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Overview: 

This two-part workshop focuses on effective techniques and strategies for teaching pronunciation in the ESOL classroom and best practices for correcting students’ pronunciation errors.

Audience: 

This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • Teachers of adult English language learners who would like to expand their repertoire of pronunciation teaching techniques
Description: 
  • Explore various ways to seamlessly integrate pronunciation instruction into the content of your classroom
  • Learn new activities and games that support explicit pronunciation instruction
  • Determine what aspects of pronunciation to teach and which pronunciation features should may be taught at each level
  • Discuss best practices in correcting students’ pronunciation errors

Approximately one month after this session, the workshop presenter will facilitate a one-hour follow-up webinar to support you in applying what you’ve learned. Your participation in this webinar is expected.

Dates:  

  • Face-to-Face Session: March 3rd, 2018, 9:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
  • Webinar: TBD  9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

If you have questions about the workshop, please contact Dori McCormack (dmccormack@hcc.edu).

Learning Objectives: 

Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:

  • Assess and prioritize your students’ pronunciation needs
  • Apply a variety of tools for teaching pronunciation and correcting pronunciation errors
  • Become familiar with classroom activities that create awareness and improvement of learners’ pronunciation
  • Gain knowledge regarding what pronunciation instruction is best for students at a given level
Presenter(s): 
Prerequisites: 

We recommend that participants take the workshop on the Components of Language before taking this workshop.

Date: 
03/03/2018 - 9:30am to 2:00pm
Location: 
Thomas Crane Public Library
40 Washington St.
Quincy, MA
Directions: 
PD Center: 
Topic Area: 
ESOL/English Language Learner
PDP Eligible: 
No