Posts Tagged: pronunciation

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ELTons nomination for My English Voice

For several years now, I’ve been working with Katy Simpson on ELF Pronunciation, a website which supports teachers and learners who are interested in the reality of pronunciation and listening in an ELF context. I’m thrilled to announce that Katy’s

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ELTons nomination for My English Voice

For several years now, I’ve been working with Katy Simpson on ELF Pronunciation, a website which supports teachers and learners who are interested in the reality of pronunciation and listening in an ELF context. I’m thrilled to announce that Katy’s

Upcoming pronunciation event (UK) announcement!

Just a quick post to mention an event coming up next month… Are you interested in pronunciation teaching and/or want help developing this skill? Are you free on Saturday 17th June 2017? Can you get to Cambridge, UK? Would you

Upcoming pronunciation event (UK) announcement!

Just a quick post to mention an event coming up next month… Are you interested in pronunciation teaching and/or want help developing this skill? Are you free on Saturday 17th June 2017? Can you get to Cambridge, UK? Would you

Pedagogy Pop-up: Everything you always wanted to know about teaching pronunciation* (*but were afraid to ask)

Last summer, inspired by the innovative format of a 10-minute plenary presentation that I gave at a conference in Spain earlier that year, I decided to hold a series of mini-events to share key insights from applied linguistics research with

Pedagogy Pop-up: Everything you always wanted to know about teaching pronunciation* (*but were afraid to ask)

Last summer, inspired by the innovative format of a 10-minute plenary presentation that I gave at a conference in Spain earlier that year, I decided to hold a series of mini-events to share key insights from applied linguistics research with

10 top tips for teaching pronunciation (Part 2)

Just another quick cross-blog plug… The second half of a post I’ve written for Conversations (the Cambridge ELT blog) on “Ten top tips for teaching pronunciation” has just gone live! You can read it by clicking here or going to

10 top tips for teaching pronunciation (Part 2)

Just another quick cross-blog plug… The second half of a post I’ve written for Conversations (the Cambridge ELT blog) on “Ten top tips for teaching pronunciation” has just gone live! You can read it by clicking here or going to

10 top tips for teaching pronunciation (Part 1)

Just a quick cross-blog plug… The first half of a post I’ve written for Conversations (the Cambridge ELT blog) on “Ten top tips for teaching pronunciation” has just gone live! You can read it by clicking here or going to

10 top tips for teaching pronunciation (Part 1)

Just a quick cross-blog plug… The first half of a post I’ve written for Conversations (the Cambridge ELT blog) on “Ten top tips for teaching pronunciation” has just gone live! You can read it by clicking here or going to

Accents in ads: from the sublime to the ridiculous

This morning on the London Underground, an ad caught my eye. Well, several did — but this one held my attention a bit longer because it mentioned accents, a particular interest of mine. And this wasn’t the only recent advertising

Accents in ads: from the sublime to the ridiculous

This morning on the London Underground, an ad caught my eye. Well, several did — but this one held my attention a bit longer because it mentioned accents, a particular interest of mine. And this wasn’t the only recent advertising

Coming soon to IATEFL 2014…

Just a quick plug… this time next week, I’ll be presenting at this year’s IATEFL conference in Harrogate, with my co-blogger Katy Simpson Davies! Our presentation is on Thursday 3rd April, entitled Practical pronunciation ideas for teaching in an ELF context. 

Coming soon to IATEFL 2014…

Just a quick plug… this time next week, I’ll be presenting at this year’s IATEFL conference in Harrogate, with my co-blogger Katy Simpson Davies! Our presentation is on Thursday 3rd April, entitled Practical pronunciation ideas for teaching in an ELF context. 

Disconnected speech: a teacher training adventure

A couple of weeks ago, I woke up with a nasty cold. A couple of days later, I woke up to discover I’d lost my voice. A couple of hours after that, I was due to teach a CertTESOL input

Disconnected speech: a teacher training adventure

A couple of weeks ago, I woke up with a nasty cold. A couple of days later, I woke up to discover I’d lost my voice. A couple of hours after that, I was due to teach a CertTESOL input

IATEFL Poland presentation: Integrating pronunciation

Here’s the video of my presentation today at the 22nd IATEFL Poland conference (and you can view the original presentation slides here): (Thanks to Willy for being the cameraman!) And here’s a brief run-down of what I covered: Integrating pronunciation work

IATEFL Poland presentation: Integrating pronunciation

Here’s the video of my presentation today at the 22nd IATEFL Poland conference (and you can view the original presentation slides here): (Thanks to Willy for being the cameraman!) And here’s a brief run-down of what I covered: Integrating pronunciation work

ELF pronunciation – what’s it all about?

Just a quick cross-blog plug – I recently ran a short series of workshops at SGI on English as a Lingua Franca and how it might impact the way we teach pronunciation.  These went well and we decided to follow them

ELF pronunciation – what’s it all about?

Just a quick cross-blog plug – I recently ran a short series of workshops at SGI on English as a Lingua Franca and how it might impact the way we teach pronunciation.  These went well and we decided to follow them