This book is a practical, comprehensive tool for busy teachers or educators teaching English pronunciation. Brown puts pronunciation into perspective with other aspects of language, highlighting the importance of teaching pronunciation from the start. Applicable for both British and American pronunciation, this book is organized by aspects of pronunciation and includes a wealth of photocopiable worksheets to use in the classroom. The engaging exercises include rhymes, games, puzzles, narratives, and more, all designed to promote learner engagement and understanding. Each worksheet is accompanied by supplementary resources and guidance, including recommendations for modifying lessons for different English learner proficiency levels; instructions for the teacher and learners; correct or expected answers; and tips for teachers to extend and create their own exercises. The versatility and adaptability of this book make it a beneficial resource for teachers of ESL/EFL/EAL, as well as educational professionals who consult and oversee teacher trainer programs and courses in TESOL.
Table of Contents
Part A The components of pronunciation
Part B Suprasegmentals
Part C Word stress
Part D Spelling and phonemic symbols
Part E Vowels and consonants
Adam Brown is Director of Research at the Auckland Institute of Studies, New Zealand.