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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