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PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION  AND LISTENING ONLINE          @claudiofleury     claudio.fleury@gmail.com     CASA THOMAS JEFFER...
OVERVIEW• PRONUNCIATION and LISTENING• DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ENGLISH AND  PORTUGUESE• PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• PRACTICIN...
PRONUNCIATION and LISTENING1. Students will not be able to understand a  word if they cannot pronounce it correctly.2. Stu...
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN      PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH• SPELLING x PRONUNCIATION  – Portuguese - what you see is what you get  – ...
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN      PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH• NUMBER OF VOWELS AND CONSONANTS  – Portuguese is rich in vowels - diphton...
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN      PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH• VOWEL SOUNDS  – English has long vowels and short vowels     • not, go - ...
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN      PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH• RHYTHM  – Portuguese is syllable-timed  – English is stress-timedproblem ...
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN       PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH• WORD STRESS  – Portuguese - stress on the last, one before the last,    ...
PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE
PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• VOICE OF  AMERICA - http://www.voanews. com/learningenglish/ home/
PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• ELLLO -  http://www.elllo.org/index.htm
PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• WOICES - http://woices.com/
PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• LIBRIVOX - http://librivox.org/
PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• LISTEN AND WRITE - http://www.listen-and- write.com/
PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• TED Talks - http://www.ted.com/
PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• YOUTUBE• VIMEO• VIDEOJUG
PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE
PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE• SIMILAR SOUNDS - http://www.english-  online.org.uk/pronounce/pronounce.htm
PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE• SIMILAR SOUNDS - http://www.manythings.org/pp/
PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE• SIMILAR SOUNDS - http://www.learnersdictionary.com/pronex/pronex.htm
PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE• SIMILAR SOUNDS - http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar /pron/
PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE• SIMILAR SOUNDS - http://www.elfs.com/MMz.html
PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE
PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE• VOKI - http://www.voki.com/
PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE• SCREENCAST-O-MATIC -http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/
PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE• FOTOBABBLE - http://www.fotobabble.com/
PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE• BABBLERIZE - http://blabberize.com/
PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE• VOCAROO - http://vocaroo.com/
PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE• MAILVU - http://mailvu.com/
SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES
ACTIVITIES• VOXOPOP – http://www.voxopop.com/
ACTIVITIES• VOICETHREAD - http://voicethread.com/
ACTIVITIES• (VIDEO) DICTATIONS  – Record a message and send it to students  – Students transcribe the message and send it ...
ACTIVITIES• CHINESE WHISPERS  – record a message and send to one student, who    records it to the next student
ACTIVITIES• CORRECT THE MESSAGE  – Record a message and send it to students along    with a text  – Students have to liste...
ACTIVITIES• NEWS REPORT  – Students read the news on a website or their own    version of news
ACTIVITIES• POETRY  – Students read their own or their favorite poems
ACTIVITIES• CREATE A GLOSSARY  – Students record their own definitions to new    words
ACTIVITIES• INTERVIEW  – Teacher records first question  – Students answer and record a question for the    next student
ACTIVITIES• DESCRIBE AN OBJECT  – Students describe an object for the next student    to discover
ACTIVITIES• SELL A PRODUCT  – Students tries to convince a customer to buy their    product
IDEAS? QUESTIONS? SUGGESTIONS?
THANK YOU!PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION  AND LISTENING ONLINE              @claudiofleury         claudio.fleury@gmail.com   ht...
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  1. 1. PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION AND LISTENING ONLINE @claudiofleury claudio.fleury@gmail.com CASA THOMAS JEFFERSON BRAZ-TESOL BRASILIA ONE-DAY SEMINAR MAY 11, 2012
  2. 2. OVERVIEW• PRONUNCIATION and LISTENING• DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ENGLISH AND PORTUGUESE• PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE• PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE• SUGGESTED SPEAKING ACTIVITIES
  3. 3. PRONUNCIATION and LISTENING1. Students will not be able to understand a word if they cannot pronounce it correctly.2. Students will not be able to pronounce a word correctly if they cannot differentiate the sounds they hear.3. Students have to know it.
  4. 4. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH• SPELLING x PRONUNCIATION – Portuguese - what you see is what you get – English - what you see is almost never what you getproblem: early contact with written text
  5. 5. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH• NUMBER OF VOWELS AND CONSONANTS – Portuguese is rich in vowels - diphtongs, triphtongs – English is rich in consonants – consonant clustersproblem: tendency to add extra vowel sounds to words
  6. 6. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH• VOWEL SOUNDS – English has long vowels and short vowels • not, go - cheap, chip – Portuguese has vowels • bolo - chipeproblem - misunderstanding - minimal pairs
  7. 7. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH• RHYTHM – Portuguese is syllable-timed – English is stress-timedproblem - emphasis on wrong words - native speakers speak too fast
  8. 8. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH• WORD STRESS – Portuguese - stress on the last, one before the last, two before the last syllable – English - also three before the last syllable (approximately, category), double stress (understand)problem - adaptation to Portuguese pronunciation
  9. 9. PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE
  10. 10. PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• VOICE OF AMERICA - http://www.voanews. com/learningenglish/ home/
  11. 11. PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• ELLLO - http://www.elllo.org/index.htm
  12. 12. PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• WOICES - http://woices.com/
  13. 13. PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• LIBRIVOX - http://librivox.org/
  14. 14. PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• LISTEN AND WRITE - http://www.listen-and- write.com/
  15. 15. PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• TED Talks - http://www.ted.com/
  16. 16. PRACTICING LISTENING ONLINE• YOUTUBE• VIMEO• VIDEOJUG
  17. 17. PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE
  18. 18. PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE• SIMILAR SOUNDS - http://www.english- online.org.uk/pronounce/pronounce.htm
  19. 19. PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE• SIMILAR SOUNDS - http://www.manythings.org/pp/
  20. 20. PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE• SIMILAR SOUNDS - http://www.learnersdictionary.com/pronex/pronex.htm
  21. 21. PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE• SIMILAR SOUNDS - http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar /pron/
  22. 22. PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION ONLINE• SIMILAR SOUNDS - http://www.elfs.com/MMz.html
  23. 23. PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE
  24. 24. PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE• VOKI - http://www.voki.com/
  25. 25. PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE• SCREENCAST-O-MATIC -http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/
  26. 26. PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE• FOTOBABBLE - http://www.fotobabble.com/
  27. 27. PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE• BABBLERIZE - http://blabberize.com/
  28. 28. PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE• VOCAROO - http://vocaroo.com/
  29. 29. PRACTICING SPEAKING ONLINE• MAILVU - http://mailvu.com/
  30. 30. SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES
  31. 31. ACTIVITIES• VOXOPOP – http://www.voxopop.com/
  32. 32. ACTIVITIES• VOICETHREAD - http://voicethread.com/
  33. 33. ACTIVITIES• (VIDEO) DICTATIONS – Record a message and send it to students – Students transcribe the message and send it to the teacher
  34. 34. ACTIVITIES• CHINESE WHISPERS – record a message and send to one student, who records it to the next student
  35. 35. ACTIVITIES• CORRECT THE MESSAGE – Record a message and send it to students along with a text – Students have to listen and identify the differences
  36. 36. ACTIVITIES• NEWS REPORT – Students read the news on a website or their own version of news
  37. 37. ACTIVITIES• POETRY – Students read their own or their favorite poems
  38. 38. ACTIVITIES• CREATE A GLOSSARY – Students record their own definitions to new words
  39. 39. ACTIVITIES• INTERVIEW – Teacher records first question – Students answer and record a question for the next student
  40. 40. ACTIVITIES• DESCRIBE AN OBJECT – Students describe an object for the next student to discover
  41. 41. ACTIVITIES• SELL A PRODUCT – Students tries to convince a customer to buy their product
  42. 42. IDEAS? QUESTIONS? SUGGESTIONS?
  43. 43. THANK YOU!PRACTICING PRONUNCIATION AND LISTENING ONLINE @claudiofleury claudio.fleury@gmail.com http://eflpresentations.pbworks.com CASA THOMAS JEFFERSON BRAZ-TESOL BRASILIA ONE-DAY SEMINAR MAY 11, 2012
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