
Por, Fei Ping; Fong, Soon Fook
English Language Teaching, v4 n1 p167-173 Mar 2011
The conventional way of using letter-to-sound approach to acquire English pronunciation competence is limited to simple and regular English words in elementary level. This limitation signifies the potentialities of phonetic symbols that are applicable to the pronunciation of all the words of human languages. The researchers are exploring the innovative use of phonetic symbols within the multimedia based English Pronunciation Learning Management System. The dynamic interactive learning system bears practical value to help novice users of the system become active and independent English pronunciation learners. The learners will be expected to benefit from this innovative approach to substantially improve their pronunciation competence. The proposed Multimedia Pronunciation Learning Management System (MPLMS) marks a radical transformation of pronunciation learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia