Fees: Standard £ 120 Conc £No conc. Full £120
|Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday||13:00 - 15:00, 13:00 - 15:00, 13:00 - 15:00, 13:00 - 15:00, 13:00 - 15:00||2||MAC||13/08/2018||24/08/2018||LES150|
Practical activities to improve pronunciation start with an introduction to the phonemic script. Within two sessions, students will be able to read phonemic symbols and use dictionaries to help with Standard English pronunciation. Students will be given exposure to natural English pronunciation including native and non-native accents. Students will be encouraged to record themselves and identify their own pronunciation problems and given an opportunity to correct them.
This 20-hour course is for anyone wishing to improve their English pronunciation skills. This course is intended for those who have the time and commitment to attend all of the classes and complete homework tasks
A minimum intermediate level of English and the ability to read and write in European script.
The course will be based on a careful needs analysis: the tutor will assess the strengths and weaknesses of the class and plan the lessons accordingly. By the end, students will have improved their English pronunciation including stress and intonation
The course is taught over 2 weeks. Students attend for 2 hours each day (Monday to Friday). Classes will include a combination of whole class teaching, group and pair work. Methods include: discussion, role-play, drills and games. Teaching methods include lexical and task-based approaches.
At least one hour of homework each day, including listening to the radio and watching TV.
Formative and summative assessments as well as self-checking, worksheets, self and peer assessment and individual consultation with class tutor.
Tutor will advise
There is a course fee of £80 which must be paid in full at the start of the course. There are no concessionary rates. Students need to bring ltheir own lined paper or a notebook and a pen
The class tutor is available to offer guidance and support throughout the course. Education and Training advice is also available through the onsite Information, Advice and Guidance service. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details are available in the ALSS prospectus or from teaching or reception staff.