Secondary - Pronunciation - Whole class listeningUploaded by Graham Stanley, British Council Barcelona (Spain)
A videoclip from a pronunciation lesson. The focus was on similar sounding words, and the teacher used a number of tongue twisters from a website. In the clip, you can see two learners at the board choosing when to listen to the tongue twisters, then the learners practise saying them and the teacher highlights some of the sounds.
Target language: English
Resource language: English
Native language of learners: Spanish
Age range: 12+
Language level: A2 - Lower Intermediate
Educational context: Secondary Education
IWB Features: Sound
Teaching methods: Whole class instruction
Language area: Pronunciation
IWB board used: Promethean
"I wanted to see with this lesson how the IWB could be used to help learners with pronuniciation and I was happy with how it went. The learners found the activity fun to do, and I think they ended up having an appreciation of the difference between vowel sounds that was highlighted by the tongue twister."
"I think using the IWB like this added value - I could easily integrate the website into the lesson and what I wanted to highlight could be annotated without a problem."
"The class today was fun and I think our pronunciation will be better if we do more of this kind of thing."
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