"Introducing English Pronunciation" provides teachers with all the information and guidance they need to use Tree or Three? and Ship or Sheep? enjoyably and successfully in the classroom. Detailed notes are provided for each unit of both books, incorporating suggested teaching procedures and ideas for additional practice. One chapter lists the errors likely to be made by students of different mother tongues and, for students not included in this list, a diagnostic pronunciation test is included.
A comprehensive coverage of all aspects of English pronunciation. Pronunciation Tasks provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of English pronunciation such as vowels, consonants, consonant clusters, syllables and stress, sounds and connected speech, intonation, sounds and grammar, and pronouncing written words.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 158-167) and indexes.
This book addresses the question through an in-depth play-by-play description of a phonics lesson as it occurred in a real classroom, followed by chapters that look at it from different angles by "zooming in" on one facet to analyze it closely: reading, teacher knowledge, the children, curriculum, culture, politics and ideology, teacher professionalism.
Organized around 10 key areas for teaching and learning literacy-phonemic awareness, phonics, reading fluency, vocabulary, story comprehension, comprehension of informational text, questioning for understanding, discussion for understanding, narrative writing, and writing to learn-Promoting Literacy Development offers 50 clearly written, step-by-step strategies for developing proficient readers and writers. The authors also include suggestions for differentiating instruction for English language learners and for students with special needs.
An introduction to the study of modern linguistics aimed at the non-specialist. It deals mainly with English but also covers other languages. It looks at the methods used to establish rules of form, meaning and use and the means by which language is employed in communication.