05 Teaching Pronunciation A History of Methods

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Teaching Pronunciation A quick history of methods in pronunciation teaching
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Two general approaches: Intuitive-imitative no explicit instruction relies on listener’s ability to distinguish, differentiate, and imitate sounds and rhythms of target language presupposes good models for learner to listen to utilizes labs, records, tapes, CDs Analytic-linguistic explicit instruction relies on the IPA, articulatory descriptions, vocal charts, contrastive information to supplement listening, imitation and production designed to complement the intuitive approach
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The Reform Movement 1890’s Reform Movement in language teaching, influenced by phoneticians like Henry Sweet, Wilhelm Vietor, Paul Passy Development of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to accurately represent a consistent one-to-one relationship between written symbol and sound represented in any language
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The phoneticians advocated the following: Spoken language is primary and should be taught first. Findings in phonetics should be applied to language teaching. Teachers must have a solid training in phonetics. Learners should be given phonetic training to establish good speech patterns.
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Historical Methods and Pronunciation Instruction Grammar Translation and reading-based approaches: pronunciation instruction considered irrelevant Direct Method and Naturalistic methods: first devote time to listening before speaking is allowed (TPR and the Natural Approach of Krashen & Terrell)
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Historical Methods. .. Audiolingualism:
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