The aim of this practical 10-week course is to allow teachers to develop their knowledge of English pronunciation and increase their confidence in this area.
In each of the 10 modules, teachers will look at different areas of pronunciation and will then practise these with the guidance of an experienced teacher.
By the end of the course, teachers will have expanded their knowledge of English pronunciation and will feel more self-assured when speaking and listening to English in the future.
Classes will be conducted online via Zoom with a teacher.
Maximum number of 12 students per group.
Module 1: Introduction to the IPA and Phonemes
Module 2: Focus on Vowel Sounds
Module 3: Focus on Consonant Sounds
Module 4: Minimal Pairs
Module 5: Word Stress
Module 6: The Schwa and Weak Sounds
Module 7: Sentence Stress and Intonation
Module 8: Connected Speech
Module 9: Homophones and Silent Letters
Module 10: Course Review
1 x 1.5-hour lesson per week (10 weeks)
Total Course Hours: 15
This course is suitable for anyone with a minimum of B2 level of English. No prior knowledge of phonology necessary.
Course participants must use a suitable device to attend the classes, with a camera that they can connect when using Zoom. It is suggested that course participants download the Zoom app before starting the classes.