Course Provider: Canadian College of Educators
Course Description: This course is designed for TESL certified individuals seeking an additional qualification in Teaching Pronunciation. Topics included in this course are as follows: 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 language 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.
Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to (i) understand and utilize phonetic alphabets and articulation diagrams to teach pronunciation, (ii) appropriately align pronunciation points with Canadian Language Benchmarks, (iii) incorporate teaching pronunciation with other language skills, (iv) identify pronunciation problems and unique features common to specific language groups, (v) design and deliver effective pronunciation lesson through the application of the most recent pedagogical research and using a variety of resources.
You can start this course at any time.
Duration: 30 hours
Site Location: Online