1st Edition

Activities and Exercises for Teaching English Pronunciation

By Adam Brown Copyright 2022
    208 Pages 1 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    208 Pages 1 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    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.

    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.