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Secondary English pronunciation/listening (vowel sounds)

Uploaded by Graham Stanley, British Council Barcelona (Spain)


The teacher introduces four different vowel sounds to the secondary age learners, and asks them to identify which sound is which using a phonemic chart and examples on the IWB.


Target language: English

Resource language: English

Native language of learners: Spanish

Age range: 12+

Language level: B1 - Intermediate

Educational context: Secondary Education

IWB Features: Sound

Teaching methods: Whole class instruction, Whole class discussion

Language area: Listening, Pronunciation

IWB board used: Promethean

Teacher comment

"I like the way the phonemic chart and examples can be easily integrated with the IWB - it makes things easier to organise and much better when it comes to teaching."

Learner comments

"The lesson today was a lot of fun - I liked practising the sounds and trying to recognise them"

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