Teaching pronunciation to adult English language learners
Series or Serial: CAELA Network Brief
Publisher: Center for Applied Linguistics
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: July 2009
Distributor: Center for Applied Linguistics
Source Address: 4646 40th Street, N.W.
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20016-1859
Material Type: Information Analysis
Intended Audience: General
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 14 p.
Subjects: Adult Education; English (Second Language); Pronunciation Instruction; Communicative Competence(Languages)
This brief provides information about evidence-based strategies for teaching pronunciation to adult English language learners. It reviews features of languages (particularly English) that can have an impact on the teaching and learning of English pronunciation and the research on learner acquisition of pronunciation, and describes how teachers can implement teaching of pronunciation in their classes. An extensive list of references is included.
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