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Pronunciation strategies

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Pronunciation strategies

  1. 1. APPLYING STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE PRONUNCIATION SKILLS IN ENGLISH LEARNING By Luis Carlos Lasso Montenegro
  2. 2. Ideas for Improving Pronunciation Skills • Imitation of teacher or recorded model of sounds, words and sentences. • Learning English sounds production (including details of the structure and movement of parts of the mouth) • Imitation drills: repetition of sounds, words and sentences. • Choral repetition of drills. • Learning and performing dialogues. • Learning sentences, rhymes, jingles by heart. • Placing words into a context. • Singing songs in English. • Watching English-language videos, movies… • Using Tongue-twisters & Nursery Rhymes • Using online resources like dictionaries, transcriptions… • Using imagination or pictures.
  3. 3. “I find it hard to pronounce this sound /θ/ in English” “I can´t identify the different sounds between the words Ship - Chip” “Remembering the pronunciation of these words Chore - Chemistry is difficult to me” Which difficulties or weaknesses do you have when pronouncing English words?
  4. 4. “I listen carefully to the pronunciation of a set of words and repeat it” “I always use an online dictionary to check words pronunciation and place them in a sentence” “I sometimes write down words with similar sounds to remember their pronunciation” “I look for words with the same sound and make a meaningful sentence” “I learn and perform short dialogues to practice the pronunciation of words and phrases” What specific actions do you carry out to overcome your weaknesses?
  5. 5. I listen carefully to the pronunciation of a set of words and repeat it. I find it hard to pronounce this sound /θ/ in English. Which strategies do you apply to improve your pronunciation skills? “Every time I find it hard to pronounce this sound /θ/ in English, I listen carefully to the pronunciation of a set of words and repeat it over and over again”
  6. 6. I use an online dictionary to check words pronunciation and place them in a sentence I can´t identify the different sounds between the words Ship - Chip Applying more strategies… “When I can´t identify the different sounds between words like Ship – Chip. I use an online dictionary to check their pronunciation and place them in a sentence”
  7. 7. Thanks for your attention!

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