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Teaching pronunciation to Chinese learners of English as a second language

Esther Podoliak

Teaching pronunciation to Chinese learners of English as a second language

by Esther Podoliak

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Published by Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services, Citizenship Branch in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Chinese students,
  • English language -- Pronunciation

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 30.

    ContributionsOntario. Citizenship Branch
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1130C4 P64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18747710M

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Teaching pronunciation to Chinese learners of English as a second language by Esther Podoliak Download PDF EPUB FB2

Teaching English pronunciation to speakers of Chinese. The researcher identified the English sounds which are most difficult for Chinese students to pronounce. Lessons were created targeting the pronunciation of each of these sounds. Special attention was paid to sounds that do not exist in Mandarin : John M Tubbs.

11 rows  Get further practice by reading from a newspaper or book to apply the sounds and rules. On. the best judges of whether someone’s pronunciation is intelligible. Many English as a second language (ESL) or English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers can understand their students’ speech when people in the wider world can’t; in fact, it sometimes seems that we teachers can understand practically anything.

English is a stress accent language, which marks a stressed syllable by lengthening the vowel in that syllable. A change of stress in a word can even alter the part of speech of that word. The feature of stress in English poses a great chal- lenge for Chinese learners of English.

pronunciation teaching for adult learners of English as a second language (Fraser ), which outlines some of the problems with pronunciation teaching, suggests some analyses of their causes, and puts forward recommendations for improving the Size: KB.

Learning English as a foreign language is a difficult task even under ideal circumstances. English has many irregular verbs, informal expressions and grammatical idiosyncrasies that make it among the hardest languages in the world to learn. Native speakers of Chinese.

As most of you know, I teach in China and so all my students are Chinese (except for one, who comes from Kazakhstan). My classes deal with a wide number of topics and I most try to boost their writing skills and teach them IELTS material.

Recently, I’ve been determined to tackle some endemic problems in their speaking. At the beginning level, English learners need to focus on the basics of pronunciation. In general, the use of rote learning is best for this level. For example, the use of grammar chants is a great way to help students pick up pronunciation skills through repetition.

Teaching the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) is too challenging at this point as learners are already overwhelmed with the Author: Kenneth Beare.

With this book, you’ll learn around basic Chinese characters and how they are used in a sentence. You’ll learn the character pronunciation using pinyin.

But if you’re looking for a complete background information on the tones and the Chinese culture, I suggest you skip this one and choose the first book Author: Ginny Ng. than twice the estimated number of native speakers of Spanish, the language with the second.

highest number of native speakers. In a day when English is being learned as a second language. by more people than ever before and China is quickly modernizing and Westernizing, there are.

English Pronunciation Resources for Native Chinese Speakers By Kuangyan on ApUPDATED ON Octoin IELTS Resources Though most Chinese students have learned English for many years and can explain grammar rules in details, sometimes you will find it hard to be understood by native English : Kuangyan.

Teach pronunciation, especially for difficult sounds. Teaching pronunciation is extremely important when teaching English as a second language. Consider focusing on sounds that are particularly hard for English as a second language students like: The "TH." The "TH" (like in "theater" or "thing") does not exist in a number of languages%().

The Hows and Whys of Teaching Pronunciation. Teaching English pronunciation is an area of language teaching that many English teachers avoid. While there are many textbooks and instruction manuals available, as well as books on the theories and methodologies of language teaching there is comparatively little on learning pronunciation.

All of our learners are going to encounter problems when learning English, regardless of their first language. However, being aware of the particular difficulties speakers of different languages have helps you not only if you are teaching a monolingual class but also to prepare your lessons better by helping you anticipate problems your.

Interactive alignment: A teaching-friendly view of second language pronunciation learning - Volume 49 Issue 3 - Pavel Trofimovich. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your by: 7.

English to realize the impact of Chinese on English pronunciation learning and teaching. In order to identify English pronunciation difficulties caused by Chinese phonological transfer, Chinese teachers of English need to be more aware of the similarities and differences between English and Chinese File Size: KB.

The Journal of Second Language Pronunciation is a scholarly journal devoted to research into the acquisition, perception, production, teaching, assessment, and description of prosodic and segmental pronunciation of second languages in all contexts of learning.

The journal encourages research that connects theory and practice, enhances our understanding of L2 phonological learning processes.

than answers in Chinese pronunciation teaching, the survey highlights some critical issues that entail the joint efforts of the CSL field and points to the direction of further studies on Chinese pronunciation and Chinese pronunciation teaching.

Key words: Chinese as a second language, CSL pronunciation teaching, pinyin, tone, teacher training. here we are going to see some of the factors that influence on learning second language (L2) in general and English pronunciation in particular and also try to identify the exact reasons behind such errors and finally try to find the suitable techniques and strategies that help the students improve their English pronunciation.

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Since English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers now frequently encounter sections of their classes in which the majority are Chinese native speakers, it is wise for ESL teachers, particularly those responsible for teaching oral proficiency, to understand these students’ needs.This resource combines research on, rationale for teaching, and teaching activities for pronunciation in a clear and straightforward manner.

The authors cover how recent research has changed ideas about pronunciation and its importance in the role of non-native speakers of English, primarily that teachers need to learn guiding principles of pronunciation and teach them in the classroom.

English pronunciation lesson for Chinese speakers of to fix a very common mistake that Chinese speakers make. Chinese usually confuse words like "thin" and "thing".