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how to teach pronunciation

how to teach pronunciation

As an English teacher,teach pronunciation for ESL students is not easy.for one thing, you have to let them understand you, for another,the students must learn from you,they can improve pronunciation by himself.

English pronunciation is really a complicated process because we have so many words that are spelled the same and yet sound differently. For instance, you might see the word heard and then see the word bread and think that it's going to sound the same and they sound entirely different.

Focus on native speaker is the best way learn english pronunciation,as an teacher, your job is in outside, recorded real people speak english and play in class. I think most of them will happy, because they learn real english, not textbook english.

Why recorded native english speaker voice ? well, this is the turth, the student from other country,they studied english over 10 years, but when they came to america, they could not follow native speakers, why ? this is the reason.

Watch movies at classroom. Watching news anchors or other figures on TV often helps students speak more clearly and concisely. I recommend Friends, or other famous film.

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