Provider: Canadian College of Educators
Course Description: This course is designed for TESL Ontario Accredited Language Instructors seeking PTCT in Teaching Pronunciation. Topics include: why teach pronunciation, linguistic systems, phonetic alphabets, consonants, vowels, stress, rhythm, intonation, linking, intrusion, elision, dissimilation, assimilation, unique features of North American pronunciation, Canadian accents and dialects, pronunciation problems common to specific languages groups, lesson planning, pronunciation within the Canadian Language Benchmarks, how to integrate pronunciation with other skills, using diagrams to demonstrate articulation, tips and practical classroom suggestions for teaching pronunciation, online resources and materials, recent studies on pronunciation and pedagogical research.You can start this course at any time. You can start this course at any time.
Modality: Blended (20 hours online and 5 hours in class)
Site Location: Canadian College of Educators, 2345 Stanfield Road, Mississauga ON L4Y 3Y3 (closest intersection Queensway/Stanfield Rd. in between Cawthra and Dixie) *Registrants permanently residing more than 100 km from the campus in Mississauga may participate in the in-class session via Skype.