English Pronunciation (intensive Course)

Accredited course - interview required.

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 120 Conc £No conc. Full £120 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
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

What will the course cover?

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.

Who is the course for?

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

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

A minimum intermediate level of English and the ability to read and write in European script.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

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

How is the course organised?

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.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

At least one hour of homework each day, including listening to the radio and watching TV.

How will my progress be assessed?

Formative and summative assessments as well as self-checking, worksheets, self and peer assessment and individual consultation with class tutor.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Tutor will advise

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

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

What support is available?

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.