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Kkbi pronunciation
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  • 1. Literature Review USE OF SONGS TO OVERCOME PRONUNCIATION PROBLEMS AMONG PRIMARY STUDENTS IN MALAYSIA
  • 2. DEFINITION <ul><li>Proper English pronunciation is a speaking skill that enable us to speak clearly and understood well by our listener. </li></ul><ul><li>3 main aspect - sounds, stress and intonation. </li></ul><ul><li>Incorrect pronunciation will produce communication breakdown as listener misunderstood what we are saying. </li></ul>
  • 3. PROBLEM STATEMENT <ul><ul><li>Primary school pupils in Malaysia have problems with pronunciation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL teachers avoid teaching pronunciation in P&P </li></ul></ul>
  • 4. IMPORTANCE OF PRONUNCIATON <ul><li>KBSR aim - to enable pupil to speak clearly in English with correct pronunciation, intonation, word stress and sentence rhythm. </li></ul><ul><li>Hinofotis & Baily (1980) - up to a certain proficiency standard, fault in pronunciation, not grammar or vocabulary severely impairs the communication process of ESL learners. </li></ul><ul><li>Fraser (2000 a :1) - learners that have major difficulties in English pronunciation facing difficulties finding employment. </li></ul>
  • 5. PRONUNCIATION PROBLEMS CAUSES <ul><li>ESL TEACHERS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unskilled </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wrong mindset </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Different sound system English vs local mother-tongue language </li></ul></ul><ul><li>KBSR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum evaluation on pronunciation </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. PRINCIPLES OF TEACHING PRONUNCIATION <ul><li>taking account of student as a person, </li></ul><ul><li>reduce anxiety by moving from easy to more difficult, </li></ul><ul><li>maintin careful balance between accuracy and fluency, </li></ul><ul><li>provide a good model to students to imitate, </li></ul><ul><li>provide appropriate stimuli for eliciting speech, </li></ul><ul><li>vary interaction modes, </li></ul><ul><li>give clear instructions, </li></ul><ul><li>monitor students actively, </li></ul><ul><li>adequate preparations for class, </li></ul><ul><li>and handle errors sensitively and effectively. </li></ul>
  • 7. METHODS OF TEACHING PRONUNCIATION <ul><li>show, explain and describe in detail how each English sound are made and concentrate more to identified problem sound based on ethnic and mother-tongue language of the pupil in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Explain verbally, in words, drawing of movements of speech organs, demonstration and/or use of mirror for each pupil to practice how to make English sounds. </li></ul><ul><li>give examples of native language near-equivalent to help pupil to produce correct English sounds. </li></ul>
  • 8. ACTIVITIES TO REDUCE PRONUNCIATION PROBLEMS <ul><li>Word drill </li></ul><ul><li>Tongue twister </li></ul><ul><li>Song </li></ul><ul><li>Rhyme </li></ul>
  • 9. HOW CAN SONGS REDUCE PRONUNCIATION PROBLEMS <ul><li>give fun and natural environment for P&P for both teacher and pupil in class of ESL. </li></ul><ul><li>Shelley Vernon, use of songs in teaching ESL can </li></ul><ul><ul><li>integrate language, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>motivate students to learn through repetition, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>better class management, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>covers all learning styles, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>build confidence among pupil and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>make learning fun. </li></ul></ul>

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