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Pronunciation and Listening in a Computer Lab and Online

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Many multimedia resources can help English learners improve their pronunciation and listening skills. The presenter introduces a selection of websites, along with tips on how they can be used with beginning to advanced learners.

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Pronunciation and Listening in a Computer Lab and Online

  1. 1. Pronunciation and Listening in a Computer Lab and Online Marsha Chan Sunburst Media and Mission College, California More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  2. 2. Pronunciation and Listening in a Computer Lab and Online } Many multimedia resources can help English learners improve their pronunciation and listening skills.The presenter introduces a selection of websites, along with tips on how they can be used with beginning to advanced learners. Participants will be encouraged to try these learning resources and suggest others in this hands-on workshop. More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  3. 3. Selected sites for pronunciation & listening (Hands-on practice as time permits) } Pronunciation Doctor’s Channel onYoutube } Pronunciation Power 1& 2 } EnglishAccent Coach } LyricsTraining } Manythings Pronunciation } Perfect Pronunciation More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  4. 4. Pronunciation Doctor on Youtube. } Over 1800 free videos for learning English,curated into over 25 playlists. } www.youtube.com/user/pronunciationdoctor More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  5. 5. Pronunciation Doctor: over 25 Playlists More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  6. 6. More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com Click Click an image to start a video.
  7. 7. Pronunciation Power 1 & 2 } Interactive software guides learners of English in improving their pronunciation through simple progressive stages.Visual and auditory instructions for producing each sound. } http://bit.ly/PronPow } All englishlearning titles are available through Sunburst Media, sales@sunburstmedia.com More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  8. 8. Speech Test Results More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com http://bit.ly/PronPow
  9. 9. Animation and video More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com http://bit.ly/PronPow
  10. 10. Words with target phonemes More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com http://bit.ly/PronPow
  11. 11. Listening discrimination More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com http://bit.ly/PronPow
  12. 12. S.T.A.I.R. intonation More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com http://bit.ly/PronPow
  13. 13. Dictionary More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com http://bit.ly/PronPow
  14. 14. Sentences More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com http://bit.ly/PronPow
  15. 15. English Accent Coach } www.englishaccentcoach.com } Trains the brain to recognize new sounds and provides the basis for improved pronunciation of NorthAmerican vowels and consonants. } Large database of male and female voices from across North America gives listening discrimination training. Helps learners process English sounds more efficiently. } Mobile apps available for iPhone/iPad } EACVowels } EAC Consonants } EAC Echo More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  16. 16. EAC screen shots www.englishaccentcoach.com More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  17. 17. www.englishaccentcoach.com More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  18. 18. EAC screen shots www.englishaccentcoach.com More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  19. 19. www.englishaccentcoach.com More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  20. 20. LyricsTraining } www.LyricsTraining.com } Cloze game format. } Example:Adele sings “Right as Rain” (live) http://lyricstraining.com/play/adele/right_as_rain_live/HeCaJ3yHAe More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  21. 21. Manythings Interesting Things for ESL Students } http://www.manythings.org/pp/ - Charles Kelly } American English Pronunciation Practice Game-like Minimal Pair Practice using Flash and MP3 Files More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  22. 22. www.manythings.org/pp/ More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  23. 23. Perfect Pronunciation } http://www.learnersdictionary.com/pronex/pronex.htm More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  24. 24. Perfect Pronunciation More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  25. 25. Marsha’s workshops in the Computer Lab } 9:00 SingYourWay to Better Pronunciation, with Marina Broeder } 10:00 : Pronunciation and Listening in a Computer Lab and Online } 11:00 Connected Speech, Spelling Fusion, Issues in English, Live Action English } 1:00Teaching of Pronunciation Interest Group (TOP-IG) Rap Session } Email: marsha@sunburstmedia.com More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com
  26. 26. Teaching of Pronunciation Interest Group TOP-IG Rap Session at the CATESOL Northern Regional Conference 1:00-1:45 pm Computer Lab More info and handouts at www.sunburstmedia.com

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