What to teach before you teach sounds

The British Council sponsored the live-streaming of the IATEFL Pronunciation SIG - NATECLA London conference 'Accentuate: bringing pronunciation to the fore'. Here we have the session given by Piers Messum on 'What to teach before you teach sounds'.

The British Council sponsored the live-streaming of the IATEFL Pronunciation SIG - NATECLA London conference 'Accentuate: bringing pronunciation to the fore'. Here we have the session given by Piers Messum.

Watch all of the videos on YouTube

  • Video 1 - What to teach before you teach sounds
  • Video 2: Presence and sensitivity
  • Video 3: Stress - understanding the diaphragm
  • Video 4: Stress - stressed syllables and speech breathing
  • Video 5: Aspiration
  • Video 6: The articulatory setting
  • Video 7: Understanding the tongue

Watch the recordings of the other presentations in this series:

  • Dealing with accents - David Crystal & Ben Crystal.
    Watch the recording.

  • Doing things with sounds. Practical pronunciation activities for your classroom - Mark Hancock.
    Watch the recording.

  • Proprioception in learning new sounds, words and connected speech - Adrian Underhill.
    Watch the recording.

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