I'm a M.Ed. student confronted with the task of planning a lesson for teaching German learners the correct pronunciation of the sound /w/. I was thinking about working with little mirrors that the children hold up in front of their mouth to check if they're moving their lips correctly, because it is the most common and apparently a very effective method. But because it is so common, my lecturer is expecting something else. A new way of teaching pronunciation that my fellow students havent heard of yet. I was thinking about instructing them and let them repeat the sound a couple times in a row in a very exaggerated manner and then letting them turn to their partners in order to check each others pronunciation. The child takes over the function of the mirror so to speak. Now I want to hear from experienced teachers, whether they think this is a good idea, or if you can think of a better, more effective method to teach pronunciation!?
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