Ipa pronunciation session[1]

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Ipa pronunciation session[1]

  1. 1. OPEN TUTORING SESSION<br />PRONUNCIATION: USING IPA EFFECTIVELY<br />May, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Objectives<br /><ul><li>Identify phonetic symbols and their corresponding sounds.
  3. 3. Identify the most important differences between the phonetic systems of Spanish and English and the most common difficult sounds for Spanish speakers.
  4. 4. Get familiar with some resources that are available to practice pronunciation.</li></li></ul><li>In your experience…<br />What is the IPA?<br />Have you ever had problems while pronouncing some sounds in English? Which ones?<br />Do you recognize or know which sound is represented by any of the following symbols?<br /> /ʃ/ /ɔ/<br />/θ//æ/<br /> /ʌ//Ʒ/<br />
  5. 5. IPA<br />The International PhoneticAlphabet (IPA) containsletters of thealphabeththatyoualreadyknow. <br />Consonants<br />/b/, /d/, /f/, /ɡ/, /k/, /l/, /m/, /n/, /p/, /s/, /t/, /v/, /z/. <br />Vowels<br />/a/, /e/, /i/, /o/, /u/<br />
  6. 6. Consonants<br />
  7. 7. Consonants<br />
  8. 8. StrategyTry to learn the correct way to pronounce and draw the symbols that are different to the normal written letters.<br />
  9. 9. ExercisePracticethe pronunciation of these words with the sounds<br />/ʃ/ /ʒ/ /ʤ/ /ʧ/ /ð/ /θ/ /j/<br /><ul><li>Vision
  10. 10. Shoe
  11. 11. Chose
  12. 12. Jacket
  13. 13. Young
  14. 14. Thanks
  15. 15. There</li></ul>/'vɪʒən/<br />/ʃu:/<br />/tʃu:z/<br />/'dʒækət /<br />/jʌŋ/<br />/θæŋks/<br />/ðer / <br />
  16. 16. ExerciseFind the phonetic transcription of the following words and then practice their pronunciation<br /><ul><li>Measure
  17. 17. Charity
  18. 18. January
  19. 19. Yet
  20. 20. Through
  21. 21. Then
  22. 22. Sing</li></li></ul><li>ExerciseFind the phonetic transcription of the following words and then practice their pronunciation<br /><ul><li>Measure
  23. 23. Charity
  24. 24. January
  25. 25. Yet
  26. 26. Through
  27. 27. Then
  28. 28. Sing
  29. 29. /'meʒər /
  30. 30. /'tʃærəti/
  31. 31. /'dʒænjueri /
  32. 32. /jet/
  33. 33. /θru:/
  34. 34. /ðen/
  35. 35. /sɪŋ/</li></li></ul><li>Vowel Sounds<br /> /a/, /e/, /i/, /o/, /u/<br />
  36. 36. StrategyTry to learn the correct way to pronounce and draw the symbols that are different to the common alphabet letters.<br />
  37. 37. ExercisePractice the pronunciation of the words below<br /><ul><li>Should
  38. 38. Banana
  39. 39. Cut
  40. 40. Cat
  41. 41. Turn
  42. 42. Call
  43. 43. Ship </li></ul>/ʃʊd/<br />/bə'nænə /<br />/kʌt/<br />/kæt/<br />/tɜ:rn/<br />/kɔ:l/ <br />/ʃɪp/<br />
  44. 44. ExerciseFind the phonetic transcription of the following words and then practice their pronunciation<br /><ul><li>Foot
  45. 45. Class
  46. 46. Bird
  47. 47. Mall
  48. 48. Shin
  49. 49. about</li></li></ul><li>ExerciseFind the phonetic transcription of the following words and then practice their pronunciation<br /><ul><li>Foot
  50. 50. Class
  51. 51. Bird
  52. 52. Mall
  53. 53. Shin
  54. 54. about
  55. 55. /fʊt/
  56. 56. /klæs /
  57. 57. /bɜ:rd /
  58. 58. /mɔ:l /
  59. 59. /ʃɪn/
  60. 60. /ə'baʊt/</li></li></ul><li>Tongue Twisters<br /><ul><li>Picky people pick Peter Pan Peanut-Butter, 'tis the peanut-butter picky people pick.
  61. 61. I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish, but if you wish the wish the witch wishes, I won't wish the wish you wish to wish.
  62. 62. How many boards Could the Mongols hoard If the Mongol hordes got bored?</li></li></ul><li>Why is the use of the IPA necessary?<br /><ul><li>IPA makes the learning of pronunciation easier
  63. 63. IPA allows learners to work autonomously on pronunciation
  64. 64. IPA makes the association of words with the same pronunciation easier: to, two, too /tu/
  65. 65. IPA allows the differenciation of words with similar endings: thought /θɔt/ though/ðoʊ/, tough/tʌf/ y through/θru/</li></li></ul><li>Suggestions<br /><ul><li>Identify the sound and the phonetic symbol that represents it.
  66. 66. Practice the pronunciation of the sounds whose symbols are different from the alphabet letters.
  67. 67. Use the IPA every day to prepare the new vocabulary you may encounter in the following lesson. Choose at least 5 words daily.</li></li></ul><li>By learning to use the IPA I will understand that:<br />As I learn new vocabulary it is important that I get familiar with its pronunciation.   <br />Minor changes in pronunciation can alter meanings significantly.   <br />There are sounds especially difficult for Hispanics since they are not present in their native language.    <br />I can find patterns that can help me understand how to pronounce certain words.   <br />This strategy is there to help you. Using the on-line tools will facilitate understanding of it.  <br />
  68. 68. Thanks<br />

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