FACTORS THAT AFFECT
Even though the system of sounds
of English is similar to Spanish, we
don´t have some phonemes in our
mother tongue and the vowel,
rhythm and intonation are very
THE AGE FACTOR
Depending of the age of people, they
have accurate perception of the sounds
of the new language.
ATTITUDE AND IDENTITY
When we like something we learn
it better and we have a positive
attitude towards it.
MOTIVATION AND CONCERN
FOR GOOD PRONUNCIATION
When we are motivated we
learn better than those who
show no interest.
AMOUNT AND TYPE OF PRIOR
The learners can use their
previous knowledge to
improve the pronunciation
with accurate sounds and
The teacher should be flexible on
the way his/her students want to
learn a language.
The pronunciation of the students will
depend on the teacher and the
materials used for training them.
As a rule, teachers should focus on
suprasegmental and segmental
features keeping in mind that the
main aim is to communicate
Some people are born with that skill.
AMOUNT OF EXPOSURE
Living in the right environment can
help to improve our pronunciation.