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  • The Importance of Language Varieties and Regional Dialects for EFL Teaching and Learning
    LEI. Adrian Giron Chavez
  • What kind of English do you speak?
  • Language Varieties
    American English
    British English
    Australian English
    Canadian English
    Indian English
    Jamaican English
    New Zealander English
    South African English
  • Differences between English varieties
    Pronunciation
    /brodər/ /broda/
    /beibi/ /baibi/
  • Differences between English varieties
    Vocabulary
    Truck Lorry
    Elevator Lift
    Bathroom Loo
    Soccer Football
    Color Colour
  • Differences between English varieties
    Grammar
    You don’t need to fix that car
    I have three children
    You needn’t fix that car
    I’ve got three children
  • Regional Dialects
    American English dialects See video
  • Regional dialects
    British English dialects See video
  • Other English Varieties
    Mexican English
    French English
    Chinese English
    Russian English
    German English
    Italian English
    www.accent.gmu.edu
  • English varieties and dialects in the EFL classroom
    Games
    Vocabulary worksheets
    Sketches
    Reading aloud
    Songs from different countries
    Listening activities
    See video 1
    See video 2
  • English varieties and dialects in the EFL classroom
    Students become more sensitive to all English varieties and dialects
    Students are exposed to real language since sources come from authentic material
    Teachers can provide a different kind of activity in the classroom
    Students are prepared to understand speakers from around the world, not only from the US or the UK
    See video
  • Thank you very much, my friendo