Category Archives: pronunciation

Processing the exam

listen by lambda_X on flickr The class I’m teaching at the moment is a mixed teenage and adult class, and all the students are hoping at some time over the next year to take the Cambridge FCE exam. At the … Continue reading

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Attention breeds attention

This is a very short observation of a very small phenomenon, nothing new or ground-breaking, but something I wanted to explore.  I’ve noticed it a couple of times recently in my current class of mixed teens and adults. The first … Continue reading

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loop or lope?

  a new fixation continued … In my last post I wrote about the books I’ve been reading with – or rather alongside – my 10 year old son and the insights we’ve shared into how we “grow” language through reading. This … Continue reading

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V is for Voice

This post is inspired by Scott Thornbury’s recent P = pronunciation  post.  As always it’s great, thought-provoking stuff, and the comments make fascinating reading.  What I wanted to pick up on and think through a bit more was Scott’s “t” … Continue reading

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