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Course: How, when & why to use The Phonetic Chart

How, when & why to use The Phonetic Chart

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About this Course

This is a step-by-step guide to learning the phonetic chart. You will learn why, how and when, as an English language teacher, you should use phonetic symbols and how this will dramatically improve your teaching of pronunciation. This is a proven method which has been taught to many language teachers with great results.

First of all, you will learn the phonetic symbols from the International Phonetic Chart and the practise how to transcribe any accent of English - American, British, Australian, etc. you will then learn about different phonetic scripts, how to use the phonetic chart in the classroom, You will become much more effective in teaching pronunciation and help your students remember the pronunciation of new words.

You will appreciate this practical and informative video workshop and your students will appreciate your using the phonetic chart.

Some comments:

“You present very well on the video, Luke. It is academically sound.”

Mr Lance Ebert, Deputy Principal, Excelsior College, Sydney

“The video is thoroughly practical and useful, as I am used to from you.”

Ms Joss Brockie, Director of Studies and long term colleague, Gold Coast

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for English language teachers (TESOL, ESL/EFL, ELT) who want to use the International phonetic chart to dramatically improve their teaching of pronunciation.
  • The use of phonetic symbols is not recommended with Arab students as they already struggle with spelling. However, an effective alternative to improve their pronunciation is given.
Basic knowledge
  • A printer to print worksheets
What you will learn
  • understand why you should use phonetic symbols with your students. There are a number of very good reasons
  • learn when you should use phonetic symbols with your students and when not
  • become confident in using phonetic symbols with your students in the classroom
Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 10
Total Duration: 00:36:45
Introduction to the Course
  • Introduction  

    This is a step-by-step guide to learning the phonetic chart. You will learn why, how and when, as an English language teacher, you should use phonetic symbols and how this will dramatically improve your teaching of pronunciation. This is a proven method which has been taught to many language teachers with great results.

    First of all, you will learn the phonetic symbols from the International Phonetic Chart and the practise how to transcribe any accent of English - American, British, Australian, etc. you will then learn about different phonetic scripts, how to use the phonetic chart in the classroom, You will become much more effective in teaching pronunciation and help your students remember the pronunciation of new words.

    You will appreciate this practical and informative video workshop and your students will appreciate your using the phonetic chart.

     CONTENTS

    Introduction

    • Why Use Phonetic Symbols?
    • The International Phonetic Chart - All English Sounds
    • Practice Transcribing
    • Different Accents
    • Different Scripts
    • Use in the Classroom
Why Use Phonetic Symbols?
  • Why Use Phonetic Symbols?  

    You will hear about the various reasons why the phonetic symbols are such an effective tool to use and why students should not be transcribing English words into their own language.

    Make sure to print the worksheet in the resources section before viewing the lecture.


The International Phonetic Chart - All English Sounds
  • The International Phonetic Chart - All English Sounds  

    You will be taken through the phonetic chart which covers all English sounds. The chart has been re-organised to help you remember the symbols more easily. 

    Make sure to print the phonetic chart in the resource section before viewing the lecture.

Practice Transcribing
  • Practice Transcribing  

    You will learn how to transcribe words and short phrases and do some practice. 

    Make sure to print the worksheet in the resource section before viewing the lecture.You can then check your answers with the answer sheet.


Different Accents
  • Different Accents  

    You will learn how to transcribe words in different accents e.g. American or British English and do some practice.

    Make sure to print the worksheet in the resource section before viewing the lecture.You can then check your answers with the answer sheet.


Different Scripts
  • Different Scripts  

    You will learn how to deal with the various phonetic scripts available. You can print the lecture notes in the resource section.


Use in the Classroom
  • Use in the Classroom  

    You will receive some final practical advice on the use of phonetic symbols in the classroom. You can print the lecture notes in the resource section. There is also an answer sheet.


Add-on 1 The Alternative
  • The Alternative 1  

    You will be given an alternative to the phonetic chart for certain students who would struggle learning the phonetic symbols. 

  • The Alternative 2  

    You will see a number of examples of spelling patterns to use in your class. You will also learn the one phonetic symbol every student should learn.

Add-on 2 Correction Techniques
  • Correction Techniques  

    A number of additional correction techniques to improve pronunciation will be discussed

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Level
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Price
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Course Language
English
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