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Overview: 

The 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: 

This workshop includes a face-to-face session and a follow-up webinar.

In the face-to-face session, you will:

  • 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 be taught at each level
  • Discuss best practices in correcting students' pronunciation errors 

On Friday, December 7, 2018 from 9:00am - 10:00am, 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. 

If you have questions about the workshop, please contact Dori McCormack at dmccormack@qcc.mass.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, though do not require, that you take the workshop on The Components of Language before participating in this workshop. See the SABES PD Center Events page for more information.

Date: 
11/02/2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
12/07/2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: 
Quinsigamond Community College - The Harrington Learning Center Room 109B
670 West Boylston St.
Worcester, MA 01606
Directions: 
PD Center: 
Topic Area: 
ESOL/English Language Learner
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